Archive for August 9th, 2017

Garth calf clinches ‘Hope showyard title

Champion of the showyard at today’s ‘Hope Show went to a Limousin cross calf shown by J. & P. Thomson, of Garth, with the show’s horse champion coming in just one point behind it, to claim the show’s overall reserve title. Today may have begun with a spot of rain, but the 2017 Hope Show […]

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Kirkwall to host Climate Challenge Fund grant advice surgery

An open invitation has been issued for community-led organisations and youth groups from across Orkney to register for funding to help tackle climate change, from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF). An event is to be held in Kirkwall this month for organisations to learn more. Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, which manages the […]

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It’s all go at the ‘Hope Show

The fourth show in Orkney’s shows calendar, the ‘Hope Show, kicks off in St Margaret’s Hope this morning. The show, Orkney’s oldest, is once again being held in the field beside the Braeburn care facility, in the south of the village. For many years the show had been held in a field nearby the local school […]

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