In this week’s The Orcadian
This week’s edition of The Orcadian is now in shops and is available online, here.
On the front page, we report on a major upgrade for Orkney’s COVID-19 testing service. The overhaul comes after Orkney’s first major sustained surge in COVID transmission.
Also inside this week’s newspaper:
- Councillor defends OIC over reserve fund spending
- Hammy the care home cat having paw-sitive effect
- Picky pandemic effort praised
- ‘OIC must not project doom and gloom’ — council leader urges OIC to spend more
- Stromness Yule Log cancelled
- World first for Orkney-made aviation fuel
- New X-ray unit to be trialled across outer isles
- New headteacher for Evie and Firth schools
- Only one week to go to get entries in for £1,900 Loves Local cash prize
- Orkney falls silent for Remembrance Day — photographs from across the county
- Story of Orkney fishing trawler to be re-told in podcast series
- Revised slurry changes face scrutiny
- BBC Radio Orkney gears up for massive Children In Need fundraiser
For all this and much more, pick up a copy of The Orcadian today.