Access to specific areas around Kirkwall Harbour will be restricted for short periods early next week whilst work on the Council's flood prevention scheme continues.
Orkney Islands Council's Housing Service is looking for tenant views on its updated rent setting policy.
Orkney Islands Council’s Policy and Resources Committee has agreed that OIC should take forward the further development of a substantial wind energy project.
Orkney Islands Council is joining in this year's National Consumer Week campaign by urging consumers to be careful about what they are really signing up for.
Orkney Islands Council is inviting applications for its 2018 to 2019 Culture Fund.
Today (Sunday 26 November) marks 100 years since three crewmen were lost when their airship crashed off Papay at 11:40 on November 26 1917.
Orkney Islands Council has taken delivery of two Christmas trees from Norway, for the annual tree lighting ceremony at St Magnus Cathedral.
Orkney’s much loved archive service has been applauded for a well-run and effective service, during a national accreditation process.
Orkney Library and Archive is holding a series of events to celebrate Book Week Scotland 2017 (November 27 to December 3).
Orkney Islands Council is advising there is surface water on roads in several locations across Orkney, following sustained rainfall in the county over the past two days.
Orkney is getting into the festive spirit as the tree lighting season gets underway next week.
Orkney Islands Council has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award for Innovation’ by APSE, the Association of Public Sector Excellence, which works with more than 300 local authorities throughout the UK.
Orkney Islands Councillors have been meeting with the county’s constituency MSP Liam McArthur, to reiterate the risk to the local community should a fairer funding formula for Orkney’s internal ferries be left out of the Scottish Government’s budget.
It’s European Week of Waste Reduction this week, and Orkney Islands Council is focusing in on food waste.
Orkney Islands Council's Leader Councillor James Stockan has described talks with the Scottish Government as constructive - but warned that the Council needs to strike quickly to secure additional funding on the back of this.
A new process has been introduced to help community groups talk to public authorities about local issues and local services.
The Council is reminding residents of funding that could help cut fuel bills and keep homes warm this winter.
A new project run by Orkney Islands Council aimed at bringing empty homes in the county back into use has won a national award for use of media, only four months after being set up.
The team behind Orkney’s ActiveLife scheme are reminding the public to help keep the scheme in good shape by passing on issues and suggestions to staff at their fitness centre.
Orkney Islands Council scooped the top award at Scotland's national planning awards in Edinburgh last night.
St Magnus Cathedral will be lit red at night over the weekend to help raise awareness of the annual Scottish Poppy Appeal.
Local farmers who are considering diversifying are being encouraged to find out more about Orkney's LEADER programme.
Young people celebrated their efforts in the community on Tuesday (7 November 2017) at the annual Orkney Youth Awards Ceremony.
Vital preservations works are due to be carried out on the Big Tree in Kirkwall next week.