Archive for April 1st, 2017

Taking to the air to raise money and awareness

A pair of local support workers with Scottish Autism are to take on a true test of their nerves tomorrow, as they undertake a skydive for World Autism Awareness Day. Thomas Fergus and Andrew Close, both from Kirkwall, are to tandem skydive at the St Andrews Skydive Centre, in Glenrothes, to raise awareness of the […]

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Orkney best in UK for rural quality of life

Orkney has the best rural quality of life in the UK — according to the latest Bank of Scotland rural quality of life survey — as well as being top of the Scottish table for the fourth year running. The county moved up from 46th place last year to take the UK top spot. According […]

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