Archive for July 13th, 2017

Stay safe this summer — avoid Giant Hogweed

It’s been a bonny few nights this past week — an opportune time to go for a summer’s walk. But folk are being warned about the dangers of an oft-seen weed, which could cause you serious harm. National trade body — The Property Care Association (PCA) — has urged folk to take caution, as the […]

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Stromness road closures

There are road closures all day today, between Church Road and Hellihole in Stromness. Repairs, affecting Victoria Street, Graham Place and Dundas Street, are being undertaken to enable maintenance on the street in advance of Shopping Week, which begins this Sunday. Work began at 8am this morning and may go on past 5pm, in an effort finish […]

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In this week’s edition of The Orcadian

This week’s edition of the paper is available from all the usual outlets, and here. This week’s front page features the story of a Kirkwall woman, who has spoken out about the lack of parking in her area, accusing local councillors of having “flip-flopped” on the issue. Also in this week’s paper: • Walking in […]

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