In Scotland since 2007 shortening the tails of young dogs has been banned. This legislation is currently under review
NHS Orkney NOT Affected by Cyber Attack
The IT equipment in 13 Boards in Scotland did succumb
Looking for #GE17 Action
The Orkney News found Stuart Hill campaigning in Kirkwall
Poetry Corner: A Lay of the Links
It’s up and away from our work to-day,/For the breeze sweeps over the down;
The Trap Dykes of Stromness: Part 4
If the trap dykes were deposited at the close of the Old Red era, we may reasonably expect them to furnish us with some indication of the processes by which the land attained its present configuration.
Rousay Rookel Ready to Roll
Reality TV is about to see one of the biggest social experiments ever coming to Orkney.
Urgency needed to Secure the Rights of EU Citizens
“Human beings come first, we are not commodities and what happens on citizens’ rights sets the tone for the entire negotiation and relationship for a generation to come”
Farming Matters: Scottish Farming Needs a Specifically Scottish Brexit Settlement
There was a time when Tory politicians realised that the continuation of the union project depended on strong representation in London. Those days are gone.
The Laki Eruption of 1783 by Geoff Hellman
Around midmorn on Whitsun, June 8th of 1783, in clear and calm weather,a black haze of sand appeared to the north of the mountains nearest the farms of the Siða area.
Bernie Bell: Orkney Walks (with stories) – Eynhallow ….to Canada
There’s a small island called Eynhallow, across from Aikerness Beach and the Broch of Gurness, in Evie.