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Coronavirus / Island councils want local approach to Covid restrictionsSIC leader Steven Coutts says every restriction should be ‘adopted carefully and proportionally’
Council / SIC makes contact with governments over self-determinationLeader Steven Coutts says the council will undertake ‘extensive research’ on possible future governance models
Council / Air traffic control impact assessment a ‘cursory process’, SIC says
Community / Food growing policy given green light by councillors
Council / SIC well placed to respond to second wave of coronavirus, meeting hears
Community / Council legal team not too happy with community garden extensionNo permission had been sought from landowner SIC for the Park Lane garden extension
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Transport / More ferry breakdowns likely without government support for new vessels, councillor warns
Council / Councillor Scott steps down from committee roles‘Many vital questions remained unasked and unanswered’ in White House debate, Scott says
Politics / UK government on SIC motion: ‘We will always be stronger together as one United Kingdom’
Council / Better connectivity could already be in place if isles had more financial power, convener believes
Council / Self-determination motion a ‘first small step towards a brighter future’
Council / Extra money for town centre improvements
Council / SIC to map out steps to deliver high speed broadband to all
Updated SIC to explore ways of achieving self-determination after elected members back motion
Council / Out of court agreement settles White House dispute
Transport / Decision to move flights from Scatsta Airport came as ‘genuine surprise’ to council
Council / Value of council investments rise by over £60 million as markets improve
Coronavirus / No commitment yet from government on covering additional Covid-19 cost, SIC leader says
Council / Lockdown saw increase in SIC staff accessing counselling
Transport / Yell ferry service back to normal
Marine / Councillors call on SIC to raise issue of discarded fishing gear with government
Community / Town councillor disappointed to see little movement on lowering speed limits
Council / Government takes bashing from councillors on ferry fundingSNP councillor Robbie McGregor says he will raise the issue with finance secretary Kate Forbes
Community / Allocating larger homes to single folk could be beneficial in the long run, councillor suggests
Community / ‘Exemplary’ Scalloway place plan moves closer to being adopted by council
Council / Councillors seek to explore options for achieving ‘financial and political self-determination’Nine elected members say the ‘prosperity, and even basic sustainability’ of Shetland is being threatened from centralisation and reduced public funding
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Energy / SIC believes offshore wind development east of isles could bring ‘significant’ boost to economy
Council / Delays add extra half a million to Toft Pier bill
Council / SIC to receive funding for young people who have been in care
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