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Citizen’s Advice Bureau Offering Advice On Fuel Poverty

As part of Citizen Advice Cornwall’s Rural Energy Campaign, the charity has published a booklet giving helpful information about how to get the best deal from suppliers and the benefits and help you are entitled to, such as the Government’s Winter Fuel Payment for pensioners, the Cold Weather Payment and the Warm Home Discount Scheme. […]

Island RNLI Volunteer Set To Join London’s Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph Service

Island RNLI Volunteer Set To Join London’s Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph Service

A lifesaving volunteer from Scilly will be representing the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in the annual Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph service this weekend. Phillip Woodcock from St Mary’s is one of nineteen people from across the UK and Ireland who will represent the RNLI at the service in London’s Whitehall, marking the first time the charity […]

Hell Bay Hotel Leads Record Awards Haul For Scilly

Hell Bay Hotel Leads Record Awards Haul For Scilly

Isles of Scilly businesses have scooped a record seven awards at last night’s Cornwall Tourism Awards, held in Newquay. Hell Bay Hotel led the charge, winning Gold in the Hotel of the Year category for the fourth year running. Silvers were picked up by Juliet’s Garden, for Café & Tearoom of the Year and the […]

Councillors ‘Concerned’ Over Plans To End Funding For Islands’ Partnership

Councillors ‘Concerned’ Over Plans To End Funding For Islands’ Partnership

The Council will continue to run Scilly’s airport after the deadline for finding a new operator expired. But councillors have expressed concern over plans by the authority to withdraw funding for the Islands’ Partnership, the organisation set up to promote tourism and business-related activities. Councillors made the controversial decision last year to hand back the […]

Scilly’s Royal British Legion Looking For New Secretary

The Isles of Scilly branch of the Royal British Legion is seeking a new secretary to take over from Jenny Bagnall who has stood down after two years of excellent and invaluable service. The newly formed branch is now up and running since being issued with our own Branch Code. The role requires basic computer […]

Record Number Of Island Businesses Up For Cornwall Tourism Awards

Record Number Of Island Businesses Up For Cornwall Tourism Awards

Scilly has a record seven nominations in this year’s Cornwall Tourism Awards. Island businesses and organisations vying for Gold, Silver or Bronze awards at the Headland Hotel in Newquay on Thursday 3rd November, include Juliet’s Garden in the Café & Tearoom of the Year category, Karma St Martin’s Hotel for Dog Friendly Business of the Year and […]

Silver Anniversary Raffle For Children’s Hospice South West

Silver Anniversary Raffle For Children’s Hospice South West

Islanders raising money for the Children’s Hospice South West are holding a Silver Anniversary Raffle to celebrate 25 years since the founding of the charity. First prize is an overnight stay for two including dinner, bed and breakfast at the New Inn Tresco courtesy of Tresco Estate. Second prize is your choice of a beautiful […]

Plans To Merge Park House With St Mary’s Hospital Move A Step Closer

Plans To Merge Park House With St Mary’s Hospital Move A Step Closer

Plans to merge Park House with St Mary’s hospital have moved a step closer after councillors voted in favour of developing the scheme. It follows an appraisal of the options for the care of elderly and vulnerable residents on the islands, produced by Five Square Solutions, a consultancy firm based in Plymouth. The report was […]

Detailed Plans To Balance Budget ‘Not Fully Developed’ Says Council’s Auditors

Detailed Plans To Balance Budget ‘Not Fully Developed’ Says Council’s Auditors

The Council still doesn’t have detailed plans in place to save over £670,000 – the amount required to balance this year’s budget. These are the findings of the authority’s auditors from Grant Thornton, whose report was presented to yesterday’s Special Full Council meeting. The savings were agreed by councillors back in March and included plans […]