Kirkwall RNLI Lifeboat Station will be hosting an Open Day on Saturday 27 May, between 11am and 3pm.
“I remain an ardent supporter of BID, and look forward to participating in everything they do – as a shopkeeper rather than an organiser.” – Duncan McLean
Taking time away from building its nest at Marwick is a slightly larger variety of puffin than Orkney’s birders are used to seeing.
‘I’m happy, glad you came’ Jon Marsh. Photograph by Mirran Hall
some images of the celebrations in Kirkwall for Norway’s National Day – Norwegian Constitution Day 17th of May 2023
“This new funding displays our commitment to enact our National Islands Plan across all six island authorities in Scotland in order to tackle island depopulation, boost local economies and bolster tourism.” Mairi Gougeon
“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” – May Sarton
Papdale East Park in Kirkwall will be opened officially on Friday 21st April by the Convener of Orkney Islands Council Graham Bevan at 12 noon.
A new nursery is to be built next to the Orkney College campus of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Kirkwall.
“For me the Big Tree has always stood somewhere near where the rainbow ends” – Stanley Cursiter