Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Wednesday November 14th

  The Islands former MP Andrew George said he secured the £64M offer to support for the Route Partnership project.

The Islands former MP Andrew George said he secured the £64M offer to support for the Route Partnership project.

The Island’s former MP has hit back at claims that he was responsible for Department for Transport's rejection of the Route Partnership project. 

Councillors have warned of the dangers of accepting grants for capital projects which may not be sustainable in the future, and the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group came to the rescue of two young rugby players who were holidaying on the islands and unable to attend an important competition on the mainland.

Beth Hilton has the latest local news.