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Harbour News from St Mary’s Harbour- May 31st

The Gry Maritha left late on Friday evening to get back to Penzance in time for some essential works to be carried out. Because of this the vessel will not be making her usual trip this Monday. The next scheduled trip will be a normal, on Wednesday (3rd June) The tug Polmear remains in the […]

St Mary’s Quay Works Liaison

Adrian Bowser, the community liaison officer for Kier had some mobile issues earlier on this weekend .So if you called to leave a message, please could you ring again on 07584 195216.

Armed Forces Day To Be Marked In Scilly

Armed Forces Day To Be Marked In Scilly

Armed Forces Day is set to be marked in Scilly after all this year. A lack of willing helpers at a busy time of the year had put a question mark over the day. There will be an event, but it will be scaled back from the procession and speeches on Holgate’s Green, which have […]

Bomb Disposal Team Called To Dumped Flares

Bomb Disposal Team Called To Dumped Flares

Royal Navy bomb disposal experts flew into St Mary’s on the RNAS Culdrose helicopter today. Three officers carried out a single controlled explosion at around 12 noon on marine flares which had been discovered at the Moorwell dump. Council workers spotted the flares and Sergeant Colin Taylor says he’s working with those staff to try […]

Here’s Your Weekend Update On Quay Works From Kier Construction

Quay Extension · Installation of the precast concrete unit’s commenced last weekend with five now in place. Further adjustments are now in progress. · Concrete operations are now expected to commence on 29th and run for three days. Harbourside building · Waiting room building works now pending decoration and delivery of windows & doors which […]

Skybus Warn Of Weather Disruption Possibility On Saturday

Skybus advise that the weather forecast for Saturday 30th May is indicating the likelihood of a deterioration in the weather from early afternoon onwards with reduced visibility and low cloud, as a result there is the possibility of disruption to flights in the afternoon. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers […]

Planners Approve Extra Space For Boatyard On Bryher

Planners Approve Extra Space For Boatyard On Bryher

More boat storage space has been approved for Bennett’s Boatyard on Bryher because the business is currently running at capacity in the summertime. Dan Bennett wants to use a 0.4-hectare unfarmed grass field adjacent to his existing business. He informed councillors that it is difficult to manoeuvre the larger boats within the currently limited space […]

St Martin’s Holiday Home Can Be Extended

St Martin’s Holiday Home Can Be Extended

A St Martin’s holiday home can be extended but Council Chairman Amanda Martin has insisted that the owners should be prevented from selling it separately. Planners were asked to give approval to Keith and Dawn Bradford’s plans for ‘Crow’s Nest,’ a one-bedroom property, which the Council had already passed in 2012. That permission expires this […]

Cricket: St Martin’s v Tresco

Cricket: St Martin’s v Tresco

Report by Colin Daly The first match of the season is always more hopeful than the last, although the mournful sound of the Round Island fog signal coupled with the mist did its best to dampen spirits. A 25 over match on Tresco against a team from St Martin’s got the season underway. Tresco won […]

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