A bitterly cold day with fresh to strong northerly winds. Some hail and thunder is possible later in the day. Maximum temperature 4 °C.
New Children’s Nursery For Kirkwall
A new nursery is to be built next to the Orkney College campus of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Kirkwall.
A view from Outertown to Hoy Sound
Mirran Hall has sent us this picture she took on March 8th.
Clocks Go Forward 1 Hour
Remember that British Summer time begins at 1am 26th March 2023.
Space Notes: Art, Poetry and Music
“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.