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  • Public Inspection Notice - Orkney and Shetland Valuation Joint Board

    Accounts for the period 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022

    Notice is hereby given under Regulation 9 (1) of the Local Authority Accounts (Scotland) Regulations 2014 that:

    27 June 2022

  • Temporary Closure of Roads in Kirkwall for Kirkwall City Pipe Band Parades

    Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council has made an order in terms of section 62 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to ensure the safety of the public and road users while the Kirkwall City Pipe Band hold parades in Kirkwall.

    The order will be in operation on the dates and times in the Schedule hereto and its effect will be to close (1) Albert Street, between its junctions with Laing Street and Broad Street; (2) Broad Street, between its junction with Albert Street and Palace Road; and (3) Castle Street, from Broad Street to car park exit on Castle Street.

    Traffic signs will be erected to indicate when the road is closed.

    23 June 2022

  • Notice of publication of the time and location of the inspection of election expenses returns

    As Returning Officer for the election, I hereby give notice that the election expenses returns, declarations and all accompanying documents of candidates at the above election may be inspected between the hours of 9am to 5pm except public holidays at the Elections Office, Orkney Islands Council, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY for a period of two years after receipt by me.  To inspect, contact the election office using the details below to make an appointment. 

    17 June 2022

  • Temporary Closure of Road and car park in Broad Street, Kirkwall for Vintage Club Bike Show

    Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council has made an order in terms of section 62 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to ensure the safety of the public and road users while the Orkney Vintage Club Ltd. hold a Bike Show event.

    The order will be in operation on Saturday 18 June 2022 and its effect will be to close Broad Street (from its junction with Castle Street to its junction with Palace Road) and Broad Street car park, Kirkwall, between the hours for 12 noon and 5pm.

    Traffic signs will be erected to indicate when the road is closed.

    16 June 2022

  • Temporary Closure of Roads in Finstown for Firth Gala Day Fancy Dress Parade

    Notice is hereby given that Orkney Islands Council has made an order in terms of section 62 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to the effect that, between the hours of 7.15pm and 8.30pm on Saturday 18 June 2022 , in connection with the Firth Gala Day Fancy Dress Parade, vehicular traffic using the roads specified in the Schedule hereto will be subject to delays and a speed restriction, and parking in these roads will not be permitted. The alternative route for vehicular traffic between Kirkwall and Stromness will be the public road A964 via Orphir.

    16 June 2022

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