Archive for August 5th, 2017

Downhill Snowflake crowned East Mainland

Taking the overall yard honours at this year’s East Mainland Show was the champion horse, a Clydesdale named Downhill Snowflake. The Smith’s of Kirkwall won the horse title at last year’s show with the mare and then went on to win the supreme championship at the County Show. Shown by J. D. & D. M. Smith, […]

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Stromness woman to undertake charity motorcycle trip

A woman from Stromness, who suffered a serious brain injury in a motorcycle crash in 2013, is to take part in 48-hour charity motorcycle ride down the length of the UK and back again, to give back to an organisation that helped her. In the early hours of Monday morning, Donna Spence, from Stromness, will […]

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East Mainland Show gets underway

Orkney’s second agricultural show of the summer, the East Mainland Show, kicks off this morning, in Toab village. With the best of the area’s horses, cattle, sheep, goats, dogs, and pets on display, judging is set to commence at the show ground after 9am. Now in its 118th year, the show will also include craft […]

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