Orkney Islands Council is calling for the Scottish Government to provide funding that would allow cheaper fares on local inter-island ferry routes.
Planning applications have been made to install 'met masts' at two of the sites being considered as part of 'Orkney's Community Wind Farm' project.
Householders who currently receive a red bag waste collection are being reminded to return survey forms to the Council.
Views are being sought on a strategy for the development of hydrogen projects in the county.
Orkney has once again topped the table for visitor satisfaction - with Kirkwall named Top Cruise Destination for Western Europe and the United Kingdom.
Applications are now open for assistance towards the cost of supporting young people to continue their studies.
One of the world’s newest cruise ships, SAGA's Spirit of Discovery, will visit Orkney when she calls into Kirkwall on her maiden voyage on Sunday 14 July.
Ten motorcyclists have taken part in the first Rider Refinement North course to be held in Orkney.
A research project looking at how we react in the UK to climate hazards like flooding and storms is seeking local residents and businesses in Orkney to take part in the study.
A series of courses held in Orkney recently has bolstered the availability of Council staff and local construction firms trained in the inspection, maintenance and repair of headstones in the county.
Orkney Islands Council's spring/summer road resurfacing programme for 2019 is due to come to a close next week (week beginning 8 July), with a final piece of work in the Sandwick area.
A letter sent on behalf of the German Ambassador Dr Petter Wittig has thanked the Orkney community for a 'remarkable' programme of events marking the recent centenary of the scuttling of the German Fleet in Scapa Flow.
Seven young people from Orkney joined peers from seven other council areas across northern Scotland recently to talk about issues affecting them.
The recycling centre in St Margaret's Hope is currently closed due to the dumping of cement bonded asbestos at the site yesterday (Wednesday) by a member of the public.
Trading Standards teams across the North of Scotland are warning unsuspecting householders to be on their guard if they are approached by individuals offering to install home energy products.
Councillors today (Tuesday 2 July) endorsed plans to take forward a revised project to restore and improve the Scapa Flow Museum.
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An invitation has been issued for people in Orkney to form a community choir and take part in a special performance at St Magnus Cathedral.
Plans to enhance the main entrance to St Magnus Cathedral are due to go on display this week – with feedback invited from Cathedral users and the wider Orkney community.