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12 June 2023
President’s Sea Swim Blog # 4

President’s Sea Swim Blog # 4

Friday 12th May.The crickets were rasping their legs together to make that luxurious sound. If they were to kick-harder, it [...]

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6 June 2023

Long Strides Launch, 19:00 17th June, Orkney Brewery

Dear Guests,The John Rae Society is delighted to invite you and another to the launch of The Orkney Brewery’s [...]

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16 May 2023
President's Sea Swim Blog # 3

President's Sea Swim Blog # 3

Sigrid and I are preparing to go to France for a month soon. I will miss the open Orkney Ocean [...]

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30 April 2023
Clestrain mantel returns to its hearth!

Clestrain mantel returns to its hearth!

Frankie and Pearl Sinclair came to the Hall of Clestrain on one of our open days. They said they had [...]

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25 April 2023
£3300 Donation from the Rocky Mountaineer Company

£3300 Donation from the Rocky Mountaineer Company

In April 2021 I began an email correspondence with JRS member, Glenn Munro, following the death of Ian Waddell. Glenn [...]

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7 April 2023

Project Manager Vacancy

We are looking for a self-motivated, delivery-driven project manager to lead a major renovation and building project on behalf of [...]

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18 March 2023
President's Sea Swim Blog # 2

President's Sea Swim Blog # 2

26th Feb. The 59 degrees North Orkney Adventure Kayaking van was there. Eager kayakers launching off onto a sea [...]

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4 March 2023
<strong>John Rae Society’s work commended in Scottish Parliament</strong>

John Rae Society’s work commended in Scottish Parliament

Speaking during a debate in the Scottish Parliament on Arctic Connections, Mr Halcro Johnston, a member of the society, highlighted [...]

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23 February 2023
President's Sea Swim Blog

President's Sea Swim Blog

8th February. A brilliant red sunrise, with the Shepherd’s Warning! The wind getting up, the sea a bit rough, but [...]

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