Just a small chance of an afternoon shower affecting Orkney where it will feel quite warm. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
Weather Forecast: Mainly dry and bright. Rather cool and breezy.
Cool with brisk northwesterly winds at first, easing later. Maximum temperature 14 °C.
Weather Forecast: Rather cloudy with rain at times
Freshening southerly winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
Weather Forecast: Dry but rather cloudy today. Feeling quite warm.
Warm, especially across Orkney. Maximum temperature 21 °C.
Of Cromwell, Cavaliers and Covenanters: Orkney Under Occupation
“It was a time when the two independent nations of England and Scotland shared one king. It was a time of Covenanters and Cavaliers. It was a time of civil war, betrayal and regicide.”
Civil Disobedience in Stromness: Alexander Graham
“the inhabitants of Stromness did resolve to assert their natural liberties and therefore did refuse any longer to submit to this imposition”
Weather Forecast: Mainly dry with sunny spells.
Maximum temperature 15 °C.
The Orcadians Who Fought At Bannockburn
From the field at Bannockburn, a knight, clad in shining armour, rode with great haste, bringing the news of the victory to the north and onwards to the islands of Orkney.
“She wore feathers in her hair”
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.