“It is estimated that the average person in the UK consumes two to three times their recommended calorie intake on Christmas day, so why not get off the sofa, get moving and burn off some extra calories this Christmas.”
A message for Christmas and for all times
Love and understanding of the needs of others is our wish to everyone from The Orkney News Team.
Flood alert for Orkney
The Orkney Rotarians were helping Santa by joining with him on a walk round the Peedie Sea from dawn to dusk. This was to highlight their Christmas gift fund this year.
” you can help support the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) by collecting and donating used stamps from cards and parcels you may receive.”
Orkney Islands Council has published information on bus timetables over the upcoming festive period.
In the windows over Christmas of the Northlight Gallery in Stromness is a Gathering of Santas, a Nativity from Malawi and a Christmas card by gallery owner Cary Welling.
“From Boxing Day, in line with existing law, travel across local authority boundaries between areas in Level 3 or 4 will not be legal other than for specific exempt purposes “Scottish Government
“Today, I have authorised the doubling of our operational presence in the Border areas of Scotland.”