Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Friday 10th May

Sgt Darren White told Radio Scilly that it was one of the busiest gig championships on record.

Sgt Darren White told Radio Scilly that it was one of the busiest gig championships on record.

There were two arrests over this year's World Pilot Gig Championships, both involving local residents. Scilly's regular policing staff were supported by four additional officers during the weekend.

The Isles of Scilly has one of the lowest rent levels as a proportion of house prices, according to new analysis. The average annual rent on Scilly is 3.01% of the average house price of around £300,000, placing it eighth among areas of the UK.  

The first ever Creative Scilly festival kicks off today. The event is billed as a 13-day celebration of music, theatre, spoken word, visual arts and island life, including pop up events and intrigues to delight and inspire.

Will Lethbridge has the latest news for the islands.