This year’s shortlisted projects feature major place-making investments, employability initiatives, and activities delivered by community groups and arts organisations in both urban and rural contexts.
Shapinsay has an area of 29.5 square kilometres (11.4 sq mi). The main settlement is Balfour village.
“We are delighted to receive support from the Scottish Land Fund to purchase Balfour cottages. ” Davie Campbell, Project Manager, Shapinsay Development Trust
A wellbeing project has just been launched to help people handle the pressures and challenges of life by taking a walk in Shapinsay.
West to southwest winds strong, perhaps near gale across Orkney. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
“Mike was talking with someone about Storm Arwen and discussing the places in Orkney which are more sheltered, and which are more exposed. “
David was anxious about falling into debt and was having a “hard battle just to try to keep warm.” Feelings of loneliness and isolation were increasing
Thrust into a chair with a sword at her throat, Janet Fea, was forced to watch her house burn to the ground.
Here is a collection of Sunsets and Sunrise mainly over Kirkwall Bay, Orkney, taken from Seatter Cottage, St Ola, 2018 -2019. Love oor wee cottage with its views. Pictures taken by Kenny Armet, […]
Improvements to the marshalling and parking areas next to the Shapinsay Slip in Kirkwall is due to start next week.