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Free Relaxation Sessions Offered To Stressed Islanders

Free Relaxation Sessions Offered To Stressed Islanders

A St Mary’s resident says she’s prepared to offer islanders a first relaxation therapy session for free because people here have been so stressed recently. Ro Bennett says the changes at the Council, hospital and school as well as travel issues have taken their toll on locals and she’s starting a business offering de-stress sessions. […]

Council ‘Taking Seriously’ The Coastal Flood Warning

Council ‘Taking Seriously’ The Coastal Flood Warning

The Council has said it’s prepared for possible flooding in Scilly tomorrow after a severe warning was issued by the Environment Agency. They’re predicting a ‘worst case scenario’, with a combination of gale-force south-westerly winds, spring tides of 6.1m and large waves. Director of Place Craig Dryden says the Council is a member of the […]

Urgent Warning Of Possible Coastal Flooding Issued For Scilly

Urgent Warning Of Possible Coastal Flooding Issued For Scilly

The Environment Agency has issued an urgent warning of possible coastal flooding in parts of Scilly for tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday. Nick Ely, Area Coastal Engineer with the Agency said their team are predicting a ‘worst case scenario’, with a combination of gale force south-westerly winds, high spring tides of 6.1m and large waves. He […]

Flood Risk To Scilly

The Environment Agency has contacted Radio Scilly this lunchtime. They are very concerned that the strong SW winds of up to 60mph and the high tide at 5.45am Friday could cause flooding. Porthcressa and the area around Bryher’s Hell Bay Hotel are most susceptible, they say. Updates as we have them on Radio Scilly and […]

Figures Reveal Extent Of Ambulance Call Outs In Scilly

Figures Reveal Extent Of Ambulance Call Outs In Scilly

New figures have revealed how much islanders rely on the ambulance service here during medical emergencies. Scilly Paramedic Wayne Davey has revealed that the ambulance crew were called out 487 times in 2013. 397 of those were 999 emergencies. There were also 173 helicopter fly-outs operated by either RNAS Culdrose or the Cornwall Air Ambulance […]

Scilly’s New Year’s Revellers Well Behaved Say Police

Scilly’s New Year’s Revellers Well Behaved Say Police

St Mary’s Police say the celebrations to see in 2014 were good-natured and revellers were as well behaved as ever here on the islands. Sgt Colin Taylor, PC Faye Webb and Special Constable Merryn Smith patrolled until 4.30am on New Year’s Day. Sgt Taylor tells Radio Scilly he was concerned that there was a very […]

Investigation Into Water Taste At Porthmellon

Investigation Into Water Taste At Porthmellon

Investigations continue into why the water tastes unpleasant at Porthmellon. The Council, who provide the water supply on both St Mary’s and Bryher, has collected samples. It follows complaints from workers at the Authority’s offices on the industrial estate. Director of Place, Craig Dryden said some staff have raised concerns over some very off-tasting water. […]

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