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Tag: Orkney

Warning issued after walkers accidentally drown two-month-old dolphin

A MARINE life rescue charity has pleaded with the public not to refloat beached animals after members of the public accidentally drowned a two-month-old...

Scots island library gets handed in book from 5,000 miles away

A SCOTS library has had a book returned to them - almost 5,000 miles away from where it was borrowed.  Orkney Library and Archive received...

Scots councillor shares photo of his depressing-looking “minimalist” tree

A SCOTS councillor has shared a hilarious photo of his depressing-looking "minimalist" Christmas tree. John Ross Scott put his Christmas tree up yesterday but was...

Ferry clever: Scottish Government-owned firm to power boat without sails using wind

A SCOTTISH Government-owned firm is working on a ferry that uses power from wind farms. Drawings show the vessel, using energy from renewable sources, which...

Consortium unveils Orkney offshore windfarm that could power 2m homes

A CONSORTIUM has announced they are bidding to create a two-gigawatt offshore windfarm near Orkney. The West of Orkney Windfarm - which has the potential...

Scottish International Storytelling Festival returns, with special events strand for George Mackay Brown

SCOTTISH islanders have used their mobile phones to recreate a tale by one of the country's best-loved storytellers. Marking the centenary of George Mackay Brown's...

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