Temporary displays of items from the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum have been set up in Kirkwall while the facility undergoes a major refurbishment.
Orkney Island Council is reminding drivers to be vigilant and take extra care in the current cold conditions.
Orkney is set to tap into a wealth of expertise and experience when the second Orkney Business Festival gets underway in three weeks’ time.
Orkney Islands Council is advising that essential maintenance work is set to take place on Victoria Street in Kirkwall next week (Monday 26 February 2018 to Friday 2 March 2018).
Orkney Islands Council has published its Biodiversity Duty Report for 2015 to 2017.
Elected Members have set Orkney Islands Council’s budget for the next financial year.
Orkney youth worker Maureen Herdman has received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award for Youth Work’ at the National Youth Work Awards 2018 run by YouthLink Scotland.
The Council is exploring new options for the development of Lyness as a decommissioning base for the oil and gas industry.
Community groups with big ideas, and farmers considering diversification options, are reminded that time is ticking to make an application to the Orkney LEADER fund.
Ten years after implementation of the Adult Support and Protection Act in Scotland, local partners have issued an upbeat statement about the progress made in Orkney.
A campaign aimed at recruiting more foster carers to be at the ready for children in need of family based care in the county has been launched by Orkney Health and Care.
The Council is advising that the entrance to Bridge Street from Harbour Street in Kirkwall is due to re-open to permitted traffic on Saturday afternoon (17 February).
Elected Members have recommended Orkney Islands Council’s budget for the next financial year.
Papdale Halls of Residence will be open and staffed on Thursday (15 February) for any resident pupils who are stranded by Wednesday's (14 February) forecast bad weather.
Council Leader James Stockan has welcomed the cross-party support given to the Islands Bill which was debated in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday (8 February).
The Leader of Orkney Islands Council, James Stockan, has welcomed a significant development in a long running campaign for onshore wind energy projects in the Northern and Western Isles to be included in a multi-million pounds support scheme.
An online discussion next week will debate the question – is Orkney a good place to live as we get older?
Fostering and adoption services in Orkney have been praised for the support they give to foster and adoptive families and children in the county.
Orkney's top athletes are set to benefit from a scheme designed to support travel costs in the Islands.