Orkney Veterans’ Breakfast Club – 28th October 2023 by Adrian Hughes and Simon Brodie After seeing an article about the Orkney Veterans’ Breakfast Club, Ash Boyd, Chairman of the Shapinsay Development Trust, […]
Early on in his career, Mike received a commendation for his courage, skill and devotion to duty, for his part in the rescue of a soldier who had fallen down a cliff in South Wales
Orkney Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club “One of the regulars, and older members of the club is 86 year-old Bob Presland, who joined the Army as a Cook in 1956.”
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
In this short film for The Orcadian Stories series, Simon explains how the informal club came into being, and the benefits it brings to its members.
Hello from a busy Orkney Men’s Shed in Stromness.
Next month the Breakfast Club will be sampling the delights of the Standing Stones Hotel at Stenness, on the 29th October
For those interested in hosting our Ukrainian guests there is lots of information available
“This week (06 June) was the first week that we met, as a ‘proper’ Shed,”
“a few of us have been down there on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a few hours to clear up the old building…and generally get the building as set up and ready to go as far as possible, for when we’re allowed to eventually open the doors to our members.”