The Northlink ferry, Hamnavoe, sailing towards Stromness by Mirran Hall
“One of the key policy changes for me was the move to raise the formal school age to six, with the introduction of a statutory play-based kindergarten stage for three to six year olds, similar to early years education in Nordic countries.” Robert Leslie
Road closures in Kirkwall and book in advance to travel on Orkney Ferries
“This consultation seeks views on the impact on island communities of the introduction of free bus travel throughout Scotland for those under age 22.”
Details of JOG wildlife cruises and travel to Orkney
what has happened to The Nordic Sea (seemingly now at Buckie) and what is it going to be used for and when?
“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
Wednesday morning saw the Police meeting the ferry in Stromness.
“It’s important to stress that will have no impact on the Scottish Government’s commitments around reduced cabin fares and the three year freeze on islander fares.”
from January islanders will be able to enjoy a 20% year round discount on cabin fares on Aberdeen-Kirkwall-Lerwick routes, and benefit from a three year fares freeze for passengers, non-commercial vehicles and cabins on those routes.