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COUNCILLORS TO VOTE ON ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Next week's Full Council meeting will vote on a recommendation to offer a special allowance to Members attending over 75% of their scheduled meetings and training events.
MIRACLE THEATRE TOUR OF SCILLY KICKS OFF TONIGHT
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Miracle Theatre perform Life's a Dream tonight on St Martin's before moving on to Tresco and St Mary's. Find out more about the play.
ISLANDER SHARES SECRETS OF SCILLY'S NATURAL HISTORY
A woman who was born and raised on Scilly has launched a fascinating website about the islands.
LOCAL FAMILY TO CYCLE JOHN O'GROATS TO LAND'S END
Monday, July 25, 2016
Julian Morel, wife Michelle, sons Finley, 14, and Shea, 11, will cycle from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer's Society.
STRIDE FOR LIFE ATTRACTS BIGGEST TURNOUT
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Yesterday's Stride for Life fundraiser on St Mary's was a big success, despite the poor weather.
DAIRY CARING FOR CARERS
The Dairy Cafe on St Mary's is opening a new carers cafe club.
SCILLY TO BECOME 'DEMENTIA FRIENDLY COMMUNITY'
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Alzheimer's Society is working with professionals and carers on Scilly to help the islands become a dementia friendly community.
TREGARTHEN'S DEVELOPMENT APPROVED BY MEMBERS
An Isles of Scilly councillor has described the Tregarthen's redevelopment as a "huge shot in the arm" for the confidence of the islands.
‘EXPLICIT’ SEX ESTABLISHMENT POLICY AMUSES MEMBERS
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
At a light-hearted meeting of the Licensing Committee this afternoon, Cllr Avril Mumford suggested that the listing of body parts in the nudity section of the document left little to the imagination.
POKÉMON GO INVADES ISLES OF SCILLY
It looks as if the augmented world has come to Scilly.
COUNCIL COMMITTED TO INCREASING RECYCLING RATES
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Council hopes to introduce new recycling options in the first half of next year, with residents most likely being asked to separate goods into categories.
FIVE ISLANDS SCHOOL PUPILS TO GIVE BACK TO COMMUNITY
Five Islands School pupils on the Isles of Scilly are to spend next Thursday giving back to the community by volunteering as part of 'The Big Give'
METHODIST MINISTER TO LEAVE ON FRIDAY
Rev Charlie Gibbs, who has been on Scilly for seven years, is retiring and moving back to Norfolk with his wife Mary.
LIFE'S A DREAM FOR MIRACLE THEATRE
Monday, July 18, 2016
Miracle Theatre is to present its latest production on the Isles of Scilly next week.
ALISON STEADMAN FILMING ON SCILLY
Actress Alison Steadman has been on the Isles of Scilly filming for upcoming show Britain's Smallest Islands.
FIRST FEMALE ATLANTIC ROWERS DUE ON SCILLY THIS WEEKEND
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Five women aiming to become the first female crew to row from New York to Scilly are due on the islands from Sunday.
Wildlife Trust: 'Environmental laws must remain strong after Brexit'
Sunday, July 17, 2016
The group's Twitter page has posted a link to a petition to keep the EU's environmental protection laws for the UK, writing: "Let's do our bit to make sure our environment is protected."
MOORWELL EYESORE DEALT WITH AT LAST
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The unsightly heap of waste on St Mary’s, commonly known as Moorwell Alp, has finally been removed.
TOLMAN ANIMAL KINGDOM MOVING TO MAINLAND
Owner Adam Smith took to Facebook to respond to rumours on the islands about its fate.
NEW ST AGNES GALLERY 'A DREAM COME TRUE'
Emma Eberlein debuted Potbuoys gallery on St Agnes at the end of March, selling work from local artists and craftspeople as well as British artists.
DOG CONSULTATION SURVEY RESULTS DISPUTED
Attendees at Tuesday's dog control meeting questioned some of the results of the recent survey
FESTIVAL PLAYERS RETURNING WITH HAMLET
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
The Festival Players are back on the Isles of Scilly next month with their latest outdoor production Hamlet.
RNLI AND COASTGUARD IN JOINT EXERCISE ON TRESCO
The lifeboat and Coastguard Rescue teams took part in a joint 'shore line search and casualty extraction' exercise at Cromwell's Castle on Tresco last night.
DECISION ON TREGARTHEN'S DEVELOPMENT NEXT WEEK
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Proposals for an major redevelopment of Tregarthen’s Hotel on St Mary's will be decided by the Council of the Isles of Scilly's planning committee next week.
STEAMSHIP GROUP INVEST £200,000 IN NEW FIRE ENGINE
Monday, July 11, 2016
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has invested £200,000 in a new state-of-the-art fire engine at Land's End airport.
BUSIEST DAY OF THE YEAR FOR CRUISE SHIPS ON SCILLY
Today is the busiest day of the year for cruise ships visiting the Isles of Scilly. Three vessels with a total of 1,600 passengers are due to visit.
ISLANDS' REGATTA PROGRAMME UNVEILED
Friday, July 08, 2016
The Islands' Partnership has unveiled the programme for next month's Islands' Regatta which includes a display by the RAF's Red Arrows and a visit from the Royal Navy's Frigate Type 23, which will be open to the public.
OPEN GARDENS RAISES OVER £1K FOR ALZHEIMER'S CHARITY
Thursday, July 07, 2016
The Inner Wheel Club's Open Gardens event raised £1,050 for the Alzheimer's Society.
SCILLY SERGEANT'S MEMOIRS TO BE PRIME-TIME TV SHOW
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Sgt Colin Taylor’s memoir about his experiences on the Isles of Scilly is to become a prime-time TV show.
Ambulance Service responded to 475 incidents in past year
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
The Isles of Scilly ambulance team responded to 475 incidents between April 2015 and March 2016, There were 83 callouts on the off-islands and 393 on St Mary's.
Game, set and match for Scilly kids
Four island children make up the best tennis squad in the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly region after winning the County School Games finals.
Ben Fogle filming on Scilly for ITV's Countrywise
Monday, July 04, 2016
Presenter Ben Fogle has been filmed tagging blue sharks.
Statement from the Chairman of Council
Sunday, July 03, 2016
Amanda Martin, Chairman of the Council, has today issued a statement following the EU referendum.
Council to make £915,000 investment in social housing
The Council of the Isles of Scilly has agreed to invest up to £915,000 into improving its social housing on St Mary's.
Hambrook family share sad news about Anna
Anna and Dan Hambrook and their family have shared sad news about Anna's health.
Michael Morpurgo's favourite photo is from Scilly
Michael Morpurgo has revealed that his favourite photograph is one of he and his wife Clare in the Isles of Scilly.
Open Gardens Day to be held on Monday
Saturday, July 02, 2016
The Inner Wheel Club of the Isles of Scilly has organised an Open Gardens Day to be held on Monday.
South West MEP calls last week 'the sh**tiest ever'
Friday, July 01, 2016
An MEP for the South West and Gibraltar has described last week as 'the sh**tiest ever'.