Archive for December 1st, 2017

Braebuster heifer wins big at Christmas prime stock show

A Belgian Blue cross Limousin heifer shown by K. D. Eunson, Braebuster, Deerness, took the Supreme Champion title at Orkney Auction Mart’s Christmas Prime Stock Show, held earlier today, Friday. The two-year-old heifer was sired by an unregistered Belgian Blue bull bred at Sebay, Tankerness, and the dam is a daughter of Newhouse Colorado. The […]

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Whit’s on this weekend?

December has finally begun, so it’s time to join the festive fun! At a loss for what to do? Have no fear! The Orcadian is here with some seasonal cheer… Fred Morrison, King Street Halls, Kirkwall   Renowned Scottish musician, Fred Morrison, will soon set off on his annual solo winter tour, which will take him […]

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New Scapa Road closed next week

New Scapa Road in Kirkwall will be closed next week while final utility works are carried out at the site of the new hospital. The road will be closed from Monday, December 4, to Sunday, December 10. During this time Robertson Construction Ltd will be carrying out the final connection of some public utility services […]

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Access restrictions at Kirkwall Harbour next week

Access to areas around Kirkwall Harbour will be restricted for short periods early next week while work on the council’s flood prevention scheme continues. The latest stage of the scheme will see the fitting of flood gates and barriers at the Ayre Road car park and the entrance to Kirkwall Pier. As a result, access […]

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