The nomination period has, therefore, been extended to 5pm Monday 18th September.
The time has come around for putting your name forward if you want to be a community councillor in Orkney.
Steve Sankey for the Scottish Greens made history today, Friday 5th May, when he was elected as an Orkney councillor.
The Orkney News is at the count and will be giving you a full report later on.
We wish all candidates the best and hope people do use the hard won right we have in this country to choose who represents us.
Local election candidates in Orkney are deeply concerned about how Orkney will be affected when the UK exits the EU.
The OIC has issued a reminder to people in Orkney who use a postal vote that they can still hand this in on the day of the poll
“Unlike the Local Council Elections and Independence Referendum, I won’t have a say.”
The concerns of the people are what I intend to take to council as I believe that is the best way to be a representative of the people.
Steve Sankey Scottish Green candidate for East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray