“the service was delivered personally by a single operator Sandy Wylie, who travelled to the islands with projector, screen, speaker, transformer, gramophone, records, sundry cables and spares—as well as films”
Chocks Away: An Orkney Good Friday, 1949
Back in 1949 the recently formed Orkney Flying Club held a Dinner Dance at the Cosmo Ballroom.
Emma Roddick MSP Reflects on a ‘whirlwind’ of a week
“I now have a government role alongside being MSP for the Highlands and Islands. I was honoured to be formally appointed as Minister for Equalities, Migration and Refugees last Thursday.”
Positive Outlook for Orkney’s Tourism 2023
Cheryl Chapman, VisitScotland Development Manager for Orkney has expressed some optimism about the islands tourism season this year.
National Pubwatch and Police Sergeant Simon Hay Praised in the Scottish Parliament.
“I am absolutely delighted. This award is a brilliant thing – not just for myself but for the Orkney Pubwatch. It is good to get the recognition for all the hard work that has been put into this.” Police Sergeant Simon Hay
The Scapa Noust: A new addition to Orkney
On April 4th 2023, Orkney’s Scapa Distillery is opening its new and intimate whisky tasting room, the Scapa Noust.
GMB’s ‘Greenvoe’ Explored by BBC Alba
Sar-sgeoil: Greenvoe airs on BBC ALBA on Tuesday 21 March at 9pm and will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer for 30 days after.
Orkney Kinship Carers Event
An informal afternoon of coffee, cake and chat is being held at The Storehouse Restaurant, Bridge Street Wynd, Kirkwall on Tuesday 14 March from 1pm-3pm.
Snow Covered Orkney of March 1946
East Road, Clay Loan and School Place were very popular for sledging down.
Orkney Travel Matters: Share Your Views
What would you like to see happening to improve the opportunities for all to get out and be more active?