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Scilly Lottery Winner 29th February 2016

Honor Taylor from Bristol

Scilly Lottery Winner 29th February 2016

Honor Taylor from Bristol

Potential Disruption To Scilly Travel March 1st

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The weather forecast for Tuesday 1st March is indicating the possibility of low cloud and poor visibility which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Tuesday may transfer to a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers […]

Scilly’s MP Promises Independent Guide For EU Referendum

Scilly’s MP says he is “more than likely to vote to leave” the European Union in the referendum planned for 23rd June. But Derek Thomas, who describes himself as, “a settled Euro-sceptic” says he wants the electorate to receive reliable, independent information about the UK’s membership of the EU. He says the issue will dominate […]

Mainland Companies Attending ‘Supply Scilly’ Event This Week

This year’s Supply Scilly event, taking place in the Town Hall today and tomorrow (24th and 25th February) looks set to be another success. The Islands’ Partnership say eighteen mainland companies will be attending including many of the region’s leading catering suppliers and wholesalers, offering product ranges and services tailored to the Scillonian customer. Specialist […]

Community Services Cuts ‘Will Be Based On Evidence Not Personal Dislikes’

The Chairman of Scilly’s Council says any proposed cuts to public services will be based on “evidence and need, not on personal likes and dislikes.” Cllr Amanda Martin made the statement at last week’s Community Services meeting, where Council Vice Chairman, Steve Sims, told members he was “very keen on the library” but “not very […]

Scilly Lottery Winner 22nd February 2016

Michael Tiltman from Swindon

Man Airlifted To Hospital Following Car Incident

A man was airlifted to hospital from St Mary’s this afternoon after being freed from an overturned vehicle. The local fire service, ambulance and police attended the incident, which took place on Pump Lane just before Parting Carn. Drivers were asked to avoid the area but the road has now been reopened. Police have asked […]

Scilly’s Sergeant To Publish Memoirs

The memoirs of Scilly’s current police sergeant, Colin Taylor, are to be published this June. Sgt Taylor has picked up a huge following on Facebook, with over 54,000 people regularly flocking to read his witty anecdotes about life and policing on the islands. Now Colin has been offered a book deal with a hardback edition […]