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Bad weather hampers air ambulance visit

Bad weather hampers air ambulance visit

0 comments, 12/07/2015, by in News

A second attempt to show off one of two air ambulances being brought into services was hampered by poor visibility.A planned itinerary was arranged and should have seen a new Airbus H145 tour extensively round parts of the isles, following feedback during consultation with communities.Th... Read more...

Crawford returns to Papa

Crawford returns to Papa

08/05/2009, by in News

Archaeologist Barbara Crawford from St Andrews University made a return visit to Papa Stour last weekend to oversee further landscaping and inter­pretation at the Biggins site.Last summer saw the successful completion of the partial reconstruction of the 13th century Norse stofa that was offici... Read more...

Stofa so good for Papa Stour project

Stofa so good for Papa Stour project

20/06/2008, by in Features

By LAURA FRIEDLANDERTHE reconstruction of a traditional Norwegian stofa or Viking house is nearing completion in Papa Stour. Last week Norwegian craftsmen spent several days in the island overseeing the placement of the large timbers which form the walls of the stofa. The site at the Biggings in P... Read more...