St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall will be lit blue and green on Friday night (3 March) – Fairtrade’s trademark colours.
Elected Members have set Orkney Islands Council’s budget for the next financial year.
The names of the candidates hoping to be elected as Orkney’s Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament have been announced.
Information sessions for people thinking about standing for election to Orkney Islands Council attracted a good turnout – with advice still available for anyone who was unable to attend.
A local man who’s spent the last eight years helping train youngsters to cycle safely has picked up one of only four awards given out annually by Cycling Scotland.
An award-winning plan that will guide development activity in the Pentland Firth and Orkney waters continues to make waves as it’s shortlisted for another prestigious award.
Next of Kin, an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland, opens on Saturday February 18 at the Orkney Museum in Kirkwall. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations.
Over 70% of householders in the isles have requested recycling bins under a new scheme to make recycling easier in the isles.
The Orkney Youth Café has seen a surge in popularity in the opening weeks of 2017, with up to 40 young folk now using the service on a regular basis.
Elected Members have recommended Orkney Islands Council’s budget for the next financial year.
Representatives from Orkney Islands Council are headed to Japan this week, after being invited on a trip to find out more about the Japanese education system.