Full time mechanic Andrew Gibson and volunteer mechanic John Scott of Kirkwall RNLI have both successfully completed their training.
SEPA Flood Warning Churchill Barriers
Flooding impacts are expected around the time of Thursday mornings high tide (11.15 GMT)
Funding Boost For Local Organisations Which Help People Stay Connected
Orkney Men’s Shed is one of several organisations which will benefit from the Scottish Government funding
Protecting Orkney’s Heritage
“Our sites across Orkney are hugely significant to our heritage, spanning 5,000 years of history and covering some of the most diverse sites in our care. It is really important that we do our best to preserve them for future generations and this programme of work is crucial to achieving that. ” Craig Mearns, Director of Operations at HES
Kirkwall Airport Strike Action
Eleven airports covered by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) are to be hit by a series of strike action over the next few weeks.
Orkney Zerowaste Yard & Marilyn Monroe Too
No one comes away from Orkney’s Zerowaste Yard in Stromness without either purchasing something or being inspired to recycling that old bit of wood or container you’ve had lying at the back of the shed for years.
Housing Needs ? Have Your Say
Orkney Islands Council has launched a consultation process to find out more about the islands Housing Requirements.
‘What is my culture?’ Paintings by Becs Boyd
Becs says of her paintings that they draw on five weeks wandering across Arctic Norway with her tent during summer 2022.
Working Together to Address Ferries Issues
“We have embarked on the work that is necessary to explore those issues, and we look forward to sustaining that work with Orkney Islands Council.” John Swinney Deputy First Minister of Scotland
Stronsay Recent Bird Sightings: January 2023
Long-tailed Ducks have been seen in Mill Bay most days this Winter and an occasional flock of Sanderling on the beach.