“Return & Recycle Orkney has made a really positive impact. As a charity we are focussed on getting people back into employment through our social enterprise Restart Orkney. ” Ian Robertson
Positive Outlook for Orkney’s Tourism 2023
Cheryl Chapman, VisitScotland Development Manager for Orkney has expressed some optimism about the islands tourism season this year.
Could Solar Power-up Orkney ? Schools Challenge
“We have kits to give away to schools, some have already received their kits but we’d like as many schools as possible to enter so we can capture the sun’s energy in a new way – at your school.” Maha Abhishek, OISF Deputy Festival Director,
A Snowy Sunday in Stromness
On Sunday, it might have been British Summer Time, but Orkney had other ideas. Mirran Hall took this smasher of a picture in Stromness.
24 Attend March Veterans Breakfast Club
Marjory MacLean is a veteran and the Church of Scotland Minister based in St Margaret’s Hope.
New Children’s Nursery For Kirkwall
A new nursery is to be built next to the Orkney College campus of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Kirkwall.
New Tidal Energy Project in the Westray Firth For Orbital
This new project will be located adjacent to the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) facility, where Orbital has already deployed the 2MW O2, the world’s most powerful tidal turbine, under commercial operation.
National Pubwatch and Police Sergeant Simon Hay Praised in the Scottish Parliament.
“I am absolutely delighted. This award is a brilliant thing – not just for myself but for the Orkney Pubwatch. It is good to get the recognition for all the hard work that has been put into this.” Police Sergeant Simon Hay
Northern Lights and Whales in Northern Norway
Well known local wildlife photographer, Graham Campbell will show photos & talk about his trip to Skjervoy, near Tromso, in the far North of Norway in November 2022, with a group of friends, to the Orkney Norway Friendship Association (ONFA)
The Scapa Noust: A new addition to Orkney
On April 4th 2023, Orkney’s Scapa Distillery is opening its new and intimate whisky tasting room, the Scapa Noust.