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Visiting Missionaries To Lead Methodist Events This Weekend

Visiting Missionaries To Lead Methodist Events This Weekend

Two visiting missionaries will lead a series of events at the Methodist Church this weekend. Gareth Bolton and his Philippines-born wife Malou are hosting ‘Blaze Spirit Blaze’ starting on Friday evening. It will mark two important calendar dates for Methodists – Pentecost, which is celebrated by all Christians, and Aldersgate Sunday. That’s the day when […]

Skybus Warn Of Fog Risk On Friday

The weather forecast for Friday 22nd May is for fog and poor visibility which means that there is a strong possibility of disruption to flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Friday may transfer to another date free of charge where space permits. Although […]

St Mary’s Lifeboat Called Out To Help Rescue Five Fishermen

St Mary’s Lifeboat Called Out To Help Rescue Five Fishermen

The St Mary’s lifeboat joined an international effort to save five men in a life raft, 75 miles off Scilly in the early hours of yesterday morning. The 18m Banff-registered Kairos fishing boat issued distress calls in rough seas and force 7 winds. RNLB ‘The Whiteheads’ headed out at a speed of between 11-14 knots. […]

Councillors Approve Latest Pay Policy

Councillors Approve Latest Pay Policy

Councillors have approved the Authority’s latest Pay Policy Statement. That’s the document required by law to be published annually and which shows how different employees within the Council are paid, from the Chief Executive down to the lowest grades. The statement shows that Chief Executive Theo Leijser, the highest paid staff member, gets a salary […]

Added Importance For Charity Walk After Nepal Earthquakes

Added Importance For Charity Walk After Nepal Earthquakes

The recent devastating earthquakes in Nepal have brought added importance to a charity walk taking place on St Mary’s tomorrow. Mary Ratcliffe had already planned to lead a picnic walk in aid of Nepal’s Leprosy Mission, a charity that provides care for people suffering from the debilitating disease. But after the quakes, their hospital in […]

Cornwall Air Ambulance Launch Novel Fundraising Effort In Scilly

Cornwall Air Ambulance Launch Novel Fundraising Effort In Scilly

Young islanders will be able to show their support for Cornwall Air Ambulance with temporary tattoos. The charity will be in a tent on Holgate’s Green as part of the Rotary Club’s Bank Holiday Funday, following on from the success of their Gig Weekend fundraising. Over the first May Bank Holiday, their street collection and […]

DJ Needed For 2016 Scilly Wedding

Zoe Reed has contacted Radio Scilly. Zoe is getting married on June 1st 2016. Zoe is looking for a DJ to play at her wedding reception at Juliet’s Garden. If you know of someone who can do it, please can you email Radio Scilly and we’ll pass on your contact details to Zoe.

Help Needed For Friday’s School Marathon

It is the school marathon this Friday, weather permitting. School P.E teacher Martyn Songhurst has contacted Radio Scilly because he needs volunteer marshals to help. Martyn is hoping to recruit 10 people. You can contact him through school for instructions on 424850. It starts at around 2pm and should finish around 4pm.

Steamband Play New Inn Ale Festival On Saturday

The Steamband will be playing at the New Inn beer festival on Tresco this Saturday night. Vocalist Terry Ward says that the “boogie boat” leaves St Mary’s at 7.30 pm and returns after the gig and the tides are "ideal". That means no long walks will be needed to Carn Near! “Beer , boogie and […]