“We can be proud that in Orkney we have an inclusive and welcoming community – and this specially formed choir will symbolise that.”
Orkney Islands Council is advising that applications are now open for assistance towards the cost of supporting young people to continue their studies.
Drop-in sessions – Stromness, Friday 19 July in the Warehouse Buildings from 13:30 – 16:00 and Kirkwall, in the Carnegie Room at the Orkney Library and Archive, Monday 22 July from 13:30 to 15:30.
News From Orkney Islands Council. Orkney has once again topped the table for visitor satisfaction – with Kirkwall named Top Cruise Destination for Western Europe and the United Kingdom.
A research project looking at how we react in the UK to climate hazards like flooding and storms is seeking local residents and businesses in Orkney to take part in the study.
The provision of the training will allow the Council to work with a range of local contractors to speed up the process of reinstating the stones laid down last year – with the Stenness and Hoy kirkyards due to be completed shortly.
Anyone who has visited Hoy recently will have been dismayed at the lack of progress for the renovation of the Lyness Museum – aka Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum.
Seven young people from Orkney joined peers from seven other council areas across northern Scotland recently to talk about issues affecting them.
London-based choirmaster and theatre director Tom Sergeant has offered his services in bringing the community choir together.
“It’s great to have the promotion of Fairtrade sitting squarely as a feature of the Orkney scene – we know and care where all our food comes from”.