A flotilla of Royal Navy and Federal German Navy warships will be stationed in Orkney for the Battle of Jutland commemorations.
Orkney’s road safety plan for the next four years is now available online.
The Council is encouraging commuters travelling to Kirkwall for work, and people wishing to view the Battle of Jutland events, to take advantage of local bus services if possible on Tuesday 31 May.
Orkney Islands Council has launched its biennial business survey and is seeking contributions from a wide-range of enterprises.
Work is due to start this week on replacing the slates on the roof of Stromness Primary School.
Orkney Islands Council is to welcome new tenants into the former Stromness Library building later this year.
The new link road built in Kirkwall was marked with an official road opening ceremony this morning (24 May).
Local art students have teamed up with the Orkney Folk Festival to create a limited edition t-shirt design for the 2016 festival.
The Council published a video, ‘Planning in Orkney’, to raise awareness on a public consultation which took place between 5 May and 16 June 2016.
The Anti-Scam Charity, Think Jessica, is running a two week campaign highlighting the blight of scammers in all their forms.
One of the oldest racing yoles in Orkney will go back on display after being awarded funding to conserve it.
Orkney Islands Council has announced the road closures and parking restrictions that will be in place for the Battle of Jutland Commemorations in Kirkwall.
On a stormy night almost a century ago the warship HMS Hampshire struck a mine to the west of Orkney and sank with devastating loss of life.
Orkney Islands Council is to run another live Facebook Chat with local folk this Thursday (19th May).
Primary school pupils are due to try their hand at a spot of bowling this week (Tuesday 17 May).
Visitors from Norway will travel to Orkney to take part in the annual celebrations for Norwegian Constitution Day next Tuesday (May 17).
The chance to have a go at peat cutting is on offer in Orkney this weekend.
A seabed survey has been carried out to assess the condition of HMS Hampshire, which sank after hitting a mine off Marwick Head in June 2016.
Details have been published of forthcoming events in Orkney commemorating the Battle of Jutland and the loss of HMS Hampshire.
Scottish Liberal Democrats candidate Liam McArthur has been re-elected to serve as Orkney's MSP.
A major new town centre project to rejuvenate 17 Bridge Street to an outdoor and cycling shop is nearing completion, with the refurbished premises due to open this Saturday (7 May).
Orkney Islands Council is seeking public views on the county’s Proposed Local Development Plan.