Construction work has officially began on Penzance Heliport. The Scillonian III made her first trip to the islands for the season yesterday. The islands’ Council supported National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day yesterday.
Students from the Isles of Scilly gave a rousing voice to their fears for the future on Friday as they joined a global protest calling for more action on climate change. The Mali Rose finally made it to the islands with a full cargo of freight yesterday after Storm Gareth played havoc with deliveries for a week. Police on the Isles of Scilly have warned that parking restrictions on St Mary's will now be enforced. The Woolpack Wanderers picked up a rare win in the World’s Smallest Football League with a 4-1 victory over the Garrison Gunners.
The Isles of Scilly Museum has appointed a new curator. Old Town Inn on St Mary’s has a new management team. Islands’ Partnership are seeking residents’ opinions on how to extend the season on Scilly and improve the overall standards on the islands. The Scillonian III will make her return to the islands on Monday.
The Garrison Gunners came from behind, scoring four goals in the second half to pick up an emphatic 5-2 win over the Woolpack Wanderers on Sunday morning.
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has issued a weather advisory for tomorrow’s and Saturday’s Skybus flights to and from the Isles of Scilly.
Students from the Five Islands Academy will join thousands of others in a march to support climate change on Friday. The price of taxi parking bays at the airport could go up by 20% next month. The Great Scilly Spring Clean 2019 will take place later this month.
A group of volunteers who came to Scilly to help clean our beaches ended up removing 3 and a half tonnes of rubbish. Scilly’s MP, Derek Thomas, voted in favour of the Prime Minister’s deal in last night’s crucial meaningful vote. A coastguard helicopter flew a woman from Scilly to hospital on the mainland yesterday. The air ambulance was unable to attend due to the poor weather. Shipbuilding Union GMB has accused MP Geoffrey Cox of “dereliction of duty” for allowing the Appledore shipyard to close on his watch.
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has issued a weather advisory for Thursday’s Skybus flights to and from the Isles of Scilly.
A Yellow weather warning is in effect for large parts of the country including the Isles of Scilly as Storm Gareth moves in. GO-EV’s week-long drop-in sessions are taking place this week at the Porthmellon Enterprise Centre. The Locals' Discovery Days initiative starts tomorrow. The Museum on St Mary's is the first attraction to open its doors to the public and will be open free of charge from 2:30pm until 4pm tomorrow.
St Mary’s Theatre Club has said it is “appalled” after the Council voted against supporting the Folk Festival and One Act Play Festival from its Community Fund this year. The programme for the inaugural Creative Scilly festival has been revealed. Free Scillonian tickets can be won later this month as part of the ferry industry’s first public ballot.
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