Twelve local charities are set to benefit from the recycling of drinks containers as part of the Return & Recycle Orkney initiative.
The Lost Gardens of Orkney (1) War Memorial Garden
Orkney Memorial Garden Scheme 1949 – This series will explore the hidden gems of the gardens that have either been lost in Orkney or that have changed substantially since they were first created.
Schools Closed Due to 2 Day Teachers Strike
“Only a significantly improved offer from the Scottish Government and COSLA can bring an end to this dispute.” EIS General Secretary Andrea Bradley
Falling Short: UK Shared Prosperity Fund
A shortfall to Scotland of £337 million. That’s what Scottish Government Ministers have calculated Scotland is losing out on from the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund.
Local Authority Funding ‘Deeply Disappointing’ : Scottish Budget
“Yes, money is tight, but Scottish Government has made political choices. Cuts to our core budget hit the most vulnerable in our communities the hardest and are damaging to our workforce – Scottish Government needs to consider this seriously. ” COSLA Vice President Councillor Steven Heddle
Kim Foden: Homecoming
Orcadian Kim Foden traces the footsteps of her ancestor Magnus Twatt, who left Orkney to work for the Hudson’s Bay Company in Canada in the 18th Century.
SEPA Flood Alert for Orkney
Locally heavy rain may affect the area during Tuesday. There is a risk of localised flooding of land and roads from surface water and small watercourses.
Images of Yesnaby Orkney
Managing Coasts: Drone Surveys
“To effectively manage our coastline for ecological, societal and economic sustainability, we need this improved understanding of the behavior of our beaches and nearshore dynamics.” Chip Fletcher. UH Mānoa
Energy Crisis: Does It Have To Be This Way In Orkney?
Producing over 100% of its own energy needs through renewables, mostly wind, in Orkney we pay the most to buy back our own electricity. Why? And is there a solution?