Archive for June 17th, 2017

VIDEO: Archers hope for more Island Games medal success

Next up in our closer look at Orkney’s Island Games sides are the archers. The side has enjoyed success at previous Games and are hoping for more of the same in Gotland. Find out who will be representing Orkney in our short video. Join The Orcadian online every day, with daily updates, photos, videos, live […]

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Cruise ship to arrive early

The cruise ship Black Watch, which was due to arrive in Orkney on Sunday, is now to arrive earlier than planned, and is expected in around 8pm tonight, Saturday. The vessel – which can carry just under 900 passengers – has had a slight change in its itinerary, cancelling a visit to Portree today, due […]

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Stromness and St Ola meet in the Parish Cup

Tomorrow sees The Orcadian Parish Cup ties played, with an eagerly anticipated fixture between the defending champions Stromness and 14-time winners St Ola. Before that match however, two of the North Isles will host mainland opponents. Westray host Rendall in a repeat of last year’s semi-final, while Sanday and Birsay looks an equally difficult-to-call tie. […]

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Orkney Garden festival launches debut event

Orkney’s very first garden festival is to take place this weekend, offering a series of events focused on Orkney’s flora enthusiasts and their gardens. The festival, kicks off today and runs until June 25, has grown from the county’s yearly series of garden trails. There will be events held throughout Orkney, with one of the […]

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