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Another Resignation At Hospitals Trust

Another Resignation At Hospitals Trust

The new chairman of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has quit after just two days in the job. Mike Higgins was brought in to replace Martin Watts, who resigned on June 19th when an investigation upheld a compliant against him. The Trust, which runs Treliske Hospital isn’t saying why.

Steamship Company Cuts Fares For Sunday Sailings

Steamship Company Cuts Fares For Sunday Sailings

Sunday the 7th July sees the start of ten weeks of Sunday sailings by the Scillonian III. And the Steamship Company’s Commercial Manager, Nick Sanders, says he’s pleased with how well bookings have been going so far. The ship will depart Penzance at 10.30am on Sundays, returning at 3pm from St Mary’s, so it’s not […]

World Famous Author Writing New Book Set In Scilly

World Famous Author Writing New Book Set In Scilly

World famous children’s writer Michael Morpurgo has revealed that he’s writing a new book set in Scilly. He wasn’t giving too much away about the story, which is about the uninhabited island of St Helens, only to say it’s set during the First World War and is connected to the sea and America. He said […]

European Development Money Will Continue To 2020

European Development Money Will Continue To 2020

Scilly is set to receive another grant pot, which could take over from the Local Action Group fund. That follows the announcement by the Secretary of State for Business, Vince Cable, that £512m of European Union money will be made available from 2014 to 2020 for the islands and Cornwall. LAG has awarded most of […]

Islands’ Tag Rugby Squad Head Off For First Tournament

Islands’ Tag Rugby Squad Head Off For First Tournament

It’s a big day for the Five Islands School’s tag rugby team, as they head off to Cornwall for their first tournament. And it’s even more impressive because the squad of ten boys and girls from Years 5 and 6 only started playing rugby last September. The sessions were started by Adam May, and local […]

Cricket: Tresco v St Mary’s

Cricket: Tresco v St Mary’s

Report by Mark Twynham Tresco won the toss and decided to field. Kane Goddard and Darius opened the batting, Kane scoring 72 runs in a fine innings. Darius was the first wicket to fall for 3  runs. James Francis then came in and him and Kane took the score to 100. Liam Greenlaw made a […]

Radio Scilly News June 27th 2013

Radio Scilly News June 27th 2013

   

Val Balkwill on the Scilly Ladies British Legion

Val Balkwill on the Scilly Ladies British Legion

   

Radio Scilly News June 26th 2013

Radio Scilly News June 26th 2013