All schools in Orkney will be closed to pupils tomorrow (Friday 29 January).
The multi-agency Orkney Local Emergency Co-ordinating Group (OLECG) is advising the community to be prepared for severe weather conditions.
Seafarers can learn the skills needed to operate ship’s lifeboats in the first training course of its kind to be offered in Orkney.
The Ferry Inn pay and display car park in Stromness will be out of use from Monday (25 January) for around 3 months.
Winners of Orkney's most inspiring and committed sportspeople were announced last night (22 January) to celebrate the many sports achievements that 2015 has seen.
Orkney Islands Council has warmly welcomed the announcement by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme for the First World War centenary, that thousands of ceramic poppies are to go on display at St Magnus Cathedral.
A two year contract has been awarded to Simpson Oils of Wick to deliver a bunkering service for the provision of low sulphur marine gas oil to vessels using Kirkwall harbour, Hatston Pier and Scapa Flow.
The first of series of events takes place today giving people the opportunity to help shape future plans for community health and social care services in Orkney.
A ship to ship transfer of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has been completed successfully between two vessels at anchor in Scapa Flow.
Orkney Islands Council is inviting local groups and organisations to contribute to a programme of events to mark 900 years since the death of St Magnus.
A new online ePlanning portal with expanded services is going live tomorrow (13 January).
OLECG, the multi-agency Orkney Local Emergency Co-ordinating Group, met this afternoon in response to a number of weather related incidents.
Pedestrian access to the pier in Eday is set to be restored this afternoon.
The search is on for representatives to join the new board that will plan and oversee community health and social care services in Orkney from later this year.
The pier in Eday is currently out of action after suffering severe damage during weekend storms.
The public will have the chance to give feedback on three areas in Orkney that may see changes to settlement boundaries and housing allocations.
With a record number of nominations submitted this year, Orkney Sports Awards are sure to be a big hit.
A ship to ship transfer operation is due to take place in Scapa Flow this weekend.
A series of events this month will give people the opportunity to help shape future plans for community health and social care services in Orkney.
Organisations wishing to apply to the Council for funding for cultural projects have until January 18 to do so.