Ofgem’s newly calculated price cap will be announced today, 26th August to take effect from 1st of October to 31st of December 2022.
Orkney Careers Fair: Thursday 15th September
This free event will be held in the Arena of the Pickaquoy Centre on Thursday 15 September 2022, from 9.30am-6pm, and will be open to school pupils, parents and guardians, teachers and the general public.
Aiming Beyond Cancer: Providing White Goods For Folk Receiving Treatment
THAW Orkney is reminding folk of a fund that is still open for a limited period, and which could help households benefit from energy efficient white goods.
‘Chat and Tech’ Event for Blind & Partially Sighted
Blind and partially sighted people in Orkney will get a chance to find out more about how technology can help them maximise their independence at a drop-in event in in Kirkwall library on Monday ,25th October.
THAW Orkney: Supporting Islanders With Their Energy Costs
““The most significant increase the staff team has seen is in emergency electricity vouchers. In the financial year 2019-20 THAW Orkney issued vouchers worth just over £6000.”
Update Orkney #Covid Vaccination 61.5%
New stats (17th of March 2021) published for the Covid vaccination programmes in Scotland record an extremely high uptake of the vaccine.
#Covid Vaccination Update
To date, NHS Orkney has vaccinated 48.2% of islanders with the 1st dose of the Covid vaccine and 4% with the 2nd dose.
Advice & Information for EU Citizens Living in the UK
EU citizens, who arrived in the UK before 31 December 2020 and intend to stay, only have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS).
Stay at Home & Meet for VACMA Grant Information
Artists and craft makers interested in pursuing a VACMA (Visual Artists and Craft Makers Award) grant from Orkney Islands Council can join a ‘Stay Home & Meet’ event on Wednesday evening, 2nd December to find out more about the process.
Update for Parent & Baby Groups
If all children are under 12 months then up to 10 adults can be at the group at one time.