“The book relates to the natural world in personal, subjective, non-traditional way and this is a big endorsement and boost.” Amy Liptrot
“The SURF Awards represent a way in which communities across Scotland can examine their journey and achievements”
In 2018 two community projects in Orkney were winners: Papay Community Cooperative and Westray
Developed in the early days of the internet the aim was to post a daily astronomical image along with a brief, easily understood explanation.
Cllr James Stockan, Leader of Orkney Islands Council has been shortlisted for the 2021 Cllr Awards for Leader of the Year.
“This funding will be helpful in supporting the massive amounts of creativity and local produce that Orkney has to offer.” – Emma Roddick MSP
The Pebble Trust awards grants of up to £10,000 for projects in 2021-22 that contribute to reducing the impact of the Nature and Climate Emergencies.
The 2021 awards celebrate the actions and achievements of businesses working towards reaching net-zero carbon emissions.
Orkney Distilling has tasted double success as both the World Gin Awards and London Spirits Competition announced the award winners for their respective 2021 events.
The awards are aimed at any businesses with up to 50 employees, including hairdressers, cafes, accountants, solicitors and graphic designers.
The Nunalleq Educational Resource has won the Archaeological Institute of America’s 2021 award for Outstanding Work in Digital Archaeology!