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Ireland to France Rowers Hoping For A ‘Good Send Off’ On Thursday

Ireland to France Rowers Hoping For A ‘Good Send Off’ On Thursday

The 18 rowers who are undertaking the first Ireland to Brittany crossing received a warm welcome when they reached St Mary’s Harbour. The ‘Endeavoar’ men rowed alongside the quay ahead of schedule, at 12.57pm on Wednesday. Crew member Shane Denver told Radio Scilly News that they were “blessed with conditions that were perfect for us” […]

St Mary’s Quay Widening And Extension Works Update From Kier May 27th

Here’s an update on the St Mary’s Quay widening and extension works. From around 4.30pm on Thursday (28th May) Kier will be carrying out concreting works on the “receipt frame” which is at the end of the Quay. The work will involve mixing concrete in their compound at Parting Carn. The mixer trucks will then […]

St Mary’s Harbour Update From Kier Construction

Here’s the latest news on the St Mary’s Quay widening and extension work from Kier construction. Kier say that the concrete pour which was expected to last three weeks was completed in one day, which reduced disruption.. The delivery barge with the precast concrete units has arrived from Falmouth and the installation of the blocks […]

Four Generations To Gather For St Martins Christenings

Four Generations To Gather For St Martins Christenings

Four generations of the Williams family will gather in St Martins Church on Sunday afternoon for the christenings of Jake, Isabel and Nia Williams, the children of Tony and Natalie Williams of Studio Cottage, Higher Town. The youngest Nia will be christened in the gown worn by her mum Natalie and grandmother Carol when they […]

Accommodation Needed For Charity Rowers This Week In Scilly

The ‘Endeavour’ rowing challenge (Ireland to France) sets off this week on their 300 mile charity rowing challenge. They set off at 2am Tuesday morning and are now due to stop in Scilly on Wednesday night. David Jackson from the Islands’ Partnership says there’s now going to be 32 people coming over, including a film […]

Scilly Lottery Winner 25th May 2015

Janella Horne from Balscote in Oxfordshire

Extra Sunday Scillonian Sailing- Posted Sat 23rd May

All Skybus flights remain on hold due to fog. Some early flights have now been cancelled, and a fog warning is now in place for both Scilly and Land’s End for the remainder of the day. As a result Skybus has arranged an additional Scillonian III sailing departing Penzance at 09:30 on Sunday 24th May. […]

Truro and Penwith College News May 2015

Truro and Penwith College News May 2015

College Netball Team Enjoys Another Year Of Outstanding Success After an incredible season as South West Superleague Winners, County Under-19 Champions, AOC National College Finals Bronze medallists, Under-19 Schools Championships SW bronze medal winners, South West College Tournament winners, and with two girls in the AOC National Colleges squad, the Truro College Academy Netball Squad […]

Fog Disruption Risk To Skybus On Saturday

Skybus is hoping to operate all flights on Saturday 23rd May, but the current weather forecasts are indicating the possibility of poor visibility for parts of the day that may cause some delays or disruption to flights. There are currently plenty of seats available on the Scillonian III departures from St Mary’s to Penzance at […]