Hope Laing and Maya Tams-Gray have been elected as Orkney's two new Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament.
The multi-agency Orkney Local Emergency Co-ordinating Group (OLECG) met today (Friday 29 March) to consider the potential impact of industrial action by air traffic controllers working for Highlands and Islands Airports Limited.
A plan for how Orkney's harbours could potentially be developed in the coming years is due to be consulted on and then built upon over the next 12 months.
A special online safety event for older people has taken place at Kirkwall Town Hall and Community Centre.
Free sanitary products are to be made available in a range of public buildings in Orkney from next month.
Orkney Islands Council will be contacting local business owners about their responsibilities in terms of waste and recycling disposal – to help them stay on the right side of the law and avoid fines.
Major road closures are to come into effect in Kirkwall from next week (week beginning 1 April) as part of the ongoing works in Broad Street.
A section of Bignold Park Road will be closed in the evenings between Wednesday 20 March and Friday 22 March, and from 08:00 to 17:00 on Saturday 23 March to enable road resurfacing works to be carried out.
Work to repair a damaged wall on Pegal Burn Bridge, around 4 miles north of Lyness on the main Lyness to Moaness road (B9047) in Hoy, is due to start this Thursday 21 March.
Orkney's social work service will be celebrated at a World Social Work Day event in Kirkwall this week.
Street works in Kirkwall town centre will move to the opposite side of Broad Street from today (week beginning 18 March).
Orkney Islands Council was named winner at a national awards ceremony this week for its work on the Big HIT project.
The Council’s Local Review Body will hold a meeting in Sanday next week.
A survey has been launched for residents of isles with both an air and ferry service - Eday, North Ronaldsay, Sanday, Stronsay or Westray.
Voting opens this Friday 15 March to elect Orkney’s two Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs).
A review undertaken by the Chief Officer of Orkney Health and Care has concluded that St Colm’s will continue to play its part in providing services for people with learning disabilities.
Two families from war-torn Syria are beginning to build new lives in Orkney.
The Leader of Orkney Islands Council has expressed his concern that the Scottish Government is providing reduced funding for the county’s internal ferry service for the year ahead.
Albert Street in Kirkwall will reopen to traffic on Monday afternoon (March 4).