Mirran Hall has sent us this picture she took on March 8th.
RSPB Cuts Hoy Warden Hours
“The RSPB has taken the decision to cut the RSPB warden post in Hoy to a part time job.”
The Lost Gardens of Orkney, 10, Melsetter House Garden
Melsetter House overlooks Longhope, Hoy, and was built in 1890 designed by the Arts & Crafts architect William Richard Letharby.
Longhope: 17th March 1969
“The possibility of death was with them all the time. They accepted without question that this life was a hazard. They knew every time the boat was launched they were in danger. They were ready to answer the call from those in peril on the sea.” Rev Cant
Scapa Flow Museum, Lyness, Hoy
The Scapa Flow Museum is impressive and is a must see for visitors to Orkney and islanders.
Have you ever been to Hoy Heritage Centre?
The Friends of the Hoy Kirk want to know what you think about the building and their exhibitions and events.
Scotland’s Journey to Net Zero 2045: Is it deliverable?
The Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee of the Scottish Parliament has issued a dire warning about Scotland’s local authorities being unable to deliver the targets set by the Scottish Government due to limits to budgets.
Denize Lace ‘Heads Above Water’
In this short film she explains the Island Wellbeing Project and the particular challenges island residents have faced due to the Covid pandemic lockdowns, and the ongoing cost of living crisis.
‘A Musical Wonder World’: The Poozies Concert
“after a gentle pause came a theatre of sound, a tidal wave, a mingling of emotions making waves of colours and textures “
Orcadian Stories #YS2022
The Orkney News is very pleased to announce that as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories we have been awarded funding to make a series of short films highlighting stories from Orkney.