Orkney Voices, more than just words


Mike Lynch from Orkney Voices talks about this new initiative and a recent campaign run in partnership with Positive Ageing Delivery Group from the Orkney Partnership.

To learn more about Orkney Voices visit www.orkneyvoices.co.uk or contact Kasha from VAO

Other links: the Orkney PartnershipVoluntary Action Orkney

The Eat better feel better campaign in Orkney


Evonne Rendall from the Public Health Department talks about her travels, cooking and healthy food.

Contact details from the podcast:

The Eat better feel better campaing – www.eatbetterfeelbetter.co.uk

Healthy Start – www.healthystart.nhs.uk

Evonne’s contact details:

Evonne Rendall, Health Improvement Officer, Healthy Weight and Nutrition

Public Health Department, Garden House, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1BQ

Telephone: 01856 888154, Email: evonne.rendall@nhs.net

Walking Football, a safer version of the beautiful game


Mark Stillwell from the Picky talks about a new team activity that is being tested at the Centre. There is one amendment to the time of future evening sessions mentioned in the podcast. Now we know that evening walking football sessions will take place from 5:30pm till 6:30pm (Wednesdays from 23rd March).

Mark’s contact details: Mark Stillwell, Senior Duty Manager, The Pickaquoy Centre Trust
01856 888734, mark.stillwell@pickaquoy.comwww.pickaquoy.co.uk
The Pickaquoy Centre Trust, Muddisdale Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1LR


A new retreat place for men in Orkney

Mens Shed

Morgan Harcus talks about his love for golf and a new exciting initiative for men in Orkney.

More information is available on their website, www.orkney-mens-shed.co.uk or by contacting:

  • Morgan Harcus (phone) 01856751362  mob 07894555196; (email) morharcus@ btinternet.com
  • Andy Swain (phone) 01856850218  mob 07760393627; (email) andrewj.swain@phonecoop.coop
  • Ian Stallard (phone) 01856721345; (email) ianstallard@hotmail.com
  • Dr John Corse (phone) 01856579121  mob 07704541216; (email) jocorse@aol.com