Sports Awards nominations remain open
The nomination period for the 2018 Orkney Sports Awards remains open. Nine awards are on offer, ranging from Sportsperson and Young Sportsperson of the Year, to Official and Volunteer of the Year. The awards — which recognise sporting success and achievement over the last 12 months — are set to be held at Kirkwall Grammar […]
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Send us your Children in Need pictures
The BBC Children in Need appeal is in full swing today. BBC Radio Orkney is also preparing to host its annual marathon fundraising programme this evening. From 7pm, listeners can enjoy a variety of entertainment including live music, appearances from local fundraisers, and lots of laughs with the regular presentation team. A huge amount of […]
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Rotary Young Musician Competition draws near
Under 18s have until midnight this Sunday to enter Orkney’s heat of the Rotary Young Musician Competition. The annual competition will be taking place on Sunday, November 25, in the King Street Halls, Kirkwall from 2.30-4.30pm, and will offer young people with musical aspirations the opportunity to showcase their talents. Young, accomplished musicians and singers […]
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Kirkwall misses out on high street award
Despite hopes that Kirkwall might be crowned the UK’s best high street, it was Crickhowell in Wales which was handed the top prize at the Great British High Street Awards, today. Kirkwall had been shortlisted for the awards, with judges visiting earlier this year. Commiserations go to Kirkwall BID, which has done a wonderful […]
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Kirkwall: In the Footsteps of Hossack launch
Next Wednesday night, November 21, sees the launch of a new book exploring the history of Kirkwall’s main streets. Kirkwall: In The Footsteps of Hossack, Volume 2 completes G.D. Partner’s account of developments in the town over the past century. The book will be launched on Wednesday evening and available for the first time to the […]
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