An archaeology project in Orkney has been recognised at a prestigious UK-wide awards ceremony. The project at the Links of Noltland on the coast of Westray was named Rescue Dig of the Year at the Current Archaeology Awards. Commissioned by Historic ...
Emergency at Orkney's Kirkwall Airport due to plane ice problem
A full-scale emergency was declared at Orkney's Kirkwall Airport as an incoming plane reported an icing problem. The Loganair Saab 340 with 25 passengers on board had been on its way from Aberdeen to Shetland. It was diverted to Kirkwall while police, ...
Nail-biting win for Orkney FC
Orkney Football Club progressed to the next round of the Jock Mackay Memorial Cup with a nail-biting win OFCbadge over Muir of Ord Rovers this afternoon. Orkney won 4-3 after extra-time in an end-to-end match. Mark Berry and Erik Bews scored inside 90 ...
Mystery of unsent Orkney WW1 letter solved
A mystery letter penned by a WWI sailor stationed in Orkney ? known as ?Your Bluejacket Boy? - has finally found its rightful home almost a century after being first written. Amateur detectives at Orkney Library and Archives tracked down the family of ...
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