Twelve local charities are set to benefit from the recycling of drinks containers as part of the Return & Recycle Orkney initiative.
The programme starts on Wednesday the 1st of February, from 5.30pm- 8.30pm, and will be held at The Loom Room, Garrison Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1RH.
A few images taken around Kirkwall by Christie Grahame on Monday 16th of January 2023.
In November 2022, the average number of beds occupied per day due to delayed discharges was 1,950, the highest figure since the current guidance came into place in July 2016.
Freeports are able to attract outside investment by offering lucrative deals which other areas cannot do. It means the Freeports have a significant weakening effect on areas not within their sphere. Around the world Freeports are known for being tax havens, for laundering money and for ignoring workers rights.
Teachers in Orkney will again be on strike on Wednesday 18th of January unless a new pay deal is offered.
Ben Weber, originally from Orkney, has reached the South Pole after an epic 58 day 700 mile solo trek across the Antarctic ice and snow. Pushing himself to the limits Ben endured a brutal 18 hour last day to reach the Pole
Orkney Memorial Garden Scheme 1949 – This series will explore the hidden gems of the gardens that have either been lost in Orkney or that have changed substantially since they were first created.
Monday 16th of January is the date for a cuppa and a catch up as part of the Samaritans Brew Monday campaign at the St Magnus Cafe Kirkwall 10.30am to 2.30pm
In the week ending 08 January 2023, there were on average 1,297 patients in hospital with COVID-19, a 2.4% increase from the previous week ending 01 January 2023 (1,267)