Construction of the Council’s flood defence scheme along the central Kirkwall shoreline starts next week.
A consultation event is being held this Tuesday, to look at potential plans for repaving part of Harbour Street in Kirkwall.
Changes are being made to the bus stances at the Kirkwall Travel Centre to allow the introduction of a charging point for the county’s electric bus at the facility.
Plans are being finalised for the help and support that will be offered when refugees from Syria make a new home in Orkney later this year.
The leaders of the Councils in Orkney and Shetland are asking Ministers and local MSPs to support their call for fair funding for inter-island ferry services in the two communities.
A project which could see the development of an innovative piece of fishing gear has been awarded funding from the Orkney Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG).
The Chief Executive of Scotland’s national sports agency will be in Orkney this week to find out more about sport in the county.
An event run by Orkney Islands Council, in partnership with Orkney ZeroWaste, has ensured the redistribution and reuse of almost 1000kg of unwanted household goods - diverting them from being disposed of as waste.
Orkney Islands Council and Police Scotland are advising drivers to take particular care given current road conditions.
Orkney Islands Council has secured £170k of funding for a project which will help vulnerable groups to develop key life skills.
A short film featuring local people getting active has been released by Orkney Islands Council and the Pickaquoy Centre.
An election is being held to elect Crofting Commissioners from the six crofting constituencies.
Plans for a multi-million pound research and innovation campus in Stromness are set to go ahead after the two organisations behind the venture agreed funding for the project.
The Council’s Housing Service is seeking public views on its Advice and Information Strategy.
The 'Community Learning Guide' for 2017-2018 is now available with classes from Archaeology to Welding.