Orkney Islands Council
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A to Z

The A-Z of Services is a list of public services provided by Orkney Islands Council, alphabetically arranged and hyper-linked to the web page where the topic is discussed in greater detail. This is very similar to the way a traditional index, that is usually found to the rear of non-fiction books, works.

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Menu Title starting with P
Papdale Halls of Residence Information about the Papdale Halls of Residence.
Papdale Halls of Residence Three Night Weekend Orkney Islands Council is consulting on the option of a three night weekend for Papdale Halls residents and potential effect on ferry and school timetables.
Parental Involvement Information about Education and Leisure Services Parental Involvement.
Parental Involvement Act Information about the Parental Involvement Act 2006.
Parking - Disabled People Information about parking for disabled people.
Parking and Car Parks Information about car parks in Orkney.
Parking Fines Information about parking fines.
Parking Permits Information about parking permits.
Partnership with Parents and Young People Information about partnerships with parents and young people.
Partnerships Information about adult learning partnerships in Orkney.
Payments and Budgeting Find out information about Universal Credit, payments and budgeting.
Pension Fund Annual Report 2014-15 Draft Annual Report and Accounts of the Pension Fund 2014 - 2015.
Pension Fund Annual Reports Pension Fund Annual Reports published by Orkney Islands Council.
Pension Fund Sub-Committee/Pension Board Information on the Pension Fund Sub-Committee/Pension Board.
Pensions The Pensions Section administers the pension arrangements for all employees of Orkney Islands Council.
People and Teams Information about the people and teams involved in education.
Performance Reporting on the performance of Orkney Islands Council Services.
Performance - OHAC Performance Framework for Orkney Health and Care.
Performance Matters for Building Standards Information on performance indicators for building standards in Orkney.
Performance Reporting Performance reporting page created for the purposes of reporting on complaints statistics.
Performance Reporting within Particular Council Areas Each year we produce a variety of Council reports and publications which contain information about the Council’s performance across a number of particular Council areas. Here we list and provide easy access to those reports and publications most likely to be of interest to the general public
Personal Independence Payment Find out information about Personal Independence Payments.
Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll for the Orkney and Shetland Constituency in the 2015 UK Parliamentary election.
Persuasive Homes Project Persuasive Homes Project
Pest Control Information on Pest Control in Orkney.
PHoR Links A list of external links to websites relevant to the Papdale Halls of Residence.
PHoR Menu Papdale Halls of Residence menu.
PHoR News News for the Papdale Halls of Residence.
PHoR Newsletters Newsletters for the Papdale Halls of Residence.
Physical Interventions Information about physical interventions.
Planning Information about Development Management and its responsibility for planning applications.
Planning and Building Information on the permissions required in order to develop land and buildings.
Planning and Regulatory Services Information on Planning and Regulatory Services in Orkney.
Planning Committee - 12 December 2018 Planning Committee - 12 December 2018.
Planning Committee - 31 August 2018 Planning Committee - 31 August 2018.
Planning Committee - 31 October 2018 Planning Committee - 31 October 2018.
Planning Constraints Information about constraints on planning applications.
Planning for Open Space Planning for Open Space.
Planning Policies and Guidance Find out more about the role of the Development and Marine Planning Team.
Planning Policy Advice Information about Orkney Islands Council's related planning documents.
Planning the Funeral Information about planning a funeral.
Plans Details of Active Schools plans.
Plans and Policies Information on Plans and Policies.
Plastics Recycling in Orkney Here on Orkney, we accept type 1 (PET) and type 2 (HDPE) plastics bottles only.
Play Areas Details of play areas in Orkney.
Playing Fields Information on Playing Fields that can be booked through Orkney Islands Council.
Point of Ness Campsite Information on Point of Ness Campsite.
Police and Fire Sub-committee Police and Fire Sub-Committee Agendas, Reports and Minutes.
Police and Fire Sub-committee - 27 February 2018 Police and Fire Sub-committee - 27 February 2018.
Police and Fire Sub-committee - 29 May 2018 Police and Fire Sub-committee - 29 May 2018.
Policy and Resources Policy and Resources Agendas, Reports and Minutes - May 2012 onwards.
Policy and Resources Committee - 17 April 2018 Policy and Resources Committee - 17 April 2018.
Polling Place Review 2013 - 2014 Orkney Islands Council is undertaking a review of Polling Districts and Polling Places within the Orkney Islands Area of the Orkney and Shetland Parliamentary Constituency.
Pollution Information on different kinds of pollution in Orkney.
Pool and Fitness Prices Prices for use of the swimming pools and fitness centres.
Pools and Sports Centres Pools and sports centres operated by Orkney Islands Council.
Poppies Weeping Window Weeping Window will open at St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall on 22 April
PPR Form PPR (Prior Permission Required) form for use for island airfields in Orkney.
Pre-Application Advice Advice on whether or not a planning application is required, and if it is, whether or not your proposal is likely to be acceptable.
Precautions in Case of Pandemic Precautions in Case of Pandemic.
PREVENT PREVENT is part of the UK Government’s Counter-Terrorism strategy (also known as CONTEST). PREVENT means helping to safeguard people and communities from the threat of terrorism by helping to prevent people from becoming terrorists or supporting violent extremism.
Previous Blogs See what's being said on the Tough Times - Tough Choices blog.
Previous Years Information Additional Information on Council Tax for previous years.
Primary Care Primary Care information for general practice, community nursing, pharmacy, optician and dental services in Orkney.
Privacy Policy Orkney Islands Council Privacy Policy.
Private Sector Landlords Information for individuals who are or are looking to become a landlord.
Private Sector Tenants Information for private sector tenants.
Private Water Supplies Private Water Supplies.
Private Water Supply Analysis Information regarding private water supply analysis in Orkney.
Procedures when Children with Significant Support Needs Move into Orkney Information about the procedures to take when children with significant support needs move into Orkney.
Procurement Information on Procurement within Orkney.
Procurement Strategy 2016 to 2018 Orkney Islands Council's Procurement Strategy for 2016 to 2018.
Programmes Details of Active Schools programmes running in schools.
Progress of Grants Awarded Progress of Grants awarded.
Properties for Lease Information on property offered for lease by the Orkney Islands Council.
Properties for Sale Information on property for sale in Orkney.
Property Information about property available for lease, for sale, our property asset management plan and asset transfer requests and the community empowerment legislation.
Property Development Information on Property Development within Orkney.
Property Repairs Information for private sector landlords regarding property repairs.
Property Repairs and the Repairing Standard Information regarding The Repairing Standard.
Protective Services Information on how to access reports and publications relating to protective services, including environmental health and trading standards.
Psychological Service - Evaluation Exercise March 2008 Information on the Psychological Service's evaluation exercise.
Public Art Art in public places and public art commissions.
Public Bus Services Information on bus services in Orkney.
Public Charitable Collections Information about applying for public charitable collections.
Public Entertainment Information on public entertainment licences, when they are required and how to apply.
Public Inspection Notices Public Inspection Notices.
Public Notices The latest Public Notices for Orkney Islands Council.
Public Register A list of applications for Building Warrants received by Orkney Islands Council.
Public Weighbridges Information on Public Weighbridges in Orkney.
Publications Orkney Islands Council publications.
Pupil Care and Welfare Policy documents and information relating to Pupil Care and Welfare.
Pupil Support Information on pupil support.
Pupil Support Team Information about the Pupil Support Team.