In this week’s edition of The Orcadian

Front page Feb 18This week’s paper is available from all the usual outlets and online, here.

This week’s front page features stories on:

• Holyrood’s “bully boy” tactics are slated at a meeting of Orkney Islands Council’s policy and resources committee.

• The future of the Orkney-based coastguard emergency towing vessel are still uncertain, although constructive talks take place.

Also inside:

• Local councillors support the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Orkney but debate whether necessities can be provided.

• An Australian family are overwhelmed by an “outstanding act of generosity”, as a local band play live for them via internet.

• A full review of the newest show by the Kirkwall Amateur Operatic Society — The Wizard of Oz.