Orkney Islands Council is giving a specialist company the opportunity to investigate Lyness’ potential as a base for North Sea oil and gas decommissioning work.
The Council has welcomed an announcement by the Scottish Government that legislation to empower Scotland’s island communities is to be progressed.
Architects’ drawings of the new St Peters House will be on display in Kirkwall and Stromness from this Thursday (August 25).
Orkney Islands Council is reminding drivers that some car parking charges will be increasing from this Saturday (August 27).
A review of this year’s World War One commemorations highlights their considerable impact in Orkney and much further afield.
Re-tiling work on the roof at Stromness Primary School has been completed in time for the new school year starting on Tuesday (23 August).
Funding from the Kirkwall Townscape Heritage Initiative (KTHI) has helped 52 local folk complete World Host training.
Artists and makers interested in applying for arts funding are being invited to come along to an information workshop.
Stromness’ Warehouse Buildings welcomed a record number of visitors in July with more than 3850 visitors using the building.
Orkney’s electors may have already voted twice this year, but they are now being asked to complete their annual Electoral Registration Household Enquiry form which has been delivered in the past few days.
With the county’s schools opening again for the new school year on Tuesday August 23, Orkney Islands Council is urging drivers to be extra vigilant on the roads.
Orkney’s 750,000 cruise ship passenger stepped ashore in Kirkwall on Wednesday (10 August) to a real Orcadian welcome.
A drop-in 'clinic' supported by Orkney Islands Council aimed at helping stamp out unsafe car seat use is visiting Orkney on August 17.
If you are going to the Dounby or County shows this week, visit Orkney Islands Council ‘Waste Aware’ stand and speak to the Council’s Waste Management team.
Orkney Islands Council is inviting local firms who have or would like a business link with the Council to come along to a ‘Meet the Buyer’ day.
Pupils across Orkney will today (Tuesday, August 9) be receiving their examination results from the Scottish Qualification Authority.
A new pot of funding aimed at supporting fishing industries and communities is now open to applications, through Orkney Islands Council.
Two local organisations have been awarded funding through the Orkney LEADER programme to take their projects forward.