A funding application for the North Isles Landscape Partnership Scheme is being submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The Council will host the Convention of the Highlands and Islands (COHI) next week (Monday June 1).
Orkney Islands Council's new Stromness offices are now open to the public.
Passengers have the chance to travel on Orkney’s first fully-electric bus when it starts running on the Kirkwall Airport route on Monday (May 25).
The MV Graemsay looks set to return to its run earlier than anticipated.
The flag above the main Council offices in Kirkwall is flying at half mast as a mark of respect following the death of West Mainland Councillor Alistair Gordon.
People across Orkney are being encouraged to take part in a consultation that will shape the first flood risk management plan for the county.
Orkney Islands Council is consulting with the community in Hoy about the future of secondary school provision on the island.
The leaders of the Our Islands Our Future campaign are welcoming the recommendations outlined in today’s Devolution (Further Powers) Committee report to the Scottish Government.
Three new head teachers have been appointed to Orkney’s schools this week.
Following today’s Special Meeting of the Full Council the following appointments have been made -
Orkney Islands Council has taken delivery of ten more devices which can block unwanted calls, following the success of units provided to elderly and vulnerable residents throughout the county last summer.
Visitors from Norway will travel to Orkney during the next few days to join the annual celebration of Norwegian Constitution Day on Sunday May 17.
Hear time honoured tales, explore ancient ales and try your hand at prehistoric fashion this weekend (16 and 17 May) when Orkney Museum, Kirbuster Museum and Corrigall Farm Museums join in Scotland’s annual Festival of Museums.
The three Island Councils of Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles are seeking early meetings with the new Secretary of State for Scotland and other key players to discuss Our Islands Our Future (OIOF) and specifically to seek reassurances on the commitments of the previous Government on the campaign for more powers for Island areas.
Orkney Library and Archive are celebrating today after being named winners in a UK-wide Library of the Year Award.
Orkney Islands Council is asking householders to take part in a survey on affordable warmth being issued to every residential address over the next ten weeks, starting from this week.
Orkney Islands Council Customer Services, Registrar and Library in Stromness will close for a week from May 18-23 while office furniture, equipment and library stock are moved over to the new Warehouse Buildings opening on Monday May 25.
Orkney Islands Council’s Environmental Health team is appealing to the public for information after nine bags of household waste were dumped in several passing places along Hillside Road between Evie and Dounby.
The MV Chieftain will be on short term charter covering the Graemsay and North Hoy route, until the MV Graemsay returns to service.
Orkney voters will go the polls tomorrow (May 7) for the UK Parliamentary General Election.
Orkney will mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day this Friday (8th May) with a series of commemorative events.
Orkney Islands Council is seeking public views on community transport services.