The challenge facing most of Scotland’s rural and island communities is one of depopulation as people move into urban settings.
Archaeologists in Norway are excavating for the first time in 100 years a Viking Ship burial in a field in the Halden area.
“A number of ONFA Committee members and friends visited the cemetery, separately throughout the day for quiet reflection.”
May 17th is Norwegian Constitution Day. Orkney’s links with Norway have remained strong to this day.
Currently over 80% of the ecological costs of a product are determined before it is even created.
In the early hours of 31 March 1945 (75 years ago today) a lone US Liberator bomber crashed on the outskirts of Kirkwall.
““A cut of this size will be very challenging for Scottish fishing businesses.”
” We are here and linked together with a chain back in time. “
Why does Orkney celebrate Norwegian Constitution Day? John Mowat Secretary of the Orkney Norway Friendship Association explains the reasons for Norway’s Constitution Day and Orkney’s celebration of it.
Friday 17th of May is Norwegian Constitution Day.