Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Monday 1st April

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There have been interruptions to mobile phone and data links on the islands during the past few days due to the installation of new equipment at the mast on St Mary’s.

The work will deliver 5G mobile radio to the islands, with test transmissions having begun using very low powers. 

The Isles of Scilly is to get a new high-tech ambulance better suited to its narrow lanes. 

South Western Ambulance Service announced the launch of 63 ambulances for the Cornwall region at an event in Newquay on March 27th.

The Garrison Gunners completed a league and cup double yesterday with an emphatic 7-0 victory over the Woolpack Wanderers in the final game of the season in the Worlds’ Smallest Football League.

The Cornish Pirates lost at the Mennaye Field in Penzance to Championship leaders London Irish by 7 points to 35.

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