Despite the poor year Orkney farmers have had, they have still been doing their bit to help raise awareness of breast cancer. Here is Scott Sclater out wrapping bales in the campaign's striking pink plastic for S and J Sclater, at Lower Hobbister in Stenness
CHARITY BUMS when two of the small crowd of horse enthusiasts who keep their horses at the Carruth family’s Lawmarnock Farm, Kilbarchan, were diagnosed with cancer, the rest of the team thought they would do something about it to raise funds for the cancer charity, the Beatson Cancer Charity.
Robbie Lennox, a well-known sheep farmer, councillor, company director and long-serving Church of Scotland elder whose fund-raising skills helped to save one of Scotland's most famous 'wedding churches' on the Banks of Loch Lomond, has died, aged 90.
George LACKIE Skea, who was a familiar figure in the diverse fields of farming, Scottish Country Dancing, funeral undertaking and buying and breeding Clydesdale horses, has died peacefully at his home in Cardross, Dunbartonshire, aged 94.