It is thought that by 1943, 2000 workers were being employed with the construction of the barriers with 1300 of these being Italian Prisoners of War
Sgathaich: The Invisible Man
“We are going back a long way with this one, to the universal age of horror movies “
Award for Wood Group Shop Stewards
The stewards helped recruit and organise workers during an industrial dispute with employers Wood Group that led to the first North Sea strike in a generation.
Max Thomas:Bringing a New Voice & Fresh Perspective
The concerns of the people are what I intend to take to council as I believe that is the best way to be a representative of the people.
Update: Phil’s Walk for Christine
“I am now visiting a personal trainer, to get my muscles into shape ready for the Scillies in June”
Grants Available from Action Earth Encouraging Active Communities
Grants of up to £500 are available for any group of volunteers in Scotland carrying out practical environmental improvements and wildlife habitat creation
Poetry Corner:Beauty and Beauty
“When Beauty and Beauty meet/ All naked, fair to fair,”
The Trap Dykes of Stromness: Part 1
“At very low tides it can be traced outwards for about a hundred yards continuously; but it looks more picturesque at about half tide”
Deleting Compassion in Society: The Rape Clause
“I always thought the tories were bad – but – this makes everything that they have ever done before look like a picnic in the park.”
Poi Faosst: Ywen Craube Reveals All
The competition in Orkney is thought to be the first of its kind in the Western World.