A combination of high tides and strong east south-easterly winds during Storm Agnes means that there is a risk of wave overtopping, spray and debris resulting in hazardous conditions which may result in the closure of the Churchill Barriers.
UHI Orkney, as part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) partnership, has revealed a new name and visual identity to strengthen engagement with communities and market its offerings more effectively through a connected and recognisable brand family.
It will be dry and bright with some sunny spells, although cloud thickening from the south through the afternoon. Winds moderate from the southwest during the morning, turning into the southeast and freshening through the afternoon. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
Over a dozen folk – as well as ORSAS staff – enjoyed a weekend of fun, meaningful chat alongside banner, poster and ‘Zine’ (mini magazine) making.
“Orkney’s wildlife such as seabirds, raptors and cetaceans is truly spectacular and of international importance, and I’d like to think that the shortlisting recognises not just our hard work over the years but also the importance of Orkney’s wildlife in a Scottish and international perspective.” – Steve Sankey
celebrating our rural Post Boxes
The Maths in Motion theme has a huge variety of applications, as the programme shows, with diverse topics ranging from the maths of money to ceilidh dancing, and from nautical navigation to maths in football.
Renewable energy investment company, Thrive Renewables PLC, has teamed up with Scottish start-up ReBlade, to repurpose the 22 year old blades from its 1.3MW wind turbine in Orkney.
It will be dry and bright from much of the day, but rather windy, these fresh to strong from the south or southeast. Showers or some longer outbreaks of rain pushing into Orkney later in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
This follows an investigation by the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch to an accident on 7th June 2023 which left a passenger paralysed.