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.
I missed you, where did you go ?
“There are days I look in the mirror at my grey, pasty, drawn-in face and say to myself “I miss you where did you go?””
Emergency Alert Mobile Phone Warning
The UK Government plans to test the new Emergency Alerts system to make sure the technology operates as intended and alert messages are received by all compatible handsets.
Northern Lights and Whales in Northern Norway
Well known local wildlife photographer, Graham Campbell will show photos & talk about his trip to Skjervoy, near Tromso, in the far North of Norway in November 2022, with a group of friends, to the Orkney Norway Friendship Association (ONFA)
National Pubwatch and Police Sergeant Simon Hay Praised in the Scottish Parliament.
“I am absolutely delighted. This award is a brilliant thing – not just for myself but for the Orkney Pubwatch. It is good to get the recognition for all the hard work that has been put into this.” Police Sergeant Simon Hay
#Covid Related Deaths Weekly Update
There were 56 deaths involving COVID-19 (8 fewer than the previous week). Covid was the main cause of death in 37 of them.
Weather Forecast: Some Showers Across Orkney
Maximum temperature 9 °C.