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Police Seek Witnesses After Van Damaged

Police Seek Witnesses After Van Damaged

Police on St Mary’s are seeking witnesses after a van was damaged by another vehicle on Saturday night. The driver failed to leave details at the scene. The ‘hit and run’ happened at the square opposite the Library at Porthcressa. PC Faye Webb says there’s about a metre and a half of damage to the […]

Scilly’s Tea And Beer Praised By Fundraiser

Scilly’s Tea And Beer Praised By Fundraiser

Britain’s nicest cup of tea and best beer is served in Scilly. That’s what Cheshire-based Diane Leigh told yesterday’s national Sunday People newspaper. Diane spent the summer touring the UK coastline during an 80-day, 4,034-mile journey, which raised £1,080 for the RNLI. She travelled around the country using 31 trains, 19 buses, 2 planes and […]

Islands’ Fundraising For Children’s Charity Close To Important Milestone

Islands’ Fundraising For Children’s Charity Close To Important Milestone

Fundraising for the Southwest Children’s Hospice is about to reach an important milestone, with almost £100,000 raised by islanders since 2007. And the man who organises the collections in Scilly, George Teideman, says it’s an extraordinary figure to be collected by so few people. George and wife Margaret first started fundraising for the charity in […]

Hugh Town Makes Top 20 Coastal Towns List

Hugh Town Makes Top 20 Coastal Towns List

If you have a home that you’re trying to sell in Hugh Town, you’ll probably welcome an article published in Saturday’s Daily Telegraph. The national newspaper has placed St Mary’s at number 20 in its Top 20 Coastal Towns. Their report quotes a mainland-based estate agent who says that Scilly “is like Britain 50 years […]