In this week’s edition of The Orcadian

This week’s edition of The Orcadian is now available from all the usual outlets, and here.

This week’s front page features stories on:

• A care worker at St Peter’s House residential care home in Stromness is appearing before a Scottish Social Services Council hearing this week, after accusations of misconduct.

• There is a potential “perfect storm on the horizon” when it comes to visitor numbers heading for Orkney next year, Orkney Islands Councillors were warned during a discussion on tourism this week.

Also in this week’s paper:

• NHS Orkney’s Chief Executive is on the move. Cathie Cowan talks about her time in Orkney, following Monday’s news that she will be leaving the county to take up the role of Chief Executive Officer with NHS Forth Valley by the end of this year.

• Jobs losses in Flotta. Twenty jobs look set to go at the Flotta Oil Terminal, as the result of a company-wide exercise.

• Kirkwall’s big tree is in contention to be named Scotland’s Tree of the Year 2017

• A full page preview to get you in the mood for some blues, ahead of the Orkney Blues Festival, which kicks off tomorrow.

For all these stories, plus round-ups of all the week’s marine, farming, sports and entertainment in Orkney, pick up a copy of today’s edition of The Orcadian.

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