The future for EU nationals in the UK will be debated by MPs on Monday 28th of January in the House of Commons.
New Look for OIC Website
News From Orkney Islands Council. Website overhaul beginning soon
Letter: “Shetland’s spanner in the Brexit works.”
“The Sovereign Nation of Shetland, which is open to all residents of Shetland, has made a formal claim to the land and seas out to 200 miles from our coast, which includes the oil and fisheries.”
Improvements to Shapinsay Ferry Vehicle Parking Area
Improvements to the marshalling and parking areas next to the Shapinsay Slip in Kirkwall is due to start next week.
Summer Launch for the Best Start School Age Grant
It will be open for applications from the 3rd of June and is part of the new Social Security Scotland.
Film Corner with Njal Heddle: Glass (2019)
” Glass is less of a smash, and more of a shatter, as Shyamalan’s writing proves to be the biggest fault of the film. “
These Islands Are Leading The Drive For Hydrogen Energy
Orkney is the only place in the United Kingdom that generates its entire power supply from clean energy and has become one the most promising sites for low-carbon energy research in the world.
Early Prevention (The Dreaded Smear Test)
Here is a poem chosen because it is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.
Helen’s Home Cooking: Video and Recipe for Malt Loaf.
This weeks recipe for Malt Loaf is being made as a special request, it’s super simple and oh so sticky.
Maree Todd: “Theresa May has negotiated herself into a corner.”
“It’s been another farcical few weeks in this mess we call Brexit.”