The selection process for First Minister takes place today, 28th of March by a vote of all MSPs in the Scottish Parliament.
A woman of independent mind.
Could Solar Power-up Orkney ? Schools Challenge
“We have kits to give away to schools, some have already received their kits but we’d like as many schools as possible to enter so we can capture the sun’s energy in a new way – at your school.” Maha Abhishek, OISF Deputy Festival Director,
A Tale of Two Cities: ‘Aberdeen- When Oil Came To Town’
A recently aired documentary on BBC Alba has explored through historical footage what the discovery of oil in Scotland’s waters did for the city of Aberdeen.
Weather Forecast: Mainly Dry and Fine on Monday
Turning cloudier through the afternoon. Light winds. Maximum temperature 4 °C.
24 Attend March Veterans Breakfast Club
Marjory MacLean is a veteran and the Church of Scotland Minister based in St Margaret’s Hope.
A Snowy Sunday in Stromness
On Sunday, it might have been British Summer Time, but Orkney had other ideas. Mirran Hall took this smasher of a picture in Stromness.
OSIRIS-REx on its Way Back to Earth With Asteroid Samples
Members of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx curation team work with a glove box at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The curation team will be among the first to see and handle the sample OSIRIS-REx is returning from asteroid Bennu. They are also responsible for storing and distributing the sample to science team members around the world. Most of the sample will be stored for future generations. Image credit NASA Johnson/Bill Stafford
Supporting Scotland’s Play Parks
Additional funding is to be made available to Scotland’s Local Authorities to improve play parks.
“My sketchbook is a witness of what I am experiencing, scribbling things whenever they happen.” – Vincent Van Gogh
Weather Forecast: Frequent snow showers and sunny spells on Sunday.
A bitterly cold day with fresh to strong northerly winds. Some hail and thunder is possible later in the day. Maximum temperature 4 °C.