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  • Further Strike Action to Impact Orkney Schools

    Further Strike Action to Impact Orkney Schools

    Further industrial action by teaching unions is expected to impact Orkney schools next week (10/11 January)

    Parents are being contacted directly by schools to inform them of individual school arrangements today (6 January)

    06 January 2023

  • Huge community effort sees Westray pool reopen

    The Westray Swimming Pool will reopen in January for the first time since the pandemic, with a special open day for the community on 7 January organised by the Westray Community Association

    05 January 2023

  • Free bus travel reminder for under 22s

    Orkney Islands Council is reminding households that all young people aged under 22 can travel on public buses for free in Orkney and right across Scotland.

    04 January 2023

  • Festive service changes and contact numbers

    Festive service changes and contact numbers

    A reminder of service changes and opening hours over the festive period from 24 December 2022 to 9 January 2023:

    23 December 2022

  • Festive opening hours and contacts

    Festive opening hours and contacts

    A summary of opening hours and contact numbers for over the 2022/23 festive period:

    23 December 2022

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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