On 5th of July 1948 the National Health Service in Scotland was created.
“In the late summer of 1835, 19-year old Joseph Clouston, who had been born in Stromness but was then living at Nisthouse in Harray, arrived at the coastal town of Anamaboe.”
From the 3rd to 9th of September this very successful festival will be online and free to view.
Orkney Friends of Palestine took part in a silent vigil on the steps of St Magnus Cathedral on Saturday, 4th of July.
“Robert Burns is Scotland’s poet but he belongs to the world….I make no apologies for beginning my story about Burns not in Ayrshire, but in America.”
Beautiful images from Bernie Bell’s garden pond
Orcadians continued their successful doorstep protests as part of the Black Lives Matter campaign on Wednesday 1st of July.
As the tourism sector begins to open up after months of lockdown The Orkney News looks at some holiday ideas.
OFoP will hold a silent vigil on Saturday, 4th July, between 11 am and noon on the steps of St Magnus Cathedral Orkney. In keeping with physical distancing the group plan to have no more than 5 people taking part.
“I was struggling again – nearly going under.”