A recent Freedom of Information request asked for a breakdown of the expenses claims made by the chief executives of a number of public sector organisations over the last three years.
A special fund to help retell the remarkable tale of the scuttling of the German fleet in Scapa Flow almost 100 years ago has been launched by Orkney Islands Council.
One of the best known portraits of George Mackay Brown has been returned to its former glory and has gone on show in Orkney once again.
Details on how local people can get involved in the Pages of the Sea event taking place on Scapa Beach on Armistice Day have been announced.
Flagstone repairs are due to be carried out in Stromness this coming week (22 to 26 October) - leading to sections of the street being closed whilst the work takes place.
A collaborative public artwork created by adults with learning disabilities, professional artists and local community groups in Orkney will be unveiled on Monday (October 22).
Orkney Islands Council has welcomed an invitation to further develop plans for local decision making on seabed leasing in the waters around the county.
An event takes place this week to help people in Orkney make the most of the internet.
On 11 November 2018, the public is invited to gather on Scapa beach for an informal, nationwide gesture of remembrance for the men and women who left their home shores during the First World War.
A programme of events in Orkney to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War has been announced.
The HMS Royal Oak Roll of Honour has gone back on display at St Magnus Cathedral after conservation work to repair damage to the book.
Orkney Islands Council is advising the public there will be widespread disruption and outages to IT and telephone systems this weekend across all Council offices and facilities, as work to install vital new equipment at the core of the OIC network takes place.
Orkney Islands Council has launched a survey into the county’s recycling provision for householders.
Orkney Islands Council is relaunching the Abattoir Challenge Fund.
Local people are being asked to keep an eye out for disadvantage in all its guises this Challenge Poverty week.
Next Saturday (13 October) sees the opening of the first autumn/winter 2018 exhibition at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, Broad Street, Kirkwall.
The first phase of work to make safe headstones found to be in a dangerous condition has been completed at four kirkyards in Orkney.