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Temporary Closure of Roads in Finstown for Firth Gala Day Fancy Dress Parade
Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council has made an order in terms of section 62 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to the effect that, between the hours of 19:15 and 20:30 on Saturday 17 June 2023, in connection with the Firth Gala Day Fancy Dress Parade, vehicular traffic using the roads specified in the Schedule hereto will be subject to delays and a speed restriction, and parking in these roads will not be permitted.
25 May 2023
Save the date - free online gambling awareness event - “Bet you can help!”
A date has been set for a free online gambling awareness event for professionals, support groups and criminal justice practitioners in Orkney looking to learn more about gambling related harm.
The Orkney Community Justice Partnership, in conjunction with the RCA Trust, which provides community-based alcohol and gambling related prevention and treatment services in Scotland, will host the one-hour online event to professionals across the north region on Saturday 10 June 2023 at 1.30pm.
24 May 2023
Temporary Closure of Roads in Kirkwall for St Magnus Festival 2023
Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council has made an order in terms of section 62 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to the effect that, in connection with St Magnus Festival, the roads in Kirkwall shown in Column A of the Schedule will be closed and parking not permitted on the dates and between the times shown in Column B of the Schedule. Emergency service vehicles are exempt from the prohibition.
23 May 2023
Yearning for a change of lifestyle or career – Orkney can offer the complete package!
From famous TV presenters to celebrity chefs, Orkney is a favourite destination of many.
Why? Well, the islands offer the complete package boasting a rich heritage, landscapes, beaches, wildlife, a thriving food and drink sector, world leading energy innovation and a lifestyle that is second to none!
Orkney is the complete package, boasting a rich heritage, landscapes, beaches, wildlife, thriving food and drink sector, world leading energy innovation and a lifestyle that is second to none!
23 May 2023
Stronsay Junior High in the running for most enterprising school title
Stronsay Junior High School has been shortlisted as one of Scotland’s most enterprising schools.
The results will be announced at the Young Enterprise Scotland ‘Festival of Youth Enterprise’. The event runs 30-31 May at Hampden Park, Glasgow with a Marketplace of partner organisations to support young people, and workshops for educators.
The school, which has a roll of 45 from nursery up to S4, embraces some innovative practice and a collaborative way of learning that compliments the island’s remote and rural location.
23 May 2023