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.
Today, Wednesday, 1st of July at 6pm, Orcadians will again be taking part in a door step protest for the Black Lives Matter campaign. The focus for this event will be Breonna Taylor.
Bake Off Star Kim-Joy is judging a summer baking competition to help unwanted cats.
A programme of activities to support young people who have left school this summer has been launched .
Today, Friday 26th of June, is the 7th annual Bring Your Dog To Work Day and because of lockdown restrictions things are a wee bit different. It’s going online.
“The dead cannot cry out for justice, but it is the duty of the living to do so for them. “
Orcadians will be taking the knee again today, Wednesday 24th of June at 6pm with their doorstep campaign in support of Black Lives Matter.
“Nearly 80 million women, children and men around the world have been forced from their homes as refugees or internally displaced people.”
Orcadians across the county continued with their weekly protest in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign.
On Wednesday, 17th of June at 6pm, across the islands, folk of all ages will be joining in the event which highlights the issue of racism in our communities.