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MP Offering Chance To Pitch Scilly Produce In The Commons

MP Offering Chance To Pitch Scilly Produce In The Commons

If you have a Scilly food or drink business, or if you sell local goods, you’re being offered the chance to pitch your product to potential London buyers in the House of Commons. Islands’ MP Derek Thomas is arranging an event to “celebrate what we do in the far South West” within the House of […]

Tresco And Bryher Nativity Delayed Until New Year

Tresco And Bryher Nativity Delayed Until New Year

Today’s forecast of poor boating conditions has forced a change of time and venue for one of the islands’ school nativity plays. The Tresco and Bryher school base will now put on their performance in the New Year at the New Inn. There were concerns about the state of the sea tonight and how it […]

Scilly Lottery Winner 14th December 2015

Stephanie Taggerty from St Martin’s

Truro And Penwith College News December 2015

Truro And Penwith College News December 2015

Career Inspiration Aspirational students had the opportunity to learn more about securing a career in the media when a successful BBC journalist visited Truro College. Ros Atkins hosts his own programme on BBC News called ‘Outside Source’ and visited the College to talk about his own experiences, explaining the issues he faced and overcame when […]

Islands’ Partnership To Organise Next Year’s Supply Scilly Event

Islands’ Partnership To Organise Next Year’s Supply Scilly Event

The Islands’ Partnership has taken over the organisation of the popular ‘Supply Scilly’ event next year. The exhibition is a chance for mainland suppliers to present their offerings to Scilly’s tourism businesses under one roof. It has been run by Tregarthen’s Hotel in previous years, but David Jackson from the Partnership says the planned changes […]

Long Serving Councillor Says He Was Close To Resigning

Long Serving Councillor Says He Was Close To Resigning

One of Scilly’s longest serving elected members says he thought about resigning over the way fellow councillor Dr Adrian Davis was treated. But Cllr Gordon Bilsborough says he’s decided to “soldier on” and represent the people who elected him, adding he “can’t give in and let them get on with it.” Adrian Davis resigned from […]

Chilly Dip For Scilly Santas

Chilly Dip For Scilly Santas

Almost a hundred people dressed up in Father Christmas outfits for the second ‘Santa Dash and Splash’ event yesterday. The 3.5km walk or fun run around St Mary’s was launched last year and for the second- fundraiser for the Kids charity, organiser Wez Swain added an extra twist – a plunge into the chilly sea […]

Two Councillors Chosen To Attend Queen’s Garden Party

Two Councillors Chosen To Attend Queen’s Garden Party

Two councillors who will represent Scilly at one of the Queen’s garden parties at Buckingham Palace in May. The authority is allocated spaces for four people each year and two members and their partners or guests usually attend. Last year it was decided that one councillor could go along and claim travel and out-of-pocket expenses, […]

New Dog Poo Rules Could Be Scilly Council’s ‘Biggest Success’

New Dog Poo Rules Could Be Scilly Council’s ‘Biggest Success’

The islands could get increased powers to tackle dog mess with fines for offending owners. And if it works, it will rate as the “biggest success as a Council in the eyes of the community.” That’s according to Cllr Fran Grottick, who was speaking during Tuesday’s debate. Members have voted to start the process to […]