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Half Marathons Around St Mary’s Will Raise Funds For Syrian Refugees

Half Marathons Around St Mary’s Will Raise Funds For Syrian Refugees

A Cornwall-based charity ambassador is running two half marathons around St Mary’s to help refugees. James Overton is the Cornwall Ambassador for the Refugee Aid Network and he announced recently his plan to buy an ambulance to send to Syria for use a mobile hospital. He still wants to do that and name the vehicle […]

EE Launches 4G Network In Scilly

EE Launches 4G Network In Scilly

Residents and visitors to Scilly will finally be able to surf the web at superfast speeds on their mobile phones and iPads as operator EE switches on its superfast 4G network today. Up until now, phone users have only been able to access slower 2G technology. One of the people who will benefit from 4G […]

New Teams Appearing At This Year’s World Pilot Gig Championships

New Teams Appearing At This Year’s World Pilot Gig Championships

The 27th World Pilot Gig Championships start on Friday and the international rowing event will kick off the new Isles of Scilly Festival, an extended range of events being organised by the Islands’ Partnership and running throughout May. At least 150 gigs will be on the water with an estimated 3,000 rowers and 1,000 supporting […]

Scilly’s Councillors Didn’t Monitor Capital Project Spending Last Year Says Auditors

Scilly’s Councillors Didn’t Monitor Capital Project Spending Last Year Says Auditors

Scilly’s councillors didn’t monitor spending on capital projects for the whole of the last financial year, according to a report by internal auditors from Cornwall Council. And the auditors say there’s a risk that projects may be overspending or failing to deliver as a result. The conclusion comes only a year after councillors were informed […]

Steamship Group Preparing For Busiest Week Of The Year

Steamship Group Preparing For Busiest Week Of The Year

The Steamship Company says it is preparing for its busiest week of the year in the run up to the start of the World Pilot Gig Championships, taking place from Friday 29th April to Monday 1st May. And it expects to ship a record amount of freight to the islands. The Gry Maritha will carry […]

Flights To Scilly Could Be Disrupted On Friday April 22nd

The weather forecast for Friday 22nd April is indicating the possibility of low cloud and reduced visibility which is likely to cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled, passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Friday may transfer to a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to […]

Thursday 21st April Scillonian III Sailing Change

Due to forecast tidal and weather conditions Scillonian III will now depart Penzance at 06:30 from Albert Pier on Thursday 21st April. Check in closes at 06:00.The arrival time in St Mary’s is now scheduled to be approximately 09:30.Any passengers who have booked to travel from Penzance on Thursday may change their booking to another […]

Produce Market This Friday

There will be a Produce Market in the Town Hall this Friday (22nd April) from 10am – 3pm.

House Swap On Scilly Wanted

My name is Tareshvari (Tish) and I am looking to do a home swap in the summer (10 days some time between 16/7/16 and 8/7/16). I live in Bethnal Green in East London and am looking to swap with someone on the Scilly Isles. My flat is a light and airy inner city 2 bedroom apartment. There is […]

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