Orkney

Orkney

Orkney ferries disruption

May 23, 2014

Cancellation of 10:45 Orkney Ferries service between Kirkwall and Papa Westray due to adverse weather conditions. The 13.20 has also been cancelled.

Orkney

Orkney birds cause string of car fires

May 22, 2014

Motorists on Orkney are being told to check under their car bonnets before driving off after it emerged that bird nests have been responsible for a string of island blazes.

Orkney

Orkney pupils step back in time

May 21, 2014

Pupils stepped back in time this week as they began their new roles as junior guides at one of Orkney's most iconic historical attractions.

Orkney

Orkney ferries disruption

May 15, 2014

Disruption on Orkney Ferries between Stromness and North Hoy, and between North Hoy and Graemsay due to technical problem.

Orkney

May 8, 2014

Aberdeenshire education official Wilfred Weir has been appointed as the new executive director of education at Orkney Islands Council.

Aberdeen

April 30, 2014

A90 Forth Road Bridge – High winds, All lanes restricted in both directions for up to 60 minutes http://t.co/fTjzj937As #TSIncident — Traffic Scotland (@trafficscotland) April 30, 2014

Aberdeen

April 30, 2014

An emergency weight restriction has been placed on a bridge near Kingussie following inspection. Highland Council said the B970 Ruthven Bridge will be restricted to vehicles under three tonnes.

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