Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Wednesday 20th March

The Steamship Group are thinking about freight vessels as well as passenger ships, including areplacement plans for inter-island freight boat, Lyonesse Lady.

The Steamship Group are thinking about freight vessels as well as passenger ships, including areplacement plans for inter-island freight boat, Lyonesse Lady.

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is looking at “all possible options” for a new ship for the islands. Managing Director and Company Secretary Stuart Reid gave an update “New Vessel Solution Project” during Scilly Business Week’s Tourism Forum.

Five Islands Academy Headteacher, Jo Yeates, has said she is ”so proud” of pupils after they took part in a global march to protest the way politicians tackle climate change.

The Chairman of the Council of the Isles of Scilly, Robert Francis, has said that the islands are "way behind with the public realm".

Will Lerthbridge has the latest news for the Isles of Scilly.