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In this week’s The Orcadian

This week’s edition of The Orcadian is now available in shops and online.

On the front page, a serious football-pitch injury has spurred Orkney’s MSP into action, after an amateur footballer had to wait almost 50 minutes for an ambulance last week.

Liam McArthur has, this week, called for an urgent meeting with the Scottish Ambulance Service’s top dog, ex-NHS Orkney chief executive Michael Dickson.

More inside:

  • MSP calls for rethink of iCentre closure.
  • Patients in crisis wait days for transfer.
  • Supermarket sexual assault caught on CCTV.
  • Sculpture makes a statement in Westray.
  • Flower power raises five-figure sum.
  • ORIC defends designs as campus plans questioned by neighbours.
  • Orkney cheese says ‘we need more milk.’
  • Female footballers hopeful that coaching conundrum is behind them.