The Orkney Alcohol Counselling and Advisory Service is to close at the end of this month due to a lack of funding.
The first-ever Orkney Pride event will take place this summer with organisers stating that they are "thrilled" to reach this stage.
Disappointment has been voiced that a freight ship will once again be used while Orkney ferry HM Hamnavoe is being refitted.
An urgent review into ambulance cover in Orkney is being demanded by MSP Liam McArthur.
Three Orkney hermits believe they are the first group to be excommunicated from the Catholic church since the reformation.
An Orkney based ultramarathon runner has his sights set on a 16-year-old record.
With every brush stroke, Katie Guthrie thinks of the sea.
A successful north banker who dedicated his life to his family and local community has died at the age of 85.
A new sculpture of St Magnus of Orkney has been unveiled at St Mary's Church in Inverness.
The Queen's New Year Honours list has been revealed.
The leader of Orkney Islands Council has accused the Scottish Government of "blatant discrimination" in the funding of local ferry services.
Three arrested as police seize cocaine and cannabis bound for Orkney and Shetland at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal
Three people have been arrested and charged after drugs worth an estimated £4,600 were recovered at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal.
Scottish place names seem to be popular inspiration for parents in the Highlands.
Liberal Democrat Alistair Carmichael has been re-elected to represent Orkney for the sixth time since 2001.
The Liberal Democrats have held onto the Orkney and Shetland seat. Here are the results in full: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat) – 10,381 Robert Leslie (SNP) – 7,874 Jennifer Fairbairn (Conservative) – 2,287 Coilla Drake (Labour) – 1,550 Robert Smith (The Brexit Party) – 900 David Barnard (Independent) – 168
Western Isles Council seeks ‘level playing field’ through proposal of reduced rates to transport goods to islands
Western Isles Council has hit out at high costs of transporting goods to the islands demanding a discount scheme be introduced to create a “level playing field”.
Archaeologists in Orkney have discovered an “amazing” series of ancient mysterious stone-carved objects - measuring in at less than 20 inches high.
A lucrative contract worth in the region of £1.2 million to transport visitors from cruise liners to Orkney's main town is out for tender.
The Northern Isles have been a Liberal stronghold for many decades.
State-owned ferry operator Calmac is suing the Scottish Government after it failed to win the contract for the Northern Isles service.
Royal Navy bomb disposal experts are making their way to Orkney following the discovery of a torpedo in Scapa Flow.
Royal Navy Bomb Disposal experts are making their way to Orkney after a torpedo was discovered in Scapa Flow.
Three fire crews are currently dealing with a farm building reported ablaze in Orkney.
A road in Orkney is to remain closed overnight after a road sweeper toppled onto its side.
Local goose will stay on the menu in Orkney a little bit longer.
An Orkney community is celebrating success after securing the title of Scotland’s most beautiful high street - as island towns triumphed in the public votes.
Young people are being encouraged to sign up to take part in an upcoming charity initiative.
Dozens of school pupils in Orkney received an expert insight into life working in health and social care as NHS Orkney hosted a Day in the Life event.
Growing up in the tropical climes of Southeast Asia, Zoe Davidson was more at home in the humid jungle than she was on the blustery Scottish coast.
Islands health boards spending £250,000 a year in rent as they ‘grapple’ with attracting medical staff
Scotland’s health boards are being forced to pay rent bills of almost £250,000 every year to keep their hospitals fully-staffed.
Tariro Gandiya fell in love with Orkney after her degree in medicine at Aberdeen University saw her visit the island for her remote and rural placement. Now a speciality doctor, she never imagined that she would start a new life in Orkney with her family
We’ve all dreamed of a more simple way of life, free of stress and the constant chime of technology. The idea of running your own croft can seem rather appealing on a Monday morning, as you face yet another traffic jam.