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Archive - January 2017

 
Fireworks

Monday, January 2, 2017

St Mary's residents have complained that fireworks were let off at around 4.30am on New Year's Day. 

Michael Benney, Isles of Scilly

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Michael Benney has confirmed that Mr B's will remain open when he takes over Griffin Butchers in the New Year. 

Tresco Abbey Garden

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A record number of 313 exotic plant species in bloom were recorded at Tresco Abbey Garden’s annual New Year’s Day flower count.

Active Scilly

Friday, January 6, 2017

Councillors will be asked to make a recommendation about the future of the Active Scilly service at a meeting on Tuesday.

Adam Smith, Tolman Cafe, Isles of Scilly

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The cause of death of Tresco seasonal worker Josh Clayton remains uncertain, an inquest heard yesterday.

Adam Smith, Tolman Cafe, Isles of Scilly

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The future of the Active Scilly service was not discussed at today's Council meeting.

Steve Sherris, Isles of Scilly artist

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Islands' Partnership has been awarded a grant of £164,000 to promote Scilly's 'cultural tourism'. 

apfelstrudel

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sabine Schraudolph is to sell her popular apfelstrudel in Hugh Town this season. 

Wesleyan Chapel, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Council reserves were revealed to be at an all-time low at a meeting of the Finance Audit & Scrutiny (FAS) Committee this week.

Josh Clayton

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A new police investigation into the death of Josh Clayton has been ordered after the coroner’s inquest collapsed.

Town Hall, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Council of the Isles of Scilly will need to borrow in order to top up their reserves but the exact figure they intend to borrow remains uncertain.

Isles of Scilly Skybus cockpit

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company is to double the Skybus winter flight discount for Travel Club members to 30%.

Five Islands Football Club, Isles of Scilly

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Five Islands Football Club has its own kit for the first time after receiving a grant from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company Community Fund.

Active Scilly

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Owners Mick and Yve Peck, who took on the business in 2014, announced on social media that they have taken the decision "with extremely heavy hearts". 

Adam Smith, Tolman Cafe, Isles of Scilly

Friday, January 20, 2017

Tickets have gone on sale for the 11th annual Walk Scilly. Taking place from April 1 to 7, the seven-day walking festival will offer 29 walks around the islands. 

Steve Sherris, Isles of Scilly artist

Saturday, January 21, 2017

The Seven Stones Inn has applied for planning permission to build an extension.

St Mary's Police Station, Isles of Scilly

Saturday, January 21, 2017

There were 108 reported crimes on the Isles of Scilly last year.

Town Hall, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Monday, January 23, 2017

The Council of the Isles of Scilly claims to have made a cumulative saving of more than £4 million on staffing costs since 2012. 

Penzance Heliport artist illustration

Monday, January 23, 2017

A Scilly Councillor has proposed that the Authority formally expresses its support to Cornwall Council for the planning application for a new Penzance heliport. 

Josh Clayton, Tresco

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The mother of Tresco seasonal worker Josh Clayton has insisted that his death "definitely wasn't an accident".

AW139 Helicopter

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Cornwall Council Officers have recommended to the Strategic Planning Committee that planning permission be granted for a new heliport in Penzance.

Yve and Mick Peck, Dairy Cafe, Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Dairy Cafe owner Yve Peck has moved to reassure customers that the Milk Round is still running.

Town Hall, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Scilly won't follow Surrey County Council and hold a referendum to increase council tax to fund adult social care shortfalls.

Robert Dorrien-Smith

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Robert Dorrien-Smith has said he is "delighted" that Cornwall Council's planning officers have recommended that the proposed Penzance Heliport be given the green light.

Wesleyan Chapel, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Council of the Isles of Scilly agreed £544,500 of savings for 2017/18 at an occasionally tense meeting this afternoon.

Tourist Information Centre, Isles of Scilly

Friday, January 27, 2017

Members were split on whether to award £15,000 to the Islands' Partnership at Thursday's Full Council meeting.

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