“Whole Family Wellbeing Funding aims to transform the way support is delivered by ensuring families can access seamless support that meets their individual needs.” Scottish Government Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville
July 12th Date For James Webb Space Telescope Images
Released one by one, these first images from the world’s largest and most powerful space telescope will demonstrate Webb at its full power as it begins its mission to unfold the infrared universe.
Dr Jon Buchan: Funeral Notice
Peacefully at the Cumberland Infirmary on 25th June, aged 81. Jon, a father, grandfather and truly beloved husband of Eleanor Buchan, will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Help Monitor The Ring of Brodgar With Your Photos
Monument Monitor is a citizen science project – visitors are asked to send in their images of the Ring of Brodgar and other sites across Scotland.
Land Reform in Scotland: Share Your Views
It is believed that Scotland has a more concentrated pattern of large scale private land ownership than is found in any other country in the world.
Balfour Ward Closed #Covid Update
A small cluster of Covid-19 cases has been confirmed on IP2 in the Balfour Hospital. Covid has not been the cause of admission for these patients.
TORPEDO FOUND – WATER SOUND – SCAPA FLOW
Vintage Rally Deerness
Vintage Rally at the Deerness Hall Sunday 10th July 2 – 5pm
Extra Sailings on Northlink Ferries
As a consequence of the current cancellation of the Pentland Ferries’ service, NorthLink have introduced additional evening sailings between Scrabster and Stromness until 19th July 2022.
Avian Flu : Birsay
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed at a premises near Birsay, Orkney Islands on 06 July 2022.