Islands’ Partnership Executive Director, David Jackson, will be leaving the organisation in July after four and a half years in the role. The Mali Rose was unable to sail as planned yesterday due to a mechanical issue. Time is running out to enter the eighth annual One Act Play Festival.
Two applications to the Council's Community Fund have been deferred for further information after Members expressed concerns. The Scillonian Club on St Mary's has introduced a new all-day fish bar. Scilly’s Council has confirmed that there will be no change to waste or recycling over the next two weeks.
Isles of Scilly Police are appealing for any information relating to the theft of “a high value item”. Councillors on Scilly have agreed to trial a new flexi-time system for Council employees. There has been a slight change to the line up for the UK’s most southwesterly comedy festival.
The St Mary's Lifeboat was called out three times in a week after a quiet start to the year. A mainland choir raised £1,000 for the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust on its second visit to the islands last week. A mainland choir raised £1,000 for the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust on its second visit to the islands last week.
The Bishop & Wolf will open before Gig Weekend. Isles of Scilly Council Officers have attended twice-weekly meetings to monitor potential risks to the islands after the UK exits the European Union. A new UK-wide participatory artwork recreating the world's mountain ranges is coming to Porthcressa beach this weekend. St. Mary’s Tennis Club has recently held its AGM at the Scillonian club.
Members will be asked to declare a Climate Emergency, at today’s Full Council meeting. The Airport has taken delivery of a brand new bespoke fire engine. School children from the Isles of Scilly created a circle of prayer stones on Old Town Beach in response to last month's terror attack at two mosques in New Zealand.
A former St Mary's resident was due to appear before magistrates on Monday accused of fraud and theft against two islands businesses. The Mermaid Inn on St Mary's has been granted a licence extension until midnight on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. An environmental group on the Isles of Scilly wish to keep honey bees on St Mary's.
The head of Cornwall's Tourist Board has asked weather presenters to stop standing in front of the Isles of Scilly when they deliver the forecast. Scilly has the highest percentage of ultra low emission vehicles of anywhere in the UK. A mainland choir have returned to the islands to perform in aid of the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust.
The Isles of Scilly Council is exploring the idea of DNA tests for resident dogs. St Mary's Deputy Harbourmaster has given more information about the issues affecting the Mali Rose this week.
The Garrison Gunners completed a League and Cup double on Sunday morning with an incredible 7-0 demolition of the Woolpack Wanderers.
Two members of Tresco Coastguard saved the lives of a pair of drunk workers last weekend when their kayak capsized on the way back to Bryher. An Isles of Scilly Councillor has asked for clarification from the Chief Executive about the risks to the Authority in the event of a no deal Brexit. The Isles of Scilly Golf Club handed out trophies for last year's competitions last weekend.
Ted Moulson has stood down from the Council of the Isles of Scilly. The Isles of Scilly's first Micropub is to open on St Mary's tomorrow evening. The Islands’ Partnership has announced the launch of the Isles of Scilly’s official Photography Competition for 2019 in conjunction with Tresco Island and Penzance Helicopters.
The annual Walk Scilly festival kicks off tomorrow. The first two cruise ships due to stop at Scilly this year have been cancelled due to the weather forecast of rain and strong northwesterly winds. Islanders and visitors can now fly directly from Newquay to Heathrow.
There have been interruptions to mobile phone and data links on the islands during the past few days due to the installation of new equipment at the mast on St Mary’s. The Isles of Scilly is to get a new high-tech ambulance better suited to its narrow lanes. The Garrison Gunners completed a league and cup double yesterday with an emphatic 7-0 victory. The Cornish Pirates lost at the Mennaye Field in Penzance to Championship leaders London Irish by 7 points to 35.
The Chairman of Scilly’s Council, has said it is important to look into the idea of Sunday flying in order to allow weekend breaks to the islands. The Islands MP has revealed his choices in Wednesday's series of indicative votes on Brexit. Scilly’s Pharmacy has been designated a Healthy Living Pharmacy by Public Health England. Today is opening day for a new eatery on St Mary’s.
Woolpack Wanderers winger Keith Guy scored a stoppage-time equaliser in a captivating, end-to-end 4-4 draw in the final league game of the season.
70% of businesses on Scilly now have the highest possible food hygiene score. Replacement boarding has been ordered for the old secondary school site on St Mary's. Scilly’s Cornwall Air Ambulance representative has urged islanders to come forward with ideas about how to help raise money for a new helicopter.
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has appointed a new Chairman. Scilly is to feature in a new documentary series starting next month. Students from Scilly excelled at a recent qualifying event for the Cornwall School Games.
Scilly’s Council and the Duchy of Cornwall have urged residents to respond to a public consultation about South West Water extending its license to cover Scilly. The Mermaid Inn on St Mary's has applied for permission to sell alcohol until midnight every night. Tresco Estate has invited Isles of Scilly residents living with cancer to enjoy a regular Spa Day on the island.
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is at the final hurdle for the introduction of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS). Scilly’s Museum is to benefit from £700,000 of Government funding for new immersive technology. The new Community Observatory on St. Martin’s will open to the public from April 1st. In sport, the Woolpack Wanderers grabbed a stoppage-time equaliser to earn a point in the final league game of the season in the World’s Smallest Football League, and things didn’t go to plan for the Cornish Pirates.