Help a teen to take off. Become a foster carer.
Advertorial: It takes someone kind, understanding and big hearted to be a foster carer. If you have a spare room and the time and energy to welcome a young person into your life, then we want to hear from you. Foster carers come from all walks of life. You can be renting your home, between jobs, […]
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Kirkwall road works planned
Orkney Islands Council is advising that essential maintenance work is set to take place on Victoria Street in Kirkwall from tomorrow, Monday. There will be road closures, from tomorrow until the following Friday, while the work is carried out. Pedestrian access along the road will be unaffected throughout this duration. There will, however, be limited access on Victoria […]
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Fairtrade Fortnight to be marked in Orkney
For this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, Orkney Fair Trade Group are organising Treasure Hunts “aroond the toon” in Kirkwall and Stromness. Fairtrade Fortnight kicks off this Monday, February 26 and run until March 11. First launched in 1995, the campaign is designed to encourage people to buy products bearing the Fairtrade logo, thereby helping farmers in […]
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Young Orkney squash player receives national call-up
A young Orkney squash player says his national call-up is the best moment of his career so far. Andrew Torbet, 14, from Stenness, will face some of the best junior players in the world, after being selected for the Scottish Under-15 side. The side will compete at the Five Nations in France and the European […]
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Serviced Building Sites at Towerhill, St Ola
Featured Property of the Week: Prices Offers Over £95,500 and £92,500 These two large serviced building sites extend to 1,000m2 or thereby and offer a rare opportunity to purchase a site at Towerhill. Both sites have outline planning consent (OIC ref 16/556/PIP and 17/526/PIP). They enjoy elevated positions, with one offering a panoramic view over […]
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