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Massive Turnout For Art Group Exhibition

Massive Turnout For Art Group Exhibition

Yesterday’s display of art by members of the Saint Mary’s art group brought a massive turnout of both islanders and visitors. Over 300 people went along to the Masonic Hall for the day-long showcase of amateur art. And it proved lucrative for some members who sold many of their art works. The event also raised […]

Places Still Left On Argyle Training Camp

Places Still Left On Argyle Training Camp

Islands’ youngsters will be able to develop their football skills with help from the professionals this weekend. A group from Plymouth Argyle are coming over to provide coaching to 55 local young players. The group will play football on the multi-use games area on St Agnes on Friday and full coaching starts on Saturday. Helen […]

Scilly Art Group Work On Display

Scilly Art Group Work On Display

Residents and visitors will have the chance to see the work of talented islands’ artists in one room today. The islands Art Group open day runs from 10am until 6pm at the Masonic Hall. Being an artist can be a lonely affair and the group arranges regular Tuesday get-togethers for members to paint or sketch […]

Thrilling Finish to Tresco Triathlon

Thrilling Finish to Tresco Triathlon

Stormy conditions and choppy waters brought last minute changes to the second Tresco Triathlon yesterday. The swim was relocated from New Grimbsy to Old Grimbsy where the sea wasn’t so rough. And in a thrilling finish, Rob Carrier came in just ahead of Mark Worledge. Rob’s time was 1hour 14 minutes and 50 seconds with Mark […]

Irish Sailing Club Planning Rally To Scilly

Irish Sailing Club Planning Rally To Scilly

A sailing club based in Southern Ireland is planning to send a flotilla of yachts to Scilly. Waterford Harbour Sailing Club wants to teach members about off-shore sailing and encourage them to be ambassadors for Ireland to other yachtsmen. They’re using a format called a ‘crusing company’ that encourages sailors who normally hug the coast […]

Sea Shanty Group Bone Idle To Play At Royal Cornwall Show

Sea Shanty Group Bone Idle To Play At Royal Cornwall Show

Members of the St Mary’s-based sea shanty singing group, Bone Idle, are hoping their voices will hold out over three days of the Royal Cornwall show. Eight of the lads have gone to the mainland for their biggest appearance to date. They’ll perform 10 sets of 45min sessions during the event. The islanders will spend […]

Theatre Club’s Latest Production Opening Tonight

Theatre Club’s Latest Production Opening Tonight

The St Mary’s theatre club begin their Summer season this evening. Between now and September, Presents Laughter, a comedy by Noel Coward will be performed twice a week, fortnightly. Tonight’s performance in the Town Hall has been produced and directed by Maggie Perkovic, who says staging a play by a ‘big name’ playwright such as […]

Artist Says Tresco Sculpture Is His Finest Work

Artist Says Tresco Sculpture Is His Finest Work

A World-renowned artist has come back to Tresco and says the island hosts his finest work. David Wynn created the Tresco children statue and his art has been commissioned for Highgrove and Hyde Park Corner. He’s also created portraits of the Beatles, Prince Charles and the Queen. But as Tresco Abbey Gardens curator, Mike Nelhams told us, following a recent […]

New Shellfish Limits On Hobby Fishermen Being Proposed

New Shellfish Limits On Hobby Fishermen Being Proposed

The council’s new sea fisheries committee, the IFCA, is proposing restrictions on the amount of shellfish a hobby fisherman may legally land. The regulation is designed to protect islanders who fish for a living so they’re not competing with people selling their crab and lobster on the black market. The plan is to issue permits […]