Mike Robertson of Yes Orkney, which is affiliated to Believe in Scotland, was part of the steering group involved in drawing up The Route to Independence Statement, which was published at the weekend.
Councillors in Orkney may have voted to investigate a future where the islands remain outside the EU, but islanders who are members of the group Yes Orkney are stepping up their campaign to have Orkney rejoin.
Local Scottish Independence campaigning group , Yes Orkney, has been encouraged by the positive responses they had on Saturday 1st of July to their street stall in Kirkwall.
A vigil organised by the Independence campaigning group Yes Orkney commemorating the day we left the EU has been cancelled due to the weather.
An event to mark the third anniversary of the UK leaving the EU will be held at 5.30 pm on Tuesday January 31st, Kirk Green, Kirkwall
The Orkney ‘Time for Scotland’ event heard from two main speakers, Robert Leslie SNP and Helen Woodsford Dean Scottish Greens.
“In my mind this only strengthens the case for independence.” Robert Leslie on the UK Supreme Court Judgment
“It is clear that a law that doesn’t allow Scotland to choose our own future without Westminster consent has blown out of the water any notion of the United Kingdom as a voluntary union.”
Independence supporters in Orkney are invited to gather outside Kirkwall’s St Magnus Cathedral from 5.15pm on Wednesday 23rd November for the event
“we feel it is important to explore how things could be done differently, and in a way that is fairer for all, making Orkney’s energy work for Orkney’s people, not private energy companies and their shareholders” Robert Leslie
” Lesley’s knowledge of life in the Western Isles and Scandinavia must inspire us to consider their solutions to our problems.” Mike Robertson, Yes Orkney