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Archive - December 2016

 
St Martins shrimps by Jemma Lessware

Monday, December 5, 2016

The Islands’ Partnership has won a DEFRA grant worth £21,750 to develop Scilly's food & drink offering.

Skybus

Monday, December 5, 2016

The Skybus service between the Isles of Scilly and the mainland is to get a half million-pound revamp in time for next Easter. 

Chamber of the Council of the Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Council's budget deficit is higher than initially forecast with debts - and therefore projected income - overstated by £546,000, auditors have found.

Unplanned St Martin's Observatory

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The man behind the proposed St Martin's astronomical observatory has said it has the potential to be a "major educational asset".

Five Islands School, Isles of Scilly

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The entire Board of Governors of Five Islands School are to resign. Parents were yesterday sent a letter from Chair of Governors Ben Julian outlining the decision. 

Penzance Heliport artist illustration

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has lodged an objection to the planning application for a reinstated helicopter service between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly.

ST MARY'S POST OFFICE WILL NOT JOIN STRIKE

Friday, December 16, 2016

St Mary's Post Office bosses have reassured islanders that they will not be joining the planned national strike.

Avian flu virus

Friday, December 16, 2016

The Council of the Isles of Scilly has posted an update to the recent announcement of an Avian Flu Prevention Zone.

Robert Dorrien-Smith

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Robert Dorrien-Smith has responded to the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group's objection to his plans for a new heliport in Penzance, accusing the company of wanting to protect its monopoly.

Adam Smith, Tolman Cafe, Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Former Tolman Cafe owner Adam Smith has fallen foul of the local council in his new home after setting up a temporary animal sanctuary in a pub car park.

Wesleyan Chapel, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Local Government Boundary Commission has proposed that 16 councillors be elected to the Council of the Isles of Scilly in the future: five fewer than the current arrangement.

Normandy Pool, Isles of Scilly

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Council of the Isles of Scilly has asked for expressions of interest to operate the swimming pool and gym on St Mary's.

Hitachi logo

Friday, December 23, 2016

Hitachi Europe Ltd is seeking to fill three roles on the Isles of Scilly as part of the Smart Islands Programme.

Skybus, Isles of Scilly

Friday, December 23, 2016

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has hit back at Robert Dorrien-Smith's claims that it is concerned with protecting its monopoly.

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