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?
Book Your Place At Tourism Event In Orkney
Scotland’s community tourism network is launching a nationwide roadshow in a bid to support existing community tourism providers and encourage more communities to take a lead in providing grassroots owned tourism facilities and services.
“We need to reach across the divide in Scottish politics, and my judgement now is that this needs a new leader.”
“If all parties were to take this opportunity to try to de-polarise public debate just a bit, to focus more on issues, and to reset the tone and tenor of our discourse.” Nicola Sturgeon
Orkney Veterans’ Breakfast Club celebrates its 6th birthday
To help the group celebrate this milestone, the 23 members who attended breakfast were joined by Liam McArthur MSP, and Les Donaldson, Depute Lord Lieutenant
Crisis in Care Sector: Campaign Launched to Encourage More to Apply
The number of people waiting for a Social Care Assessment in Orkney is 40. And the number of people in Orkney who have been assessed for a care at home package and are still waiting for that service to be provided is 49
Islands Growth Deal Signed
The investment covers a 10 year period with £50million from the UK Government, £50million from the Scottish Government and is hoped to attract further investment of up to £293 million in match funding.
Major Archaeological Conference Set For Orkney
The third and final symposium for Scotland’s Islands Research Framework for Archaeology (SIRFA) is taking place from March 24th-27th in Kirkwall, Orkney.
The Lost Gardens of Orkney (2) Balfour Hospital
This story features both a family named ‘Garden’ and of course gardens or grounds of what was once Orkney’s Hospital.