“We are calling on the Government to take an honourable approach to fulfilling the will of the Scottish Parliament that we should receive fair and equitable funding for our inter-island ferry service.
“Orkney consists of a group of islands. Some larger, some smaller, some inhabited, some un-inhabited. “
An offer by Orkney Islands Council to purchase the islands of Faray, Holm of Faray and Red Holm has been accepted.
An application has been made for a licence to dredge for wild kelp in shallow waters on the West Coast of Scotland