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  • Road works update for week starting 23 January

    Road works update for week starting 23 January

    A roundup of works underway or soon to start around Orkney, for the week starting Monday 23 January.

    20 January 2023

  • Night bus services - survey reminder

    Night bus services - survey reminder

    Orkney Islands Council’s transport team is reminding the Orkney public to give their feedback before 30 January on the late night bus services currently being trialled in the county.

    20 January 2023

  • Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 – General Extension of Licensed Hours – The King’s Coronation 2023

    Orkney Islands Area Licensing Board hereby gives notice that it has determined that a general extension of licensed hours should be granted under section 67 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 in respect of the King’s Coronation celebrations to be held on 6 to 8 May 2023.

    20 January 2023

  • Food business register refresh continues

    Support continues to be provided to businesses in Orkney who offer, sell or provide food to help ensure their details registered with the Council are up to date.

    The Environmental Health team are refreshing the food business register and, as such, are getting in touch with many businesses who deal with food on their premises.

    19 January 2023

  • Last chance to feed into 'Remembering Together' covid memorial for Orkney

    Last chance to feed into 'Remembering Together' covid memorial for Orkney

    Two interactive sessions in Kirkwall and Stromness in coming weeks will be the final chance for local people to give their thoughts in person on what form a covid memorial in Orkney should take - as part of the national ‘Remembering Together’ programme.

    19 January 2023

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