“How are we going to do things differently?”
“Securing investment through an Islands Deal is the focus for the next phase”
The Islands Bill is to be debated in the Scottish Parliament today (Wednesday) 30th May.
There has been a mixed response to the announcement that the contract for the Northern Isles Ferries will be put out to tender.
“A large scale wind farm could make a major contribution towards helping the Council to preserve and enhance key services people value and depend upon”
The meeting will be on Monday 30th April at 7pm in North Walls School.
The Principals of three of Scotland’s universities have been looking at new opportunities for collaborative working during a two-day visit to Orkney.
“We feel that more empowerment for the islands is needed in the Bill.”
“As a Council we’ve been lobbying on this issue for ten years”
Orkney Islands Council will receive £80,000 to help build a car park at the site from the Scottish Government.