A new exhibition opens at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House next Saturday (8 October).
Folk from ‘St Colms Cards’ and ‘Wood B Good’ welcomed a Learning Disabilities Nursing and Social Work student, Amy Fletcher, from Salford University this week.
A report by Education Scotland has highlighted the valuable role that the Council’s Educational Psychology Service is playing in ‘Getting it Right for Every Child’ in Orkney.
Artists and organisations are being invited to comment on a draft plan for strengthening and developing Orkney’s rich cultural scene over the next decade.
Orkney Islands Council has published a short film to help attract public support for a pioneering local marine planning project.
The Orkney Youth Awards are coming up in November and as part of that organisations or members of the public can nominate a young person aged 12 – 25 for a Summit Award.
Local folk responsible for running Orkney’s community halls received a first-aid CPR training session from the local fire service this week.
Councillors have given their backing to plans to offer Historic Environment Scotland (HES) use of a Council building in Stenness as a temporary base for visitors to Maeshowe.
Orkney Islands Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are to carry out a study into the opportunities and challenges arising from the changing patterns of tourism activity in Orkney.
The fireworks display planned for the send-off of the Boudicca on Sunday night has been cancelled.
Victoria Street in Stromness will be closed tomorrow to allow urgent road works to be carried out.
A group of Orkney youngsters were in Inverness this week to take part in sportscotland’s annual Young Ambassador conference.
Drop-in sessions will be held next month to give the public the opportunity to comment on the Scottish Government's commitment to reduce ferry fares on Northern Isles routes.
A new exhibition at the Orkney Museum features the archaeological excavations at the Cairns Iron Age site in South Ronaldsay.
Schools inspectors have praised the “rich learning experiences” children enjoy at Burray primary school.
More than 50 people have taken part in the ceremonies held in the Council Chamber that mark the final step on their journey to becoming British citizens.
The Council has welcomed the announcement of new funding for affordable homes in island communities.
A poem by North Ronaldsay Primary School pupil Teigan Scott has been selected for publication in a national poetry competition.
Folk throughout Orkney who live in older homes and who are concerned about keeping their energy bills down, their homes warm and properly insulated are invited to attend a free event at The Town Hall on 27th September.
Orkney Islands Council is seeking feedback from the community on its Stromness Warehouse Buildings through a short survey.
Professionals are teaming up over the next two days to help drive home the risks and responsibilities of being a motorist to young people in Orkney.
All properties in Orkney who have not yet responded to their annual Electoral Registration Household Enquiry form will now have received a reminder.
Recycle Week 2016, which is taking place from the 12 - 18 of September, is set to see a whole host of action taking place across Scotland, with Orkney Islands Council lending its support to the campaign and encouraging others to follow suit.
Pupils from Stromness and Glaitness primary schools have been treated to a series of theatre performances this week.
Orkney Islands Council is looking for more local people with a love for working with children to join its team of School Crossing Patrol Officers.
A new service has been launched on the Orkney Islands Council website which will allow folk to submit applications for building warrants online.
Drivers are being advised there will be some traffic delays in Kirkwall over coming weeks while Orkney Islands Council carries out resurfacing on three roundabouts along the harbour front, and a section of Grainshore Road.
The Red Ensign flag will fly this Saturday 3 September over the Town Hall in Kirkwall as Orkney Islands Council joins UK-wide events in recognition of the nation's merchant seafarers.