A two hour guided walk around the former Royal Naval Base at Lyness starts from the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum at 11:00 every Tuesday from 4 April onwards.
Thirty eight candidates have put themselves forward for election in Orkney for the local Council elections in May.
The St Magnus Lane public toilets in Kirkwall will open again later this week.
Work to renew an historic property in the centre of Kirkwall starts soon, with the helping hand of a heritage scheme supported by Orkney Islands Council.
Orkney has the highest food safety standards in Scotland according to a recent survey by consumer group Which?.
Prospective candidates in the forthcoming local council elections have until Wednesday to officially put their name on the ballot paper - and are being urged not to leave it until the last minute.
The Council’s Trading Standards Service is advising the public of bogus calls being received by local households, claiming residents are due a rebate of their Council Tax.
Pupils at the Hope School have been lending a hand to the local MacMillan charity.
Two families from war-torn Syria are starting to build a new life in Orkney.
Around 9,000 people visited Kirkwall last year specifically to see the Weeping Window display at St Magnus Cathedral, according to a recent report.
Pupils at Stromness Academy are gearing up for the forthcoming local council elections by taking part in a series of activities as part of the national ‘Ready to Vote’ campaign.
Polling cards will be arriving through Orkney letterboxes over the next couple of days for all those eligible to vote at the forthcoming local council elections on May 4.
Draft planning guidance for aquaculture activity in the county is being published by Orkney Islands Council this week for public consultation.
Local people are being asked for their opinions on priorities for achieving a more sustainable future for Orkney’s energy supply, as part of a consultation being run by Orkney Islands Council.
Orkney Islands Council is reminding local residents who would like to join Orkney Opinions – but have not yet returned their membership survey - to do so by the end of this week.
Following queries from the public the Council’s Trading Standards Service is reminding consumers of their rights when buying goods or services at their doorstep.
Orkney Islands Council is advising that recycling collections could be affected by the strong winds forecast for tomorrow (Tuesday 14 March).
Young people and mental health will be the focus of a youth arts performance event at the Orkney Arts Theatre next Saturday night (Saturday 11 March).
The starting pistol for this year’s local council elections will be fired on Monday 13 March when the Notice of Election is published.
Orkney Islands Council has published its latest Annual Performance Report.
Relive the martyrdom of St Magnus this Easter on the isle of Egilsay – 900 years after the legendary event took place.
Pupils at Kirkwall Grammar School are to go on a health kick, as they take part in the school’s annual Health Week (6 – 10 March).
Orkney Islands Council is supporting a national campaign aimed at giving old mobile phones and gadgets a new lease of life.
Orkney Islands Council is getting in touch with people across the county to invite them to become part of a new public consultation group.
Comments received during the Boundary Commission for Scotland's consultation on initial proposals for UK Parliament constituencies have been published for a four-week period of public scrutiny and further feedback.
Orkney Islands Council is urging local folk to give unwanted items a second chance this spring, as part of Pass It On Week (March 11-19).