Two public events are planned to mark the 209th birthday of Orphir-born Arctic Explorer John Rae on Friday September 30th
The National Islands Plan “will see a total of £8.3 million invested in critical infrastructure projects.” John Swinney, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
It is supposed to be a day when people wherever they live can experience walking or cycling about without the hassle of negotiating a route shared with private cars.
” I want to make sure that even more young people take advantage of this.” Emma Roddick MSP
“We’ve got some special guests joining us and we can’t wait to perform in the place that inspires so much of our music.” Catriona Price
NEW BOOK In My Right Place: The Life and Times of Joseph Clouston, Gold Coast Merchant and Harray Laird
It tells the story of how 19-year-old Joseph went out to West Africa to assist an established merchant, returned home 11 years later a rich man and what he did next.
In celebration of Scotland’s Year of Stories, the 2022 festival programme is the largest to date; inviting everyone to the ceilidh – locally, nationally and globally.
Friday 30th September 8.30pm.
“I can’t wait to visit all these schools and to help to get the children excited about reading, drawing, creativity and emotional awareness.“ Tom Percival
“VoiceAbility is an independent charity and one of the UK’s largest providers of advocacy and involvement services. “