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The Orkney News is a community based, not for profit, free to view online newspaper bringing the alternative news to Orkney.
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In this short film for The Orcadian Stories series, Simon explains how the informal club came into being, and the benefits it brings to its members.
J. Mooney was a shop at 10 Bridge Street Kirkwall
“Villain, I have done thy mother.” From Titus Andronicus
"The rural uplift, which will provide extra financial support for those who live in rural and island communities who often face increased costs for home improvements, is especially welcome.” Harry Mayers, Head of Home Energy Scotland
Simon Brodie organises the Orkney Armed Forces' and Veterans' Breakfast Club in Orkney. In this short film for The Orcadian Stories series, Simon explains how the informal club came into being, and the benefits it brings to its members.Filmed and edited by Martin Laird (https://www.youtube.com/@martin_s_laird) ,...
Simon Brodie organises the Orkney Armed Forces' and Veterans' Breakfast Club in Orkney. Interview coming soon from @TheOrkneyNews

Filmed and edited by Martin Laird (https://www.youtube.com/@martin_s_laird) , researched by Fiona Grahame, and produced by Orkney News Ltd, ‘Orcadian Stories’ is a series of short...
commencing 19th December 2022 at 00:01 hours and concluding at 23:59 hours commencing at 22nd December 2022 00:01 hours and concluding at 23:59 hours
By late afternoon sleet to Orkney. Maximum temperature 5 °C.
“We would encourage parents and care-givers to ensure children practice good hand and respiratory hygiene to help reduce the spread of common infections like this." Dr Jim McMenamin, Head of Health Protection (Infection Services) at PHS
“The mission of Epilepsy Scotland is to work with people living with epilepsy to ensure their voice is heard and that is what we wish to achieve for people living in Orkney through this survey.” Ross Cunningham
"The 6th December is a national public holiday, and a flag flying day to celebrate Finland’s declaration of independence from the Russian Empire"
Winds turn northerly. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
The glowing golden eyes of a Helena's Treefrog pierce the darkness as this frog perches on a mossy tree in the Peruvian jungle of Tambopata. Image credit: Roberto Garcia Roa and British Ecological Society
The Crofting Commission were notified of 1,289 crofters across Scotland who did not comply with their Crofting Duties in 2020, with 70% of cases owing to individuals being non-residents – this was up almost 100% from 2019.
"A few small ‘passerine’ migrants have been seen in November – two each of Black Redstart, Chiffchaff and Blackcap. and a similar number (4-5) of Reed Buntings and Stonechats. "
Image by Rosie Hopkins, Poetry by John Keats
A quick visit to the exhibition of portraits by Martin Laird at the Northlight Gallery Stromness. Part of St Andrew's Fair Weekend, Fair Saturday events. Funded by Museum's and Galleries Year of Scotland Stories and Orkney News Ltd
" I’ve found myself missing the actual experience of attending live football. I suspect I’m not alone in that. "
The mainly southeasterly breeze will ease. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
The Christmas tree on the Kirk Green outside St Magnus Cathedral was gifted by the county of Vestland in Norway.
Scotland flag - the saltire Made In Scotland. For Scotland.
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