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We’re asking for your views on The Orcadian newspaper, Living Orkney magazine and more, with our new online survey. We want you to tell us which of our products or platforms you use, how you read them and what sort of impact they have on your day-to-day life. The survey, which was launched in conjunction […]

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Police appeals for information

Police in Kirkwall are appealing for information on two separate incidents, which took place this month. Firstly, police are asking to speak to any drivers who may have seen a case of careless driving on the A964 road, near the Houton junction last Saturday. A green Skoda being driven by a man was reported to police […]

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Visitor numbers increase at Scottish attractions

Visitor attractions in the North East of Scotland, including Orkney, saw a collective increase in visitor numbers of 12.8 per cent over the past year. New statistics released by the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA) also show that numbers at Orkney’s famous Skara Brae rose by 18 per cent and visitor numbers across Scotland […]

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Police appeal after window smashed at Shore Street toilets

Police in Kirkwall are appealing for information today after a glass window in the door of the pier toilets, on Shore Street, Kirkwall, was smashed. According to police, the window was smashed sometime between yesterday evening, Sunday, and the early hours of this morning. Anyone with information is asked to contact police in Kirkwall on 101.

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New campaign aims to recruit more foster carers

Orkney Health and Care (OHAC) is launching a campaign aimed at recruiting more foster carers to be at the ready for children in need of family-based care in the county. The campaign is aimed at helping raise awareness of the rewards of fostering and the huge difference it makes for young people involved. OHAC has […]

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Police appeal after Albert Street hit-and-run

Police in Kirkwall are appealing for information today after a car was damaged in the Albert Street car park in the town. According to police the vehicle was damaged sometime between 4.30pm and 7pm last Friday, February 16. The car has been dented on the rear passenger side and one of its light casings was […]

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Orkney RFC defeated in ‘must-win’ clash

In a match billed as a must-win, Orkney RFC fell to defeat this afternoon, losing 36-19 to bottom-club Dalziel. It could be a defeat of huge significance in both sides quest to remain in BT National League Division 3, with Dalziel cutting the gap between themselves and Orkney to just four points with their first […]

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Orkney FC title aspirations suffer major setback

Orkney Football Club’s title aspirations hang in the balance, after a Neil MacDonald penalty condemned the islanders to their third defeat of the season. The 1-0 defeat to fellow title challengers Invergordon means Orkney drop to third in the North Caledonian League, behind the Ross and Cromarty outfit and Thurso, who beat Inverness Athletic 3-1. […]

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Rugby teams settle for a share of the spoils

The top two sides in the BT Women’s North League had to settle for a share of the spoils this afternoon, as Orkney Dragons and Inverness Craig Dunain fought out a 10-10 draw. The match was closely contested throughout, and while Inverness shaded the first-half, the second-half ended with Orkney pushing for a late winner. […]

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Over 50 jobs advertised in this week’s edition of The Orcadian

See this week’s edition of The Orcadian for over fifty job listings. View situations vacant online.

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