Orkney Islands Council is holding a series of online talks in November with the focus on climate change.
“At last, we have some good news. There is quite a lot to be done by the Council but we are hopeful to be in before the end of the year. We would like to have our new workshop up and running at the turn of the year. ” Morgan Harcus
“I was sent a request from ‘Wild Justice’ providing me with a template and asking me to ask my local authority some questions about herbicide use.”
Now that cruise ships have once again been visiting Orkney and ports around the UK what happens when there are positive Covid cases on board?
The Council can confirm there were a small number of positive cases of COVID-19 on board two cruise liners that visited Kirkwall yesterday, Monday 20 September.
“It is important that the voters of Orkney see a prospectus from every intended councillor for the next 4 years in office.”
“We have a record of assisting our island authorities, where possible, with issues such as this. The member will remember that in 2019 we helped to fund the replacement of the MV Golden Mariana.” Graeme Dey Transport Minister
Proposals have been put forward on the development of Orkney’s World Heritage Site – known as The Heart of Neolithic Orkney which comprises the Maeshowe tomb, The Standing Stones of Stenness, The Ring of Brodgar and the village settlement of Skara Brae.
Those workers are the people who have been in the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic: cleaners, refuse collectors, social care workers and many more.
Orkney Islands Council is set to welcome 200 Cruise ships into the islands in 2022 despite serious concerns from many islanders and a little thing called ‘A Climate Emergency’.