General Election 2019: Liberal Democrats hold onto the islands

December 13, 2019

The Liberal Democrats have held onto the Orkney and Shetland seat. Here are the results in full: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat) – 10,381 Robert Leslie (SNP) – 7,874 Jennifer Fairbairn (Conservative) – 2,287 Coilla Drake (Labour) – 1,550 Robert Smith (The Brexit Party) – 900 David Barnard (Independent) – 168


Dr Tariro Gandiya on a new way of life on Orkney

November 18, 2019

Tariro Gandiya fell in love with Orkney after her degree in medicine at Aberdeen University saw her visit the island for her remote and rural placement. Now a speciality doctor, she never imagined that she would start a new life in Orkney with her family