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Nigel Young In Conversation

Nigel Young In Conversation

Keri Jones talks to Nigel Young about his life in Scilly.    

The Travel Show 29th Nov 2014

The Travel Show 29th Nov 2014

Giles Lethbridge tells us about his recent boating holiday on the Norfolk Broads.    

Councillors Stop Street Trading On Main Hugh Town Roads

Councillors Stop Street Trading On Main Hugh Town Roads

Councillors have agreed a new street trading policy, which bans operators from setting up along Hugh Street and the Lower Strand, from the Mermaid car park to the Rechabite Slip. It’s been rewritten following complaints that the last policy was confusing and controversial. Some people felt the restrictions on trading within 50 metres of an […]

HMS Association Bell Found In The States

HMS Association Bell Found In The States

If you have artefacts from the HMS Association or the other ships from Sir Cloudesley Shovell’s fleet that sank in the 1707 disaster, the Naval Records Society wants photos of them. When the Association was discovered off the Western Rocks in 1967, the legislation to protect the shipwreck sites had not been passed and many […]

Plea To Control Dogs After Chickens Attacked

Plea To Control Dogs After Chickens Attacked

The St Mary’s Dog Warden has made a plea to owners to keep their dogs under control after a spate of attacks on chickens. Maggie Perkovic says there have been three reports in the last three weeks. Phil and Anthea Roberts in Old Town had several chickens killed in an attack, while there have also […]

Use It Or Lose It Warning Over Hugh Town Shops

Use It Or Lose It Warning Over Hugh Town Shops

A St Mary’s businesswoman is urging islanders to use local shops or risk losing a vital community service. Julia Day, who owns Islands’ Home Hardware, says the community can’t afford to see any more shops close. She says when she first arrived in Scilly there were two electrical retailers, a shoe shop and two butchers. […]

Partnership To Take A Break From Tourism Superstar Awards

Partnership To Take A Break From Tourism Superstar Awards

Scilly won’t enter a Tourism Superstar candidate this year. The Islands’ Partnership had appealed for nominations but have decided not to enter the national competition, organised by Visit England and the Daily Mirror. Last year St Mary’s Boatman Fraser Hicks made it through to the finals and it’s felt that the exposure generated valuable promotion […]

Horses Delay Flights To Scilly

Horses Delay Flights To Scilly

Problems with waterlogging at Land’s End airport should be a thing of the past this winter following the work to hard surface the runways. But there are some disruptions that you just can’t plan for. Flights to Scilly were delayed by thirty minutes this morning after three horses strayed onto the runway. The animals have […]

US Author Talks About New Book Set In Scilly

US Author Talks About New Book Set In Scilly

Kara Braden has written a book set in Scilly, even though she’s never visited the islands. She explained how.    

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