Orkney Islands Council has released its Housing Services Annual Report for 2015-2016.
A rare Pictish carved stone has been recovered from an eroding cliff face in Orkney after a delicate rescue mission.
The Council has congratulated Sophie Turner whose work as a stonemason at St Magnus Cathedral has earned her the twin titles of Scottish and GB Apprentice of the Year.
A free training session is on offer in Orkney aimed at raising awareness of issues faced by deaf and deafblind people in everyday life.
Innovative technology that draws heat from the sea is proving effective in keeping one of Orkney’s newest buildings warm.
The Council is making an online budget simulator available for an extra week.
People in Orkney have the chance to view and comment on proposals for the redevelopment of the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum when they go on display on Monday (October 24).
Investment worth £1.2 million in new training facilities for firefighters in the Northern Isles has been welcomed by Orkney Islands Council.
The countdown is on for young people in Orkney hoping to stand in the upcoming Scottish Youth Parliament elections.
Orkney’s Sports Awards 2016 are now open and looking for nominations.
Members of the public will get the chance to view and comment on proposals for the redevelopment of the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum when they go on display shortly.
A group of galleries at the Orkney Museum will be closed from next month to allow staff to prepare for a major new permanent exhibition.
Orkney Islands Council has appointed Ian Berstan as Acting Head Teacher at Stromness Academy.
Orkney Islands Council today (Tuesday 11 October) approved measures to make recycling easier for people in the North and South Isles.
Public access to planning applications will be unavailable from 17:00 on Tuesday 11 October 2016 and will be available again from 08:00 on Saturday 15 October 2016 as a result of routine maintenance.
A second round of garden waste collections are due to take place in Kirkwall from Saturday 15 October.
A boat naming ceremony with a difference took place at Burray primary school this afternoon (Friday 7 October).
Early years pupils at Burray Primary School have been getting on their bikes lately through the Play on Pedals scheme.
An online questionnaire is running for people to give their views on ways to reduce ferry fares on Northern Isles routes.
Orkney Islands Council has appointed Karen Greaves as Head of Executive Support.
Two drop-in sessions this week give people in Orkney the chance to join the debate on ways to reduce fares on ferry routes linking Orkney, Shetland and mainland Scotland.
Orkney Islands Council is encouraging people across the county to have a go at balancing the Council’s books – using a budget simulator.