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Council / Hopes that direct contact will end ‘worrying practice’ of tankers lying off coastCouncil convener Bell ‘really pleased’ with response from oil industry
Council / Lerwick phone mast would be a ‘monstrosity’, meeting hears as appeal is deniedCouncillors also remove a planning condition for a new house at Scatsta following an appeal
Politics / Boris Johnson responds to letter on Shetland self-determination – and hopes to visit isles this year
Business / New fund to support businesses not eligible for Covid funding
Council / Council tax rates to be frozen
Council / Council tax expected to be frozen next financial yearCouncillors are also to discuss the creation of a Covid-19 support fund to plug the holes in government schemes
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Marine / Oil-laden tanker departs – but weather is pinpointed as reason
Education / Don’t cut spending in education to plug any Covid funding shortfall, councillor warns
Education / Councillors seek reassurance over remote learningThe education and families committee also hears that staff in children’s services have already begun receiving Covid vaccinations
Council / Ferry cash gives council significant rise in expected core funding for year ahead
Council / Salt and grit mix to be used on roads as cold spell continues
Coronavirus / Council keen for government to explore testing of people travelling to islesThe issue has been part of ongoing discussions since last spring
Transport / Cashless advocate pleased to hear about card payments on ferriesCard payments would have been introduced on North Isles ferries by now if it wasn’t for coronavirus restrictions, councillor says
Health / Concerns in community over nursing provision, meeting hears
Council / Knab redevelopment project takes step forward after vote
Community / Councillors approve significant grants for six community projects
Council / Councillors request report on Viking Energy petition
Council / Petition handed to council over wind farm constructionA second planning monitoring audit report, meanwhile, has been released
Council / Coutts supports call for ‘fair funding’ settlement for councils
Council / Estimated cost of redeveloping old school site rises by more than £2m
Transport / SIC keen for ferry timetable to go back to normal once safe to do so
Energy / Eighty metre mast used for windfarm planning to stay for another three years
Climate / Council looks to recruit to ‘very important’ climate change role
Transport / Ferries to move to restricted timetable
Transport / Council introduces social media campaign to press for more ferry funding
Council / SIC leadership confident five-year plan will be a success
Transport / Card payments rolled out on Whalsay ferries
Council / ‘We must not sit back and allow negative change to happen to us’ – SIC spells out ambitions for next five years
Council / SIC adopts new workforce strategy
Council / SIC medium term financial plan figures a ‘stark reminder’
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