The risk is greatest around the times of high tides particularly on Wednesday morning which is around 09:30 GMT at Stromness and 10:30 GMT at Kirkwall.
On Saturday March 18th Orkney Men’s Shed held their official opening and open day at their new premises based in the Old Herring Factory in Stromness, which they share with two other local community groups.
The MV Pentalina will be back serving the route from St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney, to Gills Bay on the Scottish mainland from the 18th of April
“We are looking for local volunteers to facilitate face-to-face support group meetings which we hope to hold once every 4-6 weeks.”
Chris Mason is raising money for the RNLI by visiting all of its stations in the UK and Ireland.
Sar-sgeoil: Greenvoe airs on BBC ALBA on Tuesday 21 March at 9pm and will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer for 30 days after.
919 patients were in hospital with COVID-19, a 12.1% increase from the previous week ending 05 March 2023 (820)
“The possibility of death was with them all the time. They accepted without question that this life was a hazard. They knew every time the boat was launched they were in danger. They were ready to answer the call from those in peril on the sea.” Rev Cant
“Inclusive and accessible funding for communities and organisations looking to engage with, preserve and protect our historic environment is vital.” Neil Gray, Culture Minister in the Scottish Government
Peter Brown and Louise Martin are showing new work in an exhibition they have called ‘Transpire’. It will open at 11am on Friday 17th March at the Northlight Gallery, Stromness