Orkney Constituency MSP, Liam McArthur, LibDem has commented on the “important progress” which has been made to local arrangements that have allowed adult survivors of rape and sexual assault to access forensic assessments in the islands.
“I was playing that game where you choose 6 people you would like to have round a table to talk – usually it’s meant to be a dinner party – but I’m not a dinner party sorta person!”
The £250,000 power station was 154 feet long and 79 feet wide. Constructed by Orkney Builders using local stone and reclaiming land from the Peedie Sea, it would be powered by diesel oil.
The largest comet ever discovered, was active long before previously thought.
“I am happy to say the second season not only did not disappoint but I’d say is better than the original.”
“The Geminid meteor shower from the mysterious asteroid Phaeton (the only one of its kind) begins on December 3rd and peaks on the night of December 13th/14th, and will be best seen after midnight, once the Moon is down.”
“There is ample evidence that modern-style subduction was widespread back as far as the Palaeoproterozoic. But in the Archaean the evidence is fitful”
“This simple ceremony takes only a few minutes, but it is strangely powerful; in the half light it is as if we are between worlds, suspended in time and space as Lucy weaves her magic.”
“The fact that all babies in Scotland are gifted a box full of essential items means that as a society we want every child, regardless of their circumstances, to get the best start in life. “Satwat Rehman,CEO One Parent Families Scotland
The John Rae Society have been working on its restoration and their plans to develop it into an Arctic resource centre. Recently they were visited by Sir Mark Jones, Chair of the Pilgrim Trust.