“The extent to which known or unknown factors contribute to the greater COVID-19 burden or severity among BAME people is not known.”
The impact of mass tourism on the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘The Heart of Neolithic Orkney’ was the subject of a public consultation commissioned by Historic Environment Scotland.
A council by-election will be held in Orkney for the North Isles Ward on Thursday 1 October 2020.
Even more people in the islands have enlisted to offer help and support during the Covid19 pandemic.
stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and considers that the UK Government must immediately suspend all export licences for tear gas, rubber bullets and riot gear to the US
This week there has been some good news for the construction and tourism sectors in Scotland.
“We all need to stand up for what is right and be the change we wish to see in the world.” #BlackLivesMatter Orkney Protest
Across Orkney people of all ages took part in a Black Lives Matter event organised by the campaigning group Orkney Resists.
Also published was the number of staff and residents in Care Homes who had been tested for Covid 19.
The latest data confirms 555 tests have been carried out in Orkney so far, with 388 since the beginning of May. The figures are correct as of the 1st of June 2020.
“Carers make a huge contribution to families and communities throughout Scotland and with the current public health crisis, they find themselves under increased pressure.”