Archive for June 19th, 2017

VIDEO: Orkney’s footballers prepare for first Island Games in 12 years

In our latest short video, Orkney football manager Karl Adamson says his side are up against tough opposition in their first Island Games appearance since 2005. Join The Orcadian online every day, with daily updates, photos, videos, live interviews and live streaming, from the Games, which start on Saturday, June 24, and end on Friday, […]

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“Individual staff error” blamed for air ambulance islands mix up

NHS Grampian has  said “individual staff error” was to blame for an incident earlier this year, which saw an air ambulance travel to Shetland instead of Orkney. In March, one of the Scottish Ambulance Service’s fixed-wing air ambulances, which had an incubator on board, was called to the aid of an infant in Orkney but […]

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Man involved in Pier Head incident passes away

The family of a Kirkwall man who was pulled from the waters around the town’s pier head last week, have confirmed that he has passed away. On Sunday evening last week, Karl Foulis was pulled from the water by members of the public. Police confirmed that he was first taken to Kirkwall’s Balfour Hospital and […]

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