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Anger In Scilly As Mail Switched To Boat

Anger In Scilly As Mail Switched To Boat

All Royal Mail parcels are now being sent to Scilly by boat. It follows a change in mail delivery regulations which means Skybus can no longer take larger packages by air, even if they are sent by special or next-day delivery. But he news has angered some islanders, who have expressed their frustration about delays […]

New Council Chief Exec Sets Out Key Priorities

New Council Chief Exec Sets Out Key Priorities

The new Chief Executive of the islands’ Council says he’s started a process of improving the Authority. Theo Leijser has set up five working groups, which will report back their assessment of Council resources and systems. Theo met with staff to outline his priorities last week and he’s asked officers to compile reports in those […]

Scilly’s Wildlife Trust Offering Two New Internships

Scilly’s Wildlife Trust Offering Two New Internships

Scilly’s Wildlife Trust has joined up with the organisation A Focus on Nature, to offer two internships for young people who want a career in nature conservation. One of the unpaid roles will be to help the Trust organise and develop their photography database. The second will be to act as a contact point between […]

Scilly Council Director Of Place with Monday Storm Prediction

Old Town Road, past the beach, remains closed until after the morning high tide at 7am Monday. Craig Dryden, the Council Director of Place talks to Steve Sims on Sunday morning on Radio Scilly about concerns for the weather on Monday in Scilly. Audio here-listen at https://soundcloud.com/radio-scilly/craig-dryden-on-the-storm use categories jobs, buy, help or announcements

Travel Disruption For St Agnes Passengers

John Peacock of St Agnes Boating says more storms later this week will bring disruption to their services. They are currently expecting to cancel all boats on Tuesday pm, Wednesday, Friday pm & Saturday. The biggest wave height yet this winter is forecast for Wednesday with 41 Foot waves predicted. Sunday topped at 35 feet. […]

St Mary’s Quay Closed

St Mary’s Quay will remain closed until 8am Monday to allow for clean-up operations after the severe weather. The good news is that the Harbour Team say that the recent repairs, put in place after the January storm, held.

Storm Update- Live After 10am Sunday on Radio Scilly

You may have heard the fire siren on St Mary’s last night. Fire crew were called to a property at Porthloo. Luckilly there wasn’t damage sustained. St Mary’s Harbour staff, are describing it as "a close call". The storm board and bags which they put in place at the slip entrance were washed away with […]

St Mary’s Harbour Closed Ahead Of High Water- 5am Saturday

Radio Scilly has just spoken with Alan Hartwell who is in the Harbour Office monitoring the high tide. The Harbour is closed until further notice. The Quay should reopen later this morning. There was overtopping along the entire quay 30 mins before high tide and the tide was 20cm above the predicted high level. High […]