A new nursery is to be built next to the Orkney College campus of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Kirkwall.
The Lost Gardens of Orkney, 11, The Big Tree
“For me the Big Tree has always stood somewhere near where the rainbow ends” – Stanley Cursiter
The Scapa Noust: A new addition to Orkney
On April 4th 2023, Orkney’s Scapa Distillery is opening its new and intimate whisky tasting room, the Scapa Noust.
Orkney Kinship Carers Event
An informal afternoon of coffee, cake and chat is being held at The Storehouse Restaurant, Bridge Street Wynd, Kirkwall on Tuesday 14 March from 1pm-3pm.
Success of Kirkwall BID in Challenging Times
“I’m delighted that the businesses of Kirkwall voted to keep the heart in Kirkwall with Kirkwall BID. ” Kirkwall BID Chair, Duncan McLean
The Lost Gardens of Orkney(4): The Council House
In this the fourth in the series Lost Gardens of Orkney, we explore the growth in Council Housing and the pride people took in their new homes and gardens.
Snowy Scenes in Kirkwall
A few images taken around Kirkwall by Christie Grahame on Monday 16th of January 2023.
The Lost Gardens of Orkney (1) War Memorial Garden
Orkney Memorial Garden Scheme 1949 – This series will explore the hidden gems of the gardens that have either been lost in Orkney or that have changed substantially since they were first created.
Weather Forecast: Yellow Warning Ice
Showers or longer spells of rain
WATCH The Video of The Flotilla of Light Kayak #RNLI Fundraiser
The Orkney News livestreamed the Kirkwall Kayak Club paddling around Kirkwall harbour on Hogmanay afternoon lit up in festive lights to raise funds for the RNLI.