“Our results add to evidence that trust within society benefits resilience to epidemics. ” – Professor Tim Lenton
“At last, we have some good news. There is quite a lot to be done by the Council but we are hopeful to be in before the end of the year. We would like to have our new workshop up and running at the turn of the year. ” Morgan Harcus
A 5 year project is taking place which will look at how urban areas can transform into more healthy living spaces.
Tuesday, 29th of June, saw Orkney Men’s Shed in the shape of Morgan Harcus (Chairman) and Andrew Swain hand over a large cheque for £1,900 to NHS Orkney.
Precious Plastic North Ronaldsay aims to build a plastic recycling centre, transform beach plastic waste into new products and turn the problem into a solution.
“This is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the great Orkney outdoors, and if walking isn’t your thing, you can participate in any way which suits you, be it sea swimming, or bouncing on the trampoline. “
A short survey has been set up by the Orkney Partnership Board which aims to produce a Community Plan.
“this anthology with, in some cases its group writing, was a revelation. “
There is a lovely display of Christmas trees in the centre of Kirkwall.
Two projects in Orkney have been successful in applying for funding from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) as part of Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters.