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Roadworks Update: Tuesday 29th July

Roadworks Update: Tuesday 29th July

Here is the St Mary’s Airport Improvement Project and St Mary’s Island Roads Update From Radio Scilly on July 29th 2014: The MV River Trader will be arriving in St Mary’s this afternoon with a cargo of aggregates for the airport and road projects. The Quay is extremely busy during the summer season and Lagan […]

Land’s End Airport Will Reopen As Planned On Tuesday

Just to confirm that Land’s End Airport will open as planned tomorrow (Tues 29th July), with the first flight to St Mary’s scheduled to depart at 8.30 am.

Scilly Lottery Winner July 28th 2014

Linda Thompson from St Mary’s

Councillor Calls For More Consultation Over Scilly’s Economic Strategy

Councillor Calls For More Consultation Over Scilly’s Economic Strategy

A councillor has called for wider consultation on proposals put forward in the controversial Ash Futures economic strategy report. Members have been told that the consultants’ blueprint will be debated at the Full Council meeting in September. So far, Councillors haven’t had a chance to discuss the contents of the report. The wide-ranging review makes […]

More Cutbacks Needed As Council Fails To Meet Savings Target

More Cutbacks Needed As Council Fails To Meet Savings Target

The Council has failed to boost its savings as much as had been hoped. They wanted to put £200,000 into their reserves during 2013/14 but managed to achieve less than half of that, at £81,000. Interim Financial Controller Sarah Chodkiewicz has told councillors that they’ll need to find more cost savings this year. The annual […]

Scilly’s Musicians To Benefit From Aggy Fest

Scilly’s Musicians To Benefit From Aggy Fest

Scilly’s musicians will be able to perform with new instruments following Saturday’s second Aggy Fest.

School Travel Group Rejects Additional Road Markings

School Travel Group Rejects Additional Road Markings

Most islanders who visit the school or sports hall use sustainable transport. That’s the finding of the Carn Gwaval Travel Plan Working Group. The panel, which includes input from police, school governors, staff and the wider community, has drawn up the school travel plan. A blueprint for safe and green travel to school was a […]

No Plans In Place For Out-Of-Hours Shelter Opening This Season

No Plans In Place For Out-Of-Hours Shelter Opening This Season

The Council hasn’t put any provision in place to keep the Schiller Shelter at Porthcressa open during the weekends. The TIC was moved into the building last year, meaning the shelter has to be locked when the TIC isn’t manned. Last year, volunteers helped keep the building open for use by visitors in the evenings […]

Cricket: St Martin’s v Bays Hill

Cricket: St Martin’s v Bays Hill

Report by Colin Daly Sunday 27th July saw a rare win for St. Martin’s when they played the Bays Hill touring team. It was a mainly cloudy day but very warm. St. Martin’s won the toss and captain Barney decided to bat first in this 25-over match. Tony and Dan Goddard made a steady start […]