In this the fourth in the series Lost Gardens of Orkney, we explore the growth in Council Housing and the pride people took in their new homes and gardens.
“Money spent locally is more likely to stay in the local economy and support local jobs.” Tom Arthur, Scottish Government Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth
There are a range of support organisations which can help you if you need to talk to someone
A mental wellbeing app is being rolled out to young farmers in a pilot scheme to support young people in the Scottish agricultural industry.
In this short film she explains the Island Wellbeing Project and the particular challenges island residents have faced due to the Covid pandemic lockdowns, and the ongoing cost of living crisis.
‘New Life for the Land and Wildlife and People’ – the title of Derek Pretswell’s talk for the Orkney International Science Festival on Tuesday 6th of September, basically summarised his whole presentation.
Feeling low or sad can make us less likely to remember to carry out everyday tasks – such as posting a letter or returning a call.
People in Orkney who are feeling anxious or who are struggling to cope are being encouraged to seek support by the Scottish Government’s Principal Medical Officer for Mental Health.
“Dreams – show so much of what’s going on in our heads.”
“Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself.” Jean Piaget