Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Tuesday 5th March

Craig Dryden, Senior Manager for Infrastructure & Planning, said he optimistically estimates that passenger numbers for next year will reach around 97,000, reflecting a modest 3% growth.

Craig Dryden, Senior Manager for Infrastructure & Planning, said he optimistically estimates that passenger numbers for next year will reach around 97,000, reflecting a modest 3% growth.

Airport passenger numbers for the current year are expected to reach 94,000. The figure is more than last year but less than the Council had predicted.

Friends of Isles of Scilly Transport have expressed “serious disappointment” at the failure of efforts to save the Appledore shipyard by arranging for a new Scillonian to be built there.

Crime author Kate Rhodes has written St Mary’s Theatre Club’s new summer play.

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