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‘No Visible Damage’ After Gry Maritha Strikes Crow Rock

‘No Visible Damage’ After Gry Maritha Strikes Crow Rock

The Islands’ supply boat, the Gry Maritha, has hit Crow Rock  on the way to St Mary’s from Penzance this evening. No one was injured and the vessel proceeded to berth at St Mary’s Quay. Steamship Company Marine Superintendent, Kevin Ayres confirmed that the Gry struck the rock while transiting Crow Sound at approximately 6.15pm. […]

Disruption For Scilly Travellers As Mainland Airport Shuts Again

Disruption For Scilly Travellers As Mainland Airport Shuts Again

Islanders and visitors will need to alter some of their travel plans until Friday 3rd January after Skybus has announced that Land’s End Airport will remain closed until then. The recent rainfall has made the grass surface inoperable. Newquay Airport will be used for flights instead and that could mean added delays for passengers in […]

Lottery Winner Dec 30th 2013

Hannah Buckley from St Mary’s

Council Warns Of Water Supply Disruption On Thursday

Council Warns Of Water Supply Disruption On Thursday

  St Mary’s residents and businesses may need to store up water for use on Thursday. The Council say they might need to turn off supplies around the town as they investigate a leak. But they don’t know whether there will be disruption until they see what’s causing the problem. Hugh Street will be shut […]

Police Investigating Criminal Damage At Tennis Courts

Police Investigating Criminal Damage At Tennis Courts

St Mary’s Police are investigating criminal damage to the tennis courts on The Garrison. The fence has been broken and net supports damaged. They’ve been discarded and left to one side, say Police. The repairs will cost around £60. The act was discovered by club members this morning but PC Faye Webb says it might […]

Maggie’s Moan Dec 30th 2013

Maggie’s Moan Dec 30th 2013

Pam’s Pets Dec 28th 2013

Pam’s Pets Dec 28th 2013

Pam talks to Sam and Jan Guy about their border terrier.  

Two Sailors Saved In Dramatic Rescue Off Scilly This Morning

Two Sailors Saved In Dramatic Rescue Off Scilly This Morning

Two sailors have been saved from a sinking yacht 170 miles South West of Scilly after an all-night rescue attempt, which tested the skills of the Royal Navy Search and Rescue Crew. The men, one French and one Swiss, were on the return leg of a transatlantic race, the Jacques Vabre. Their boat, Rivages was registered […]

Confusion Over Who Sanctioned New Senior Officer Roles

Confusion Over Who Sanctioned New Senior Officer Roles

There’s confusion in the Council about who sanctioned two Senior Officer roles that are being advertised on their website. Their advertisement is news to the Council Chairman, who says the recruitment drive could be pulled. The notices recruiting a new Head of Infrastructure and Head of Strategic Development and Environmental Services went up on the […]

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