Archive for June 12th, 2017

Quality boost for local accommodation providers

Three accommodation providers in Orkney have been commended for their quality, having recently received high-end quality assurance awards from VisitScotland. Sandwick’s Skaill House Apartments’ Quality Assurance award was doubled, jumping from two stars to four; The Grainstore B&B, in Harray, has been awarded ‘Gold’ status to add to their four-star award; and Northlight Apartments, in […]

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Islands Bill publication welcomed

The political leader of Orkney Islands Council, James Stockan, has today welcomed the publication of the the Islands (Scotland) Bill, saying it is gratifying to see the objectives of the Our Islands Our Future Campaign realised. According to the Scottish Government, the historic bill will meet the unique needs of Scotland’s islands now and in […]

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Police appeal after suspected drink driving incident

Police are appealing for information today after a suspected drink driving incident in Westray. According to police, the individual involved was driving a Grey Peugeot on the B9066 road, near to Pierowall,  yesterday evening, Sunday, June 11. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Kirkwall Police Station on 101 or crime stoppers anonymously on […]

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