The closure of Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum is to be extended into 2019.
Due to the Easter Monday holiday, the Council Offices will be closed from 17:00 on Friday 30 March until 09:00 on Tuesday 2 April 2018.
A ten pence increase in the price of school meals in Orkney will come into effect in April.
Orkney's council-operated airfields have been shortlisted for a national award.
Two important documents relating to how the Council procures goods and services have been published on the Council website this week.
The Principals of three of Scotland’s universities have been looking at new opportunities for collaborative working during a two-day visit to Orkney.
The Council is reminding the public of the risks of dumping potentially explosive material.
Orkney Islands Council has welcomed the announcement that they have secured funding from the National Lottery for a £4.5m North Isles Landscape Scheme.
A £5.39 million construction contract has been awarded for the development of a new Research and Innovation Campus in Orkney.
More than 110 tanker operations have taken place in Scapa Flow over the past 12 months – the highest figure recorded for many years.
An event highlighting the valuable work carried out by social workers takes place in Kirkwall next week.
Independent charity Arts & Business Scotland will visit Orkney later this month as part of a series of special events across the Highlands and Islands to promote greater collaboration between local cultural organisations and the local business community.
Orkney Islands Council has published a reviewed Core Paths plan for public comment, following feedback gathered over the last several months.
The Council is advising that a collection point for glass bottles and jars from commercial businesses will no longer be available at Cursiter Quarry from Thursday 15 March.
Orkney Islands Council is working with partners in seeking amendments to the Islands Bill for the next stage of its progress through the Scottish Parliament.
The resurfacing works on Junction Road, Kirkwall planned to start on Monday (12 March) as advertised in yesterday’s Orcadian have had to be cancelled.
Hand over your under-loved musical instruments for the benefit of young musicians in the county, as part of national Pass It On Week.
Visitors to Hatston tip will be asked to take a second look at what's in their boot - as part of next week's national re-use event 'Pass It On' week.
Orkney Islands Council has welcomed news that energy supplier Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has formally submitted a ‘Needs Case’ to energy regulator Ofgem for a new transmission link for Orkney.