Archive for November 10th, 2017

Whit’s on this weekend?

Wondering whit’s on in Orkney this weekend? Well, look no further. The Orcadian is here with a quick guide  . . . The Orkney Book Festival The third Orkney book festival is currently underway, with events taking place in Kirkwall, Stromness, St Margaret’s Hope and Shapinsay. Organised by the George Mackay Brown Fellowship, with its partners […]

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OIC takes top honours at planning awards

Orkney Islands Council scooped the top award at Scotland’s national planning awards in Edinburgh on Wednesday night. They were named the overall winner across all categories for the Team Stromness project. ‘Team Stromness’ was comprised of a council-wide task force, which coordinated regeneration projects in the middle of the town, including repaving the main street […]

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Police appeal after car park collisions

Police in Kirkwall are appealing for information on two incidents, which are thought to have happened over the past week. Firstly, anyone who saw a traffic collision alleged to have taken place in the Broch Gurness car park at 3pm on Sunday, November 5, is being asked to speak to come forward. According to police, […]

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