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Posted in Featured General News

Sean Lewis is our new Convener

Orkney SNP has a new person at the helm, with Sean Lewis taking over as convener after Donna Heddle stepped down at the branch’s recent annual general meeting.

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Posted in Featured General News Independence

Robert Leslie backs Common Weal Group pledge for a resilient independent Scotland

Orkney’s SNP candidate for next year’s Holyrood elections has backed a pledge that would protect the most vulnerable folk in the community as Scotland switches to a net-zero carbon economy.

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Robert Leslie Head and shoulders
Posted in Featured Holyrood 2021

Robert Leslie is Orkney’s SNP candidate for Holyrood

Robert Leslie has been selected as the SNP candidate for Orkney in next May’s Scottish Parliament elections.
Robert has bee a campaigner for independence since the 2014 Referendum.
He was born and brought in Orkney and currently works for Thaw and Orkney Housing Association.

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Posted in Featured Health

Download the ‘Protect Scotland’ App

SNP MSP Maree Todd has urged people in the Highlands & Islands to download the new ‘Protect Scotland’ app – to help slow the spread of Coronavirus and support the easing of lockdown restrictions.

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Posted in Featured Social Care


An estimated 700 children across Orkney could benefit from the Scottish Government’s ground breaking anti-poverty payment, new figures have revealed.

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Posted in Economy Featured

Small Breweries under Threat

The government plans to reduce the amount of Small Brewers’ Relief raises concerns in the industry already hit hard by the pandemic.

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Posted in Featured General News

Orkney’s Peaceful Protest

Contrary to social media posts Orkney’s protest against Boris Johnson was peaceful and trouble-free. … with no eggs.

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