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The May edition of the Limpet is now available online and printed copies are in the shops

SOS - FAMILY QUIZ SAT 4 JUNE
Support Our School - Family Quiz
Saturday June 4th - Community Hall at 7pm. All welcome
Sandwiches, tea, coffee, Bar, raffle, games….
Adults 3 Children 1

SCOTTISH AMBULANCE SERVICE - FIRST RESPONDERS ON STRONSAY
A message from Sarah Stevenson:
Scottish Ambulance Service First responder team are looking for new volunteers
The Scottish ambulance service are rolling out a new first responder qualification which is a 4 day course, which can be run in Stronsay
If anyone is interested or wants more information please talk to myself or Viv at Ebenezer stores

MARION MILLER - BACK THE BRUCK 24 MAY
BAG THE BRUCK
Come and help clean up our beautiful beaches and help fundraising for S.O.S too!
Tuesday 24th May 2016 , 6.30pm - 8pm at the Bu Sands.
Wednesday night 25th May, 6.30pm - 8pm at Housebay
Bags etc supplied!
Everyone welcome!

STRONSAY HEALTHY WALKERS - WEDNESDAY 25 MAY
This week’s healthy walk will take place on Weds 25th May at 2pm starting from Geramount

STRONSAY BOOK FAIR - FRIDAY 27 MAY
 2pm to 3:15pm at the School Hall
Click here for full details

STRONSAY - ROAD SURFACE DRESSING
STRONSAY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Chairman: Ian Cooper Vice Chairman: Alan Dawson
ROAD SURFACE DRESSING
The Orkney Islands Council Surface Dressing Team are programmed to be surface dressing in Stronsay week commencing 4 July 2016 and they will be undertaking the re-surfacing of the Pier prior to this, probably in the last two weeks of June.
Both programmes, especially the surface dressing, may be subject to delay as a result of bad weather.
Colin McAlpine, Island Link Officer, 10 May 2016

STRONSAY MARKETS 9 MAY
This week I can supply
Cauliflower - £1 each
Purple sprouting broccoli - £1 per bag
White sprouting broccoli - £1 per bag
Salad mixed - £1 per bag
Bedding plants - plugs - many types including antirhynum, lobelia, allysum, Livingstone Daisy - all 15p each
Herbs - plugs - parsley, thyme - all 15p each.
Please send me a PM on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/StronsayMarketsor email at stronsaymarkets@gmail.com.

 

POLICE SCOTLAND - RECRUITING SPECIAL CONSTABLES
Would you like to be Stronsay's Special Constable? Police Scotland are recruiting right now
Click here for details

STRONSAY SCHOOL - ATHLETICS TRAINING
Starting from 30 April there is athletics training at the school every Saturday (apart from 21st May and 4th June) from 1pm till 2.30pm. Anyone who is wanting to train for the NIS (18th June in Westray) is welcome to come along

CALLING ALL STRONSAY BOOKWORMS!
As our May meeting coincides with Stitchers, we have arranged to meet on May 26th instead:
Thursday May 26th at Peedie Hoo - Ruth's house at 7.30pm.
We are reading "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins. All welcome.
Our book for June is: "The Outrun" by Amy Liptrot. Venue TBC

ORKNEY ISLANDS COUNCIL - STOP THE CUTS TO ORKNEY'S MOBILE LIBRARY
The petition "Orkney Islands Council: Stop the Cuts to Orkney's Mobile Library" needs more signatures
You can read more and sign the petition here: http://tinyurl.com/orkneylibrary.

The 'Exercise on prescription' scheme.
This scheme is available to anyone on Stronsay who has a medical condition that would be improved by exercise (i.e. obesity, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, etc). If you are interested please see the GP or one of the community nurses. It is free so there are only so many places at a time, you really must be committed to the programme.

Looking for work (full time or part time or flexible)
between now and September 2016, anything considered
James Davidson, Greenfields, phone 616498 or 0756 528 20 20

STRONSAY'S KIRK - WEBSITE

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.

NEW EMAIL LIST - DON'T FORGET TO RESPOND TO THE CONFIRMATORY EMAIL YOU RECEIVE AFTER SIGNING UP!
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 AND you must respond to the email asking for confirmation which you will receive very soon afterwards
There are quite a few folk who have signed up but have failed to respond to the confirmatory email - please check your "junk" or "spam" email folder
If that's you then just sign up again

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This page was updated on 23 May 2016

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