“The Government gave a commitment some years ago to fully fund those services so the second commitment is that that is a commitment we will honour. ” John Swinney Deputy FM Scotland
Orkney Band Gnoss At ‘Fresh Ayr’ Event
Artists from Orkney will take to the stage at Fresh Ayr, the brand-new folk festival taking place in Ayr’s Rozelle Park between 11 – 13 August 2023.
Book Your Place At Tourism Event In Orkney
Scotland’s community tourism network is launching a nationwide roadshow in a bid to support existing community tourism providers and encourage more communities to take a lead in providing grassroots owned tourism facilities and services.
SEPA FLOOD WARNINGS #Orkney
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Longhope, Hoy and Sanday
Have you ever been to Hoy Heritage Centre?
The Friends of the Hoy Kirk want to know what you think about the building and their exhibitions and events.
Celebrate #Fairtrade Fortnight
Fairtrade Fortnight begins this year on Monday 27th February, and Orkney Fair Trade Group are planning a two-week promotion of Fair Trade in local cafés.
Creating Warmer Homes in Orkney
One way to keep those heating bills down and still have a warm home is by improved insulation. In Orkney, Warmworks supports householders design and fund improvements to their energy needs.
Salmon Exports From Orkney Were Worth £61million in 2022 Supporting 180 Jobs Locally.
7,670 tonnes of farmed salmon were exported from Orkney in 2022, 11% of the Scotland-wide share.
Warning of Strike Action by Fire and Security Workers at HIAL Airports
Prospect members working in Fire and Security at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd have voted to take industrial action over pay.
Orkney ‘Oceans of Value’ Gets Global Streaming Via EcoFlix
The streaming channel, which launched in 2021, sees 100 per cent of subscriber’s fees go directly towards NGOs supporting ongoing wildlife and conservation efforts.