Street works in Kirkwall town centre will move to the opposite side of Broad Street from today ,18th March.
Orkney Islands Council scooped the Driving Efficiency through Technology prize at the Local Government Chronicle awards which were held in London.
Sally George spoke of the devastating damage being done to working lives and that every week Unison is dealing with cases where workplace bullying is a factor.
St Colms which was threatened with closure by Orkney Islands Council has been praised for the valuable services it provides to people with learning disabilities.
Two families from war-torn Syria are beginning to build new lives in Orkney.
A hike in Council Tax and rises across many council services except those ring fenced by the Scottish Government has been agreed to by councillors in Orkney.
The meeting is open to the public and takes place in King St Halls, Kirkwall with registration at 9am.
Works will now move to the front of The Reel and the adjoining car park – the car park will be closed at points during this work. This is then followed by the area in front of the Clydesdale Bank mid to late March.
“We were clear that inclusive growth must be supported through investment in Local Government.” Councillor Steven Heddle
Seeking the Relatives of Those Who Witnessed or Were on Board The German High Fleet Scuttled in Scapa Flow
A 100 years on from the scuttling of the German fleet in Scapa Flow Orkney commemorations will be held on Midsummer’s Day 2019 to mark the event and remember the 15 German lives lost.