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  • Customer Services in Kirkwall closed on Friday afternoon

    OIC's Customer Services reception desk at the council offices in School Place, Kirkwall will be closed for visits from the public this Friday 27 August from 1pm, to enable staff training to take place, with the team still contactable by phone between 2pm and 5pm.

    23 August 2021

  • Notice of times for inspecting returns as to election expenses

    I, John Weir Mundell OBE, Constituency Returning Officer for the above Election, in accordance with the Scottish Parliamentary Elections Order 2015 Articles 50 and 55, do 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 10 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, except public holidays, at Orkney Islands Council, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney (Tel: 01856 873535) for a period of one year after receipt by me. 

    17 June 2021

  • Statutory Review of Electoral Arrangements

    Boundaries Scotland, present our proposals for Orkney Islands Council area resulting from our Review of Electoral Arrangements under, and in accordance with, section 20 of the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018.

    04 June 2021

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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