islands council

islands council

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Scotland since 1975) any of the three divisions (Orkney, Shetland, and the Western Isles) into which the Scottish islands are divided for purposes of local government. See also region6
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Shetland Islands Council also announced that its schools will be shut to pupils due to the forecast of strong winds and the possibility of lightning strikes.
NHS Orkney and the environmental health and education departments of Orkney Islands Council are investigating the spate of vomiting and diarrhoea at Papdale Primary School.
7m contract to modernise and lengthen MV Hoy Head, a car ferry owned by Orkney Islands Council.
Also involved are NHS Shetland, NHS Grampian and the Shetland Islands Council launching a new Resource Centre will demonstrate and give advice on the use of vision aids and equipment to make life easier whilst promoting independence.
Not only in relation to their deaths, but their lives," the BBC quoted Orkney Islands Council archaeologist Julie Gibson as saying.
Orkney Islands Council said the decision had been taken "for the safety of the pupils and staff".
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies was told by Orkney Islands Council that Charlie Ridley, the registrar on his home isle of Sanday, was not trained and therefore not authorised to perform the partnership ceremony for him and partner Colin Parkinson.
Armitage Bridge consultancy 5 Squared carried out a comprehensive assessment of equipment for Orkney Islands Council.
Peterhead-based pelagic processor Fresh Catch plans to build an 18m [pounds sterling] factory in the port of Scalloway, with assistance from Shetland Islands Council.
siGEN noted that the project has secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Highlands and Island Enterprise and Shetland Islands Council.
Shetland Islands Council adopted the bi- lingual scheme last week to celebrate their community's Viking links.
The Channel Islands Council of Divers and a local kayaking group also lent a hand in the water and picked up debris.