Work on a major renovation of the Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum in Lyness looks set to start in spring next year.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has advised Orkney Islands Council that a grant of up to £1.155 million has been approved for the project.
Are you struggling to keep your home warm during the colder weather? Would you like to cut your household fuel bills?
Three archbishops and nine bishops are about to undertake an historic pilgrimage to Orkney to mark the 900th anniversary of the death of St Magnus.
Landowners in Orkney are being invited to put forward possible sites for a substantial wind energy project.
The Royal Navy pilot who completed the first ever aircraft landing on a moving ship is to be remembered in Orkney on the 100th anniversary of his landmark achievement.
A century-old brochure marking the launch of HMS Vanguard is just one of the items on display at the Orkney Museum telling the story of the life and tragic sinking of the vessel 100 years ago.
Orkney’s Road Safety Forum is calling for parents to visit a free car seat clinic in Kirkwall next week, to help combat common mistakes.
A new project that will enable users of Orkney Health and Care’s Lifestyles Service to participate in creative workshops and create a lasting work of art has received funding through the Orkney LEADER programme.
Kirbuster Museum, an historic farm steading dating from as early as 1595, is celebrating thirty years as a Council-run museum this weekend.
Have you been out on a walk lately and spotted an unusual creature or plant that you didn’t recognise?
The new Leaders of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Orkney Islands Council and Shetland Islands Council yesterday reaffirmed their commitment to the Islands Bill at a meeting of the Islands Strategic Group chaired by Humza Yousaf, Minister for Transport and the Islands.
The Council’s ‘Team Stromness’ scheme – a regeneration effort spanning the last ten years – has been shortlisted in this year’s Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning.
Feedback is invited following a review of the Orkney’s core paths network.
The massive loss of life when a Royal Navy battleship was blown apart at Scapa Flow was remembered today (Sunday 9 July), exactly 100 years since disaster struck HMS Vanguard.
Orkney’s newly elected Councillors have started the budget planning process in preparation for considerable financial challenges in the year ahead.
Orkney Islands Council is managing its investments well, according to a recent report considered by the new Council
Orkney Islands Council has taken over ownership of a Pelamis marine energy device for a nominal sum.
Feedback will be invited from Monday (10 July) following a review of the Orkney’s core paths network.
Musicians from the Royal Marines will make a poignant return visit to Orkney this weekend, where they will play at a special concert as part of the HMS Vanguard commemorations.
Two of Orkney’s Councillors have been appointed to senior roles within CoSLA, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities.
A specially designed anchor has gone on display in Orkney to help mark the 20th anniversary of Aberdeen-based charity Friends of ANCHOR.
The Orkney Library and Archive is looking to hear the views of local folk about the services they provide.
A new public consultation group is about to provide feedback for the first time.