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7 August 2019
JRS  at the Dounby Show

JRS at the Dounby Show

Thanks to all who visited us at our Marquee, it was great talking to you. A special thanks go to Grooves [...]

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7 August 2019
JRS at the Orkney Science Festival

JRS at the Orkney Science Festival

This year we are hosting three events at the annual Science Festival in Orkney as well as some open days [...]

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2 July 2019
Are you a Coop member?

Are you a Coop member?

If so you can choose for 1% of the money you spend to go to the John Rae Society. Just [...]

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12 June 2019
Visitor Centre 'flies' in

Visitor Centre 'flies' in

Delighted to say that our long-awaited Visitor Centre dangled in this afternoon. All went SO smoothly. Water will be connected this week [...]

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11 June 2019
Arctic Return Flags come home

Arctic Return Flags come home

Published: Tuesday, 11 June 2019 11:22 Stromness Primary On Wednesday morning 5th June, I had the most delightful visit to Stromness primary [...]

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11 June 2019
Investiture at the Hall

Investiture at the Hall

On Wednesday 5th June Isaac, here, was invested into the John Rae Explorer Scouts. This was a great honour for [...]

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20 April 2019
Our New Project Officer

Our New Project Officer

Published: Saturday, 20 April 2019 12:50 Sandra Deans – Our Project Officer “I am delighted to be part of this project [...]

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16 April 2019
Clestrain Archive Research day

Clestrain Archive Research day

Sat 27th April 2019 10am – 3pm Orkney Library and Archive Join Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon for a day of researching the [...]

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26 March 2019

Article by Rognvald Boyd on John Rae

We have been sent an interesting article by a member, Rognvald Boyd. Here is an extract: “Dr. John Rae – commemorated on [...]

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