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Updated Scalloway cafe given go-ahead to serve alcohol outdoors
Council / Opportunity for SIC to ‘build back better’ as isles move out of lockdown, councillors hear
Council / Isles funds affected by volatile markets
Council / Debts owed to council expected to rise next year
Council / Council gives backing to energy hub
Council / Ferries and tertiary education put hole in council finances
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Council / Town hall to welcome some councillors as meetings take ‘hybrid’ form
Council / Council grants works licence for subsea cable
Council / SIC may need to make ‘difficult decisions’ to maintain financial balance
Updated Wind farm compound gets planning approval
Council / Decision on knitwear van planning appeal deferred
Council / More home working a possibility for council
Council / Plaudits for staff as council works to get bairns back to school
Council / SIC facing more than £1m in additional costs as coronavirus impacts financesThe council estimates it is on course to lose £1.6m in income over the space of four months
Council / SIC convener keen to see return of face-to-face council meetings
Council / Councillors’ salaries and expenses below half a million pounds
Council / SIC provides more details on how reopened dump will operatePeople asked to ‘visit the recycling centre to dispose of waste that cannot be safely stored at home’
Council / Councillor disappointed SIC did not get to see lockdown exit proposals at ‘earliest opportunity’
Council / SIC representatives resign from valuation joint board
Council / SIC looking to push UK and Scottish governments on islands deal decision
Council / Dump expected to reopen at start of June
Council / SIC awaiting guidance on whether dump can reopen
Council / Fair Isle bird observatory rebuild gets planning approval
Council / Mobile mast opposed by local residents fails to secure planning permission
Council / Coutts backs COSLA call for money handover
Council / SIC to ask for extra funding from government to cover ‘significant’ cost of coronavirus response
Council / SIC chief stresses need for ‘world class’ connectivity as staff work from home
Updated ‘Milestone’ reached as councillors approve business case for college merger
Council / SIC leader praises coronavirus response as warning made over ‘new normal’ post-lockdown
Council / Council absence rate around three times higher than usual
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