A business networking breakfast event is being held at the end of this month, to officially launch a new Business Gateway service.
Two local young people have been selected to sit on a national panel designed to ensure young peoples' voices are heard as part of the ongoing Brexit negotiations.
Orkney is forging new links with Scandinavian and Arctic states as the Islands Council prepares for the impact of Brexit on the county.
Councillors held discussions today (Monday 4 February) with Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell MSP over the potential impact on Orkney of the Brexit process.
Orkney Islands Council is to support the development of a multi-partner £28.5m project which could maximise the potential for renewable energy generation in Orkney – and ultimately eliminate the need for fossil fuels.
Orkney Islands Council scooped an award at last night's Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Energy Awards in Glasgow.
A campaign by Orkney Islands Council to boost metals recycling rates in the county has been shortlisted for a national award.
Orkney Islands Council’s Building Standards team has scooped a top award at the Scottish Government’s Building Standards Division awards.
The voting results in Orkney for the European Parliamentary Election 2019 have been counted.
Feedback is invited on a plan setting out ambitions for health and social care services in Orkney.
The Council has issued a reminder that people have just a few days left to help choose the name for the county's new pilot launch.
Orkney Islands Council has joined organisations around the world in declaring a climate emergency.
The Council is to appoint an Interim Chief Executive.
The film projected on to the walls of St Magnus Cathedral to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
At today’s Statutory General Meeting, Councillor Harvey Johnston has been re-elected by fellow Councillors as Convener of Orkney Islands Council.
Orkney Islands Council is seeking feedback on proposed changes to its planning guidance for housing in the countryside.
Orkney’s special friendship with Norway will be celebrated this Friday (17 May) when the annual Norwegian Constitution Day takes place.
Help and advice are on offer this week for people keen to build their skills in using numbers.
National Numeracy Day will be marked in Orkney with a drop-in event at Kirkwall Town Hall and Community Centre on Wednesday 15 May from 10:00 to 16:00.
Orkney Islands Council is undertaking a two-stage process ahead of awarding school and public bus contracts for 2020-2025.
Tenders for the contracts will be invited next month. But before this, operators interested in running one or more of the routes need to apply to join a ‘framework’ of suppliers.
A different approach to providing social care and community health services is to be developed and trialled in Orkney.
The aim is to put local communities at the heart of decision-making when it comes to working out how to deliver services that best meet local needs.
Orkney Islands Council is reminding local folk that a series of consultation events will be held in Stromness next week for local folk to come together and discuss and share ideas for the future of the town.
Work is about to begin on building a new boardwalk path at Happy Valley in Stenness.
Key documents on Orkney Islands Council's Community Wind Farm project are now available through the planning portal on the council website.
Orkney Islands Council's spring and summer road resurfacing programme for 2019 is due to get underway next week.
Sixteen local youth workers are celebrating after successfully completing a Professional Development Award in Youth Work.
Local voters wishing to secure a postal vote for the forthcoming European Parliamentary Elections are being reminded that they need to apply by 17.00 on May 8.
New arrangements for agreeing the leasing of Council properties to businesses and community groups have been a great success - with 25 properties leased out since January 2018.