Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Wednesday 13th March

35 builders bags of rubbish were collected by Clean Ocean Sailing from Scilly. The bags have now been sorted and weighed at their base in Cornwall.

35 builders bags of rubbish were collected by Clean Ocean Sailing from Scilly. The bags have now been sorted and weighed at their base in Cornwall.

A group of volunteers who came to Scilly to help clean our beaches ended up removing 3 and a half tonnes of rubbish.

Scilly’s MP, Derek Thomas, voted in favour of the Prime Minister’s deal in last night’s crucial meaningful vote.

A coastguard helicopter flew a woman from Scilly to hospital on the mainland yesterday. The air ambulance was unable to attend due to the poor weather.

Shipbuilding Union GMB has accused MP Geoffrey Cox of “dereliction of duty” for allowing the Appledore shipyard to close on his watch.

Will Lethbridge has today’s news for the Isles of Scilly.