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Gardener needed on St Mary’s

The Parish Church are looking for a Gardener for the Chaplaincy Garden for 3 hours a week or 6 hours every fortnight. If anyone is interested could you please contact Canon Paul Miller on 423911

St Mary’s Theatre Club need volunteers

Anyone wishes to help out backstage with this year’s summer play-there is a meeting in the Church pavilion at 7:30 on Thursday night

Steamship Company Committed To Supporting Gig Championships

Steamship Company Committed To Supporting Gig Championships

The Steamship Company say they’re committed to continued sponsorship the World Pilot Gig Championships because they know how important it is to the islands’ economy. Commercial Manager Nick Sanders says the company will continue to offer sponsorship, with sizeable discounts for gig crew’s travel and moving their boats over to the islands at no charge*, […]

Council To Undertake Major Transport Survey

Council To Undertake Major Transport Survey

The Council is to undertake a major survey of islander and visitor transport preferences. The research findings are likely to be used to support funding bids for infrastructure improvements at St Mary’s quay and airport, or for the hardening of the runway at Land’s End. Initially the Council had set aside a small £1,000 budget […]

Future Of Walk Scilly Being Discussed Today

Future Of Walk Scilly Being Discussed Today

The future of the Walk Scilly event will be discussed in a meeting today. The event, which took place in March, was the 7th annual walking festival for the islands and was organised at fairly short notice by the Islands Partnership. Partnership manager, Amanda Pender, says today’s meeting is to talk about how well it […]

Council Prepares For Changes To Welfare System

Council Prepares For Changes To Welfare System

Council workers have received training in how to deal with upcoming changes to the benefits system. Earlier this year, the authority was given £30,000 from the government to set up Scilly Works, based on a similar scheme in Cornwall. And staff from Cornwall Works, who have partnered with our Council, visited the islands on Monday […]

Scilly Has Potential As Tall Ship Destination Says Skipper

Scilly Has Potential As Tall Ship Destination Says Skipper

The skipper of a traditional wooden trading ketch that has been in Scilly this week says he hopes the distinctive ship will become a frequent visitor to the islands. Rob Salvidge was formerly captain of the replica of the15th century Matthew, but he has switched to operating the Irene. The ship, built in 1907, was […]

Council Staff Working Hard Over Gig Weekend

Council Staff Working Hard Over Gig Weekend

The Council say their staff will be working hard to keep the town clean over the World Pilot Gig Championships, which start on Friday. They’ve committed to emptying rubbish bins in the main Hugh Town area over the whole Bank Holiday weekend. Extra bins will be placed around Holgate’s Green and the Council labour force […]