Niall Allison of Orkney Judo was officially presented with his Volunteer of the Year Award 2022 from Paul McGuiness, Judo Scotland on Sunday 8th January at the Pickie Centre, Kirkwall.
The Orkney Drugs Dog charity have a new recruit, Keegan, a one-and-a-half-year-old Sprocker.
SEPA Flood Alert Orkney Updated
This alert is for coastal flooding. Due to a combination of high tides and strong winds, there is a risk of flooding from still water level, waves and spray overtopping to low lying coastal areas on Sunday 8th.
Launch of Orkney ‘Death Cafe’
“The purpose of a Death Café is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’.
Funding Boost for Orkney International Science Festival
OISF joins with other science festivals and events around Scotland with awards of grants ranging from £7,000 to £65,000.
Young People Free Bus Travel – Apply Now
The free bus travel is for the whole of Scotland, not just Orkney, so really useful to have if you are visiting friends and relations or attending an event outwith Orkney.
Success for 7 Local Projects in Orkney With Total Funding Boost of £77,024
A new van to help deliveries from the Eday shop is just one of 181 projects being funded from the Rural & Island Communities Ideas into Action (RICIA) fund.
Islanders Awarded in the King’s New Year Honours
Michael William DICKSON and Dupre Alexander STRUTT
Share Your Views On Orkney’s Council Plan & The Community Plan
The Council has linked The Council Plan and the Orkney Community Plan 2023 – 2028 in a shared survey page.
Seeking Edward Cummins?
Phil took a photograph of this man way back in 1983 in Tweedmouth Docks, Berwick. Edward was a seafarer (perhaps a skipper) .