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Council Gets Cash for Potholes

Council Gets Cash for Potholes

Some of St Mary’s potholes could be repaired after the Government announced extra cash for the Town Hall. There’s an additional £100 million of funding across the country to enable local authorities to repair the significant road damage that resulted from the unusually harsh winter this year. Last night, Cllrs heard that we’ll get just […]

Third Royal Wedding Invite for Scilly Couple

Third Royal Wedding Invite for Scilly Couple

A St Mary’s couple say they are honoured to be invited to their third royal wedding. Keith and Sarah Hale will be in Westminster Abbey for this marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton this week. They’ve previously been to Charles and Diana’s wedding in London and Charles’ wedding to Camilla at Windsor Castle. They […]

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, […]

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