“The most recent, at the Knap of Howar on Papay Westray, has been particularly interesting as it has given the archaeologists on site an opportunity to view a midden deposit eroding on to the shore.”
Papa Westray Viking Graves Reveal 10thC Life in Orkney
Excavated Viking burial grave sites in Papa Westray are set to reveal important new information about 10th Century life in Orkney.
Papa Westray RSPB Guided Walks
A visit to Papa Westray is always a delight even more so when you can book onto one of the RSPB guided walks.
The Nordic Sea Update
The vessel was bought with Orkney Islands Council paying out €364,811.00 (approx. £318,028) and the Scottish Government adding in the more substantial funding of £750,000.00.
Funding Success For Five Orkney Community Projects
“In what remains an exceptionally difficult time for us all, this funding is providing fast, tangible support to deliver long-lasting benefits to community based organisations while also helping them tackle climate change as we accelerate our just transition to a net zero society.”
The Nordic (Not At) Sea
OIC decided to purchase The Nordic Sea to be used to operate in the place of the Golden Mariana.
Funding bids invited
A trust fund is inviting applications for support towards educational projects that benefit people in Orkney.
Orkney Success at the SURF Awards
Two projects from Orkney are celebrating their success winning in this year’s SURF awards.
Climate Challenge Funding for Stronsay and Papa Westray
Two community projects in Orkney are benefitting from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund.