“The Litter Pick and Play Project empowers children and young people to improve local play spaces for their benefit and that of the whole community.” Marguerite Hunter Blair, CEO of Play Scotland
My Place Photography Competition for 4 – 18 year olds
White Wood Window and Reflections by Ruby Ionides North Walls Community School. Primary School Winner 2022
Theatre Workshop for Orkney’s Young People
Encounters is a new touring project offering free workshops to local young people and the chance to see a range of innovative performances by fellow young artists
Young People Free Bus Travel – Apply Now
The free bus travel is for the whole of Scotland, not just Orkney, so really useful to have if you are visiting friends and relations or attending an event outwith Orkney.
Free Travel on Stagecoach Services for Veterans, Military Personnel & Cadets #Remembrance
The commitment to free travel, which is now in its second year, comes on the back of the launch of Stagecoach’s employee led Veteran’s Network.
1288 Young People Access Free Bus Travel in Orkney
” I want to make sure that even more young people take advantage of this.” Emma Roddick MSP
Orkney Careers Fair: Thursday 15th September
This free event will be held in the Arena of the Pickaquoy Centre on Thursday 15 September 2022, from 9.30am-6pm, and will be open to school pupils, parents and guardians, teachers and the general public.
25,030 Young Scots Received Education Maintenance Allowance Payments Last Year
15.2% of all Scottish young people aged 16-18 were in receipt of EMA in 2020-21.
Whole Family Wellbeing Funding Support #KeepThePromise
“Whole Family Wellbeing Funding aims to transform the way support is delivered by ensuring families can access seamless support that meets their individual needs.” Scottish Government Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville
Supporting Young People Living with Huntington’s Disease
“Living with a parent who has a serious hereditary degenerative condition like Huntington’s disease (HD) can be extremely difficult for children and young people” Dr Karen Keenan