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Roadworks Update: Tuesday 1st July and Wednesday 2nd July

Roadworks Update: Tuesday 1st July and Wednesday 2nd July

Radio Scilly and ScillyToday have received this update from Lagan Construction at 12.20pm about roadworks for Tuesday 1st July and Wednesday 2nd July:   Tuesday 1st July Following the planing off of the existing surfacing on Strand and Lower Strand yesterday, works on Wednesday will comprise the resurfacing of the Strand from the Old School […]

Admin Job at Juliets and Seaways

Juliet’s Garden and Seaways Flower Farm are looking for an administrator to help on all sides of the businesses. Juliet has contacted Radio Scilly with this vacancy which would include inputting data, checking and paying invoices, liaising with other staff, dealing with enquiries and subsequent bookings and correspondence on the holiday houses and generally getting […]

Councillors Oppose Bid To Remove Their Airport Fee Setting Role

Councillors Oppose Bid To Remove Their Airport Fee Setting Role

Councillors have spoken out against a proposal to give a new airport manager free hand in setting fees and charges. Members were concerned that they wouldn’t be able to oversee price rises under plans put forward by the Senior Manager for Infrastructure and Assets, Craig Dryden, at last Thursday’s Transport Committee meeting. Craig’s recommendation would […]

Islands’ Partnership Launching Scilly Photography Competition Today

Islands’ Partnership Launching Scilly Photography Competition Today

If you’re proud of your pictures of Scilly, send them to the Islands’ Partnership and you could win a short break on the islands for yourself or friends. The tourism body wants to collect more images to use to market the islands, and they’re launching a photo competition this morning. Tourism Coordinator Amanda says it […]

Rare Slipper Lobster Discovered Off Scilly

Rare Slipper Lobster Discovered Off Scilly

An unusual visitor from southern Europe has been discovered in Scilly’s waters. The rare slipper lobster was found in a pot off Bryher during tagging work by the islands’ IFCA. The find was made by volunteer Mir Walker-Browning, a marine biology student from Southampton University. Mir says it’s a very significant result, with only 59 […]

Scilly’s PTFA Has New Chairman

Scilly’s PTFA Has New Chairman

Scilly’s Parents, Teachers and Friends Association has a new Chairman. Gareth Peters was elected onto the committee last week, along with Gillian Simmons as Secretary and Jo Legg. When Gareth came to Scilly recently to take up a position in Adult Social Care at the Council he said he was determined to get involved with […]

St Mary’s Childminding Services Rated By Ofsted

St Mary’s Childminding Services Rated By Ofsted

Three childminding services on St Mary’s have been congratulated for achieving a ‘good’ rating from Ofsted. At Tuesday’s Children and Young People Committee, Cllr Fran Grottick said it was encouraging that they’d all managed to reach that level. The St Mary’s-based services, including Crafti-Kids Day Nursery and Jennie Woodcock were inspected in February and March […]