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Contract to remove waste 'alp' from Isles of Scilly is awarded
A 900,000 contract for the removal of legacy waste from the Isles of Scilly Council waste management site, known as the 'Moorwell Alp', has been awarded to a consortium.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Britain's Secret Treasures
Series that unearths some hidden treasures. Katherine Jenkins discovers the story behind a trove of Iron Age jewellery, and Mary Ann Ochota goes diving off the Isles of Scilly.
Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary shortlisted for Cornwall Sustainability Awards
The Cornwall Sustainability Awards recognise the work of businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly that are actively trying to improve their own sustainability and that of the Cornish economy as a whole.
Sighting of 400 dolphins crowns record wildlife year
IT'S BEEN another record year for wildlife spotters riding the Scillonian III between St Mary's and Penzance with top sightings including a leatherback turtle and a minke whale.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Is that St Tropez? No, it's St Ives! How one in four Britons mistake...
And when shown a picture of a perfect beach, more than half of adults surveyed were sure it was St Tropez.
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Earlier this year NHS Direct pulled out of providing the service, which allows people to call 111 if they do not need 999 assistance.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Newquay to Gatwick air link saved for now
Flybe has agreed a commercial deal that will enable the airline to continue operating flights between Newquay and London Gatwick.
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FlyBe is expected to announce today that it will keep the Newquay to London Gatwick route, which was due to be axed in March, running until October 25 next year.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Another record year for Scillonian wildlife spotters between Penzance and St Mary's
It's been another record year for wildlife spotters riding the Scillonian III between St Mary's and Penzance - with top sightings including a leatherback turtle and a minke whale.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Labour Market Participation in England and Wales: Local Area Analysis Using the 2011 Census
Among the 45.5 million usual residents in England and Wales, aged 16 and over in March 2011, 26.7 million were in employment, 2.1 million were unemployed and 16.7 million were economically inactive.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Wildlife wonders spotted from the Scillonian III
A fantastic season of wildlife watching from the Scillonian III has just finished for another year.
Western morning News
Taxis 'picking up 999 patients instead of ambulances'
More than 150 taxis were sent to 999 emergency calls instead of ambulances to pick up patients in the South West last year, it has been revealed.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Western Morning News published Police in danger of beating a retreat from the beat, report...
Officers spoke out as the Independent Police Commission warned forces were in danger of "beating a retreat from the beat" to a "discredited" reactive form of policing.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Western morning News
Cuts in rural communities worse and deeper than cities
Cuts to public services are felt deeper and longer by rural communities, who may continue to suffer their effects long after the economy has recovered.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Scillonian owners take award for 'putting people first'
Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, which employs over 200 staff, has been awarded the Investors in People Standard for the 18th consecutive year, for the way they develop support and motivate their team.
Plymouth Evening Herald
Nearly 200 people accessing HIV related care in Plymouth, report...
In Devon, Cornwall and Somerset over 1,100 people are living with HIV, with almost 900 aware and accessing care according to a new Public Health England report, published today in the run up to National HIV Testing Week.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Owners of flower company on Isles of Scilly discover ancient grave
THE OWNERS of a flower company on the Isles of Scilly made a startling discovery earlier this year, uncovering a grave said to be thousands of years old.
Fowey, St Ives and Penzance missed out on healthcare maps
A community-based health service provider will reprint a map outlining the services it provides across Cornwall after it distributed copies which but did not list three major towns.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Farmers penalised due to lack of internet
Farmers in remote areas should not be "penalised" for the Government's failure to roll-out broadband if they struggle to draw down subsidies under the new online-only system, industry leaders have said.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Old Grimsby Harbour, Tresco
Tresco is the second-largest of the Isles of Scilly, a beautiful archipelago of islands lying some 45 km off Land's End, Cornwall.