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The April 2015 edition of the Limpet is now available online and in the shops
Deadline for the May edition is 7pm on Sunday 24 May.

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A map of Whitehall village, Stronsay (from the RCAMHS website) and
a photograph of Whitehall village from the same source

ORKNEY PARLIAMENT DAY- MONDAY 8th JUNE
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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 POST OFFICE
Stronsay Post Office will be closed on Saturday 23 May as the front door is being replaced.
Even though Monday 25 May is a bank holiday, the Post Office will be open.
On Saturday 30 May the Post Office will be open all day, 8.30 am - 6 pm.

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU
Citizens Advice Bureau are visiting Stronsay on Wed 20 May.
Appointments are still available - ring 01856 875266 if you want to book one.

CAITHNESS TRACTOR CLUB with ORKNEY VINTAGE CLUB
are visiting Stronsay on Saturday 30th May for a Road Run.

They are arriving on the 7am Ferry and extend an invitation to anyone wishing to join them on the run.
The tractors will be parked in the village at 12.30pm for anyone interested in coming along to see them.

STRONSAY KIRK - TABLE TOP SALE
The Church is hosting a Table Top Sale in the Community Centre on Wednesday 27th May from 6.30 - 9.00 p.m.
If you have surplus items of any kind you would like to sell then a table at a cost of £5 can be booked with Elsie at Odiness on 616331.
The Church will also have a table there and we would be grateful for any donations you could make to it.
We are pleased to say that there will again be a selection of bedding plants, tomato plants, peppers etc. for sale.
Tea, coffee and cakes will also be for sale and we also hope to have some quizzes and a raffle.
A warm welcome is extended to all to come along and support our fund-raising, grab a bargain and have a cup of tea.

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.

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT SURVEY
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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.
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

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 19 May 2015