This year’s Stride for Life fun run and walk has already raised over £1200 for Cancer Research UK. That’s not it though as some sponsorship money is still waiting to be added to the pot. We spoke to competitors, Thomas Stevens and Lee Reeve and event organiser, Beryl Read to get their thoughts on Stride for Life 2019.
You can now listen to some our best bits from ÖTILLÖ Isles of Scilly 2019. A big thank you to all who made the event so memorable.
The Isles of Scilly's new senior mental health nurse has around 80 users on her books. 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. A section of Hugh Street will be closed for emergency works to the mains water pipe on Sunday.
Scilly's Age UK dial-a-ride scheme has been described as a "life-changing" service. The Isles of Scilly’s annual Dog Show is back this weekend. An 8-year-old boy from St Agnes is to run 10k in aid of the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to help keep his island clean.
The Isles of Scilly's MP has suggested that the success of the Brexit Party in the European elections was in a part a protest vote. More than 30 islanders will take part in the main ÖTILLÖ Swimrun events this weekend. The Isles of Scilly’s golfers triumphed in their recent competition against a mainland.
The Isles of Scilly's airport has asked drone users to make contact if they plan to operate during the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun event this weekend. The Council of the Isles of Scilly has released a statement after a section of cornice in the Town Hall fell down last week. Parents, friends, staff and children from St Martins joined together this weekend to give the outside of their school a revamp.
The Town Hall is closed until further notice after chunks of ceiling fell down during a craft fair on Friday. St Mary's Theatre Club's recent murder mystery production has been described as "an astounding success". St Mary’s Art Group will hold their annual exhibition tomorrow.
Preparations for the transfer of the Isles of Scilly's water and sewerage provision to South West Water have been described as "well advanced". Double Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover has said she and her family were "blown away" by the islands on their recent visit. Islanders and visitors have been invited to join the Great Global Greyhound Walk next weekend.
There were 87 reported crimes on the Isles of Scilly in the 12 months up to May 2019. The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust has asked islanders and visitors to help protect a family of birds on Porthhellick. The Scilly Laughs comedy festival returns to the islands next weekend.
One of the organisers of this year’s Scilly Folk Festival has said the event has “exceeded our expectations”. Friends of Isles of Scilly Transport have praised the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group's front-line staff. The Isles of Scilly has a brand new art gallery.
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