Bonny purple heather, eyebright & grass of parnassus flowers in full bloom, overlooking the Brough of Deerness.
This is an amazing chance to bid for this exceedingly rare Highland Park Single Malt Whisky. Just thirty bottles of this 40% vol edition were ever produced. It commemorated the 200th anniversary of John Rae, the great Orcadian Arctic Explorer’s birth.
100,000 (10%) of pensioners in Scotland live in Absolute Poverty. 150,000 (15%) live in relative poverty.
Household energy suppliers could rack up profits of £1.74 billion over the next 12 months from all of our energy bills. That’s the findings of a new report from the Warm This Winter coalition and Future Energy Associates – Tariff Watch.
It was a fabulous and very successful West Mainland Show with the sun coming out after a brief showery start on Thursday 10th of August. In the Community Centre, the Horticultural and Industrial Show gave some respite from the heat of the day to view the skilled work of crafters and gardeners in the West Mainland.
The Scottish Government has announced that routine COVID-19 testing in hospitals, care homes and prisons is to be substantially reduced in Scotland following clinical and scientific advice.
Postgraduate students at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) have rated their study experience as the best in Scotland in a UK-wide survey for the second year in a row.
The sun heated stalls, stall holders and visitors up throughout the day.
The exhibition will run from Saturday 12 August until Wednesday 23 August. Open Mon – Sat 11-4 at the Northlight Gallery. Stromness
“With some of the best tidal and wave energy resources in Europe, Scotland has a key role to play in leading the development and deployment of these critical forms of renewable energy.” -Caitlin Byers, Development Manager for Crown Estate Scotland