An independent report by Oxford University researchers and commissioned by the Scottish Government has published its findings and recommendations.
Orcadians have until this Friday, 26th of March , to respond to a Scottish Government consultation on easing up covid restrictions in Orkney.
“For me, women and children have been at the centre of so many of the developments of the past couple of weeks.”
” The investment through this enhanced deal opens up a range of opportunities for growth that otherwise would not have been possible, of vital importance given these ongoing challenging times. “
£100million – £50million from each of the UK Government and the Scottish Government – and covering a period of 10 years will deliver a ‘Growth Deal’ for the 3 Islands Authorities: Orkney, Shetland and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.
Today, March 16th, is Young Carers Action Day.
The trade union which represents the workers, Prospect, has given notice to HIAL that workers in Air Traffic Control will be escalating their industrial action over the Remote Towers project.
New equipment has been installed at the Aberdeen Fertility Centre that could help to improve women’s chances of having a baby through IVF.
‘Understanding what a vaccine passport could be used for is a fundamental question. Is it a passport to allow international travel or could it be used domestically to allow holders greater freedoms? ” Professor Mills
A new Marine Protected Area (MPA) has been ‘urgently’ put in place within the Inner Sound of Skye and will come into effect on the 17th of March.