On 5th of July 1948 the National Health Service in Scotland was created.
“What’s really annoying them is not that Nicola Sturgeon wants Scotland to be independent: it’s that she acts as though it already is.”
“1st July marked a critical deadline in the process of the UK leaving the EU. Moving from June to July means that the deadline to request an extension to the Brexit transition period has passed.”
Public health measures introduced in Scotland have protected our communities from increased exposure to the deadly virus and allowed frontline workers to continue to work safely.
“We’re absolutely delighted with the award for new equipment, a big thank you to Screen Scotland.” Mark Jenkins
Maree Todd heard from two Orkney residents, Fiona Robertson & Tricia Sutherland, who have both been working flat out to produce face coverings to those in their local community.
From Thursday 3rd of July residents in some of Scotland’s care homes will be able to see visitors in an outdoor setting.
Orcadians will be taking the knee again today, Wednesday 24th of June at 6pm with their doorstep campaign in support of Black Lives Matter.
Phase 2 of easing out of lockdown in Scotland is to be ‘phased’ in and it gets slightly complicated so here at The Orkney News we have put together a timeline.
Letters: “Serco were responsible for the hundreds of callous evictions of asylum seekers in Glasgow.”
“Why give business to a company which shows such blatant disregard for …..people? “