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St Mary’s Harbour Improvement Project Weekly Update

Week Ending 25 September 2015 Quay Extension: First of 5 concrete pours completed for the quay tie-in Concreting to continue throughout the rest of the week Crane & Jack up barge demobilised and left All fendering now delivered to Falmouth Quay Widening: Package Pump Station – due to be delivered to Falmouth this week Mobilising […]

Health Centre Launch Annual Flu Vaccination Programme

Health Centre Launch Annual Flu Vaccination Programme

St Mary’s Health Centre is running a flu vaccination programme again this year. The sessions will be held on Saturday 3rd October between 10am and 1pm and again on Wednesday 7th between 4pm and 6pm. Fran Clark says everyone aged over 65 years of age and islanders with long term health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, COPD, […]

Scilly Has Safest Roads In The Country

Scilly Has Safest Roads In The Country

Scilly had the safest roads in the country last year. Data released by the Department of Transport show that there were just three injuries related to traffic accidents in the islands in 2014. Figures are given as the number per million population, which is calculated as 1,363 casualties per million for Scilly. The next least […]

New St Mary’s Home Refused By Planners

New St Mary’s Home Refused By Planners

An application to build a new 3-bedroomed house at Holy Vale on St Mary’s has been refused by planners because the applicants didn’t want to accept restrictions on its occupancy. Nikki Banfield and John Jenkins had applied for permission to knock down an existing one-bedroom, single storey building at South Tinks, which is attached to […]

Kier Construction Works

As part of the St Mary’s Quay works, Kier Construction will be operating nightshift concreting operations on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th of September. They will continue into the early hours. Kier will aim to finish the works as early as possible. They say that the usual safety measures will take place and they will […]

St Mary’s Lifeboat Recovers Body From Sea

St Mary’s Lifeboat Recovers Body From Sea

The St Mary’s Lifeboat has recovered a body from the sea. The lifeboat was launched at 6pm on Wednesday evening after a French yacht reported seeing a person on the rocks near Round Island. St Mary’s RNLI say the lifeboat proceeded to the area and have recovered a body from the west side of Tean. […]

Council Giving Up Lease On St Mary’s Airport

Council Giving Up Lease On St Mary’s Airport

The Council is giving up its lease on St Mary’s airport, which could pave the way for the facility to be run by a private company. But one councillor is furious that the discussions were held in a secret session where the public were excluded. In a press release issued yesterday, the Council said they […]

Tresco Given Permission To Build New Grimsby Boathouse

Tresco Given Permission To Build New Grimsby Boathouse

Tresco Estate has been given permission to build a boathouse at New Grimsby to maintain their jet boat fleet. Councillors voted unanimously to accept the plans at Monday’s Planning Committee meeting. The 8m by 19m shed, clad in timber on Palace Row, will be built opposite the quay at New Grimsby. A 7m concrete slipway […]

St Mary’s Café Named Best In The Region

St Mary’s Café Named Best In The Region

Juliet’s Garden is officially the best café in Cornwall. The St Mary’s eatery, which was opened by Juliet May 32 years ago, won their category at the Great Cornish Food Awards ceremony, held at at Trelissick House near Truro on Monday. They were up against two other finalists – the Waymarker at Constantine and Woods […]