Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Thursday 7th February

Artist’s impression of the new Penzance Heliport.

Artist’s impression of the new Penzance Heliport.

Penzance Heliport has secured nearly 1.9 million pounds from the European Regional Development Fund. 

Five Islands Academy is advertising for a Crossing Patrol Officer following concern about the safety of children travelling to and from Carn Gwaval.

The Mali Rose, the Isles of Scilly Steamship Companies freight vessel attempted to make a crossing to the islands yesterday evening in a sea trial capacity but had to turn back to Penzance. 

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for Friday, with potential for very strong winds. 

Will Lethbridge has the latest news for Scilly.