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Four-Month Charity Walk To Begin On St Agnes

Four-Month Charity Walk To Begin On St Agnes

A professional photographer will be capturing every step of his charity walk across the country, beginning on St Agnes next month. And he wants to photograph islanders at the start of his four-month mission. Jonathan Pearson wants to reflect ‘Britishness’ through photography during his Scilly to Shetland journey. He’s planning an exhibition of images and […]

Rare Breeds Provide Unique Angle For Local Producer

Rare Breeds Provide Unique Angle For Local Producer

Offering unique products could help boost Scilly’s food and retail economy, as long as shoppers understand and support the extra challenges of production. That’s the view of farmer, retailer and Islands’ Partnership Board member, Jon May. Jon has been rearing rare breeds at Peninnis Farm, including nine red ruby cattle and thirty Oxford sandy and […]

Juliet May In Conversation

Juliet May In Conversation

Island businesswoman Juliet May talks to Keri Jones about her life in Scilly    

No Scilly Helicopter Decision Until After The Election.

No Scilly Helicopter Decision Until After The Election.

National politics will determine if and when Scilly’s helicopter service recommences. Our MP says there’ll be no announcement on plans until after the election. Andrew George says any decision on whether the government will underwrite a new rotary service for its first three years will be made in the summer. It had been hoped that […]

Scilly’s Police Seeking Alleged Car Thief

Scilly’s Police Seeking Alleged Car Thief

St Mary’s Police are trying to trace an alleged car thief after a Land Rover was taken from Old Town on Saturday evening. The vehicle was later found abandoned on The Garrison on Sunday morning. There were some scratches found on the bumper but no significant damage. Sergeant Colin Taylor says the keys had been […]

St Mary’s Classic Vehicle Featured In Best Selling Car Magazine

St Mary’s Classic Vehicle Featured In Best Selling Car Magazine

A familiar sight on the roads of St Mary’s can be seen in the latest edition of one of Britain’s best selling car magazines. Practical Classics has featured the story of Martyn Smalley’s Morris Minor van, which he still uses regularly for his carpentry business. The car was spotted by magazine feature writer James Walsh, […]

Honeymooning Couples Advised To Go To Hell Bay

Honeymooning Couples Advised To Go To Hell Bay

Newly weds are being advised to spend their honeymoon at Hell Bay. The Bryher hotel has received more praise in the international travel magazine, Conde Naste. They’ve placed the Tresco Estate-owned business at number six in their ‘Top 10 Romantic British Hotels.’ They describe it as a “private oasis to chill out” in with “spectacular […]

Martyn Smalley On His Morris Van

Martyn Smalley On His Morris Van

Martyn Smalley’s 1960’s Morris van, which he still uses for his daily work, has been featured in this month’s edition of Practical Classics magazine.    

Scilly Lottery Winner 2nd March 2015

Graham Cadman from Northampton