“In April 1990, during Glasgow’s year as European City of Culture, the 90s Gallery in Otago Street marked the 29th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s flight in space with an exhibition by the Scottish space artists Ed Buckley and Tom Campbell from Glasgow “
Mary Joyce #OnThisDay
On 26th of March 1936 Mary Joyce concluded a 1,000 mile journey by dog sled in Alaska.
Weather Forecast: Cold and Breezy with Wintry Showers
Feeling cold with a fresh to strong northerly breeze. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
The Lost Gardens of Orkney, 11, The Big Tree
“For me the Big Tree has always stood somewhere near where the rainbow ends” – Stanley Cursiter
Healthy Know How with #NHS24
The campaign encourages people in Scotland to make appropriate use of NHS services and to be prepared for common illnesses and ailments over the spring holidays.
23.1% Increase in Patients in Hospital with #Covid
In the latest week ending 19 March 2023, there were 437 new COVID-19 admissions to hospital.
Switch off and give an hour for Earth on Saturday 25 March at 8:30 pm – joining millions across the world.
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.
David Miles Lubbock: His Part in The Great Escape
On the night of 24th of March 1944 Allied prisoners at the top security Stalag Luft III Nazi camp took part in a daring escape
Weather Forecast: Sunshine and showers for today. Northwest winds strengthening.
Winds northerly strengthening from the north through the day. Maximum temperature 9 °C.