Please help our Blue Door week, May 16-21

The Garden has a week in the Blue Door charity shop (in Victoria Street, Kirkwall) later this month. Our week lasts six days, from Monday May 16th to Saturday May 21st. To get the most out of this superb fundraising opportunity, we would like to ask for your spare stuff and your spare time. First off, we … Continue reading

Can you help as a Trustee?

Here’s news of a few changes among the Trustees, as well as an invitation if you’d like to nominate someone (including you yourself) to act as Secretary or to join the Garden Society’s Trustees. Correction (October 25th 2015) Some of the information below is wrong. Turns out it’s a good idea if someone who writes … Continue reading

Accounts audited and accepted

As a SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation), Stromness Community Garden has to report annually on its activities and financial situation to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, or OSCR as it’s more fondly known. The 2014–2015 accounts were presented at the AGM in February. Scholes subsequently audited them. They have now been submitted to … Continue reading