Hoy, is the most dramatically spectacular of the inhabited islands of Orkney.
SNP candidate for Orkney and Shetland Robert Leslie has condemned the refusal of the Ministry of Defence to pay for the clean-up of an oil spill
“We were taken from the ore-bed and the mine”
As we approach the 80th Anniversary of the sinking of HMS Royal Oak, we visited The Orkney Museum’s exhibit of remembrance.
A turf cutting ceremony has taken place at Lyness, marking the start of work to restore and improve the Scapa Flow Museum.
“We look forward to working with the design team and client on this exciting and challenging contract.”
They show the accelerating deterioration of the wartime buildings in Lyness 2017 -2019.
Anyone who has visited Hoy recently will have been dismayed at the lack of progress for the renovation of the Lyness Museum – aka Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum.
Here is a short compilation of the highlights of the day.
On Hoy, at Lyness Naval Cemetery, a ceremony will take place to remember the unarmed German sailors who were shot and killed on that day.