Orcadians will be taking the knee again today, Wednesday 24th of June at 6pm with their doorstep campaign in support of Black Lives Matter.
Schools in Scotland will be able to return on 11th of August with pupils accessing learning full time but only if progress on limiting the spread of Covid19 continues.
The Stromness Place Plan – What’s Next for Stromness, wished to see the St Peter’s House building repurposed as student accommodation and/or low cost housing.
NHS Orkney has set up a dedicated helpline for people to use to book a test – 01856 888211. The service is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 7pm and Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm.
To support the sector to meet the costs of reopening, the National Development Body for museums and galleries in Scotland, Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS), has launched a new COVID-19 Adaptation Fund.
“To date, there are no licensed therapies nor vaccines to treat or protect against SARS ‐CoV‐2 infection. ” SARS ‐CoV‐2, bacterial co‐infections, and AMR : the deadly trio in COVID ‐19?
Two Orcadian women, artist Fiona MacInnes and Kelly Marwick have collaborated to produce a poster for the campaign Black Lives Matter in Orkney.
A development of 16 houses is to go ahead in Toab, twice the recommended density for the area.
“With the resources available to us, we calculate that the majority of our children and young people would be at school for two days a week at best.”
Review of ‘How Scotland Lost Her Parliament and what came of it’ by Charles Waddie, 1891, available now on the Random Scottish History website.