Radio Scilly & This Is Scilly News - Friday 7th June

Jenny Candy started working as Scilly's on-island practitioner in December 2018 in a post due to last two years.

Jenny Candy started working as Scilly's on-island practitioner in December 2018 in a post due to last two years.

The Isles of Scilly's new senior mental health nurse has around 80 users on her books. Speaking at Wednesday's Health and Wellbeing Board meeting, Senior Manager for Services to Our Community Aisling Khan said the new service is already "making great strides”.

Scilly's MP has outlined his priorities when it comes to supporting a candidate to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister. Derek Thomas, the Conservative MP for the St Ives constituency, said he has been "lobbied quite hard" by the Tory leadership hopefuls since Theresa May announced her resignation last month. 

A section of Hugh Street will be closed for emergency works to the mains water pipe on Sunday. Scilly's Council announced that the road between the Atlantic slipway and Douglas Chemist will be inaccessible while the job is carried out.

Will Lethbridge has the latest news for Scilly.