The new team behind Radio Scilly have expressed their excitement about the future of the station. Leading mainland suppliers from across Cornwall, the West Country and beyond are arriving on St Mary’s today ahead of the sixth annual Supply Scilly event. “Real Homes” magazine has picked the Isles of Scilly as its top choice for the best place to live for sunshine and warmth.
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has issued a weather advisory for tomorrow’s Skybus flights to and from the Isles of Scilly.
A Scillonian family that have run a farm on St Martin’s for almost 70 years have been granted ‘approval in principle’ to establish the first island-based distillery. A group of volunteers who are cleaning Scilly’s hard-to-reach coastline and beaches have described the amount of plastic they have found as "truly heartbreaking". The public consultation for the pre-submission version of the Council's Draft Local Plan is now open.
The Isles of Scilly is an "absolutely perfect location" for the rollout of 5G, Vodafone has said. If you’ve been meaning to clear out some cupboards and donate goods to charity, now is the time to do it. One of the UK's foremost choreographers has likened the Isles of Scilly to a "magical world".
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has issued a weather advisory for tomorrow afternoon’s Skybus flights to and from the Isles of Scilly.
Members of the Royal British Legion held a memorial service yesterday for three men who died in the sinking of HMS Warwick 75 years ago. A new online digital archive on pilot gig rowing is appealing for any documents people may have relating to the sport. Cornwall Airport Newquay has announced that it will start a new service to Jersey and Guernsey this summer.
The Garrison Gunners were crowned champions of the World’s Smallest Football League for the 2018/2019 on Sunday morning after beating the Woolpack Wanderers 3-2 in a tense thriller.
A group of volunteers arrived on the islands yesterday to help clean up some of Scilly’s hard to reach coastline and beaches. The Isles of Scilly branch of the Royal British Legion held a memorial service today for victims sunk by a Nazi U-Boat 75 years ago. An ITV news crew are on the islands. Presenter Grace Pascoe and cameraman Kevin Blanks from ITV West Country have filmed various slots for the show since their arrival on Monday.
The Council of the Isles of Scilly has appointed an Interim Chief Executive. More than £50,000 worth of outstanding council tax and business rates have been written off by the Council. The Scilly Laughs Comedy Festival has confirmed the lineup for its summer visit to the islands.
A new management team is poised to take over Radio Scilly. Five Islands Academy pupils displayed some of their best work of the year on Friday. The Islands' Partnership has praised Scilly's Tourist Information Centre, describing its recent award wins as an "amazing achievement".
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has issued a weather advisory for Saturday’s Skybus flights to and from the Isles of Scilly.
A sensational second-half solo goal from Lewis Brown helped the Garrison Gunners to back-to-back wins over the Woolpack Wanderers in the World’s Smallest Football League.
Scilly’s Council has announced the launch of the GO-EV project, which will see the introduction of 10 electric vehicles as part of a car share scheme. An Isles of Scilly Councillor has welcomed a fundraising campaign aimed at re-opening the Garrison play park on St Mary's. Islanders are running out of time to apply for the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group's Community Fund.
An Isles of Scilly Councillor read out a personal statement relating to the recent departure of the authorities Chief Executive in yesterday's Full Council meeting. The trade association for the UK’s mobile network operators has said there is no evidence of health risks from exposure to mobile technology.
A petition has started to stop the upcoming rollout of 5G in the Isles of Scilly and Cornwall. A writer of crime thrillers set on the Isles of Scilly has said she is keen to give something back to the islands when she takes part in this year's Creative Scilly Festival. The Tourist Information Centre team was highly commended in the South West Tourism Excellence Awards last week.
Penzance Heliport Ltd has said the project is now at a "really exciting stage”. The return of pantomime to the Isles of Scilly was a hit this weekend. If you live on Scilly, the Island Haven project needs your help. In sport the Garrison Gunners extended their lead in the World’s Smallest Football League to 15 points with 2-1 win over the Woolpack Wanderers.
The Isles of Scilly Council Infrastructure & Planning department is forecast to overspend by nearly £383,000 this year. A St Mary's resident has urged islanders to sign a petition calling for the abolition of leasehold. Cornwall Air Ambulance is asking supporters to help top the £1million mark in its fundraising campaign for a new helicopter.
The Garrison Gunners extended their lead in the World’s Smallest Football League to 12 points on Sunday morning with a comfortable 2-0 win over the Woolpack Wanderers.
Penzance Heliport has secured nearly 1.9 million pounds from the European Regional Development Fund. Five Islands Academy is advertising for a Crossing Patrol Officer following concern about the safety of children travelling to and from Carn Gwaval. The Mali Rose, the Isles of Scilly Steamship Companies freight vessel attempted to make a crossing to the islands yesterday evening in a sea trial capacity but had to turn back to Penzance. A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office for Friday, with potential for very strong winds.
The Council of the Isles of Scilly is up to date with food safety inspections for the first time in its history. The Chair and Vice-Chair of Scilly's Council have signed an open letter urging EU nationals living in the region to apply for settled status. Students from Tresco and Bryher ended up taking their lessons in slightly different location last week.