Once an indispensable feature in the grounds of all big houses, The Doocot (Dovecot) provided a source of meat for the laird’s table.
Mary’s Meals Challenge to Orkney
Mary’s Meals is calling on people in Orkney to help feed hungry children in some of the world’s poorest countries by signing up to its new fundraising challenge, From Dalmally to Malawi.
1 in 5 Pets Not Receiving Timely Treatment Due to Cost of Living Crisis
“We urge all pet owners to talk to their vet for advice on simple and affordable steps they can take to keep their animals healthy.” Malcolm Morley, British Veterinary Association President
Industrial Action Suspended as HIAL Improve Pay Offer
Prospect trade union has agreed to suspend its industrial action by fire and security staff at Highlands and Islands Airport Limited after an improved pay offer from the employer.
The Orkney Snows of March 1930
SNOWSTORM IN ORKNEY. THE WORST FOR THIRTEEN YEARS. ROADS BLOCKED AND MAILS DELAYED.
Weather Forecast: Yellow Warning Snow & Ice
Cold and bright with wintry showers. Freshening winds.
#Covid & #Flu Weekly Update
The number of COVID-19 patients in hospital is an indicative measure of the pressure on hospitals, as these patients still require isolation from other patients for infection control purpose
Become A Spring Clean Champion with Litter Pick & Play
“The Litter Pick and Play Project empowers children and young people to improve local play spaces for their benefit and that of the whole community.” Marguerite Hunter Blair, CEO of Play Scotland
Crisis in Pet Care As Cost of Living Bites
Cat owners are cutting back on pet essentials such as vet care, vaccinations, and insurance as a result of the cost of living crisis, according to new research from Cats Protection.
#Covid Related Deaths Weekly Update 9th March 2023
There were 38 deaths involving COVID-19 (9 fewer than the previous week)