In May 2019 there were 22,100 Airbnb properties listed in Scotland but it is known that there are many more short term lets taking place.
A development of 16 houses is to go ahead in Toab, twice the recommended density for the area.
The impact of mass tourism on the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘The Heart of Neolithic Orkney’ was the subject of a public consultation commissioned by Historic Environment Scotland.
The deadline for submitting comments to the Project Team is Monday 8 June 2020 at 12.00.
“Scottish Ministers will now be responsible for making the final decision on whether or not to grant planning permission for the project.”
The masts will measure wind speed and direction at the sites.
A planning application has been submitted by Orkney Islands Council this week for a six-turbine wind farm development at Quanterness outside Kirkwall.
Orkney Men’s Shed is stunned by the decision by Orkney Islands Council to refuse planning permission for installing a disabled toilet in their premises in Finstown .
What’s Next for Stromness ? is to be formally recognised by Orkney Islands Council as a Local Place Plan.
The Community Fund will allow Orkney to continue to provide a standard of local public services which most local authorities in Scotland would struggle to match.