“It is disgraceful that all 13 Tory MPs who represent Scottish constituencies betrayed Scotland by voting to keep the threat of No-Deal on the table – against the clear interests of their own constituents, who will be left poorer and worse off as a result. “
William Twatt was one of nine chiefs who met the Queen’s Commissioner at Fort Carlton in August, 1876 to negotiate Treaty Six in order to preserve their way of life and culture while facing starvation and possible massacre at the hands of the settlers.
The Peedie Pier exhibition presented art-work by Primary and Secondary school pupils – some of Orkney’s youngest artists.
Two families from war-torn Syria are beginning to build new lives in Orkney.
To celebrate both Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day Unison’s Sally George led a talk on Equal Pay for Women and The Gender Pay Gap.
Mary Lauchline McNeill was born on the 27th of September 1874 to Janet Jean Dewar and Daniel McNeill.
An exhibition of new research on Runes by UHI PhD Student Andrea Freund opens on Saturday 9th of March at Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
“Ten years ago we were promised a ‘Saudi Arabia of Renewables’ but today we need political intervention to help level the playing field in Scottish offshore renewables manufacturing.”
Louise Wilson from Orkney is one of 6 people in the Scottish Highlands and Islands who have been awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowships offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the world and research cutting-edge solutions to important topical issues.
A hike in Council Tax and rises across many council services except those ring fenced by the Scottish Government has been agreed to by councillors in Orkney.