Archive for August 7th, 2017

Stromness to face Rendall in this year’s Parish Cup final

This year’s The Orcadian Parish Cup final will be contested between Stromness and Rendall, a repeat of the 2016 fixture. Stromness beat Holm 5-0 at the Rockworks in yesterday evening’s semi-final second leg, to win 11-1 on aggregate. The scorers for Stromness, who will play their third consecutive final, were Owen Merriman, Ryan Chalmers, Ali […]

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Police issue Dounby child appeal

Police in Orkney are appealing for information after a young boy was seen walking alone in the Dounby area this morning. The child was spotted walking on the A986 road in the direction of the school at about 8.13am by a member of the public. Enquiries are now ongoing to establish the boy’s identity and […]

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Funding awarded for harbour improvements in Westray

Much needed improvements are set to take place at Pierowall Harbour in Westray following a major funding package being announced for the project. Orkney Islands Council has welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Government of £1.7 million in funding towards a major upgrade of the harbour. The support is from the European Maritime and Fisheries […]

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