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In Pictures: Plane Overshoots Runway At St Mary’s Airport

In Pictures: Plane Overshoots Runway At St Mary’s Airport

A private plane overshot the runway at St Mary’s airport this afternoon, coming to a stop in a field above Old Town. We understand all passengers exited the plane safely and fire crew are at the scene. The airport said they would issue a statement later today.

Scilly Cycle Business up for Sale

Scilly Cycle Business up for Sale

St Mary’s Bike Hire is for sale and, if sold, will see the business leave the family that has been operating it since 1961. The owner, Sean Lewis, wants to move to Cornwall for personal reasons and he says he hopes a buyer can be found for the business, started by his parents. It was […]

Farewell to Scilly GP

Farewell to Scilly GP

After 10 years as a Scilly GP, Dr Dougal Jefferies retirement has been marked with a musical evening featuring folk band ‘Six Wet Fsh’ at the Old Town Inn. Dougal says he’s enjoyed being close to community and seeing youngsters grow up. He’s also proud to have been involved with the birth of a number […]

New Café for Hugh Town

New Café for Hugh Town

She’s been known for feeding thousands of islanders and visitors through the years. Now, Liz Heslin has opened her new venture, the Nornour Café in Hugh Town saying there’s demand for traditional cream teas in town. It’s the latest in a line of food venues for Liz, who has run the Cafe Rendezvous at Telegraph, […]