The boss of the company working with airline Loganair to launch the world’s first electric-powered commercial air services in Orkney has said the project will cost around £10million to get off the ground.
A poignant day of events will help the people of Orkney mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Scottish regional airline Loganair could be heading for a global aviation first with the introduction of electric-powered planes on its island hopping passenger services in Orkney.
It was one of the biggest military tragedies in the whole of the Second World War.
Orkney’s MSP, Liam McArthur, has voiced concerns at the lack of urgency the Scottish Government has shown in introducing a Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) on Orkney ferry routes.
Residents on the Fair Isle are celebrating today as a renewable energy system goes live, giving them a 24-hour power supply for the first time in the island’s history.
Orkney Islands Council bosses are probing serious claims of bullying and harassment which have been revealed in a staff survey.
An island museum hopes to raise £30,000 for essential maintenance to keep alive the stories of the many men and women who have lived – and died – on the seas around the north of Scotland.
Two men have been charged in Orkney after police recovered heroin with an approximate street value of £2,800 from a vehicle.
They have raised funds, organised lotteries, arranged functions and reached out to the world during the last two years.
Award-winning author Andy Stanton is visiting schools in the Highlands and Islands as part of the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour.
The man who died after falling from cliffs near Deerness in Orkney has been named by police as Colin Middleton, 49, from the Sheffield area.
Police in Orkney have named the man who died following a fall at cliffs near Deerness.
A man who died after falling from a cliff has been named.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died after falling 30ft from cliffs in Orkney.
Police have recovered a body which was found at the foot of cliffs on Orkney.
A major rescue operation was launched in Orkney this afternoon. Emergency services were called out after reports that a man had fallen from cliffs. Coastguards, the RNLI and a rescue helicopter were all sent to Deerness. The condition of the man is not yet known.
Rural areas in the north and north-east are being left behind in the race for superfast broadband, a public watchdog has found.
Aberdeen academics have taken up residence in Orkney as part of a project to help residents face the unique challenges of island life.
Flood-hit towns and villages across the north and north-east have had their defences bolstered following the launch of a £420million warning scheme.
A charity originally created in a diminutive garden in Orkney is aiming to provide a therapy garden for patients in Aberdeen.
A major expedition is being planned next year to commemorate the exploits of one of Scotland’s greatest explorers,
It is good to hit the ground running in a new job - and Orkney’s new drugs detection dog did just that.
A walk-out of coastguard rescue volunteers in Shetland and Orkney could be on the horizon in protest of the anticipated return of a senior officer who had been suspended in 2015.
St Magnus Cathedral, one of Orkney’s best-known landmarks, is set to become the canvas for a short film as part of events to mark the Armistice of the Great War.
Up to 30 jobs on Orkney are to be created following a £3million salmon farm investment announced yesterday.
A landslip next to the A9 near Helmsdale has sparked community fears that Caithness and north Sutherland could be completely cut off.
Since its poignant inception in 2015, Mikeysline has been helping people with thoughts of suicide.
Two Army cadets from Orkney have sailed almost 600 nautical miles around the coast of Britain, honouring the fallen heroes of the First World War in the process.
When things went wrong on this remote island, it was the method of communication with the outside world.
Saying Orkney Library has quite the history is something of an understatement – it’s been “providing books and more since 1683”.
A woman known as the Flying Banker has been honoured after 30 years of serving remote customers – a job which has seen her notch up 11,000 flights.