19th August 2018
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Kirks, Christmas trees and an MP’s court case …

 

Front Page (2)• Alistair Carmichael launched an “unguided missile” when he covered up the truth over a leaked memo, a QC has claimed.

• The Scottish government is being asked why local contractors could not tender to build students accommodation.

• Politicians have called for action on Loganair, following an emergency landing of a Sumburgh-bound flight.

• Sullom Voe contractors Wood Group have laid off 110 workers.

• A shortfall in coffers has left the three kirks in the Tingwall parish at risk of closure.

• The Christmas tree for Lerwick has arrived, and is going back to the Market Cross.

• Quarff resident Joyce Reid wins the Rhoda Bulter award for her poetry.

• And in sport, there is double joy as volleyball men and women prove too good for Orkney.

…All that and much, much more in this week’s paper.

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