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The November edition of the Stronsay Limpet is now available online and printed copies are now in the shops
The December edition will be published on 21 December, one week earlier than usual, deadline for items to appear in it will be 7pm on Sunday 17 December

STRONSAY SCHOOL - NO INTERNET OR EMAIL!
Stronsay school has no internet or email. This situation is likely to continue for the rest of the week.
If you need to contact the school please use the telephone 01857 616246.

STRONSAY POST OFFICE - COMPUTER OUT OF ACTION DUE TO POWER "BLIP"

WEDNESDAY 13 DECEMBER - SWRI CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY
SWRI children's Christmas party is on Wed 13th December from 6pm to 7:30pm in the hall.
This is for all children aged 9 and under. Food, games, music and a visit from SANTA! No admission charge but a silver collection will be taken

WEDNESDAY 10 JANUARY 2018 - STRONSAY BOOKWORMS

SATURDAY 16 JUNE 2018 - NORTHERN ISLES SPORTS IN STRONSAY

REQUEST FOR AMENDMENTS TO TRAVEL BROCHURE

SUPPORT OUR SCHOOL - CHRISTMAS CARD DELIVERY

SUPPORT OUR SCHOOL - CALENDAR COMPETITION RESULT

STRANDED SEALS, DOLPHINS OR PORPOISES
Did you know that Stronsay has its very own "marine mammal paramedics"?
Both Viv Erdman & Brother Louis have been on a training course so they are the people who should be contacted if you find a stranded dolphin, porpoise, seal, etc.
Contact Viv Erdman on 616339 or at Ebenezer Stores.
Contact Brother Louis on 616206 or at St Columba's House.

ORKNEY e-SCHOOL LEARNING DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
One objective is "To achieve baseline savings of at least 54,400 per year through a reduction in transport costs of teaching staff to the isles and better utilisation of teaching resources achieved through the reduction in lost productive teaching time".

ORKNEY FERRIES - CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR 2017

STRONSAY KIRK'S WEBSITE (INCLUDES DECEMBER 2017 SERVICES)

STRONSAY MEDICAL PRACTICE - IMPORTANT NOTICE

STRONSAY MEDICAL PRACTICE - OPENING HOURS (REVISED 20 NOV 2017)

STRONSAY MEDICAL PRACTICE - COVER FROM 24 NOV TO 14 DEC
Nursing
24th – 29th Nov Lesley Codling
29th – 30th Nov Shona Peace
30th Nov – 4th Dec Maxine Piper
5th Dec – 14th Dec Linda Boyd

GP’s
24th – 25th Nov Simon Willets
25th – 28th Nov Rhonda Scanlan (NP)
28th Nov – 14th Dec Durga Sivasthiaseelan

STRONSAY MEDICAL PRACTICE - COVER FROM 15 DEC TO 31 DEC
Nursing
15th – 21st Dec – Linda Boyd
21st – 26th Dec – Shirley Whiteman
27th Dec – In process of finding cover for this date
28th – 31st Dec – Maxine Piper

GP
15TH – 28TH Dec – Durga Sivasathiaseelan
29th – 31st Dec – In process of finding cover

STRONSAY DEVELOPMENT TRUST - FUEL POVERTY SCHEME 2017
Click here for information - Click here for an application form.

UPDATED STRONSAY TELEPHONE DIRECTORY
It may be into the New Year before the new Stronsay telephone lists are available. If there are any other changes/additions in the meantime, please contact Mairi on Facebook or 616331.

CHRISTMAS CARD DELIVERIES ON STRONSAY
The SOS (Support Our School) group will be doing local deliveries in Stronsay again this year.
Look out for the post boxes at Olivebank and Ebenezer Stores by the end of the November.
20p per card, all funds go to SOS (Support our School).

NEW POST BOX
There is a new post box just inside and to the right of the porch of Ebenezer Stores.
It is available 24/7 and collections are made at 07:30 every day except Sunday.

QUALIFIED FOOT HEALTH PROFESSIONAL - AVAILABLE ON STRONSAY FROM JANUARY 2018
Nail cutting and filing, callus (hard skin) removed. Corns, nail conditions, verrucas treated. General advice on foot health. Home visits.
Telephone: Anthony Potts 07570531618

STRONSAY DEVELOPMENT TRUST - NEW SECRETARY

STRONSAY DEVELOPMENT TRUST - DIRECTORS/TRUSTEES

STRONSAY COMMUNITY COUNCIL 2017

CRAFTSHIP ENTERPRISE - CHANGE TO OPENING HOURS
The Craftship Enterprise shop will be open Saturday to Wednesday 12.00 to 16.00 and crafting workshops will take place, through to mid December.
The cafe will be closed from 10th September but we will still provide lunches and refreshments for special occasions and crafting workshops.

SCRAP CAR SCHEME - UPDATED THURSDAY 7 DECEMBER 2017

HOW MANY MORE TIMES - CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOG!
Very recently there was dog excrement on the grass next to the Royal Bank of Scotland building in the village.
There is NO excuse for not cleaning up after your dog other than bone idleness or a complete lack of awareness.

HAIRDRESSER ON STRONSAY
Ladies, Gents & Kids Haircuts available. Tel Siobhan 616337.
For additional services ie. colouring / perming please let me know in advance for a consultation & allow time for product delivery

STRONSAY COMMUNITY COUNCIL - LAND REQUIRED FOR CEMETERY PURPOSES
Stronsay Community Council would be interested in hearing from anyone willing to make suitable land available to Orkney Islands Council for burial ground purposes.
Any potential site should be at least one acre in size, and easily accessible for motor vehicles using existing roadways.
Anyone wishing to offer land or obtain further information should contact Ian Cooper, Chair, Stronsay Community Council on (01857) 616322 or Alan Cuthbertson, Service Improvement Officer, Orkney Islands Council on (01856) 873535 extension 2321, email alan.cuthbertson@orkney.gov.uk

NEW ONLINE ORKNEY NEWS
Click here for details

How to contact The Stronsay Limpet
email address
editor@stronsaylimpet.co.uk

Other contact details (phone & postal address) are on the last page of every edition of the Limpet

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

WEATHER FORECAST
A weather forecast available on the web

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
You can also UNSUBSCRIBE using the same link

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This page was updated on 11 December 2017

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