New figures reveal positive economic boost as Business Gateway celebrates 10 years in Orkney.
Surveys are due to be carried out on the first Barrier next week (w/b 8 July) to establish whether structural issues deep within the causeway could be causing an uneven road surface.
Parents and carers in Orkney are being reminded they have just a few days left to participate in a survey on parental involvement and engagement in education.
An app aimed at encouraging locals and visitors alike to explore one thousand years of the history and heritage of Kirkwall has been launched.
A name has been chosen for the new care home in Stromness.
The Council is unable to provide a live broadcast of this morning’s meeting of the Integration Joint Board.
Orkney's new pilot vessel is to be called 'Scapa Pathfinder'.
The deliberate sinking of a fleet of warships was remembered in Orkney today (Friday 21 June), 100 years since one of the most extraordinary events in naval history.
When it comes to getting a handle on the details of child car seat safety, it’s the little things that matter. That’s the message coming from Orkney’s Road Safety Forum ahead of free car seat checks being offered in Orkney next month when the national ‘Good Egg’ campaign visits the county.
A training scheme to help reduce the number of collisions involving motorcyclists is being run for the first time in Orkney
North Ronaldsay, Orkney’s most northerly island community, is seeking applicants for a unique role overseeing care and repair work on a historic stone dyke that plays a vital part in the management of a unique local breed of ancient seaweed eating sheep.
Businesses in Orkney are being invited to take part in the Orkney Business Survey 2019.
Orkney Islands Council has welcomed an announcement that innovative plans for greater local management of the seas around the islands have taken an important step forward.
An ambitious new partnership to shape the future direction for Orkney’s World Heritage Site has been unveiled today.
Young people with a flair for customer care are being offered the chance to hone their skills at a free workshop being run by Orkney Business Gateway.
Anita Angier from Shapinsay School has been awarded the Outstanding Primary Science Teacher award by the Primary Science Teachers Trust (PSTT), a UK wide award aimed at recognising teachers who raise the profile of science and the quality of primary school science provision and engage pupils in the excitement and fascination of science.
Events next week will provide an opportunity to find out more about the proposed Harbours Masterplan for Orkney.
A special exhibition at the Orkney Museum is retelling the startling story of the scuttling of the German Fleet in Scapa Flow 100 years ago.
Orkney Islands Council's Aurrida House service will mark its 20th birthday this June.
A project to supply locally produced 'green' electrical power to the MV Hamnavoe NorthLink ferry while docked in Stromness, Orkney, is due to get underway shortly.
A decision made earlier this year that Orkney Islands Council should charge for replacement household waste bins comes into effect next week.