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Archive for February 3rd, 2018

Orkney RFC lose out to high-flying Highland

Orkney RFC slipped to defeat this afternoon, losing out to a high-flying Inverness side Highland 22-7. The defeat leaves Orkney tenth in BT National League Division 3, just one point above Haddington, who occupy the final relegation spot. Highland meanwhile move up to third. Orkney’s next match is away to Murrayfield Wanderers on Saturday, February […]

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Orkney FC run riot against Inverness

Orkney FC set a club record this afternoon, thrashing Inverness Athletic 13-1 to record their biggest ever league win. The annihilation moves Orkney back up to second in the North Caledonian League, one point behind Thurso, who secured a narrow 1-0 against Alness United. Chris Hellewell score four on a pleasing day for the striker, […]

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Police appeal after hit and run

Police in Kirkwall are appealing for information after a grey Fiat 500 was damaged, near the Stromness Health Centre. Police have said the incident occurred yesterday, Friday February 2, between 8.20am and 4.40pm. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Kirkwall Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Three Orkney causes to receive Co-op funding boost

Three community groups in Orkney are set to receive a share of a £20 million funding boost from the Co-op. Hamnavoe Carers, the Dounby Lifeboat Guild and Age Scotland Orkney – Dementia Orkney are amongst the latest beneficiaries of the Co-op’s local community fund. Twelve causes in total are set to benefit in the Highlands and […]

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Orcadian reporter is highlands and islands journalist of the year!

The Chief reporter here at The Orcadian newspaper, Craig Taylor, has been named Journalist of the Year at this year’s Highlands & Islands Press Ball & Media Awards. Craig picked up both the Diageo award for and Journalist of the Year and the Jim Love Memorial Trophy for Reporter of the Year The recipients of the award are […]

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Police appeal after package stolen

Police in Kirkwall are appealing for information after a parcel was stolen from a doorstep in Kirkwall. The parcel was left sitting on the doorstep of an address Bosquoy Road on January 15 by a delivery company. It contained a box the size of an A4 page, but about 7cm deep with a Thule model bicycle rack […]

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Wedding Exhibition

Advertorial: Simply Bliss will be returning to Orkney for their first visit of 2018 this weekend. They will be hosting a full day of bridal appointments on Saturday followed by their second annual Harray Hall Simply Bliss Wedding Fayre, which will feature a whole host of local suppliers from photographers to florists, caterers to cake-makers and […]

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