Archive for April 3rd, 2017

East Road reopened following accident

East Road in Kirkwall has reopened following a traffic accident earlier today. Police said there is no update on the condition of the driver of the vehicle involved, and thanked the public for their co-operation and patience.

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East Road closed after traffic collision

Police in Kirkwall have advised that East Road, between Orkney College and Annfield Crescent, has been closed after a traffic accident. They said signs are in place while their inquiries continue, and people should plan journeys accordingly.    

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Cruise ship season set to begin on Sunday

The visiting cruise liner season for 2017, which had been scheduled to get underway on Tuesday with the arrival of the first ship of the season, has now been postponed due to the weather forecast. The Cruise and Maritime Voyages vessel Astoria, with the passenger capacity of 580, had originally been due to arrive alongside […]

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Work underway on Stromness stage

Work began on construction of the new stage and public area outside the Stromness Town House this morning. The Stromness Community Council project is expected to take around eight weeks to complete and will be used for all kinds of events — from Shopping Week to the myriad of music festivals the town hosts. Community […]

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