It’s been a very long time since Orkney had a new case of Covid recorded (18th of February 2021)but unfortunately that has now occurred. The stats for Scotland reported today 21st of […]
£100million – £50million from each of the UK Government and the Scottish Government – and covering a period of 10 years will deliver a ‘Growth Deal’ for the 3 Islands Authorities: Orkney, Shetland and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.
From Monday 22nd of February in Orkney all pre-school children and pupils in P1-P3 will return to face to face teaching in the classroom.
Police Scotland and Orkney Islands Council are urging people not to venture out on the county’s roads unless their journey is absolutely essential.
8,726 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate up to 7 February 2021
The cumulative total of covid positive tests in Orkney is now at 63.
This Evening and Tonight 24th January: Mostly cloudy with showers through this evening, with the chance of some more persistent rain across Shetland for a time. Some icy patches forming by morning. Minimum temperature 0 °C.
A study has found that if you are aged 65 and over the top two places to live are in Scotland……..
Flooding from surface water and small, fast responding, watercourses is possible throughout Thursday and overnight into Friday.
An icy start then soon cloudier with showers, perhaps some longer spells of rain over Shetland in the morning. Strengthening east to northeast breeze. Maximum temperature 5 °C.