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Transport Subsidies for Elderly Secure Says Council

Transport Subsidies for Elderly Secure Says Council

The future of subsidised transport for elderly or disabled islanders is secure for another year after Councillors agreed creative accounting to keep the Buzza Bus and the concessionary boat fare going. The Government hasn’t provided any grant support for the services this year meaning the service could have stopped. But The Town Hall has been […]

Council Agrees New Relocation Policy

Council Agrees New Relocation Policy

The Council has agreed its policy on helping new staff relocate to the islands. New recruits to posts lasting two years or more will get up to £6,000 in relocation costs for moves within the UK and from overseas The cash would apply to the costs of moving partners and dependents Cllr Amanda Martin wanted […]

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 […]

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