18th April is World Heritage Day
Reaction to Orkney falling into line with the rest of mainland Scotland and remaining at Level 3 has been mixed in the islands.
” as a result of staying in level 3 for a bit longer, it will be possible for islanders and visitors to travel to and from the islands and I know that will make a difference to individuals and businesses on the islands.”
A cold day with some bright or sunny intervals and occasional snow or hail showers.
Today 9th April Yellow Warning For Snow And Ice
A short survey has been set up by the Orkney Partnership Board which aims to produce a Community Plan.
Another bitterly cold day with strong to gale force northwesterly winds bringing further snow showers.
The Easter weekend weather forecast for Orkney from The Met Office
Four candidates have put their names forward to stand for the Orkney constituency in the Scottish Parliament Election on Thursday 6th of May.
The first dose of the covid vaccination has now been administered to 2,322,832 people in Scotland, 51.1% of the population.