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Orkney tapestry gallery weaves new chapter with expansion

A family run tapestry studio and gallery in Orkney is set to reopen next week after a major expansion. The Hoxa Tapestry Gallery in South Ronaldsay showcases the work of renowned Orcadian tapestry artist Leila Thomson. A graduate of Edinburgh…

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Host of awards for Orkney Brewery at national beer event

The Orkney Brewery has scooped a host of awards, including a prestigious business development accolade, at a major national beer competition. The brewery’s 5.0 per cent Wayfarer IPA took Bronze in the Champion Strong Bitters category of the recent Society…

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Schoolhouse origins of Orkney Brewery celebrated with new beer

The educational origins of the Orkney Brewery have been commemorated with a special new beer, christened 1878. The 5.5 per cent brew, made with malted rye and USA hops, takes its name from the date the Quoyloo School – now…

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Orkney Norseman sails into Shetland for Up Helly Aa

Revellers at this year’s Up Helly Aa Viking fire festival in Shetland will be toasting their traditional longship burning ceremony with a new ale specially crafted by the Orkney Brewery for its northern neighbours. Norseman Pale Ale has been created…

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Major expansion underway at Orkney crab processing plant

A major £400,000 expansion is underway at the Orkney Fishermen’s Society (OFS) crab processing plant – already the UK’s largest - as the business moves to meet a growing demand for its products from leading supermarket chains. Six new jobs…