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.
Arcadia Park is located opposite the new Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall and the space is being transformed.
“This £1 million fund, delivered by the Scottish Government, is an exciting opportunity for local projects and locally-based online businesses to support town centres and promote their local community. “