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Boundary Commission Says Number Of Scilly Councillors Should Be Cut

The number of elected members on Scilly’s council could be reduced to sixteen, with a single councillor for each off-island. Those are the…

Scilly’s Council Website Ranked Second Hardest To Read In The UK

Scilly’s Council Website Ranked Second Hardest To Read In The UK

The Council’s website has been ranked second to last out of 191 UK local authorities for its lack of readability and clarity. The…

Cornwall Council Preparing To Take On Raft Of Scilly Council Services

Cornwall Council Preparing To Take On Raft Of Scilly Council Services

Scilly’s Council could ask Cornwall to provide a raft of essential services to the islands as it prepares to plug a 40% hole…

NHS Says Scilly’s Hospital Food Hygiene Failings Have Been Rectified

NHS Says Scilly’s Hospital Food Hygiene Failings Have Been Rectified

The NHS Trust responsible for St Mary’s Hospital in Scilly says all the deficiencies picked up in a recent food hygiene inspection have…

Plans For New Penzance Heliport Announced

Plans For New Penzance Heliport Announced

A new helicopter service to the Isles of Scilly is coming a step closer following the announcement today of a £2m private-sector investment…

Vodafone Announces Additional 4G Service For Scilly

Vodafone Announces Additional 4G Service For Scilly

Vodafone has announced that their customers will finally be able to access 3G and 4G network services in Scilly. It follows the launch…

Dog Owners Who Don’t Clean Up After Pets Could Face £1,000 Fine

Dog Owners Who Don’t Clean Up After Pets Could Face £1,000 Fine

Councillors have voted unanimously to introduce tough new penalties for dog owners who don’t clean up after their pets. The so-called Public Spaces…

Scilly’s Council Will Share Monitoring Officer With Cornwall

Scilly’s Council Will Share Monitoring Officer With Cornwall

In a sign of further co-operation with the mainland, Scilly’s councillors have voted to appoint Cornwall Council’s Monitoring Officer to oversee the same…

Proposal To Increase Councillor Allowances Withdrawn From Meeting

Proposal To Increase Councillor Allowances Withdrawn From Meeting

A proposal to increase the payments made to Scilly’s councillors, including an extra £2,000 for the Council Chairman, has been postponed until the…

Two Scilly Businesses Receive EU Funding

Two Scilly Businesses Receive EU Funding

Two Isles of Scilly businesses have received funding from what could turn out to be the islands’ last pot of money from Europe.…

Steamship Group Commits To Improving Food Freight Service To Scilly

Steamship Group Commits To Improving Food Freight Service To Scilly

Scilly could finally be getting upgrades to its freight handling system following an investment by the Steamship Group. The company says it is…

Local Man Dies While Swimming Off Scilly Beach

Local Man Dies While Swimming Off Scilly Beach

A man died yesterday afternoon while swimming at Porthcressa Beach. Sergeant Colin Taylor from the Isles of Scilly Police Team says the man…

Councillor Urging Islanders To Fill In Elder Care Survey

Councillor Urging Islanders To Fill In Elder Care Survey

The councillor responsible for providing care for elderly people in Scilly is urging all islanders to give their views on the service. Cllr…

Scilly’s Senior Police Officer Recognised For Dedication

Scilly’s Senior Police Officer Recognised For Dedication

The mainland officer responsible for Scilly’s police team has been awarded one of the highest honours given by the Devon and Cornwall force.…

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