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Park House Still Not Meeting Required Standards

Park House Still Not Meeting Required Standards

Park House has again failed to meet all the required standards during a return visit by the Care Quality Commission. They made an unannounced inspection of the care home on March 4th and have just published their report, which states further action is required in four out of the six areas reviewed. As reported during […]

Voting Underway In Local Elections

Voting Underway In Local Elections

There is likely to be a large turnout for the Council elections today on St Mary’s and St Martin’s. And it may eclipse the record of 65% of locals casting votes in the 1985 election after the number of St Mary’s seats were trimmed from 16 to 13. There will be no vote on Tresco […]

Walk Scilly Could Become Twice Yearly

Walk Scilly Could Become Twice Yearly

Walk Scilly could become a twice-yearly event if tourism businesses on the islands want it. That was one of the proposals put forward at yesterday’s ‘wash up’ meeting, hosted by the Islands Partnership, to review this year’s event and decide how it will be run next year. Around 10 people attended, including accommodation providers and […]

Open Day Being Held For New Porthcressa Development

Open Day Being Held For New Porthcressa Development

The Council is giving residents and visitors the chance to have a look around the new Porthcressa redevelopment next week. On Wednesday 8th May, you’ll be able to have a look inside the new affordable housing, the workspace, the library and Register Office. There’ll be cream teas, a band and a bouncy castle, while artists […]

Company Offering Grant Funding To Good Causes

Company Offering Grant Funding To Good Causes

Islands’ clubs charities and good causes are being offered the chance to apply for up to £1,500 in grant funding, being offered by Cornwall Glass and Glazing. The company, who own Ray’s Glass in Penzance, are making a total of £15,000 available for good causes. The fund is being administered by the Cornwall Community Foundation […]

New Chief Exec For Peninsula Community Health

New Chief Exec For Peninsula Community Health

Peninsula Community Health, the company that runs St Mary’s hospital, has appointed a new Chief Executive . Steve Jenkins will take up the position this summer following the resignation of their first CEO Kevin Baber. Steve has been the Director of Health and Social Care for Sue Ryder.

Free Strimmer Cable

Kev Wright ordered a couple of new spools of cable for his strimmer, for some reason they sent twenty individual lines of cable.. They’re free to a good home. The part/model number is A6487-XJ – but he expects they’ll fit more than one model, most parts usually do with Black and Decker. Contact kev or […]

Radio Scilly News May 1st 2013

Radio Scilly News May 1st 2013

 

Scilly football shirts needed

Laura Hardy has a 40th birthday do to go to on June 15th, and they all have to wear football shirts. She says she is not a fan of football but if anyone ever asks her what team she supports she says – the Woolpack Wanderers and the Garrison Gunners. She spent a few years […]