Josh Alexander from Stromness Academy has been chosen to join the Scottish Young Ambassador Conference Team.
Orkney Islands Councils’ Customer Services team is looking for feedback on the services they provide.
A new exhibition of paintings by local artist Clare Gee opens at the Orkney Museum on Saturday March 5.
Drivers are advised to look out for diversions in Kirkwall from Monday (February 29) to allow surfacing work at the new roundabout being constructed at the junction of New Scapa Road, the Holm Branch Road and the new Scapa Link Road.
Orkney Islands Council has published the results of a survey which asked parents about the current and future provision of Early Learning and Childcare in Orkney.
Next week is Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016 (29 February - 4 March) and celebrates the benefits that Modern Apprenticeships bring to individuals, businesses and the local economy.
Local groups who want to improve paths in their area are being encouraged to find out more about the Community Paths grant scheme.
The Council’s Policy and Resources Committee has recommended support to help with the resettlement of refugees from Syria in Orkney.
Elected Members have set Orkney Islands Council’s budget for the next financial year.
A recruitment drive is being launched for volunteers who will help care for the spectacular display of ceramic poppies to be installed at St Magnus Cathedral in the Spring.
Recently released figures show that library usage is most definitely on the up in Stromness.
Elected Members have recommended Orkney Islands Council’s budget for the next financial year.
Three community projects secured vital funding today (11 February) at a meeting of the Council’s Community Development Fund sub-committee.
The supply of bunker fuel to the gas ship Clamor Schulte in Scapa Flow this week was the first operation by Simpson Oils and their tanker the Vadero Highlander under their new contract with the Orkney Harbour Authority.
Changes are being to vehicle entrance and exit arrangements at Kirkwall Pier.
Orkney has been allocated £482,000 of funding to support the development of the fisheries sector and communities.
Orkney Islands Council is set to increase council house rents by 1.4% from April 1.
Two of Orkney’s most popular tourist attractions are set to receive significant new investment.
The final drop-in session on future plans for community health and social care services in Orkney takes place at the St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall, next Wednesday (Feb 10).
A Dutch cargo vessel is under tow after experiencing an engine breakdown shortly after passing through the Pentland Firth.
Graduates will be offered the first opportunity to qualify in Orkney as secondary school teachers.
Do you know what the Dounby Centre has to offer? An event taking place on Saturday (6 Feb) will highlight all the facilities available including a fitness suite, a games hall and indoor bowling.
People in Orkney are being offered the opportunity to take part in a special Service of Commemoration at St Magnus Cathedral marking 100 years since the Battle of Jutland.
Traffic restrictions will be in place in Kirkwall from Monday (February 8) as part of work to construct a roundabout at the junction of New Scapa Road, the Holm Branch Road and the new Scapa Link Road.
Groups interested in financial assistance with community projects are invited to attend a drop-in session with Orkney LEADER in Sanday.
This Saturday (6 February) sees the opening of a new exhibition at the Orkney Museum which gives a glimpse of Orkney’s hidden heritage.
The multi-agency Orkney Local Emergency Co-ordinating Group (OLECG) is providing advice for the community in North Ronaldsay after lightning damaged the island’s phone network.