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The March 2015 edition of the Limpet is now available online
Deadline for the April edition is 7pm on Sunday 26 April

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BT BROADBAND PROBLEM - DOWNLOAD SPEED BACK TO NORMAL,
Whatever or whoever was affecting the download speeds has disappeared

STRONSAY HOTEL - HOLIDAY NOTICE,
We are away for a week from Thursday 30th April until Friday 8th May
The bar will be open Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 6pm until midnight
There will be NO food or takeaways available during this period - sorry!

STRONSAY SURGERY - MONDAY 4th MAY
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO NHS PUBLIC HOLIDAY THE SURGERY WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE DAY ON MONDAY 4TH MAY
THERE WILL BE NO RECEPTIONIST ON DUTY SO NO FACILITY FOR ORDERING OR COLLECTING PRESCRIPTIONS OR ANSWERING TELEPHONE
THE ON-CALL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE G.P AND NURSE REMAIN THE SAME, CONTACT VIA BALFOUR ON 01856 888000.

STRONSAY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL - COACHING SESSIONS!!
We have arranged for athletics and netball coaching sessions in the run up to this year’s North Isles Sports which will be held here in Stronsay.
Ms Elson, our PE teacher and Elaine Dennison have kindly agreed to run these sessions for us and we hope for a good turnout at all events.
This is a great opportunity for pupils to improve on their skills and we hope to continue, and even build on our success at last year’s Sports Day when Stronsay won the Schools’ Cup.
KGS pupils and adults are also most welcome to attend as well as our secondary pupils.
Friday 1st May Netball 7.00 – 8.30
Saturday 2nd May Athletics 10.30-11.30
Tuesday 5th May Athletics 3.30 – 5.15
Tuesday 12th May Athletics 3.30 – 5.15
Friday 15th May Netball 7.00-8.00
Saturday 16th May Athletics 10.30 – 11.30
Tuesday 19th May Athletics 3.30 – 5.15
Friday 22nd May Netball 7.00 – 8.00
Saturday 23rd May Athletics 10.30 – 11.30
Tuesday 26th May Athletics 3.30 – 5.15
Tuesday 2nd June Athletics 3.30 – 5.15
Friday 5th June Netball 7.00 – 8.00
Saturday 6th June Athletics 10.30 – 11.30
Tuesday 9th June Athletics 3.30 – 5.15

NATURE FESTIVAL 2014
Simone Kirk received a "thank you" letter which she wishes to share with everyone else involved with Stronsay's day in the Nature Festival last year
Click here to read the letter

STRONSAY PARENT COUNCIL AGM
Click for details

STRONSAY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
TENDERS INVITED

Click here for details

BAG THE BRUCK (beach cleaning event) 2015
Saturday 18th - Sunday 26th April 2015
All groups/individuals will be provided with bags, gloves and health and safety information and are asked to contact: Email: outdoororkneyweb@gmail.com
Community council sponsorship is available for this event. Any groups/individuals wishing to apply for community council sponsorship must notify the clerk in writing by Friday 3rd April 2015.
Colin McAlpine, Clerk, Stronsay Community Council, The Hill, Stronsay, KW17 2AT.

STRONSAY FRIDAY NIGHT GAMES CLUB
Please note that there will be no more Friday night Games Club until such time as someone comes forwards to take over the event

STRONSAY CRAFT FAIRS 2015
You might like to make a note in your calendars of the following dates this year for Stronsay Craft Fairs:
Saturday 16th May,
Saturday 14th November,
3Saturday 5th December.

How to contact The Stronsay Limpet
Please note this new email address
editor@stronsaylimpet.co.uk
Other contact details (see last page of the Limpet) remain unchanged

Handy links for the latest travel information:
Orkney Islands Council - school transport
Orkney Ferries News
Northlink News
Pentland Ferries News
Kirkwall airport (live arrivals/departures)

STRONSAY COMMUNITY FUND
Downloadable documents giving policy, guidance, application form, etc are now available in the folder "Stronsay Community Fund" of the "Handy Documents" folder of the Stronsay Development Trust website.

STRONSAY WEATHER FORECAST
A five day detailed weather forecast for Stronsay (plus a 10 day forecast) is available on the web

POSTAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
You can buy a postal subscription for a friend or relative, 12 editions for £20.00 including P&P.
Please make cheques - UK banks only - payable to “Stronsay Development Trust”.
UK only. Non-UK subscriptions, please ask for a quote.

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This page was updated on 26 April 2015