We know that some people prefer contacting us by text messages. You can now do this by texting 07840 198 022. Please keep messages short and tell us if you need an urgent repsonse or not as the case may be. Text messages to the above number are only viewed by staff.

The Seasonal Greet

Our Seasonal Supplement for Christmas 2019

Consultation on Orkney Islands Mental Health Strategy 2020 – 2025

This is your chance to contribute to the Mental Health Strategy for Orkney for the next 5 years. Please read through it and if you have any comments or suggestions or things that you feel should be included then email - please do so before 29th January 2020 when the consultation closes.

Blide Blether February 17th 2020

In this week’s Blether, The Blide Bards Present - Creative Writing For Wellbeing Workshops With Rosie Alexander, Spinning a Yarn, Time to Talk and Hoo’s hid Gaan with Jackie.

Job Opportunity - Administration Post

Admin Post - 20 hours per week, salary £9,360 linked to Living Wage Foundation rate plus pension of up to 8% of salary.

Orkney Blide Trust provides services to people with mental health issues which are aimed at offering support whilst promoting independence and confidence. The Administration Post is essential to the efficient running of the organisation. The main duties are:

* Operate Sage Accounting software to maintain our accounts

* Support the management team with admin tasks

* Assist in the running of our social enterprises, processing invoices, issuing quotes etc

The post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) checks. Download a job description and for an  application form please telephone Frazer Campbell (Service Director) on 01856 874874 or email

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 27th September 2019

Orkney Blide Trust is a Scottish Charity regd. No. SC012104 and a Company Limited by Guarantee regd. No. SC137449. Regd. Address: Laura Grimond House, 54 Victoria Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DN

Halloween Spooktacular 2019

The Blide Bards' Halloween Spooktacular.

If you use the JustGiving Fundraising button you can raise funds for the Blide without the hassle of working out how to transfer the money to us. You will be able to create a fundraising page (you may have to create an account), tell people what it is you are doing and JustGiving handle the donations!

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