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Archive for February 8th, 2018

Politicians react as islands bill wins stage one parliamentary approval

This afternoon saw the landmark Islands (Scotland) Bill pass its first stage vote in Scottish Parliament, following a debate Politicians from the different parties representing Orkney have reacted following the debate, welcoming the passing of the Bill and praising the work of the Our Islands, Our Future campaign. However there has also been an acknowledgement that […]

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MSP calls on First Minister to lead from the front on marine energy

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has urged the First Minister to ensure government support “better reflects” the needs of the marine energy sector. The call comes after it was revealed that the Saltire Prize — a £10 million fund launched by the former First Minister Alex Salmond in 2008 to push marine energy towards commercial success […]

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‘Landmark’ Islands Bill to be debated in Scottish Parliament

Scotland’s first ever Islands Bill is to be debated in Scottish Parliament today, Thursday, February 8, from 2.30pm The islands Bill was brought about by the Our Islands, Our Future campaign, which was jointly run between Orkney Shetland and the Western Isles councils. The goal of the bill has been to empower the islands’ communities […]

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In this week’s edition of The Orcadian

This week’s edition of the paper is now available from all the usual outlets and online, here. This week’s front page features a story about a local paramedic, who, over the last two years, has been trying to find out why there will be no helipad at Orkney’s new hospital and healthcare facility, when there may be […]

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