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Two Scilly Businesses Receive EU Funding

Two Scilly Businesses Receive EU Funding

Two Isles of Scilly businesses have received funding from what could turn out to be the islands’ last pot of money from Europe. Flares Beauty Salon on St Mary’s and SC Salt, a St Martin’s based sea salt production company, have both been given grants from the current round of the European Regional Development Fund. […]

Steamship Group Commits To Improving Food Freight Service To Scilly

Steamship Group Commits To Improving Food Freight Service To Scilly

Scilly could finally be getting upgrades to its freight handling system following an investment by the Steamship Group. The company says it is spending £150,000 on chilled and freezer container storage, ensuring that perishable chilled and frozen goods are delivered to the islands at the same temperature that they arrive on the quayside in Penzance. […]

Local Man Dies While Swimming Off Scilly Beach

Local Man Dies While Swimming Off Scilly Beach

A man died yesterday afternoon while swimming at Porthcressa Beach. Sergeant Colin Taylor from the Isles of Scilly Police Team says the man in his early 50’s and who lived locally, had been swimming in the sea with a friend. Sergeant Taylor says he was flown to Treliske Hospital by the Cornwall Air Ambulance but […]

Scilly House Swap Wanted

PEFECT FOR A TRIP TO LONDON !! Beautiful interior designed two bedroom flat in central London available as house or flat swap. We’re looking for a place on the Scilly Isles which could sleep up to 5-6 people. It’s a trip for my parents 80th birthdays in 2017. Ideally would be looking to swap between March – […]

Councillor Urging Islanders To Fill In Elder Care Survey

Councillor Urging Islanders To Fill In Elder Care Survey

The councillor responsible for providing care for elderly people in Scilly is urging all islanders to give their views on the service. Cllr Fran Grottick, who chairs the Council’s Community Services committee, says the questionnaire has been sent to every household on the islands and needs to be filled in by the end of the […]

Scilly’s Senior Police Officer Recognised For Dedication

Scilly’s Senior Police Officer Recognised For Dedication

The mainland officer responsible for Scilly’s police team has been awarded one of the highest honours given by the Devon and Cornwall force. Inspector Jean Phillips, who is based in Penzance, was presented with The Bolitho Staff at a ceremony yesterday at County Hall in Truro. The award, which is given to the force’s Police […]

Tresco & Bryher School Garden Cafe

Tresco & Bryher School Garden Cafe

Tresco &Bryher School invite you to their school garden café on Wednesday 13th July from 10am to 2.30pm. Children from the school base will be serving home-made cakes, coffees and teas.Come along and support the school, all welcome!

Council Chairman Slams Racist Incidents In Scilly Following Brexit Vote

Council Chairman Slams Racist Incidents In Scilly Following Brexit Vote

The Chairman of Scilly’s Council says islanders “should not tolerate” racist incidents following the recent Brexit vote. Cllr Amanda Martin issued a statement today saying our community, “is not immune to racism” and reporting that there have been, “offensive comments and so-called jokes made to or about islanders of foreign origin.” Cllr Martin says these […]

Extra Date For Theatre Club’s New Play

Extra Date For Theatre Club’s New Play

There’s an extra performance tomorrow (Tuesday 5th July) of St Mary’s Theatre Club’s new production In The Pink. The play is set during WW1 and has been written by club members. The storyline features real stories, letters and photographs from islanders. More dates are planned for July, August and September and the club hopes to put on a special […]