“This scale of increase is unsustainable and will push a massive number of additional Orkney households into #fuelpoverty – we need intervention now and a change to the broken UK energy system.” Robert Leslie
Orkney Ukrainian Hosts Support Group
For those interested in hosting our Ukrainian guests there is lots of information available
Update on ‘Wanted in Orkney: History Lesson’
The flag of the Independent Republic of Ireland has now been taken down where it was mistakenly flying as if that nation was still part of the UK.
Wanted in Orkney: History Lesson
A display of flags to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70th jubilee has exposed a lack of knowledge in Orkney about the UK.
Exploring the Dundee & Orkney Origins of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – Sàr-sgeòil: Frankenstein
A new BBC ALBA documentary explores how the roots of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – and its monster – can be traced to Scotland. It airs on BBC ALBA on Thursday, June 9 at 9pm
Orkney’s Community Council Elections
If you would like to become a Community Councillor representing where you live your nomination form must be in by 5pm on Wednesday 15 June 2022.
Oxfam and Robert Rendall’s ‘Orkney Shore’
” In this book the autobiographical thread is the indispensable bit of twine round which local nature lore has been crystalized: the records of Orkney marine life from past and present are the sugar candy.” Robert Rendall
Orkney’s Newest Twin
In April 2022 the formal twinning agreement between OIC and Vestland Fylkeskommune (County Council) was reaffirmed
Farewell To Stromness
“I was hypnotized/by this bird’s deft demonstration of unthinking.”
Shetlanders Seek A Taste Of Orkney
A trip to Orkney has been organised by local industry body Shetland Food and Drink to see what can be learned from the successful sector in the islands.