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Pam’s Pets September 2014

Pam’s Pets September 2014

   

Lost Dog At Country Guesthouse

Sabine at the Country Guesthouse says there’s an elderly black/brown Labrador walking around in her garden which appears to be lost. Please phone 422440 if it’s yours!

New Unmanned Vessels Being Tested In Scilly

New Unmanned Vessels Being Tested In Scilly

You could see some unusual marine vessels around St Mary’s from today. Scilly is being used as the test site for a series of new, unmanned craft, which can monitor sea conditions hundreds of miles from the coast. Last year, two underwater ‘gliders’ belonging to the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton spent two months surveying […]

VisitEngland Offering Essential Advice For Islands’ Tourism Businesses

VisitEngland Offering Essential Advice For Islands’ Tourism Businesses

Islanders working in tourism will be offered expert advice from VisitEngland over four days next week. Accommodation providers attending the sessions arranged by the Islands’ Partnership will be given an insight into the latest tourism trends so they can stay ahead of the game. There’ll also be practical advice on how to react to criticism […]

St Agnes Church To Get Another New Stained Glass Window

St Agnes Church To Get Another New Stained Glass Window

Final arrangements have been agreed for the new St Agnes Church window. A second stained glass window, which depicts the St Agnes pilot gigs rowing out to the rescue after a shipwreck, has been designed and will be made by St Mary’s artist Oriel Hicks. Canon Paul Miller says it will be installed next April and […]

Updated: Police Search For Stolen Outboard Motor

Updated: Police Search For Stolen Outboard Motor

St Mary’s police said they were trying to find an outboard motor that they believe had been stolen off a punt. Sergeant Colin Taylor says there is now a happy ending to this investigation. It transpires that the engine was removed from the punt and placed carefully to one side underneath another punt and consequently […]

Tresco’s Harbourmaster Henry Retiring After 20 Years In The Role

Tresco’s Harbourmaster Henry Retiring After 20 Years In The Role

After 20 years as Tresco’s Harbourmaster and boatman, Henry Birch retires today. Henry says he was initially nervous when Robert Dorrien Smith offered him the role and he recalls being petrified when he first skippered Legend on his own. But two decades on, he says he’s proud of what he’s done and pleased to have […]

Truro And Penwith College News Sept 2014

Truro And Penwith College News Sept 2014

Truro and Penwith College tops the national league table for student progress A key national value added measure which compares students’ grades when they finish college to their school GCSE scores when they start shows Truro and Penwith College to be the best performing A Level College in England. The College’s latest Accelerated Learning Programme […]

Scilly Lottery Winner 29th September 2014

Margaret Blain from St Martin’s

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