Danish royal yacht alongside in Kirkwall
The arrival of the Danish royal yacht Dannebrog alongside Kirkwall Harbour today, Sunday, prompted rumours that the islands could well be playing host to a royal visit this morning. The vessel serves as the official and private residence of members of the Danish royal family, both when they are on official visits overseas, or on […]
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Donations appeal for Lyness navy base painting restoration
An oil painting which at one time adorned the walls of the canteen at the Royal Navy Base in Lyness has been selected to be restored via public donations. Orkney Islands Council has said a £10,000 target to pay for skilled restoration has been set, with it hoped that the money can be raised through […]
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Featured Property of the Week
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Whit’s on this weekend?
There’s plenty to see and do in Orkney, this weekend! Check out our website for some of the highlights…
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Roller derby players prepare for opening match
Orkney’s roller derby side, the Orkney ViQueens are preparing for their first-ever competitive match during this weekend’s sport. The side is travelling to take on Inverness City in a historic moment for the county’s roller derby community. Roller derby is a fast-paced contact sport involving teams of five skaters, with the aim of the sport […]
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