l known that Orkney is open to the elements and is battered by storms during the winter months. Activity, even now, is governed by the weather and harbours have been and are an important element in Orcadian life.
The Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA), with support from Historic Environment Scotland, has completed a delicate rescue mission to recover a rare Pictish carved stone from an eroding cliff face in Orkney’s East Mainland.
Historic Environment Scotland commissioned the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute to facilitate a Community Map project for the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site.
As part of Battle of Jutland Commemoration Day, staff from Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology, gave a presentation concerning the B98 German destroyer wrecked at Lopness on the island of Sanday, Orkney.