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The November edition of the Limpet is available online and printed copies will be in the shops very soon

STRONSAY STITCHERS THURSDAY 1 DECEMBER - CHANGE OF VENUE!
STRONSAY STITCHERS TONIGHT - CHANGE OF VENUE: we will be in the Breakfast Room at the Stronsay Hotel, 7pm-9.30pm
Many thanks to Debbie & Chris for providing us with a venue at such short notice

JIM WORK 1922-2016
Jim's funeral will be held at Stronsay's kirk at 11:30am on Saturday 3rd December

GERAMOUNT SURGERY - PRESCRIPTIONS OVER CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR 2016
Christmas and New Year will take out 8 days (including the weekends). Prescriptions should be ordered well in advance to last through to the first week in Jan 2017
Something to think about before relaxing at the coming festive season. Opening hours for Geramount surgery over Christmas/Hogmanay 2016 are as follows:
Thu 22 Dec Open
Fri 23 Dec Open
Sat 24 Dec Closed
Sun 25 Dec Closed
Mon 26 Dec Closed
Tue 27 Dec Closed
Wed 28 Dec Open
Thu 29 Dec Open
Fri 30 Dec Open
Sat 31 Dec Closed
Sun 1 Jan Closed
Mon 2 Jan Closed
Tue 3 Jan Closed
Wed 4 Jan Open

STRONSAY KIRK - SUNDAY CLUB'S CHRISTMAS PARTY - CHANGED DATE!
The Sunday Club Christmas Party will be held from 2pm to 4pm on Thursday 22 December. Please note the changed date!

STRONSAY SCHOOL - SENIOR PHASE PLANS FOR 2017-18 AND BEYOND
Click here for details

MEETING ON STRONSAY - TUE 6 DEC AT 7pm
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HELP WITH HEATING FOR THOSE WHO WORK OR HAVE WORKED ON THE LAND
Click here for information
Click here for application form

STRONSAY POOL - INFLATABLE SESSIONS
Stronsay Pool have decided that Mondays 7th and 21st November and 5th and 19th December there will be INFLATABLE SESSIONS!!! 6.30 - 7.10pm
Come along and have some fun!!
Please remember 7 and unders must be accompanied by a responsible adult (16+)

ROYAL MAIL VACANCY ON STRONSAY
Click here for details

STRONSAY FISH MART - CHRISTMAS MENU & NEW OPENING HOURS
The Fish Mart will be changing its opening and closing times to accommodate the season change and shorter daylight hours. The new hours will be:
Opening 11am every day.
Closing 3pm every day.
We hope these times will still accommodate the majority of our valued customers
Click here for the Fish Mart Christmas menu

YOGA!
Using funding from the SDT, the school has secured access to a website for all the community. It contains hundreds of video clips to teach yoga, salsa, street dance....etc. It is aimed at Primary children but there is plenty to challenge the adults too.
Click here for details

STRONSAY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
STRONSAY SLAUGHTERHOUSE - INVITATION TO QUOTE

Click here for full details

OIC - SPECIAL COLLECTION DATES
The next OIC Special Collections will be held on 9 December 2016 and 27 February 2017.

STRONSAY HEALTHY WALKERS
Stronsay Healthy Walkers are taking a break for the winter. Thanks to all who have participated this year. See you in the Spring?

STRONSAY DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
The next meeting of the Stronsay Diabetes Support Group will be on THURSDAY 1st December in the Community Hall (carpet room) at the usual time of 3-4.30pm.

STRONSAY SCHOOL - DEFIBRILLATOR
A message from Andrew King:
"A defibrillator has been very generously donated to the island by the Orkney Heart Support Group and is currently at the school
As soon as funds allow for the purchase of a suitable container, the school aims to put the defibrillator outside for easy public access."

Click here to see information on the Orkney Heart Support Group

STRONSAY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL - ART & DESIGN
We are currently running a community learning Art & Design class at the school on Tuesday afternoons, 1.40-3.15
This is an opportunity for anyone interested to undertake certificate courses at National 4, National 5 and Higher level as appropriate
We would also like to welcome along anyone who would like to join us after the October holidays (beginning Tuesday 1st of November) for a block of taster sessions of Art & Design for interest and enjoyment which may or may not lead on to a qualification
Please contact the school if you would like to come along or drop in and speak to our art teacher, Kirsty Brown on Tuesdays or Wednesdays for more information.

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

STRONSAY KIRK'S 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 1 December 2016

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