Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: Orkney

Human remains found in ancient graves discovered to belong to Vikings

SCOTTISH archaeologists have begun post excavation work on an ancient Viking burial site after discovering human remains. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is funding a post...

A Library has announced the appointment of the role Orkney Scriever

A ONE-year Scriever residency was created to celebrate the richness of the Orcadian dialect, acknowledging the islands as a stronghold for the Scots language. The National...

Orkney was voted Scotland’s best island in a survey

ORKNEY, with its neolithic sites and panoramic views, has been named the best Scottish island, according to a survey. While Scotland’s waters are home to...

Scottish shop local gift card scheme saw £1.9 million spent in 2020

Scottish fintech Miconex has revealed that over £1.9 million was spent through its Town and City Gift Card programmes in 2020. Showing that consumers are...

Scots islanders furious after “large group” of staff travel across for Tesco stocktake – Viral News UK

LOCALS on a Scottish island have been left furious after "large groups of Tesco workers" from "Covid hotspots" travelled to their community to help...

Viking waterway through the Orkney Mainland revealed

New research has revealed a lost Viking waterway running through the Orkney Mainland, connecting the North Atlantic and Scapa Flow, possibly forming the equivalent...

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