Some images of the French warship in at Hatston, Kirkwall
Tom Muir tells us the intriguing history of Tankerness House – now known as The Orkney Museum.
North to northeast winds increasing fresh to strong during the afternoon. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
Winds light to moderate east to northeast. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
The best of the sunny spells likely to be across Orkney in the afternoon. Northerly winds will ease. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
An event which will celebrate diversity and tolerance will be held on Saturday 28th of August on the Kirk Green, Kirkwall.
“We were heading for a walk at the Point of Ayre, Tankerness and thought we’d stop by at the pier in Kirkwall and have a look at the lighthouse sculpture by Steve Johnson”
Richard Kerswell is making a solo trip around Britain in his yacht Pegasus in aid of Give the World a Shot (Covid Vaccines for third world countries) and Orphans in the Wild (HIV charity for orphans and foster families in the Mufindi, Tanzania).
Beach fun in the centre of Kirkwall
A film of the Freedom of Orkney ceremony to the Royal Navy Northern Diving Group