Feeling cold in the fresh to strong northeasterly winds, these easing in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 4 °C.
It was on a dreadful night in 1969 that the Longhope lifeboat was launched to go to the aid of the Liberian vessel ‘Irene’ . All eight of the lifeboat crew were lost.
The shop is open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 2pm.
Santa took time out of his busy toy workshop to visit Kirkwall on Saturday.
Kirkwall’s former Clyde Class lifeboat “Grace Patterson Ritchie”.
Military veteran and Orkney News reporter, Nick Morrison, joined hundreds of others on Hoy to remember the bravery and sacrifice of those heroes 50 years ago.
“Philately has been a closed book to me for many years, but I have always collected stamps to pass on to charity. “
Saturday afternoon in the harbour was very cold wet and windy. So much so that Santa had to change his travel plans