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  • Consultation launched on local housing strategy

    Consultation launched on local housing strategy

    A public consultation has been launched seeking local views on a strategy for housing in Orkney - which aims to see up to 1035 homes being built in Orkney over the next ten years

    The strategy has been developed by Orkney's multi-agency Housing Market Partnership and sets out the priorities and actions required locally for housing across three key areas - housing supply, housing quality and access to housing.

    28 January 2024

  • Council seeks public views on budget challenges

    Orkney Islands Council has today (20 December) launched its annual online survey seeking input from the community on where they want Council spending prioritised.

    20 December 2023

  • Views sought on X1 bus timetable changes

    Views sought on X1 bus timetable changes

    Public views are being sought on timetable changes to the X1 bus service for the period April to October, which would see additional drop offs at the Standing Stones of Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae.

    15 December 2023

  • Draft Local Transport Strategy - Have your say on strategy for a sustainable and green future for transport

    Draft Local Transport Strategy - Have your say on strategy for a sustainable and green future for transport

    Orkney Islands Council is calling for comment on its new Local Transport Strategy, which sets out ambitions for an efficient, accessible local network which contributes to net zero as well as supporting the economy and wellbeing of our islands.

    30 November 2023

  • Share your views on Bus Route 8S, Kirkwall to Skara Brae

    Share your views on Bus Route 8S, Kirkwall to Skara Brae

    Our transportation team is asking the Orkney public to give their feedback on the 8S public bus service, currently operating three days a week from Kirkwall to Quoyloo, Skara Brae and Stromness

    24 October 2023

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