It was on a dreadful night in 1969 that the Longhope lifeboat was launched to go to the aid of the Liberian vessel ‘Irene’ . All eight of the lifeboat crew were lost.
CLAN Cancer Support is seeking walkers to take part in a walk along one of the seven wonders of the world,The Great Wall of China, to raise money for the local charity.
David McKevitt (54) and Connor Dawson (21) will set off on their mammoth nine-day bike ride on Saturday, 25 April
She plans to be in Orkney for 11th January all going well and will be celebrating the anniversary date of when she set off while she is there .
Each lighthouse will be individually designed and painted by some of the region’s most talented artists
“We gave out almost £14000 in the grant programme last year, and this was only possible with the support of the community.”
To raise significant funds for their future work CLAN are aiming to Light the North with a sculptural trail.
Nick Morrison writes about the Loving Homes Dog Rescue centre in Orkney
“Sometimes there’s things going on with people that we can’t see”
A fashion show will be held on Thursday 3rd of October to support Orkney’s Junior Octopush club.