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Premium Bond Prizes Going Unclaimed In Scilly

Premium Bond Prizes Going Unclaimed In Scilly

If you’ve ever held premium bonds, it might be worth checking to see if you have money owed to you. National Savings and Investments say that there are 59 cash prizes that have not been claimed by Scilly residents and they are worth a total of £1,700. The agency is encouraging islanders with the investments […]

Christmas Market Will Raise Funds For Epilepsy Charity

Christmas Market Will Raise Funds For Epilepsy Charity

Islanders will be able to shop for Christmas gifts at a major new charity event on Saturday. At least 18 craft stalls, face painting and festive food will be on offer at the Atlantic Hotel and Inn. Amy Whyler-Pritchard has arranged the event in memory of her dad, Matthew Pritchard, who passed away in 2013. […]

MYP Zoe Jenkins On Her Recent Visit To Parliament

MYP Zoe Jenkins On Her Recent Visit To Parliament

Zoe Jenkins came to talk to Radio Scilly after attending a debate in the House of Commons    

Desk – Free To Good Home

Maureen Carter has emailed Radio Scilly on Tuesday 25th November to offer a desk, free to anyone who needs it. "You just need to be good at the Krypton factor as I do not have the instructions for putting it together." Maureen says. The desk top is a light wood melamine finish and the supporting […]

Scilly’s Planners Shouldn’t Discourage More Holiday Accommodation Says Councillor

Scilly’s Planners Shouldn’t Discourage More Holiday Accommodation Says Councillor

The Council’s Planning Committee shouldn’t discourage people who want to invest in new holiday accommodation on the islands. That was the view expressed by Cllr Robert Dorrien Smith during the recent Planning meeting, where a number of applications to convert buildings to tourism use were heard. Planning officers had recommended refusing an application by the […]

Public Meeting Hears Town Hall Restructure Has Saved Up To £400,000

Public Meeting Hears Town Hall Restructure Has Saved Up To £400,000

Airport parking and after-hours antisocial behaviour were hot topics at a public meeting organised by the Council last week. Just over forty people attended the meeting in the Town Hall, where Council officers and elected members including Chief Executive Theo Leisjer and Chairman Amanda Martin answered questions from islanders. Changes to the parking arrangements at […]

Council Road Closures Taking Place

Council Road Closures Taking Place

The Council will be closing some stretches of road on St Mary’s over the next fortnight to carry out work to improve the Lower Moors drainage and prevent flooding at Porthloo. Part of the work, being carried out in collaboration with the Duchy, involves putting in new pipes across the road at Porthloo, close to […]

Scilly’s Youth Parliament Member To Campaign On Mental Health Issues

Scilly’s Youth Parliament Member To Campaign On Mental Health Issues

Scilly’s Member of the Youth Parliament, Zoe Jenkins, is campaigning for younger islanders to be given more information about mental health. 15-year-old Zoe will highlight the issue in the school assembly, where she’ll update fellow pupils on her recent trip to the House of Commons. MYP’s debated various issues affecting young people. The Year 11 […]

Scilly Featured On Map Of ‘Curious’ Place Names

Scilly Featured On Map Of ‘Curious’ Place Names

The Isles of Scilly is featured on a new map that lists places across the UK with daft or double entendre names.