Eligible families in Orkney will receive a £200 direct payment to those children receiving free school meals due to low income- £100 from the Scottish Government COVID Hardship Payment and a further top up payment of £100 from Orkney Islands Council .
Orkney Greens have voiced their concerns in that two sites in Orkney: Scapa Flow and North Orkney, are not included as Special Protection Area sites in the Scottish Government announcement.
The site will be open from Tuesday to Friday for the first week and then Monday – Friday each week thereafter, from 8am to 4pm, with last entry at 3.45pm.
A warning for black ice on roads in Orkney has been issued
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.
It is a symbol of the lasting friendship between the county of Vestland in Norway and Orkney and always heralds the start of the Festive season in the islands when the Christmas tree arrives.
Pupils across Orkney will be enjoying lamb this St Andrews Day for their school meals after a kind donation from the Orkney Auction Mart.
Nursery and Primary 1 classes in Orkney are experiencing the acclaimed children’s theatre production Potato Needs a Bath in an exciting new way at school.
From Monday 23rd of November
The recycling centre at St Margaret’s Hope will re-open on Tuesday 24 November.