Orcadians have until this Friday, 26th of March , to respond to a Scottish Government consultation on easing up covid restrictions in Orkney.
The restrictions would be such that they would effectively be a ban on these products.
An extremely important part of the Islands Act was the inclusion of impact assessments which all public bodies must conduct before they introduce, or make changes to, services etc which affect island communities.
In May 2019 there were 22,100 Airbnb properties listed in Scotland but it is known that there are many more short term lets taking place.
Orkney Islands Council is seeking views about the marine environment out to 12 nautical miles from the islands.
““Emma Harper believes the current law in relation to livestock worrying is out of date and that tougher enforcement powers and penalties are needed to act as a deterrent. “
The impact of mass tourism on the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘The Heart of Neolithic Orkney’ was the subject of a public consultation commissioned by Historic Environment Scotland.
The deadline for submitting comments to the Project Team is Monday 8 June 2020 at 12.00.
The impact of Covid-19 on Scotland’s transport services and the rural economy is to be investigated by MSPs.
A video presentation is available to watch about the proposed Hoy Community Windfarm project.