Maree Todd heard from two Orkney residents, Fiona Robertson & Tricia Sutherland, who have both been working flat out to produce face coverings to those in their local community.
Heavy thundery showers are likely to develop during Friday, continuing overnight into Saturday.
“There were a number of ‘enterprising Orcadian planters, and, of course, slave-holders in the West Indies.’”
As Scotland begins to move into Phase 2 of easing restrictions Orkney has recorded its 9th confirmed case of Covid19 in the islands.
Even more people in the islands have enlisted to offer help and support during the Covid19 pandemic.
The latest data confirms 555 tests have been carried out in Orkney so far, with 388 since the beginning of May. The figures are correct as of the 1st of June 2020.
Evidence has now come to light from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research excavation at the Ness of Brodgar of woven textiles in use 5,000 years ago.
May 17th is Norwegian Constitution Day. Orkney’s links with Norway have remained strong to this day.
“Orkney has become World renowned for energy innovation and is constantly finding new ways to utilise renewable energy”
Scotland is a nation of islands. Although today most of our population lives in an urban mainland setting, no one is ever far from the sea.