Orkney Islands Council is calling for a postponement of plans to close the Police control room in Inverness.
Orkney Ferries is advising that a mechanical fault affecting the North Isles ferry Varagen could result in disruption to sailing times.
Feedback is invited on newly published proposals setting out a vision of how St Margaret’s Hope could develop in future.
Orkney’s school hostel has just welcomed its first visitors of the summer holidays.
New electric bikes, and associated equipment, are now available for hire in Orkney as part of a green travel project.
Orkney Health and Care is seeking views on suicide prevention and awareness in Orkney.
A Chief Officer has been appointed for the new joint board that will deliver integrated health and social care services for Orkney.
Orkney Ferries is issuing advice to farmers and hauliers planning to ship hay and straw to the North and South Isles.
An exhibition is opening this week through a unique collaboration between Orkney Museum and the University of Highlands and Islands.
The list of candidates standing in the forthcoming West Mainland by-election has been announced.
Orkney Islands Council would like to issue a reminder to drivers that a diversion will be put in place on the A961 Kirkwall to Holm Road.
Four young folk from Orkney have been awarded the highest accolade in the Duke of Edinburgh programme.
Voters in the West Mainland should keep an eye out for their polling cards arriving from next Friday (July 17).
Parents and carers of young children in Orkney are being encouraged to respond to a Scottish Government survey on proposed national changes to early learning and childcare entitlement.
Kirkwall will host Britain’s biggest cruise ship tomorrow (July 10), P&O Cruises Britannia, as part of her first ever British Isles cruise.
Orkney is once again set to welcome the European Federation of Sea Anglers next month for their 2015 championships.
The Council today agreed to proceed with improvements designed to enhance the Broad Street area of Kirkwall.
Scotland's Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced to Islands Council leaders that he has received assurances of the UK Government’s commitment to continuing the Scottish Islands Renewable Delivery Forum (SIRDF).
A diversion for drivers will be put in place next week when the Highland Park distillery replaces the pipe bridge that crosses the main road from Kirkwall to Holm.
Orkney Islands Council is calling on the Scottish Government to put proposals for new conservation designations over huge areas of local waters on immediate hold.
A consultation gets underway tomorrow (Wednesday July 8) which will help shape development across Orkney in the years ahead.
The latest live broadcasts of Council meetings are set to take place on Tuesday (July 7).
The airfield in Eday has received a four-wheel drive firefighting vehicle as part of Orkney Island Council’s efforts to upgrade existing equipment in the North Isles.
Kirkwall’s newest outdoor play area, Summerdale Park, will open to the public later this week.
Potential candidates hoping to stand in the upcoming West Mainland by-election are reminded that nominations close in less than two weeks.
An Orkney-wide mailshot offering advice on opportunities to reduce home fuel bills is nearing completion.