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8.30am Saturday Skybus Has Temporarily Suspended Land’s End Flights;

Skybus say that there is a technical problem with their fire engine at Land’s End airport. It has to be operational to allow flying under C.A.A rules. So they are putting passengers on the boat. They can reposition planes to Newquay if required and add extra services from that airport. Newquay flights are unaffected. They […]

St Mary’s Harbour Update – May 9th

Here’s your weekend update from ST Mary’s Harbour from Dale Clark CRUISE SHIPS • This weekend will see the arrival of the Ocean Nova and Marco Polo on Saturday and the NG Explorer and the Serenissima on Sunday. SHIPPING (KIER) • The tugs Polmear and Vulcan 2 remain within the Harbour. • Jack-up Barge – […]

Scilly Has A New MP

Scilly Has A New MP

Scilly has a new Member of Parliament. In the last result to be declared in this general election, Derek Thomas has taken the St Ives constituency for the Conservatives. The 42-year-old was contesting the seat for a second time. And Mr Thomas has improved on his 2010 election performance. He’s secured 18,491 votes this time […]

Kavorna Bistro Need A Chef De Partie And Waiting Staff

Kavorna cafe and Bistro are recruiting waiting staff to join our team for the busy summer season. This job will include all aspects of waiting work. The right candidates will be a reliable, confident and enthusiastic individual with exceptional attention to detail. You will be required to have a hardworking and positive attitude, an excellent […]

Long Wait To Hear Who Is Scilly’s Next MP

Long Wait To Hear Who Is Scilly’s Next MP

We could have to wait until 4pm this afternoon to find out who our MP is. The pollsters are predicting that the Tories will take the seat, last held for the Conservatives by David Harris. The St Ives constituency has been Liberal Democrat since 1997 when Andrew George won the seat. But the Liberal Democrats […]

Letter Calls For Change In Senior Council Roles

Letter Calls For Change In Senior Council Roles

A councillor has written to all Scilly’s elected members to ask them to support his bid to be the new Vice Chairman of Council. And Cllr Adrian Davis has set out why believes there needs to be changes in the senior ranks. In his letter, Adrian says there is a lack of accountability and transparency […]

Yachting Season Off To A Flying Start In Scilly

Yachting Season Off To A Flying Start In Scilly

St Mary’s Harbourmaster says it’s been one of the best starts to the sailing season on the islands in years. Dale Clark says 77 yachts visited in April. While he admits these figures are small compared to some mainland destinations, it’s still the best April in four years, he says. He’s been surprised by such […]

Scilly’s Playwrights In The Spotlight This Sunday

Scilly’s Playwrights In The Spotlight This Sunday

The St Mary’s Theatre Club One Act Play Festival is being held once again this Sunday. It’s the fourth year for the competition, where islanders get the chance to write a short, twenty to thirty minute play and have it performed as a rehearsed reading by Club members. This year, four islanders have submitted work, […]

Four Cruise Ships Mark Busy Weekend In Scilly

Four Cruise Ships Mark Busy Weekend In Scilly

It’ll be a busy weekend of cruise ship visits in Scilly. Four are expected over the next two days. The largest, the Marco Polo, has 750 passengers on board and will arrive from Dublin at 9am tomorrow. Passengers will visit St Mary’s and Tresco. At 10am the Ocean Nova will arrive from Alderney with 70 […]