News

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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2 March 2019

Arctic Day - by the Scottish Government

Published: Saturday, 02 March 2019 16:25 Organised by the Scottish Government in conjunction with Highlands and Islands Enterprise, the Arctic Day [...]

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2 March 2019

Motion in Scotish Parlament about Arctic Return

Motion S5M-16553: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 25/03/2019 Expedition Team Retraces Steps of Dr John Rae  That the [...]

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24 February 2019
JRS has been sucessful in its LEADER application

JRS has been sucessful in its LEADER application

Exciting news !! After a lot of  work and help from the OIC we had the final confirmation that we have [...]

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