The lots including signed specialist books, original artworks, and a rare special edition Highland Park Whisky with the money raised going to support the work of The John Rae Society.
On at the Northlight Gallery Stromness from Friday 30th of September is an exhibition of calligraphy by Jun Doi.
On Wednesday 28th of September Orkney Islands Council will be hosting a visit by UK Tory Government Minister Nadhim Zahawi. In 2020 UK PM Boris Johnson visited the islands
“Apart from the big number of Wheatears (of the Greenland race) and the White-rumped Sandpiper of north
American origin, the bulk of the arrivals were from the NE. “
The park now contains a myriad of paths, some just grass tracks that disappear between trees.
A look back as today, Saturday 24th of September, Arcadia Park, is officially opened.
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