Archive for June 3rd, 2017

Nail-biting netball win sets up super Stuart Cup Sunday

It’s still all to play for in the junior inter-county competition, as a thrilling netball victory ended a super Saturday of sport. An absorbing netball match, in which the momentum swung like a pendulum, ended with Orkney celebrating victory, eventually winning 42-23. The win, Orkney’s first of 2017, means the overall score is Shetland 139.25, Orkney […]

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First for local fire service as training completed in Orkney

Video: Training being carried out at Kirkwall Fire Station on Thursday. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) reached a major milestone this week as a group of new recruits from Orkney completed their training here in the county. New recruits from Orkney formerly had to travel to the Scottish Mainland to undertake the service’s […]

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Road works planned in West Mainland

Orkney Islands Council has advised that there is to be further road works around the Orkney mainland next week. The council will be carrying out surface dressing and road marking operations on sections of the A967 Stromness to Birsay road the back road in Dounby and on the A986, in Dounby. There will also be white […]

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