A public vote opens this week to select the name for Orkney’s new pilot launch - currently under construction in Spain.
Summer public bus service timetables for Orkney are due to come into effect from Sunday May 5.
A series of consultation events will be held in Stromness next month for local folk to come together and discuss and share ideas for the future of Stromness.
A programme of events has been announced marking 100 years since the scuttling of the German High Seas fleet in Scapa Flow.
Orkney Islands Council is to investigate an additional two sites for potential community wind farms in the county - to add to the project already under investigation on Hoy.
The Council has announced where grounds maintenance work will be focused over the months ahead.
Fees for using Orkney Islands Council’s electric vehicle chargers are set to be introduced next month.
Orkney Islands Council is carrying out flagstone repairs in Kirkwall town centre this week.
Changes have been made to the fitness suite timetable at Stromness Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre, following consultation with local community organisations and businesses.
A member of staff at Orkney Islands Council has been shortlisted in a national awards scheme which recognises the best young talent in the renewables and energy fields.
The Council is reminding households and businesses that there will be no waste or recycling collections on the May Day Holiday (Monday 6 May).
Views are invited on whether people would like to see more wheelchair-accessible taxis and private hire cars operating in Orkney.
Arrangements for holding elections to the European Parliament are being put in place by Orkney Islands Council’s elections team, in line with local authorities across the country.
Orkney Islands Council is to develop an Active Travel Plan for Stenness and the adjacent World Heritage Site area.
A partnership project between Orkney Islands Council, Stromness Community Council and the Stromness Community Development Trust is launched this week, to bring local people together to discuss and share ideas for the future of Stromness.
Orkney householders are being congratulated for their efforts with new figures showing metal packaging recycling has increased by an impressive amount over the last 18 months.
Work is continuing at a steady pace on the THI Places and Spaces project in central Kirkwall, as contractors and archaeologists work alongside each other whilst the Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) investigates and records structures uncovered in Castle Street.
Eight elite sportspeople from Orkney have been awarded a grant aimed at helping athletes meet travel costs associated with pursuing their sporting goals and ambitions.
A ten pence increase in the price of school meals in Orkney will come into effect later this month.
A new development programme for women entrepreneurs in Orkney is open for applications.
Spring is in the air at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, this April with an exhibition of new paintings by local artist Sheena Graham-George.