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Archive - February 2017

 
Town Hall, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Auditors Grant Thornton have made a formal request that the Council improve its systems and processes in the future.

Wesleyan Chapel, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Council of the Isles of Scilly is to temporarily borrow up to £3 million for a period of three months to ease its current cash flow situation.

Penzance Heliport artist illustration

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Cornwall Council has granted planning permission to build a heliport in Penzance that will reinstate the town’s air link to the Isles of Scilly.

Isles of Scilly Skybus

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Chief Executive of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has said that the company is "disappointed" with today's decision by Cornwall Council to approve a new heliport in Penzance. 

Isles of Scilly Tourist Information Centre

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The future of the Tourist Information Centre on St Mary’s remains uncertain after the Islands' Partnership failed to confirm it would operate the facility for the duration of the 2017 visitor season.

Atlantic Innl, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Friday, February 3, 2017

The Atlantic Inn on St Mary's has applied for planning permission for an open-sided glazed roof for its patio.

Five Islands School, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Friday, February 3, 2017

In a letter to parents and carers yesterday, Linda Todd said that she had made the decision "after much deliberation".

Wesleyan Chapel, Isles of Scilly

Monday, February 13, 2017

Local elections will be held nationwide on May 4, with nomination papers to be handed in during the 8 days from March 27.

Healthwatch, Isles of Scilly

Monday, February 13, 2017

Healthwatch Officer Carol Clarke has attempted to clarify the status of escort warrants for over 16s. 

Park House, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Park House residential home is at risk of closure if more staff cannot be found. 

Penzance Heliport artist illustration

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Councillors responded to the news of the uncertain future of Park House by vowing to "leave no stone unturned" in trying to protect the service.

Park House, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Chief Executive of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has said that the company is "disappointed" with today's decision by Cornwall Council to approve a new heliport in Penzance. 

cakes

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A beauty salon on St Mary's has donated a day's takings to Cornwall Air Ambulance.

Derek Thomas MP

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Scilly’s MP Derek Thomas has told Parliament that the funding allocation given to the islands’ council does not take into account “the uniqueness of this unitary authority”.

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