Archive for July 2nd, 2017

ActiveLife scheme reaches 5,000 users

The Orkney-wide ActiveLife membership scheme has now reached over 5,000 active users. The scheme was launched last January, with the aim of encouraging Orcadians to become more active, by offering access to 12 sports and leisure facilities across the county, as well as half price lessons in the Learn to Swim programme for children. The […]

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St Magnus Marathon gets underway

Runners from Orkney and beyond have been tackling the St Magnus Marathon, today, Sunday The marathon — the UK’s most northerly — started outside Kirkwall Town Hall at 10am this morning and finishes a gruelling 26 miles or so later at the Birsay Community Hall. After the success of last year’s inaugural event, which attracted […]

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