In this week’s edition of The Orcadian

Front page Thursday Feb 10This week’s paper is now available from all the usual outlets and online, here.

This week’s front page features stories on:

• The expenses bills which face Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael and the four petitioners who took him to court in Edinburgh. Mr Carmichael faces a £150,000 legal bill after an election ruling earlier this week.

• An Orkney man who underwent life-saving brain surgery in Thailand, after suffering a brain aneurysm almost a month ago, begins his journey home.

Also inside:

• Shapinsay Community School receives a glowing report from inspectors.

• A Dutch cargo ship is left powerless off Hoy

• North Ronaldsay mutton and wool aim for protected status.

For these stories, and much more, pick up a copy of the paper today.