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Notice: To undertake construction and capital dredging in connection with the Orkney Community Wind Farm Project at Scammalin Bay, Island of Faray

Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council (“OIC”), registered as a local authority constituted in terms of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 at Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, KW15 1NY, has applied to the Scottish Ministers for marine licences under section 20 of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 to undertake construction and capital dredging in connection with the Orkney Community Wind Farm Project at Scammalin Bay, Island of Faray with a total area of approximately 3218 m2

22 September 2021
The Orkney Islands Council (King Haakon Street, Kirkwall) (Temporary Closure) Order 2021

Orkney Islands Council has made the above-named Order under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to ensure the safety of site personnel and road users while works are carried out on behalf of Scottish and Southern Electricity Network to enable the replacement of an electricity sub-station.

22 September 2021
Occasional Licence - Gary Sinclair - Harray Community Hall - Wedding

The Orkney Islands Area Licensing Board has received an application for occasional licence from Gary Sinclair for Harray Community Hall.

21 September 2021
Occasional Licence - Jenna Simison - 12 Nov 2021

Orkney Islands Area Licensing Board has received an application for occasional licence from Jenna Simison.

19 September 2021
Temporary Closure of Roads in Kirkwall and St Ola

Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council has made an order in terms of section 62 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to the effect that on Sunday 12 September 2021, in connection with the Riding of the Marches, the roads in Kirkwall specified in the Schedule hereto will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking will not be permitted between the hours specified in the Schedule. Between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00, parking in Broad Street will be prohibited and the Broad Street Car Park will be closed. Alternative routes for vehicular traffic are available by way of adjoining roads.

In addition, between 14:30 and 16:30 parking will not be permitted in B9148 New Scapa Road (between A963 Holm Branch Road and B9053 Scapa Bay Road).

While the Riding of the Marches is taking place, traffic controls will also be in operation along the remainder of the route. Vehicles will be subject to delays and possible speed restrictions.

Schedule

Roads Closed  

Closure Times

Broad Street

12:30 to 14:30 & 17:00 to 18:00

Great Western Road

12:45 to 14:15

Palace Road (Watergate to Broad Street)

13:30 to 14:30 & 17:00 to 18:00

Tankerness Lane

13:30 to 15:00

West Tankerness Lane

13:30 to 15:00

Albert Street

14:00 to 15:00

Bridge Street

14:00 to 15:00

Castle Street (from car park exit to Broad St)

14:00 to 15:00

Harbour Street

14:00 to 15:00

Shore Street

14:00 to 15:00

B9053 Scapa Bay Road

14:30 to 16:30

Main Street

17:00 to 17:30

Union Street

17:00 to 17:30

Victoria Street

17:00 to 17:30

 

John W Mundell

Interim Chief Executive.

Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY.

2 September 2021.

01 September 2021
Notice Of Public Right Of Way Investigation Neuketineuks Lane, Kirkwall

Orkney Islands Council is seeking views from members of the public on the existence of a Public Right of Way in relation to a route known as ‘Neuketineuks Lane’ in Kirkwall.  

05 August 2021
General Carriageway Works and Repairs - Temporary Closure - Order 2021

The Orkney Islands Council (hereinafter referred to as "the Council") in exercise of its powers under Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ("the 1984 Act") and of all other enabling powers, hereby makes the following Order:

14 July 2021
Notice of times for inspecting returns as to election expenses

I, John Weir Mundell OBE, Constituency Returning Officer for the above Election, in accordance with the Scottish Parliamentary Elections Order 2015 Articles 50 and 55, do hereby give notice, that the election expenses returns, declarations and all accompanying documents of candidates at the above election may be inspected between the hours of 10 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, except public holidays, at Orkney Islands Council, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney (Tel: 01856 873535) for a period of one year after receipt by me. 

17 June 2021
Statutory Review of Electoral Arrangements

Boundaries Scotland, present our proposals for Orkney Islands Council area resulting from our Review of Electoral Arrangements under, and in accordance with, section 20 of the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018.

04 June 2021
Roads Maintenance Works -Stromness and Kirkwall - Temporary Closure

Orkney Islands Council has made the above-named Order under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to ensure the safety of site personnel and road users while roads maintenance works are carried out.

07 April 2021

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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