Archive for November 9th, 2017

Farm diversification fund available in Orkney

Local farmers who are considering diversifying are being encouraged to find out more about Orkney’s LEADER programme. The Orkney LEADER programme has grant funding available for farm diversification projects within Orkney. The funding, which is part-financed by the Scottish Government and European Community, is available to help Orkney farmers diversify into non-agricultural activity, with up to 50 […]

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High winds cause recycling disruption

Orkney Islands Council is advising that because of the windy conditions, it may not be possible to pick up some of the items put out for the recycling collection in the Kirkwall area today. Any residents who have not had their recycling picked up today are being asked to put their items out when the […]

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In this week’s edition of The Orcadian

This week’s edition of The Orcadian is now available from all the usual outlets and online, here. This week’s front page features stories on: • The office of an Orcadian politician becomes the centre of an incident which led to an emergency situation at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. • A community effort saves Stromness […]

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