Archive for July 3rd, 2017

Charity anchor unveiled in Kirkwall

A specially designed anchor has gone on display alongside Foreland Road, Kirkwall, to help mark the 20th anniversary of Aberdeen-based charity Friends of ANCHOR. One of 20 such pieces on show across the Grampian region, Orkney and Shetland, the Foreland Road anchor marks the charity’s 20 for 20 anchor voyage. This represents 20 years of support to […]

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Local gin hits the shelves of national supermarket chain

One of Orkney’s three local gin brands is set to go on the shelves of a national supermarket chain. Kirkjuvagr, produced by Orkney Distilling Ltd. will soon be on sale at 70 Co-op stores throughout Scotland. For the husband and wife team behind the gin, Stephen and Aly Kemp, this is a big leap forward. […]

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Local opinions wanted — Orkney Library launch online survey

The Orkney Library and Archive is looking to hear the views of local folk about the services they provide. A survey has been produced, aimed at gathering views on the range of events and facilities the library provides. This includes their online services and how they are publicised, as well as the opening hours of […]

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A tune atop the Old Man of Hoy

  An adventurous accordion player recently made the daunting climb up the Old May of Hoy with his musical instrument, playing a couple of tunes at the top. David Greenald, from Chester, in England, climbed Orkney’s famous sea stack on June 20. The singer songwriter and climbing enthusiast said it was something he wanted to […]

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McArthur slams refusal to reintroduce ADS for island businesses

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has criticised the Scottish Government’s decision not to reinstate the Air Discount Scheme for islands businesses. The Air Discount Scheme was introduced in 2006 by then Transport Minister and Shetland MSP, Tavish Scott, to reduce the cost of lifeline air services for islanders. While the scheme has continued since then, in […]

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