“This week (06 June) was the first week that we met, as a ‘proper’ Shed,”
Cancellation of The Cairns Dig
We’re sorry to announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances, this summer’s excavation at The Cairns has been cancelled.
“We need to be wary of ill thought out proposals resurfacing in the future.” HIAL’s Discredited Air Traffic Strategy
“at present I am more concerned as I am hearing more and more concerning reports about the planned transfer of Shetland Radar from NATs to HIAL, which is the forerunner to all Highlands and Islands airports becoming covered by Radar.” Rhoda Grant MSP
Issues Raised Over R100North Rollout
“the fear now is that the R100 programme will fall far short of delivering the universal coverage promised.” Liam McArthur MSP
The Fate of ‘The Gloucester’: the most important maritime discovery since the Mary Rose.
“The discovery promises to fundamentally change understanding of 17th-century social, maritime and political history.” Prof Claire Jowitt
Orcadian Stories #YS2022
The Orkney News is very pleased to announce that as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories we have been awarded funding to make a series of short films highlighting stories from Orkney.
Update on ‘Wanted in Orkney: History Lesson’
The flag of the Independent Republic of Ireland has now been taken down where it was mistakenly flying as if that nation was still part of the UK.
Scotland’s Census Ready to Move to the Next Level
“We have secured a good level of national census returns and coverage.” Paul Lowe, Registrar General for Scotland and Chief Executive, National Records of Scotland
Update, Opens Tomorrow,Gloria Wallington O’Shea: Exhibition
The new exhibition to be held at the Northlight Gallery, Stromness on to Thursday 16th June is a celebration of works done by a local artist, Gloria Wallington O’Shea.
Wanted in Orkney: History Lesson
A display of flags to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70th jubilee has exposed a lack of knowledge in Orkney about the UK.