The Trading Standards team at Orkney Islands Council would like to advise local businesses to remain wary when answering unsolicited phone calls from publishing companies out with Orkney.
This Saturday (30 April) sees the opening of the Orkney Museum’s summer exhibition, ‘The Battle of Jutland, Scapa Flow and the War at Sea’.
Pupils at Kirkwall Grammar School planted rocket seeds that were in space for six months.
Orkney Islands Council is advising people in waste collection areas One and Six that today’s (Monday, April 25) recycling collection is suffering disruption due to intermittent high winds.
The iconic poppy sculpture Weeping Window has opened at St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, marking the start of the UK’s Battle of Jutland commemorations taking place in Orkney throughout May and June.
Britain’s most northerly crazy golf course officially opens in Orkney this weekend, marking the culmination of a year-long effort by an island community.
People throughout Orkney will be joining in the Queen’s 90th birthday celebration this week.
The first allocation of seats has been made for people in Orkney to join the Battle of Jutland commemorations in Kirkwall and Lyness next month.
An insight into the importance of the Battle of Jutland will be provided this week by the grandson of Britain’s naval commander at the time, Admiral Sir John Jellicoe.
Local primary school children from across mainland Orkney had an incredible morning of football, as the Tesco Bank Football Challenge visited the area for a fun-filled festival at Papdale Primary School 3G pitches.
The CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund has reopened and is accepting applications from groups in Orkney.
Orkney company Aurora Jewellery have transformed their shop front in Kirkwall’s Albert Street, helped by a grant from Kirkwall Townscape Heritage Initiative (KTHI).
Postal voting packs for the Scottish Parliament Election will start arriving through letterboxes in Orkney this week.
OLECG, the multi-agency Orkney Local Emergency Co-ordinating Group, met this afternoon to get an update on the situation of the power outage affecting the north isles.
The ceramic poppies that will form a spectacular display at St Magnus Cathedral have travelled to Orkney by ferry.
The Council would like to remind folk about the free Bounce Back to Netball taster session taking place this Wednesday night (13 April).
OLECG, the multi-agency Orkney Local Emergency Co-ordinating Group, met this morning in response to the power outage affecting the north Isles.
Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have detonated a Second World War torpedo found during a routine seabed survey in Scapa Flow.
Hundreds of trees were planted in Kirkwall on Saturday 2 April to create HMS Hampshire Centenary Wood ahead of the centenary of the ship’s sinking.
Traffic diversions will be in place from Thursday morning (April 7) to allow repair work to take place at the roundabout near the Ayre Mills in Kirkwall.
The Council has opened the doors to its 200th new home.
Five candidates have put their names forward to stand for the Orkney constituency in the Scottish Parliamentary Election in May.