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Views Sought On Islands’ IFCA

Views Sought On Islands’ IFCA

The government wants your views on the islands’ Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority. The body, which enforces fishing regulation and works towards marine conservation, was set up four years ago. The islands successfully argued for their own IFCA when it had been suggested that a larger authority taking in Devon, Cornwall and the islands would […]

New Map Reveals Islands’ Health Risks

New Map Reveals Islands’ Health Risks

Scilly has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the country according to a new map showing health and environmental risks across England and Wales. The Health Atlas has been created by the UK Small Area Health Statistics Unit based at Imperial College London, and shows data down to the level of individual […]

Island Women Switch Run To Scilly After Travel Plans Thwarted

Island Women Switch Run To Scilly After Travel Plans Thwarted

Two St Mary’s women who were unable to travel to Plymouth for the city’s half marathon yesterday, switched the 13-mile run to St Mary’s.

Cathedral Choir Will Return To Islands Says Chaplain

Cathedral Choir Will Return To Islands Says Chaplain

The Truro Cathedral choir will return to the islands again. And Scilly’s Anglican Chaplain has promised that Bryher or St Martin’s will host a concert next time.

Tresco Visitors Turn Heads In Practise Walk

Tresco Visitors Turn Heads In Practise Walk

Two Tresco visitors have been turning heads with their speed walking and unusual clothing. Carolyn Dawson and her partner Jamie walked 20 miles around the island on Friday. The pair completed five laps of Tresco wearing pink bra-decorated T-shirts. They are staying in their family’s timeshare and were practising for a breast cancer fundraiser in […]

Pam’s Pets April 26th 2014

Pam’s Pets April 26th 2014

Pam Manning talks to Laurel Deason about her pet terrier    

Walk Of The Week April 26th 2014

Walk Of The Week April 26th 2014

Will Wagstaff takes a stroll along the Lower Moors nature trail.    

Will Wagstaff’s Bird Report April 26th 2014

Will Wagstaff’s Bird Report April 26th 2014

Will Wagstaff has more birding news from around the islands.    

Scillonian Cancelled Saturday Will Sail Sunday

Due to adverse weather and sea conditions today’s Scillonian III sailing has been cancelled. All passengers booked to travel today will be automatically rebooked to a new sailing tomorrow, Sunday 27th April: Departing Penzance 0930. Check in open 0800 to 0900. Departing St Mary’s 1300 Check in open 1145 to 1245