FOSN News Blog

Blue Door Thanks

Many thanks to all who donated goods and helped out in the Blue Door Blue Door on behalf of the Friends of St Ninian's last week and helped us to achieve the excellent total of £2,691.51.

Huge thanks also to the Blue Door Team who give great service to Orkney by their efforts and generosity.


RNLI logoDeerness Lifeboat Teas will be on offer in the Deerness Community Centre on Sunday, 8 July between 3 and 6pm. In addition to the teas there'll be Homebakes, Raffles and a Bottle Stall. A great excuse for a Sunday run out east!

Gills Gig Fundraising Success

The Deerness Hall played host recently to a superb evening of entertainment, all in the name of fundraising for local charity group "The Friends of Camoran". Entertainment for the evening was provided by

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As part of the "Deerness in 100 Objects" project, we ran a Grand Prize Draw, which featured a wide range of fantastic arts, crafts, food, drink and experience prizes - all of which were inspired by, or created in Deerness. One of the prizes was a weekend stay at the fantastic Northfield B&B and pictured here are the winners, who enjoyed a relaxing stay in Deerness at the start of December.

B&B Prizewinners Mr and Mrs Garson enjoying breakfast at Northfield

Well done to them - and all the other prizewinners - and big thanks to everyone who bought tickets, your support was very much appreciated.