Students from Orkney College UHI have had a unique opportunity to work in partnership with the Scottish Health Council (SHC) on compiling a report that promotes healthy living among children in Orkney.
The MV Graemsay is set to return to its run this weekend.
The latest live broadcast of a Council meeting is set to take place on Friday (June 26).
The Kirkwall Bowling Club had some new contenders attend recently with 95 P7 pupils having a go on the green.
A new guide highlights opportunities for people working with children, young people and families in Orkney to expand their knowledge and skills.
Dounby Primary School has become the first primary school in Orkney to be named as a Positive Coaching School.
A by-election is to be held in August for the return of a Councillor for the West Mainland ward following the death of Alistair Gordon last month.
Orkney Ferries is putting contingency plans in place for the bulk shipment of animal forage and fodder if required by farmers in the North and South Isles.
People have the chance to show their appreciation and support for Orkney’s links with the military when this year’s Armed Forces Day is marked on Saturday June 27.
Children at three primary schools in Orkney have been enjoying a unique learning experience with the help of their own “tiny teacher”.
The public are being invited to attend a public drop-in session to view plans for a future development on the outskirts of Kirkwall in advance of a planning application being submitted later this year.
Orkney Islands Council, in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), has appointed consultants to undertake a comprehensive study of the county’s future abattoir needs.
Children from the Hope Community School watched from the public gallery as concerns they raised about the release of balloons and sky lanterns were debated by Councillors.
Kirkwall Grammar School's Young Enterprise team head off to the Scottish Finals this week - and are looking for local folk to get behind them in a public vote.
Orkney Islands Council has been recognised by the Russian Consul for the work they have done to honour those who served as part of the Arctic Convoy in World War Two.
A contractor for a unique paint job in Orkney has been appointed.
Leyla Gunn from Stromness has become the first person from Orkney to gain a Gold Youth Achievement Award (YAA). The Gold YAA has been rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority as comparable to a Higher.
Concessionary travel card users on two of Scotland’s smallest and most remote island communities are set to be the first in Scotland to use new technology to make their journeys easier.
Children from eight primary schools across Orkney enjoyed a morning of football skills and four-a-side games during a special coaching session at Papdale Primary School’s 3G pitch.
A consultation is being launched on a plan that will be used to guide development activity in the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters.
Orkney Islands Council’s Development and Marine Planning team has just completed a major piece of work to record details of all the war memorials in the county.
Two meetings are due to be broadcast live this week from the Council Chamber in Kirkwall.
Proposals for potential improvements to the Broad Street area can now be viewed online as well as at an exhibition in Kirkwall.
The Council’s Active Schools team held their annual Transition Sport festivals recently.
Pupils from Stromness Primary School handed over a unique gift to Northlink Ferries this week.
Pupils at Sanday Community School are in the running for a prestigious award after creating their own renewable energy device.
A forum will be set up to consider strategic transport issues affecting Scotland’s islands, as agreed today during a meeting of the Island Areas Ministerial Working Group held in Orkney today.
The team appointed by Orkney Islands Council to come up with designs for potential improvements to the Broad Street area of Kirkwall is to hold a public exhibition of the proposals.