ORCA has received a grant of £10,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for the Orkney Energy Landscapes Project.
On 16th of February 1918 Lithuania reinstated its independence.
Ian Collins will be holding and exhibition at the Northlight Gallery Stromness this summer and is looking for old photographs or artefacts that people might be able to lend him for the duration of the event.
Neither Baltic Bowls Nor Riga Cups
On 9th of February 1972 A State of Emergency was declared in the UK due to the effects of the Miner’ Strike.
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On 2nd of February 1709 Alexander Selkirk was rescued from an uninhabited island where he had been stranded by the Captain of the ship he was serving on.
An appeal for stories, letters and artefacts from the Italian Chapel Prisoners of War has been launched by the committee who look after the Lamb Holm place of worship.
“That’s people, that’s humans. We like to make our mark, and we do so, sometimes in ways which are laudable, and sometimes in ways which are not.”
Orcadians Jack and Jimmy Twatt were fascinated with wireless.