Orkney has received its final cruise call of the season.
Voters in Orkney are reminded that their Community Council ballot papers must be returned by October 12.
A ceremony in Stromness this weekend will bestow the Freedom of Orkney upon explorer Dr John Rae.
Local businesses are being reminded about the Council’s forthcoming ‘Meet the Buyer’ day – as the final programme for the event is announced.
Orkney Islands Council has given its approval for the purchase of a new pilot launch.
The Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee will hold a public meeting in Orkney on Monday evening (2 October).
A Sustainable Energy Strategy for Orkney was launched as part of the official opening of the world leading Surf ‘n’ Turf project.
The pioneering Surf 'n' Turf hydrogen community energy project has been launched in Orkney by the Scottish Government's Business, Innovation and Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse.
Groups in Orkney who are looking to carry out a community based project are being urged to consider applying for Orkney Islands Council’s ‘perfect package’ of funding – the LEADER fund and the Community Development Fund.
The Council is reminding residents of funding that could help cut fuel bills and keep homes warm this winter.
Ideas for highlighting Kirkwall’s heritage are being displayed to the public early next month.
A unique opportunity to research the history of Orkney’s Highland Park Distillery is on offer at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Ballot papers for elections to Orkney’s community councils are being sent out to voters next week.
Households in Orkney will now be able to recycle aerosols, kitchen foil and foil tray products as part of the fortnightly green bin collections.
Orkney Islands Council trading standards and Police Scotland have issued a warning after reports that traders visiting the area are offering machinery, tools and other goods for sale.
The contract for the construction of the replacement St Peter's House in Stromness has been awarded to local company Orkney Builders (Contractors) Ltd.
Two of the team involved in an independent review of Scotland’s care system have been in Orkney to learn from the experiences of local people.
Tender documents for the construction of a multi-million pound research and innovation campus in Stromness are to be published this week.
Folk living on Orkney's inner and outer isles are set to benefit from a new membership option under Orkney's ActiveLife scheme.
Orkney Islands Council has teamed up with the Pickaquoy Centre and Stromness Swimming Pool to reward young people completing accredited awards through youth work in the county, including Dynamic Youth and Youth Achievement.
Orkney Islands Council’s Head of Infrastructure and Strategic Projects, Darren Richardson, has reminded motorists to drive carefully following this morning’s heavy rainfall.
Orkney Islands Council’s Development and Infrastructure Committee will this week (Tuesday 12 September) consider a report on the continued growth of the tourism industry in the county.
Local businesses who are interested in doing business with the public sector in Orkney are being invited to attend a 'Meet the Buyer' event next month.
The deadline for nominations from people wanting to stand for their local Community Council has been extended until 17.00 on Monday 18 September.
Local artists and craft makers can hear from a Stromness-based metalworker, Fiona Sanderson, about how a scheme run by the Council has helped boost her skills, at a workshop this Wednesday evening (6 September).
Shapinsay residents are advised of a change to their recycling collection this week.
The dedicated volunteers who run Orkney’s halls and community centres will come together this week for the annual Halls Event.
The Orkney Harbours website has been refreshed with a brand new look
Scotland’s Travelling Gallery returns to Orkney next week (9 September) featuring works by artist Lauren Printy Currie.