Pioneering work led by the University of Aberdeen, which has revealed a new picture of Scotland’s Pictish past, is in the running for a major archaeology award.
There’s just a few days left to catch the Northlight Gallery’s latest exhibition in Stromness.
Jock Skinner was Storekeeper for the Northern Lighthouse Board in Stromness.
On 29th of November 1972, PONG, the first commercially successful video arcade game was launched to the public.
The exhibition, starting on Saturday 28th of November, is part of the St Andrew’s Fair Saturday global cultural event which celebrates community and supports charitable organisations. The event in Stromness will be supporting Orkney Rape and Sexual Assault Service (ORSAS).
A Kickstarter campaign to create a video game which will bring people face-to-face with life in the Middle Ages has been launched.
On 22nd of November 1968 US TV audiences saw the first inter- racial kiss beamed straight into their living rooms.
Rousay is one of Orkney’s smaller islands and is but a short ferry journey from the largest in the archipelago, Mainland.
On 15th of November 1971 the Intel Corporation put on general sale the Intel 4004 microprocessor.
Today The Orkney News remembers Orcadian, Dr Mary McNeill, whose devotion and self-sacrifice in serving others is humbling