Kirkwall RNLI Lifeboat Station will be hosting an Open Day on Saturday 27 May, between 11am and 3pm.
Size Matters: Trident Pole Demonstration
Orkney Heritage Society plan to set up a temporary full size replica of the double ‘Trident Poles’ that SSE Transmission intend to erect in lines from Redland to Hoy via Finstown and down across South Ronaldsay and across Flotta as part of the new interconnector.
Orkney’s Music Pioneers: Robert Milne
Robert Milne of East Road Kirkwall was one man who kept traditional music alive in Orkney in the first half of the 20th century.
Orkney’s Tomb of the Eagles Share Your Views
Orkney Islands Council has hired Shirley Collier Consulting to carry out work on what might happen next. There is a short questionnaire in which you can share your views.
Leask Jailed for 12 Years
He was convicted on Wednesday, 26 April, 2023 and was sentenced at Edinburgh High Court today ,Wednesday, 24 May, 2023.
Getting Ready by Mirran Hall
Preparing horses for a carriage drive
Duncan McLean Steps Down as Chair of Kirkwall BID
“I remain an ardent supporter of BID, and look forward to participating in everything they do – as a shopkeeper rather than an organiser.” – Duncan McLean
A chilling tale with a good dose of comedy for Sanday School: The Curse of MacCabbra Opera House
The pupils of Sanday school are in for scary operatic experience on May 30th with ‘The Curse of MacCabbra Opera House’ from Scottish Opera.
Scapa Flow Museum Shortlisted for Major Award
Orkney’s recently re-opened Scapa Flow Museum has been shortlisted for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2023 award.
A Not-So Peedie Puffin Makes Appearance
Taking time away from building its nest at Marwick is a slightly larger variety of puffin than Orkney’s birders are used to seeing.