Orkney Heritage Society plan to set up a temporary full size replica of the double ‘Trident Poles’ that SSE Transmission intend to erect in lines from Redland to Hoy via Finstown and down across South Ronaldsay and across Flotta as part of the new interconnector.
“As world leaders gather once again to negotiate the future of humanity, thousands of people are marching to demand solutions to the climate crisis that put people and the planet first.” Mary Church, Friends of the Earth Scotland
On 28 August 1963, more than 200,000 demonstrators took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in the nation’s capital.
On Saturday morning, 23rd of April 2022, a small group of people gathered together on the Kirk Green, St Magnus Cathedral, to protest against the illegal transportation of people to Rwanda.
The largest demonstration Orkney has possibly seen in decades took place today, 26th of February when ordinary Orcadians came out to show their solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
“We may be a small island but we have a big heart for what matters. “
A small but dedicated group of Orcadian climate activists held a short demonstration today, 30th October at the sea defences in Kirkwall.
The event will start at 12noon on Saturday 30th October with participants gathering in Ayre Mills Car Park, before spreading out in a human chain towards the town centre along the cycle path and sea flood defences by Ayre Road
“The Highland capital welcomes independence supporters from all over the country on Saturday the 25th January 2020”
Environmental activists in Orkney held an Extinction Rebellion demo on Saturday, 4th of May in Kirkwall.