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STRONSAY SWIMMING POOL
Hello good people of Stronsay!!!
Do you realise on Monday nights we have Ladies lane swimming from 7.40 to 8.20, that means you have time to get a good workout in Stronsay Healthy Living Centre and then come for a swim to cool down.
I know what you're thinking Gents, but no, we haven't forgotten you.....Wednesday nights we have Men's lane swimming from 7.40 to 8.20, so you too have time for a good workout before coming over to the pool for a good swim!!
Stronsay Swimming Pool, use it or lose it!!!!!

SAD NEWS
Juliett Durrant of Lower Millfield, Stronsay died in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Tuesday 1st September after a long battle with cancer.
Her funeral will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday 8 September in Stronsay’s kirk.
It will be a simple service followed by interment at the cemetery after which all are invited to a small buffet at Lower Millfield

CRAFTSHIP ENTERPRISE
Craftship Enterprise will be closed on Tuesday 8th September, the day of Juliet's funeral.

PUBLIC TOILETS
A PUBLIC TOILET IS NOW LOCATED AND OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY, EVERY DAY IN THE FISH MART
THE ENTRANCE TO THE TOILET IS AT THE GABLE END OF THE BUILDING AND THE TOILET IS BEHIND THE FIRST DOOR ON THE LEFT.

DRAFT FERRY TIMETABLE 2016
Click here to read a note from the Island Link Officer about the draft ferry timetable 2016
Click here to view the draft ferry timetable for 2016

NEW - A MAILING LIST FOR READERS OF THE STRONSAY LIMPET
This email list will be used to disseminate information relevant to residents of Stronsay
To receive these emails you must first "sign up" by clicking here
Browse a list of emails sent so far

FREE DRIVING LESSONS FOR STRONSAY RESIDENTS
click here for details

STRONSAY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
As part of Technology, Christine Knox will be teaching textiles at Stronsay Junior High School over the next couple of months.
She wonders if anybody might be willing to donate spare:
fabrics
pins and needles
buttons
ribbon
paper patterns.
Any donations would be most welcome and can be dropped off at school.

STRONSAY ISLAND LINK OFFICE - OPENING SOON
Click here for details

STRONSAY DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 30th September at 3pm in the Carpet room at the Community Hall

FEEDBACK WELCOMED ON NHS ORKNEY PATIENT TRAVEL SERVICE
NHS Orkney would like to hear from members of the public to inform a review of the current Patient Travel Policy.
The revised Policy, which was last reviewed in 2009, will then be submitted to the NHS Orkney Board for approval.
Christina Bichan, Transforming Clinical Services Programme Manager, said:
“We welcome hearing about any aspect of patient’s travel experiences when accessing healthcare services either within Orkney or on the Scottish mainland. All feedback received will be used in shaping our updated Patient Travel Policy"
If you have feedback that you would like to share with us, please get in touch.”
Comments should be sent to Christina Bichan by e-mail, at christina.bichan@nhs.net, or by phone, on 01856 888181.
The deadline for comments is 28 August 2015.

ORKNEY TOURIST GUIDE 2016
Deadline for amendments 31 Aug
Click here for details

BIRD HIDE TENDER DOCUMENT
Click here to view document

CRAFTSHIP ENTERPRISE

STRONSAY BOOKWORMS
Next Meeting, click here for details

STRONSAY POOL TIMETABLE - JULY & AUGUST
MONDAY
7.00—7.40 Public session
7.40—8.20 Women only
WEDNESDAY
7.00—7.40 Private Hire
7.40—8.20 Men only
SATURDAY
2.00—2.40 Private Hire
2.40—3.20 Public Session

STRONSAY HOTEL
Click here for takeaway menu

PROPOSALS FOR A 30MW WIND FARM ON ROTHIESHOLM HEAD
Click here for details
A printed copy of this document will be distributed with the printed copies of the July edition of the Limpet

A NEW GROUP ON FACEBOOK
"A page for all, local or not, to see the variety of wildlife, local business and products.
We welcome anyone to join our group and share the beautiful island that is Stronsay."

STRONSAY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Vacancy
(click for details)

STRONSAY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Election of Office Bearers 2015
(click for details)

ORKNEY FERRIES
Several changes of schedule for Stronsay boats in July and August.
See http://www.orkneyferries.co.uk/news.php for full details

STRONSAY FRIDAY NIGHT GAMES CLUB
Barbara Deavin (teacher at Stronsay school) is hoping to reinstate the Friday night games club at the Community Centre.
She needs some trusty volunteers to help her for approximately two hours on a Friday evening.
If, for instance, ten people volunteered they would only need to do a "duty" once every ten weeks.
If you're interested please ring Barbara on 305.

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 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)

Take a tour of Stronsay starting from the pier where the ferry arrives
or
see an aerial view of Whitehall village (from the RCAMHS website)

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 4 September 2015