This Saturday (5 December) will celebrate over 26 years of bringing together a collection of model railways and memorabilia for the Christmas exhibition at the Orkney Museum.
Orkney Islands Council is holding a drop-in event to give people the opportunity to find out about the site selection process for the new Kirkwall care facility.
The Council’s Warehouse Buildings in Stromness hosted a meeting of HITRANS today.
School pupils in Stenness have been running rings around the school in an effort to keep fit and healthy.
North Ronaldsay residents and visitors will benefit from a new airfield building from early next year.
Guns that saw action at Jutland are travelling from Orkney to be shown as part of the main UK exhibition on the key naval battle of the First World War.
Orkney Islands Council is urging people to get their nominations in for the Orkney Sports Awards 2015 – and is launching a series of short videos showcasing sporting talent in the islands.
Feedback is invited to help steer the final development of a new Energy Strategy for Orkney, with a survey launched today (Wednesday November 25) to gather views and ideas.
An upcoming consultation event will allow local children to get ‘hands on’ with play area design.
Groups looking for financial assistance with community projects are invited to attend a drop-in session with Orkney LEADER.
Orkney Islands Council is encouraging local groups to apply for funding from a national youth work fund.
Local businesses are supporting a three-day adult learning event in Orkney next week.
Young people throughout Orkney are getting the opportunity to hear about the benefits for work-led learning from local businesses and Modern Apprentices.
A new record had been set – with more than 100 visits to Orkney by cruise ships already booked for 2016.
Scapa Flow, with its 125 square miles of sheltered, deep water anchorage is the perfect location for the global Ship to Ship transfer market.
The Scottish Government has given the Council’s Planning Service the thumbs up in a recent report.
Orkney Islands Council, in partnership with sportscotland and the Orcadian, are delighted to announce the Orkney Sports Awards 2015.
The Council is reminding farmers they have until Monday (November 16) to take part in a survey on the abattoir facilities Orkney will need in future.
Live broadcasts from three Orkney Islands Council meetings are planned this week, with more to follow later in the month.
Orkney Islands Council’s annual Culture Fund is now open for applications.
Orkney Islands Council has released its Housing Services Annual Report for 2014 – 2015.
Council Convener Steven Heddle has welcomed the UK Government’s announcement of a universal service obligation (USO) for broadband across the UK.
Discussion sessions on the draft National Improvement Framework for education in Scotland will take place in Orkney on Monday (November 9).
Council Leaders in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles have welcomed the UK Government’s commitment to island proofing – the concept that legislation should not work to the detriment of the particular circumstances of island communities.
A new exhibition at the Orkney Museum titled ‘Mostly this is Where I Live’ by Sanday artist, Carolyn Dixon, opens this Saturday (November 7).
Claire Kemp has been appointed as the new manager of Business Gateway Orkney.
Now that November has arrived, Orkney Islands Council is getting all preparations in place ready for winter.
Orkney Islands Council is asking for public views on the provision of registrar services in the county’s isles communities.