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Whale Off St Martin’s Was ‘Significant Sighting’

The whale seen by Anna Cawthray and Fay Page off St Martin’s last weekend was a young bowhead whale. Experts from all over…

Steamship Company Won’t Pass On Higher Airport Fees To Customers

Steamship Company Won’t Pass On Higher Airport Fees To Customers

The Chief Executive of the Steamship Company says the 5% increase in landing fees at St Mary’s Airport, voted in by councillors yesterday,…

New Role Will Help Tackle Loneliness In Older Islanders

New Role Will Help Tackle Loneliness In Older Islanders

Lonely, elderly islanders should soon be able to enjoy more social contact. The Council has secured grant money to fund a new member…

Abbey Gardens On A Worldwide Search For New Plants

Abbey Gardens On A Worldwide Search For New Plants

The range of plants at Tresco’s Abbey Gardens is being expanded again. For many years, the Estate had been replacing plants that had…

Cornwall Air Ambulance To Benefit From Bank Fines

Cornwall Air Ambulance To Benefit From Bank Fines

The Air Ambulance serving Scilly will benefit from large fines imposed by the financial regulator. A number of banks were recently prosecuted for…

Council Raises Fees By More Than Inflation To Cover Salary Rises

Council Raises Fees By More Than Inflation To Cover Salary Rises

Scilly appears to have it’s own inflation rate. Officially the cost of goods and services nationally rose by 1.3% last year. But at…

Questions Raised Over Cost Of New Fire Fighter Fitness Tests

Questions Raised Over Cost Of New Fire Fighter Fitness Tests

Councillors have questioned the need for expensive fitness testing of island fire fighters as part of new government rules. Chief Fire Officer Steve…

Scilly’s Archaeology Group Entering Second Year Of Activities

Scilly’s Archaeology Group Entering Second Year Of Activities

Scilly’s archaeology group is entering its second year and founder, Cornwall-based expert Charlie Johns, says he’s been happy with how the group has…

Islander To Restart St George’s Day Celebration

Islander To Restart St George’s Day Celebration

Islanders and visitors born in England and travelling to St Mary’s in April are being encouraged to take part in a celebration of…

New Measures Pave The Way For Recycling Collections On St Mary’s

New Measures Pave The Way For Recycling Collections On St Mary’s

Councillors have accepted a series of measures that will pave the way for recycling collections to start on St Mary’s this year. New…

FRIST Campaigner Says Steamship Co Needs To Reveal Scillonian Replacement Plans

FRIST Campaigner Says Steamship Co Needs To Reveal Scillonian Replacement Plans

Scilly’s transport campaign group FRIST says it’s time for the Steamship Company to make public details on how and when they intend to…

Scilly’s Council Tax To Rise By 1.99% In April

Scilly’s Council Tax To Rise By 1.99% In April

Council tax bills are set to rise again next year by the maximum allowed before a local referendum is triggered. Councillors at Tuesday’s…

Islands’ Children Have Whale Of A Time Over Half Term

Islands’ Children Have Whale Of A Time Over Half Term

We reported at the weekend that a whale swam within metres of Par Beach on St Martin’s. And on Friday, there was a…

Council’s Finance Department Rated ‘Poor’ By Auditors

Council’s Finance Department Rated ‘Poor’ By Auditors

An internal audit of the Council’s Finance Department has rated them as ‘poor’ in every area they inspected, with two being labelled as…


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Whale Off St Martin’s Was ‘Significant Sighting’

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Scilly’s Archaeology Group Entering Second Year Of Activities

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