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Injured Men Airlifted From Vessel Off Scilly

Injured Men Airlifted From Vessel Off Scilly

Three crewmembers were rescued from a boat following an incident between Scilly and Land’s End last night. The men suffered burns after they were splashed with concentrated nitric acid. One of the men on board the Panamanian registered vessel got the chemical in his eyes. Falmouth Coastguard were contacted at around10pm and dispatched the RNAS […]

Famous Rugby Trophy Coming To Scilly On National Tour

Famous Rugby Trophy Coming To Scilly On National Tour

Scilly has been included in this summer’s Rugby World Cup trophy tour. The famous Webb Ellis Cup, which is awarded to the winner of the competition, will be making an appearance at the Five Islands School on 7th July. It’s named after the man credited with inventing the game. The 100-day event around Scotland, Northern […]

Scilly To Feature In First Great Western Promotions

Scilly To Feature In First Great Western Promotions

Scilly will be promoted throughout the First Great Western network. And the Executive Director of the Islands’ Partnership says they are working together to make the railway service more attractive to our visitors. David Jackson says he had a “positive meeting” with the company last week. David says First great Western are keen to “re-engage” […]

Talented Organist Giving Recital In Scilly

Talented Organist Giving Recital In Scilly

The organist who accompanied the Truro Cathedral Choir on their tour of the islands last year is coming back to give a solo recital. Luke Bond, the Assistant Director of Music at Truro Cathedral, will be performing at St Mary’s Parish Church on Friday 26th June at 8 pm. He’s been invited back by the […]

Island Property Amongst Most Expensive In Britain

Island Property Amongst Most Expensive In Britain

Two national papers are reporting that an off-island has become one of the most expensive places for property in the UK. The Sunday Times published data from property company Zoopla, which revealed that average prices have passed the £500,000 mark in 172 districts. The Mail On Sunday added that most were around London, with the […]

Incinerator To be Gone By Autumn

Incinerator To be Gone By Autumn

The redundant Moorwell incinerator should be gone by the autumn. The Town Hall has advertised nationally for interested companies to pitch for the work. The Council has set aside up to £590,000 to pay the successful contractor to demolish and remove the structure, which was built in 1976. It ceased operation in December after the […]

Joan Short In Conversation

Joan Short In Conversation

Joan is 101 years old in April. Joan talks to Keri Jones about her life in Scilly.    

The Travel Show 28th March 2015

The Travel Show 28th March 2015

Radio Scilly Travel Show with Sabine Schraudolph on her home town of Munich in Bavaria.    

New Local Plan Will Be ‘Most Consulted Document’ In The Council

New Local Plan Will Be ‘Most Consulted Document’ In The Council

The shortage of affordable housing in Scilly has dominated the first Council meeting to draw up a new Local Plan. That’s the document, required by law, which will guide planning decisions for the next ten years. The current plan is out-of-date and doesn’t take into account recent developments on the islands like high-speed broadband. But […]