Archive for March 1st, 2017

SCDA Orkney District Festival kicks off tonight

The Scottish Community Drama Association (SCDA) Orkney District Festival kicks off tonight, at 7.30pm, in the Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall. Over the next three nights, nine teams from six local drama groups are expected to compete for a place in the next round of the SCDA One Act Festival. The top three teams from Orkney will […]

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Application submitted for Hesta Head windfarm

Hoolan Energy has submitted a planning application to Orkney Islands Council for a proposed Hesta Head windfarm, near Ward Hill on South Ronaldsay. The proposals are for the erection of five turbines, each up to 125m in height, with a total capacity of up to 20.4MW. The plans for the wind development at Hesta Head […]

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Charities vie for spot in Academy competition

Local charities will gather at Stromness Academy today, Wednesday, in hope of securing a spot in a challenge worth £3,000. They’ll be vying for support from S3 pupils, who will use the fair as a chance to find out more about each organisation before choosing a charity to champion in the school’s Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI). […]

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