Every year local shop M& Co Orkney choose a charity in their local community which will benefit from money raised in their Kirkwall shop.
“The simple pleasure of owning a book can make a huge difference in children’s lives, bringing comfort, escapism and togetherness in families.” Marc Lambert, CEO Scottish Book Trust
The Orkney Drugs Dog Charity were delighted to announce that £3,331.51 was raised during their week in The Blue Door charity shop, from October 17th to 21st.
“Harray Potter Ltd currently supports four charities: The John Rae Society; The St. Magnus Way; the Orkney Japan Association and The Longhope Lifeboat Museum. I offer these mugs for sale to support any of these Charities.”
Today is World Porridge Day, 10 October, and chef Nick Nairn will be joining charity Mary’s Meals in celebrating the real difference a simple mug of porridge can make to hungry children around the world.
Tickets can also be bought from the Papdale Shop, Sheila Fleets in Kirkwall and at Cafe/Gallery, Westray: Tullochs Pierowall and Jacks, Sanday community shop , Shapinsay and Eday Shop and Maurices in Stronsay.
The Rust2Rome challenge saw Steven, Maur, and their specially purchased Saab travel a total of 4,646 miles from Orkney to Rome and back
The Tickets are £5 each. A Pre-launch of ¼ of tickets ONLY will go on sale at The Vintage Rally Sunday the 7th. Then the BIG LAUNCH of ¾ TICKETS WILL BE SOLD from THE PEEDIE RETREAT STALL at COUNTY SHOW on Saturday the 13th
As part of National Volunteers’ Week, which takes place between 1-7 June every year, the charity, Marys’ Meals, is calling on people in Orkney to join its family of volunteers to help make a difference.
“in MS Awareness Week, I want to thank MS Society Orkney, and in particular George Hannah, for the incredible work they do all year-round providing care and support for those with MS.” Liam McArthur MSP