Archive for June 11th, 2017

Orcadian woman wins top graduate fashion photography award

A fashion communications student from Orkney has been presented with a top photography award for students and graduates. Heriot-Watt student Alannah Cooper was announced as the winner  of Graduate Fashion Week’s Fashion Photography Award on Wednesday, June 7, at a ceremony in London. 23-year-old Alannah is about to graduate with a BA (Hons) in Fashion […]

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Isles General Election candidate to become list MSP

The Scottish Conservative candidate in Orkney and Shetland, during Friday’s General Election, Jamie Halcro Johnston, has confirmed that he is to be sworn in as a list MSP for the Highlands and Islands region. Mr Johnston explained that, after last year’s Holyrood election, he had been fourth in line with the Scottish Conservatives to become […]

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Girl Guides raise over £500 for womens’ aid

A group of girl guides from Kirkwall recently handed over a cheque to Womens’ Aid Orkney, after a fundraising drive. The 2nd Kirkwall Guides handed over £512.50 to their leader Michelle Robertson, who is also service manager with the womens’ aid charity, after undertaking various fundraising activities, including filling Smarties tubes with money and a […]

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