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.”
As Christmas approaches, it can be easy to get carried away with the celebrations. How do you know how many units of alcohol you are consuming?
“Unite believes that the £500 payment should be given to all workers in NHS, local authorities, private health and social care settings regardless of the hours they are employed and that it should be paid in full.” Pat Rafferty
Orkney. Shetland and the Western Isles are to jump from Level 1 to Level 3 Covid restrictions from the 26th of December. Mainland Scotland will be placed into tier 4 – which is basically lockdown from the same date.