Steve Sankey for the Scottish Greens made history today, Friday 5th May, when he was elected as an Orkney councillor.
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
Some commentators suggest that the UK would like the same set up as the Isle of Man enjoys and its tax haven status.
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.
The Faroes are an archipelago (several small islands) about half way between Iceland and Norway.
Orkney Islands Council have published a draft strategy for tackling fuel poverty
those who provide the care will soon be required to be registered and to take qualifications as a legal part of their employment
Steve Sankey Scottish Green candidate for East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray