“Hearing first-hand the hopes and aspirations of the people of Orkney will provide valuable evidence and context to help us inform Scottish Government policies and strategies and to secure a positive outcome for islanders across Scotland.” Edward Mountain MSP
The councillors learned more about the work of the national epilepsy charity and how it can help the estimated 230 Orcadians who are living with epilepsy.
“With so many new councillors – most of them young and enthusiastic – there is a need to better coordinate the work we do across Scotland linking with CoSLA and the Unions.” John Ross Scott
Scotland has a complex mixture of ferries and providers – let’s look at Orkney.
On Wednesday 28th of September Orkney Islands Council will be hosting a visit by UK Tory Government Minister Nadhim Zahawi. In 2020 UK PM Boris Johnson visited the islands
The National Islands Plan “will see a total of £8.3 million invested in critical infrastructure projects.” John Swinney, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
It is supposed to be a day when people wherever they live can experience walking or cycling about without the hassle of negotiating a route shared with private cars.
All non-essential Council services and Council buildings – including schools and nurseries – will be closed on Monday 19 September
Her reign included being monarch of 32 different independent sovereign countries. At the time of her death those numbered 15.
This week councillors in Orkney got themselves in quite a fankle debating whether or not there should be a 20mph speed limit in Finstown.