Members will today gather for a full meeting of Council to discuss what has been described as "momentous decisions". Start up businesses or those with an idea for a business in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being urged to get in touch with The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth and Skills Hub. A ley hunter has suggested that a "circle seemingly representing the figures of the Zodiac constellations" exists in Scilly.
One of the sluice boards at Lower Moors on St Mary’s has been removed again, despite a recent plea from the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to leave them alone. The Council of the Isles of Scilly has secured funding from the Government to support local firms with a Business Energy Efficiency Scheme. Isles of Scilly Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority has advised that most fish and fish products will need a catch certificate to trade with the EU if there is a 'no deal' Brexit. Islands' Partnership has urged local firms to enter the 2019 Cornwall Business Awards.
The Council of the Isles of Scilly’s Senior Manager for Infrastructure and Planning, Craig Dryden, has described the presentations and drop-in sessions on the future of water and sewerage services in the Isles of Scilly as “brilliant”. The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s freight vessel, Mali Rose has been conducting sea trials in Penzance and Mount’s Bay ahead of a sea trial to the islands at the beginning of next week. A Cornish company has released a new children's clothing range inspired by the Isles of Scilly.
The Woolpack Wanderers made it back-to-back league wins with a dramatic injury time winner courtesy of Scott Reid in the World’s Smallest Football League on Sunday morning.
MP Derek Thomas has said that he thinks the public have lost their trust in politics. The Council of the Isles of Scilly’s presentations and drop-in sessions on the future of water and sewerage services on Scilly concludes today on St Mary’s. This afternoon Porethcressa Library presents Telling Tales. The event is comprised of Anecdotes, stories, poetry, and a general reading session for adults with local narrators.
Seven Members of the Council of the Isles of Scilly have called on Chairman Robert Francis and Vice-Chair Fran Grottick to resign. Scilly’s MP Derek Thomas, was one of the 432 MPs who voted down Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Unions have said they "see no reason whatsoever" why the Government cannot give a group from Scilly an interest-free loan to start work on a new ferry for the islands.
St Austell Brewery is offering £1,000 to any islander who can recommend a suitable new tenant for the Bishop and Wolf. Cornwall Air Ambulance flew 58 missions to the Isles of Scilly in 2018, an increase from 41 the previous year, and Islands’ Partnership have appointed a new Chairman.
The Islands' Partnership has urged holiday let owners to respond to a Government consultation closing on Wednesday. A solo yachtsman who was not heard from for three days has been found safe 25 miles south west of the Isles of Scilly, and the Woolpack Wanderers scored a dramatic injury time winner to reduce to the gap in the World’s Smallest Football League to 6 points.
Islands' Partnership have said they are "incredibly disappointed" that the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group are adding an accommodation section to their website. The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust has asked islanders to please stop removing sluice boards from Lower Moors, and the Five Islands Football Club is holding a Grand Prize Draw raffle this season to raise some much needed funds.
The Garrison Gunners ground out a 1-0 win in the World’s Smallest Football League’s, League Cup first leg courtesy of Jack Handy’s first-half lob.
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