Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Friday November 23rd

  Direct flights between Cornwall Airport Newquay and London Heathrow was revealed by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling in the House of Commons. Image courtesy of Cornwall Airport Newquay.

Direct flights between Cornwall Airport Newquay and London Heathrow was revealed by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling in the House of Commons. Image courtesy of Cornwall Airport Newquay.

Islanders and visitors will be able to fly directly from Newquay to Heathrow from next April. Trade Union GMB has called on Appledore's owner Babcock and South West MPs to ensure that a new Scillonian ferry is built at the shipyard, and Scilly is the best place in the UK to be a single woman over 50, according to new research.

Beth Hilton has the latest news for the Isles of Scilly.