All HES staff will stay at home now unless specifically requested to support our emergency response or the controlled shutdown of the estate in the coming week.
We have taken the decision to close public access to our staffed properties and offices until further notice, with effect from 5pm on Wednesday 18 March.
Orcadian Margaret Tait is amongst 6 women who are commemorated on the Commemorative Plaque Scheme run by Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
The exhibition will open on Saturday 29 February at the Shetland Museum and Archives, running until Sunday 17 May and is free to enter.
“While we recognise that fencing and gating can be visually intrusive, it has been necessary to install a robust structure to withstand the high winds in Orkney.”
Historic Environment’s Aerial Survey Team have been recording where these are becoming visible.
Plaques have been made to recognise the contribution of famous writers, explorers, inventors, artists, politicians and drivers of social change.