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Concern As Financial Watchdog Uncovers Bigger-Than-Reported Year End Loss At Scilly’s Council

The budget crisis facing Scilly’s council is deepening after its financial watchdog uncovered that their overspend last year was over ten times more…

Governors Call Special Parents’ Meeting As Five Islands School Rated Inadequate By Ofsted

Governors Call Special Parents’ Meeting As Five Islands School Rated Inadequate By Ofsted

Teaching and leadership at Scilly’s Five Islands School is ‘inadequate’ according to the latest Ofsted inspection report, published today. That’s the lowest grading…

Five Islands School Rated Inadequate In Latest Ofsted Inspection

Five Islands School Rated Inadequate In Latest Ofsted Inspection

Scilly’s Five Islands School has been rated as ‘Inadequate’ in the latest Ofsted inspection report, published today. Inspectors highlighted problems with leadership and…

Island RNLI Volunteer Set To Join London’s Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph Service

Island RNLI Volunteer Set To Join London’s Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph Service

A lifesaving volunteer from Scilly will be representing the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in the annual Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph service this weekend. Phillip…

Hell Bay Hotel Leads Record Awards Haul For Scilly

Hell Bay Hotel Leads Record Awards Haul For Scilly

Isles of Scilly businesses have scooped a record seven awards at last night’s Cornwall Tourism Awards, held in Newquay. Hell Bay Hotel led…

Councillors ‘Concerned’ Over Plans To End Funding For Islands’ Partnership

Councillors ‘Concerned’ Over Plans To End Funding For Islands’ Partnership

The Council will continue to run Scilly’s airport after the deadline for finding a new operator expired. But councillors have expressed concern over…

Record Number Of Island Businesses Up For Cornwall Tourism Awards

Record Number Of Island Businesses Up For Cornwall Tourism Awards

Scilly has a record seven nominations in this year’s Cornwall Tourism Awards. Island businesses and organisations vying for Gold, Silver or Bronze awards…

Plans To Merge Park House With St Mary’s Hospital Move A Step Closer

Plans To Merge Park House With St Mary’s Hospital Move A Step Closer

Plans to merge Park House with St Mary’s hospital have moved a step closer after councillors voted in favour of developing the scheme.…

Detailed Plans To Balance Budget ‘Not Fully Developed’ Says Council’s Auditors

Detailed Plans To Balance Budget ‘Not Fully Developed’ Says Council’s Auditors

The Council still doesn’t have detailed plans in place to save over £670,000 – the amount required to balance this year’s budget. These…

Boundary Commission Says Number Of Scilly Councillors Should Be Cut

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…

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