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Scilly Has ‘Alarming’ Number Of Youngsters With Mental Health Issues

Scilly Has ‘Alarming’ Number Of Youngsters With Mental Health Issues

The number of children presenting with mental health issues in Scilly is “alarming” and the Five Islands School needs to do more to identify problems at an earlier stage. That was the view expressed by Cllr Marian Bennett at last week’s Children’s Committee meeting, where members heard that eighteen youngsters on the islands were currently […]

Scilly Lottery Winner 8th February 2016

Nikki Cox from Frome in Somerset

Bryher’s Hell Bay Hotel Adds Another Tourism Trophy To Their Cabinet

Bryher’s Hell Bay Hotel Adds Another Tourism Trophy To Their Cabinet

The run of awards success continues for Hell Bay Hotel on Bryher. For the second year in a row, the hotel won gold for the Best Small Hotel at the South West Tourism Awards, which were held last night in Exeter Cathedral. In the past three years, they’ve picked up six trophies – two gold […]

Potential Flight Disruption To Scilly On Monday

The weather forecast for Monday 8th February is indicating the possibility of very strong winds which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Monday may transfer to a later date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised […]

Truro And Penwith College News February 2016

Truro And Penwith College News February 2016

Truro And Penwith College Delighted At Department For Education Approval To Establish A 16-19 Free School On Its New Callywith Campus. Truro and Penwith College learned today that its plans to develop new post-16 provision to serve the north and east of Cornwall have received Department for Education endorsement and support to establish a 16-19 […]

Unmarked Pots Could Be Moved Under Proposed Byelaw

Unmarked Pots Could Be Moved Under Proposed Byelaw

Scilly’s Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority could get new powers to lift unmarked shellfish pots following approval to start work on a new byelaw at their last meeting. The draft Limited Shellfish Permit Byelaw would see non-commercial fishermen, or ‘hobbyists,’ having the number of pots they can use capped. And it would allow IFCA officers […]

Possible Scilly Flight Disruption On Thursday

The weather forecast for Thursday 4th February is indicating the possibility of low cloud with reduced visibility, especially during the morning, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although strong south westerly winds are currently forecast for Friday 5th February, no advisory has been issued for Friday yet, but Skybus will continue to monitor the […]

Veterans’ Gig Project Looking For Islanders’ Support

Veterans’ Gig Project Looking For Islanders’ Support

Every year the World Pilot Gig Championships sees a handful of new boats enter for the first time. But this year will see a very special gig taking part. It will be built and rowed to the islands as part of the Great Big Cornish Gig Project and handed over to the Help for Heroes […]

Theatre Club Needs Your Help For Special Summer Performance

Theatre Club Needs Your Help For Special Summer Performance

St Mary’s Theatre Club is preparing for a very special performance this summer. And they need your help to make it happen. In The Pink has been written by club members and is based on the true stories and family memories of Scillonians during WW1. It will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of […]

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