• Tanker charges at Sullom Voe terminal will rise by 83 per cent next year.
• The move gives rise to hope that some of the losses incurred this year will be redressed.
• This year the council’s ports and harbours took in £3 million less than expected.
• A councillor has sought reassurances over a recorded rise in child protection cases.
• Number of referrals has more than doubled in one financial year.
• Social work chief says changes in recording have ‘inflated’ some of the figures.
• Officials flag up concerns over whether the restaurant would meet ‘sustainable’ policy.
• Businessman remains hopeful that his proposal will see the light of day.
• The restaurant would be built at Parkgate between Voe and Brae.
• Education cuts are back on the agenda as the council looks to save nearly a million pounds next financial year.
• ‘We have to look at absolutely everything,’ says committee chairwoman Wishart.
• Robinson has strong words for the Scottish government over its approach to funding.
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