NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Kirkwall walking and cycling bid given £700,000 Sustrans grant

A proposed project aimed at encouraging more cycling and walking in Kirkwall has been awarded nearly £700,000 of funding.

The transport charity Sustrans has delivered the grant from its community links programme.

Some of the areas being looked at under the project include Kirkwall's conservation area, between Junction Road and Great Western Road.

Sustrans said the proposals received from Orkney were encouraging.

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