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St Mary’s Firm Begins New Moorwell Contract

St Mary’s Firm Begins New Moorwell Contract

St Mary’s-based firm United Environmental Services says a second contract to remove 150 tonnes of waste from the Moorwell dump is now “well under way.” The rubbish is being transferred directly onto the Gry Maritha by Richard Hand Haulage using the same method as last year. The Steamship Company has been sub-contracted to transfer the […]

No Armed Forces Day This Year For Scilly

No Armed Forces Day This Year For Scilly

There won’t be an Armed Forces Day this year in Scilly. Stand-in Event Chairman Dave Hawkins says he’s disappointed that no volunteers have come forward following his appeals. Dave was hoping that former service personnel would offer to help mark the annual event. He says he understands that the national day on Saturday 27th June […]

Council Runs Out Of New Trade Waste Sacks

Council Runs Out Of New Trade Waste Sacks

The Council is hoping more rubbish sacks will arrive on the islands in time for the start of their controversial new trade waste collections. From 6th April, only waste placed in the special Council-branded bags will be taken away. The Authority has urged businesses to buy the bags before the start of the scheme. They […]

Plane Pong Delays Island Flyer

Plane Pong Delays Island Flyer

If you’d lived in Scilly since the 1960s, you’d be used to the occasional flight disruption. But St Mary’s resident and seasoned traveller Jackie Pritchard has just had a journey cancelled due to a problem she’s never encountered before. Jackie was traveling from Heathrow to Dubai on 12th March for her grandson Tobias’ 6th birthday […]

Art Expert Credits Success To His Scilly Childhood

Art Expert Credits Success To His Scilly Childhood

A British art expert who’s been creating a stir in the States has credited his success to his childhood in Scilly. A profile of Neville Wakefield has appeared in last weekend’s New York Times. Neville is the son of the renowned potter Humfrey Wakefield, who died in 2010. His mum, artist Helena, still lives at […]

No Veterinary Cover- Tuesday 31st- During The Day In Scilly

Scilly’s vet Heiki Dorn called into Radio Scilly today to advise pet and animal owners that she will be leaving Scilly for much of the day tomorrow, Tuesday. Heiki will leave the surgery at around 9.30 and will return on the last flight. This is just to let you know in case there is an […]

Scillonian Cancelled On Tuesday March 31st

Due to forecast adverse weather and sea conditions Tuesday’s Scillonian III sailing has been cancelled. The Steamship Company tell Radio Scilly that they have been reviewing the weather forecast regularly for the last few days but due to the current severe weather forecast, they have unfortunately been left with no option but to cancel the […]

Scilly Lottery Winner 30th March 2015

Sue Major from St Mary’s

Conservative Candidate Says Transport Improvements Now Need To Focus On Penzance

Conservative Candidate Says Transport Improvements Now Need To Focus On Penzance

The Conservative candidate hoping to become Scilly’s next MP says Penzance needs to be the focus of better transport links to the islands. Derek Thomas told Radio Scilly that improving the Scillonian III passenger and freight experience, and the cost, is his number one priority. Derek says as an MP, he can have limited influence […]

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