Orkney International Science Festival’s programme brochure is available now with details of over 100 events in a packed seven days from 1-7 September.
“Connecting these properties one by one is one of the biggest broadband challenges in Europe. ” Openreach Scotland Partnership Director Robert Thorburn
“The Nature Restoration Fund will champion ambitious, high-value projects to protect and restore Scotland’s biodiversity on land and sea in the critical years ahead.” Mike Cantlay, NatureScot
” It is directly because of the feedback from islanders that we are changing our approach.” Mairi Gougeon Rural Affairs and Islands Secretary, in the Scottish Government
Kirkwall Flower Arrangement Club never cease to amaze and they have done it again this year with a wonderful display in St Magnus Cathedral.
From Friday 2nd September there will be a series of livestreams and short films posted across social media and on The Orkney News YouTube Channel.
“These trailers will help support a number of hydrogen projects on Orkney and help it continue to lead the way in Scotland’s emerging hydrogen sector.” Michael Matheson, Scottish Government
Despite the low number of Covid cases being recorded in Orkney, the monitoring of waste water in the area served by the Kirkwall sewage system shows a very high positive count – an increasing trend.
“Our libraries are free and accessible safe spaces that can provide convenient and confidential online access.” Pamela Tulloch, Scottish Library & Information Council (SLIC) Chief Executive,
The app – called Pick Up My Period –where people can find their nearest collection point – was devised by Celia Hodson, Founder & CEO of Hey Girls in collaboration with the Scottish Government.