The Council’s Head of Executive Support, Karen Greaves, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours List.
The second meeting of the Islands Strategic Group took place yesterday, Monday 19 December, in Bute.
Orkney Islands Council’s Waste Management team has organised a collection of unwanted electrical and household goods and items for the New Year.
Being more active, more often, is now a more affordable new year’s resolution with Orkney’s “universal leisure card” scheme launching early in 2017.
Orkney Islands Council is asking Arabic speakers living in the county to get in touch if they may be able to help with efforts to support families caught up in the conflict in Syria.
A group of pupils at Stromness Academy have made the Scottish finals of a national initiative aimed at supporting young people in building their skills.
With the local elections coming up in May next year, Orkney Islands Council is encouraging anyone who is thinking about standing for election to find out more about the process.
Newly updated planning guidance for housing in Orkney’s rural areas and energy will be published by Orkney Islands Council on December 15, for a public consultation.
A new nativity scene created by folk from St Colms is lighting up a nook in the St Magnus Cathedral this Christmas.
Six local projects have secured support from the latest round of LEADER funding.
Due to essential website maintenance, the Orkney Islands Council website may be unavailable for a brief period from 22:00 on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 December 2016.
Young visitors to the Orkney Museum are invited to join a Christmas puffin hunt.
The Council is contacting households in the North and South Isles to offer up to two wheelie bins to help with recycling and waste storage.
A rolling exhibition of archive material from 100 years ago is shedding new light on how Orcadians experienced, thought and felt about World War 1.
An open evening will be held next week to welcome Police Scotland to the Warehouse Buildings in Stromness.
Feedback is invited on proposals which set out the approach Orkney Islands Council will take in future in the procurement of work, goods and services.
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