The Scottish Young Carers Festival 2021 webpage is where young carers can access over 40 pre-recorded workshops.
“I hope that people will contribute to this consultation to make it as relevant and helpful as possible to each island.”
Letters:”Do the views and needs of Island communities carry any real weight with politicians and the public bodies who answer to them?”
“I guess it may seem strange to celebrate a day of strike action by workers providing a lifeline service, but in the case of the HIAL air traffic controllers I think that I am justified.”
Success of Orbital Marine Power’s O2 “a proud moment for Scotland and a significant milestone in our journey to net zero. “
Orbital Marine Power’s O2, the world’s most powerful tidal turbine,has commenced grid connected power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.
“Strong international partnerships will be critical to developing Scotland’s hydrogen economy and delivering our net zero objectives. I look forward to further collaboration between France and Scotland in the continued development of this work.” Michael Matheson
The new fund now covers children from birth to 18 who are receiving inpatient care, and will cover costs for their parents, anyone with parental responsibility, and siblings under 18.
The Scottish Government has announced funding of £1.8million for industry body Seafood Scotland to support increased access to international markets.
The cumulative total for positive Covid cases recorded in Orkney now stands at 146 as 2 more positive tests were published today.
Changes being introduced by the Scottish Government over self isolation for key workers have been criticised by the trade union Unite Scotland who say that it could lead to a new spike in the pandemic.
“We’re going to have a new pandemic on its own of like, increased mental health because the support has just disappeared”
90% of unpaid carers said that they are spending more time caring and 82% saying they have had no respite since the beginning of the pandemic.