XpoNorth will host two digital seminars supporting the festival and visitor attraction sector which will focus on keeping people connected with Orkney.
Cerrejon is the largest open coal mine in South America and has ‘seriously damaged the environment and health of the country’s largest indigenous community, and is making them more vulnerable to COVID-19’, states a report for the United Nations.
“It is disappointing that the people who manage the pension funds of local government workers are oblivious to the climate crisis that is facing us” Steve Smellie UNISON
Householders in Orkney, whose refuse collections were missed or cancelled due to last week’s wintry weather are being asked to store rubbish if possible until their next scheduled refuse collection.
From Monday 22nd of February in Orkney all pre-school children and pupils in P1-P3 will return to face to face teaching in the classroom.
Priority 2 and 3 roads (back roads) have not been assessed or treated yet since overnight and there is the likelihood of encountering deep drifts.
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Police Scotland and Orkney Islands Council are urging people not to venture out on the county’s roads unless their journey is absolutely essential.
On the 6th of May the elections for the Scottish Parliament will take place. If you are aged 16 or over that day, resident in Scotland and registered to vote, you will be able to take part.
” it is environmentally unsound to instigate a stone supply chain that will increase our carbon footprint.”