The Council is reminding folk that the second phase of street improvement works in Kirkwall’s town centre is due to get underway next week (week beginning 2 September).
The North Isles Landscape Partnership Scheme (NILPS) is to work with the Orkney Skate Trust on an exciting and innovative project to learn more about the critically endangered Flapper Skate and general marine life in the North Isles.
A project by Orkney Islands Council which aims to support the sustainable growth of the aquaculture industry whilst protecting and maintaining the seas around Orkney has been shortlisted for a national planning award.
Orkney Ferries is to extend the period multi-journey books of vouchers are valid for.
The Council will be carrying out important road works on Pickaquoy Road from 09:00 tomorrow (Tuesday 27 August) to lay safety surfacing at a pedestrian crossing.
An innovative workshop looking at the process of marine planning in Orkney will take place in Kirkwall and Stromness next month.
Orkney Islands Council is set to appoint a new Executive Director of Education, Leisure and Housing.
New interpretation panels and benches have been installed in Kirkwall.
The second phase of street improvement works in Kirkwall’s town centre is due to get underway at the beginning of September.
Work to restore and improve the Scapa Flow Museum is set to begin in September.
Orkney Islands Council is urging all motorists to switch over to switching off, following concerns raised by the public about fumes from idling vehicles.
Council Leader James Stockan has welcomed the opportunity for discussions today with the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform.
People in Orkney are being encouraged not to lose their vote by completing and returning their annual canvass form to the Electoral Registration Office as soon as possible.
Pupils across Orkney are today (Tuesday 6 August) receiving their examination results from the Scottish Qualifications Authority.
The consultation on plans to improve the main entrance at St Magnus Cathedral comes to an end this week.
Artists’ contributions are currently invited for an upcoming winter exhibition at the Orkney Museum exploring folklore, archaeology and landscape.
An Orkney-wide energy efficiency survey will drop though letter boxes over the weeks ahead.