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  • The Orkney Islands Council (B9053, St Ola) (Temporary Closure) Order 2022

    Orkney Islands Council has made the above-named Order under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to ensure the safety of the public and road users during Openreach’s laying of a new section of duct in the road to be carried out in safety.

    The Order will be in operation from Monday 17 January 2022 to Sunday 23 January 2022 and its effect will be to close the B9053 St Ola, between its junction with the A964 and the property of Heimdal, St Ola, when required. Traffic signs will be erected to indicate when the road is closed.

    13 January 2022

  • The Orkney Islands Council (Drainage Cleaning and CCTV Survey) (Temporary Closure) Order 2022

    Orkney Islands Council has made the above-named Order under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to ensure the safety of the public and road users during the cleaning and CCTV surveying of buried drainage infrastructure to allow such works to be carried out in safety.

    The Order will be in operation from 17 January 2022 to 6 February 2022 and its effect will be to close the roads and car park all in Kirkwall, in the Schedule below, when required. Traffic signs will be erected to indicate when the road is closed.

    13 January 2022

  • Orkney Islands Regional Marine Plan Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 2005 Section 8(1) Screening Determination

    Orkney Islands Council has determined, in consultation with Historic Environment Scotland, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Scottish Natural Heritage (now named NatureScot), that the Orkney Islands Regional Marine Plan is likely to have significant environmental effects. A Strategic Environmental Assessment is therefore required.

    The screening determination, including a statement of reasons, is available to view at Customer Services in the Council Offices and on the Marine Planning page. A copy may be obtained, free of charge, by emailing marine.planning@orkney.gov.uk.  Written requests should be addressed to Development & Marine Planning, Orkney Islands Council, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1NY.

    10 January 2022

  • The Orkney Islands Council (Berstane Road, Kirkwall) (Temporary Closure) Order 2022

    Orkney Islands Council has made the above-named Order under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to ensure the safety of the public and road users during SSEN’s underground cabling works being carried out.

    23 December 2021

  • The Orkney Islands Council (General Roadworks) (Temporary Closure) Order 2022

    Orkney Islands Council has made the above-named Order under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to ensure the safety of site personnel and road users while carriageway resurfacing, carriageway patching and haunch reconstruction works are carried out.

    23 December 2021

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

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