“Tackling the crisis in housing is a top priority; Orcadians, especially young Orcadians, are facing a crisis in housing which is inaccessible, too expensive, and often poor quality. “
Letters: “Please, don’t choose apathy”
“For decades now, the proportion of people choosing not to vote has been increasing. Apathy seems to be winning. “
Orkney’s Offshore Windfarm & The Russian Connection
If TotalEnergies continues its operations in Russia will Orkney Islands Council demand its removal from the development in Orkney’s seas?
Postcards to the Russian Ambassador #StandWithUkraine
As the Sovcomflot owned oil tanker NS Champion continues on its journey to Flotta Orkney, ordinary folk feel helpless in what they can do. In not a good way Orkney is making the national news.
Orkney Stands With #Ukraine
The largest demonstration Orkney has possibly seen in decades took place today, 26th of February when ordinary Orcadians came out to show their solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
John Ross Scott to Contest Kirkwall East for the Orkney Greens
“I have unfinished business to deal with, and in particular the need to bring about more transparency to its electorate and to attempt to eradicate the clique mentality that has dogged the council for years.”
Concerns Raised Over Orkney’s Red Cross House
Concerns had been raised locally about the potential closure of the guest house, which accommodates those from the isles who may be receiving hospital treatment or their relatives.
Cameron Whittle to Contest Kirkwall West & Orphir in OIC Elections
” My main goal is to tackle the climate issues and energy prices that affect us. “
Cruising, #Covid & The Climate Crisis
as this public health crisis continues into its third year Orkney is set to welcome a possible 207 cruise ships with the first one due to arrive, MS Gann, on 24th of March.
Maia Brodie To Contest OIC Elections for the Orkney Greens
“We need more energy-efficient homes, an increased supply of innovative, sustainable, and carbon-neutral housing that stimulates our local economy.” Maia Brodie