” Despite it [Right to Rent] relating to a reserved matter, it would directly impact on matters that are fully devolved to the Scottish Parliament and, to date, consultation with both the Scottish Government and key Scottish stakeholders has been limited. “
Best Wishes to the People of Hoy Today
March 17th 2019 will mark 50 years since the Longhope Lifeboat Tragedy.
Share Your Views on Arts Funding in Scotland
what would a sustainable model of arts funding in Scotland look like ?
and how should that funding be made available to individual artists ?
The Future for Scotland’s Fisheries
One of the greatest natural resources Scotland has are the seas around its shores.
Memories of ‘The Craetur’ Comfort
“it really was the cure for everything – if you had a cold, it was off to bed, with a ‘hot one’ – drink it hot as you can”
Poetry Corner: Ireland’s Call
On St Patrick’s Day The Orkney News celebrates Ireland’s John Philip Holland born Feb. 29, 1840, Liscannor, County Clare.
It’s a Big Hit
Orkney Islands Council scooped the Driving Efficiency through Technology prize at the Local Government Chronicle awards which were held in London.
Support for Scots Studying in the EU
“we guarantee to provide student support and tuition fees to eligible students so you can study here in Scotland.”
A Pot-Pourri of Pictures with Bruce Gorie
Opening up a Kodak no.3 Camera Box and finding small envelopes of negatives led Orcadian Bruce Gorie on a trail to discover the names of the people in the pictures.
Workplace Anti Bullying Campaign Launched by Unison Orkney
Sally George spoke of the devastating damage being done to working lives and that every week Unison is dealing with cases where workplace bullying is a factor.