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.
Search the A-Z of Services
Details on the 6 Special Areas for Conservation (SAC) in Orkney.
Sanday Community Council
Minutes of the Sanday Community Council General Meetings in Orkney.
Sanday Swimming Pool
Information on Sanday Swimming Pool.
Details for Councillor Sandy Cowie.
Scapa 100 Culture Fund
Information regarding the Scapa 100 Culture Fund.
Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum
Information on Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum.
Scheme of Assistance
Information regarding the Scheme of Assistance in Orkney.
Information on school catering services.
School Contact Information
Contact information for schools in Orkney.
School Crossing Patrols
Information about School Crossing Patrol Officers.
School Emergency Closures
Information on school emergency closures.
Information on school enrolment in Orkney.
Information about school transport in Orkney.
School Website Links
Orkney Grid for Learning with links to useful websites for teachers, pupils and parents.
Information for schools in Orkney.
Frequently asked questions related to schools and education.
Scottish Government Ferries Review - 5 October 2010
OIC's response to the Scottish Government Ferries Review consultation.
Scottish Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017
Information and documents regarding the Scottish Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017.
Scottish Tour Guiding Association Yellow Badge Walking Guides
Scottish Tour Guiding Association Yellow Badge Walking Guides.
Scottish Welfare Fund
Advice on applying for a crisis grant or community care grant in a financial emergency or disaster.
SEA-Strategic Environmental Assessment
Information on strategic environmental assessments in Orkney.
Second Hand Goods
Information on applying for a second hand dealers licence.
Section 12 Payments
Information on Section 12 payments.
Septic Tank and Cesspit Emptying
Information on septic tank and cesspit emptying for domestic households in Orkney.
The Service Directory lists all services provided by Orkney Islands Council.
Service Standards and Performance
Information on Planning's services standards and performance and the Planning Performance Framework (PPF).
Details of the licensing procedures relating to sex shops in Orkney.
Shapinsay Community Council
Minutes of the Shapinsay Community Council General Meetings in Orkney.
Information about partnerships within education.
Guidance on our lettings policy in respect of sheltered housing.
Sheltered Housing Consultation
The Council is currently undertaking a consultation on its sheltered housing service and is keen to seek the views of residents and a range of other stakeholders
Single Shared Assessment
Information on how needs for care are assessed.
Information on site inspections for building projects, including application packs for site inspections and Completion Submission Form.
Site map of Orkney.gov.uk
Sites of Special Scientific Interest-SSSI
Information on the 36 Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Orkney.
Skin Piercing and Tattooing
Information on licensing for businesses offering skin piercing and tattooing in Orkney.
Skin Piercing, Tattooing and Acupuncture
Details on applying for a license to operate a skin piercing, tattooing and acupuncture business.
Information on skip hire and skip permits for domestic households in Orkney.
Small Business Bonus Scheme
Find out information about the Small Business Bonus Scheme.
Information on Smiddybrae House care home facility.
Information regarding the Smoking Ban in Scotland.
Information on the Orkney Islands Council Smoking Policy (2009) in Council premises or worksites.
Solution Oriented Schools
Information about solution oriented schools.
South Ronaldsay and Burray Community Council
Details on a General Meeting for the South Ronaldsay and Burray Community Council.
Information on the 13 Special Protection Areas in Orkney.
Details of special events supported by the Council.
Special Refuse Collections - Households
Information on special refuse collection for domestic households in Orkney.
Information on the placement and maintenance of speed humps in Orkney.
Information on spillage of commercial waste in Orkney.
SPM to 30 September 2015
Service plan monitoring reports 6 months to 30 September 2015 for the Chief Executive’s Service; Corporate Services; Education, Leisure and Housing; Development and Infrastructure; and Orkney Health and Care (a partnership with NHS Orkney).
SPM to 30 September 2016
Service plan monitoring reports 6 months to 30 September 2016 for the Chief Executive’s Service; Corporate Services; Education, Leisure and Housing; Development and Infrastructure; and Orkney Health and Care (a partnership with NHS Orkney).
SPM to 31 March 2016
Service plan monitoring reports 6 months to 31 March 2016 for the Chief Executive’s Service; Corporate Services; Education, Leisure and Housing; Development and Infrastructure; and Orkney Health and Care (a partnership with NHS Orkney).
Sport and Leisure
Sports and Leisure facilities in Orkney.
Sports Leaders UK
Information on Sports Leaders UK courses run within Orkney.
St Andrews and Deerness Community Council
Details on a General Meeting for the St Andrews and Deerness Community Council.
St Magnus Cathedral
Information on St Magnus Cathedral.
St Magnus Cathedral Sub-committee
St Magnus Cathedral Sub-Committee - Agendas, Reports and Minutes.
St Margarets Hope - Self Build Serviced Housing Plots
St Margaret’s Hope - Self Build Serviced Housing Plots.
St Margaret's Hope (South) Development Brief
The St Margaret's Hope - South, Development Brief.
St Peters House
Information on St Peter's Care Home facility.
St Peters House Consultation
Consultation information on potential sites for the new St Peter's House.
St Rognvalds House
Information on St Rognvald's House care home facility.
St. Margaret's Hope Masterplan
St Margaret's Hope Masterplan.
Information regarding the staffing at the Papdale Halls of Residence.
Information about staged intervention within education.
Details of some of the standard letters you can expect to receive from the Council in a tendering exercise.
Standard Terms and Conditions of Contracts
Orkney Islands Council's Standard Terms and Conditions of Contracts for goods and services.
Standards of Care
Information about the standards of care.
State Pension Reforms
Find out information about State Pension reforms.
Statement of Accounts
Archive of Orkney Islands Council's Statement of Accounts.
Statement of Accounts 2013-2014
Statement of Accounts for 2013 - 2014.
Statement of Accounts 2014 - 2015
Statement of Accounts for 2014 - 2015.
Statement of Local Totals
Statement of Local Totals for the Orkney Islands government area at the Scottish Independence Referendum, held on 18 September 2014.
Statement of National Totals
Scottish Independence Referendum 2014 - Statement of results for the whole of Scotland.
Information on Orkney Islands Council's Statistics.
Statutory Performance Indicator Monitoring
Statutory Performance Indicators, year by year for Orkney Islands Council.
Details for Councillor Stephen Clackson.
Details for Councillor Steve Sankey.
Details for Councillor Steven Heddle.
Stories from the Front Line
A book about the extraordinary experiences of people caught up in the First World War features three stories with strong links to Orkney.
Strategic and Service Level Plans
Orkney Islands Council Strategic and Service Level Plans.
Strategy and Policy
Information and copies of the Orkney Islands Councils' housing related strategies and policies.
Information on street lighting in Orkney and how to report a fault.
Street Name Plates
Details on the provision and maintenance of street name plates.
Information on licences issued by Orkney Islands Council for street trading.
Stromness Community Council
Details on all the meetings to the current date for the Stromness Community Council.
Stromness Fitness Centre
Opening hours for Stromness Fitness Centre.
Stromness from the Sea
Information on a short film made by Stromness Primary School P6 class, with support from local Tour Guides.
An downloadable audio journey around Stromness town, created by a project funded by THI and LEADER.
Stromness Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre
Information on Stromness Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre.
Information on the Stromness THI project which ran between 2009 and 2014.
Stromness Town Centre Repaving
Stromness Town Centre Repaving.
Stromness Townscape Heritage Initiative
Information about the Stromness THI Team.
Stromness Townscape Heritage Initiative - End of Project Survey
The Stromness Townscape Heritage Initiative comes to an end this year. Members of the public are being invited to complete a short questionnaire on their views of the project.
Stromness: North End Development Brief
The approved North End, Stromness Development Brief.
Information on Stromnessorkney.com a web site for both the local community and visitors.
Stronsay Swimming Pool
Information on Stronsay Swimming Pool.
Strynd Nursery contact information
Strynd Nursery contact information.
Sub-Committees' Agendas, Reports and Minutes.
Summer Ferry Timetables
Summer Ferry Timetables.
Summer Timetable for Outer North Isles Air Services.
Supplementary Guidance documents.
Support for Adults with Incapacity
Information regarding the support available for adults with incapacity.
Information regarding the different types of supported accommodation available in the county.
Supported Accommodation Charges
Supported Accommodation charges.
Sustainable and Active Travel
Information on environmentally friendly transport in Orkney.
Information on how to access reports and publications relating to sustainable development.
Sustainable Energy Strategy for Orkney
Information on a Sustainable energy strategy in Orkney.
Sustainable Orkney Energy Strategy 2017-2025
Sustainable Orkney Energy Strategy 2017-2025.
Sustainable Procurement Policy 2013 - 2015.