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Planning permission is for two six-turbine Council owned wind farms at Quanterness, just outside Kirkwall and at Wee Fea in Hoy.
Campaigning and tenants support group Living Rent Highlands and Islands has written an open letter to MSPs about Short Term Lets.
“The National Planning Framework aims to have a huge impact on the way we live in Scotland.” Ariane Burgess MSP
“We must not let our islands fall behind in their ambitions to help tackle climate change due to delayed planning decisions.”
A short survey has been set up by the Orkney Partnership Board which aims to produce a Community Plan.
A planning application has been submitted by Orkney Islands Council for a six-turbine wind farm development at Wee Fea in Hoy.
In May 2019 there were 22,100 Airbnb properties listed in Scotland but it is known that there are many more short term lets taking place.
A development of 16 houses is to go ahead in Toab, twice the recommended density for the area.
The impact of mass tourism on the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘The Heart of Neolithic Orkney’ was the subject of a public consultation commissioned by Historic Environment Scotland.