Groundwater "“ Appleyard Community Service award.

Groundwater "“ Appleyard Community Service award presented annually to a local person or group who have stood out as worthy of recognition for their endevours in the community.

Groundwater

Rotary Club of Orkney

Groundwater – Appleyard Community Service award.

This award was instituted in 1994.

The award comprises a heavy bronze plaque on a wooden base. It was made by Ian Scott of Antabreck, North Ronaldsay. 01857 633222.  iwlscott@btinternet.com

There are a number of illustrations on the plague.


Front left:  St Magnus on the left with details of the cathedral as background .

Front centre: Inscription ‘St Magnus was the most accomplished of men in all things'.

A mill stone. Behind the mill stone is flowing water or a representation of a crop.

Above the water/crop is a chambered tomb (similar to the Dwarfie stone, Hoy) to signify the resting place of his bones.

Front Middle view. The Ring of Brodgar stones:

Left of centre. St Magnus Church, Egilsay;

Right of centre. A smaller church/building possibly representing his burial place at Birsay.

The following people/organizations have been awarded this trophy.

Date

Name

Date

Name

1994

Mr & Mrs J Maxwell

2006

Rita Jamieson

1995

Orkney Health Board, Sports and Social club.

2007

Kirkwall City Pipe band

1996

Maurice C Gray

2008

Ann Edwards

1997

Dougie Shearer

2009

Margaret Thomson

1998

Glenys Hughes

2010

Andrew Askew

1999

Elaine R Bullard

2011

Elspeth Linklater

2000

Magnus S Work

2012

Yvonne Cook

2001

Charles L Miller

2013

Gavin Cullen

2002

Norman Rushbrook

2014

Freda Burgher

2003

John Muir

2004

Jean Leonard

2005

Kenneth Thomson