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Council Agrees New School Attendance Policy

Council Agrees New School Attendance Policy

Councillors have been told that some parents feel it’s cheaper to pay the fines for taking their children out of school during term time rather than pay more for a holiday when schools are out. Children and Yong People Committee member, Beryl Read, suggested they look at the level of the fines that the school […]

Islands’ Paramedic Offering Free CPR Course

Islands’ Paramedic Offering Free CPR Course

Would you know what to do if somebody near you started choking or had a heart attack? Scilly’s full-time paramedic Wayne Davey says it’s vital that islanders know how to react in an emergency and has volunteered to train individuals or groups in basic life-saving skills. The importance of CPR skills was highlighted last week […]

Councillor Says uPVC Windows Policy Worthy Of A Satire

Councillor Says uPVC Windows Policy Worthy Of A Satire

The Chairman of the Council, Amanda Martin, says there needs to be more clarity over planning policy on the use of uPVC windows after what appeared to be conflicting recommendations at Tuesday’s Planning meeting. The owners of Trefusis at Telegraph had wanted to replace their windows with plastic but planning officers instead negotiated a mix […]

Plans For Vacated Carn Thomas Space Unclear

Plans For Vacated Carn Thomas Space Unclear

It’s likely that Council staff working at the former primary school at Carn Thomas will move out of their offices and into the recently converted Carn Gwavel primary school site by July. Lifelong Learning currently occupies two offices and a conference room at Carn Thomas. Staff will relocate to the new site, shared with the […]

Cricket: St Martin’s v St Mary’s T20 Match

Cricket: St Martin’s v St Mary’s T20 Match

Report by Colin Daly Summer seemed at last to have arrived on Thursday 30th June for an evening T20 cricket match between St. Martin’s and St. Mary’s. Under a clear blue sky St. Mary’s arrived just before six o’clock with just ten men to face ten of St. Martin’s. St. Martin’s won the toss and […]

A sale on Friday in Scilly

Sandra works for Sabine at the Country Guest House. Before Sandra goes back to Germany she wants like to sell clothes, shoes and books at the County Guest House on Friday between 2-6pm. She’ll make donations to the Vet Support Group. Sandra wants to reduce her luggage load!

Radio Scilly News May 30th 2013

Radio Scilly News May 30th 2013

 

Hearing Aid Found in Scilly

Cath called from the Town Hall reception. A Visitor has handed in part of a hearing aid which was found on Porthcressa. It’s awaiting collection on the Town Hall front desk.

Kayak paddle found in Scilly

The St Mary’s Harbour has received, from one of the local boatmen, a kayak paddle which was picked up between the St Agnes and the Garrison. It is black and white. If anyone has any information as to who the owner is could they please contact the Harbour Office. 442 628