Isles of Scilly, England Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. St George's Dolphins, one of the youngest team at last year's Swimathon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    And once Beth French has got the 30th Taunton Soroptimist Swimathon underway, Beth French will dive in herself to join scores of other swimmers at the annual fundraiser. Final arrangements are being made for the charity plunge at Taunton Preparatory School on Saturday and Sunday, February 17 and 18 - but there's still time for a few more teams to enter.


  2. Just Room Enough Island - smallest inhabited island in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 |

    It is no bigger than a tennis court. There's a house and a tree and, well that's about it.


  3. Would you pay more to 'protect frontline policing' in Devon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Exmouth Journal

    Devon and Cornwall residents are being polled on whether they would pay another A 12 a year to 'protect frontline policing'. Police and crime commissioner Alison Hernandez said the increase, previously capped at 1.99 per cent, could generate an additional A 7million.


  4. The vision for Cornwall's future post-Brexit in 10 opportunities ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Cornish Guardian

    The vision for Cornwall's future post-Brexit in 10 opportunities that could set it apart from the rest of the world The vision for Cornwall's future post-Brexit has been set out in 10 opportunities that could help set our economy apart from the rest of the world. Cornwall's potential in developing sectors such as eHealth , tech , marine, energy and aerospace , alongside our traditional sectors such as mining , agriculture and tourism have been laid out in a new document aimed at proving to the Government that Cornwall has huge potential for investment post-Brexit.


  5. 869 missions for Cornwall Air Ambulance in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    The crew of Cornwall Air Ambulance embarked upon 869 missions during 2017, providing lifesaving medical care throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The charity's annual mission total is the highest in more than five years, thanks in part to an extension in operating hours which now sees the crew responding to emergencies until 2am, four days a week.


  6. The heliport would replace the former facility at Eastern Green (pictured), which closed in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    The petition was set up by Samantha Mallon, after the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, which operates the Scillonian ferry and Skybus air links to the islands, began proceedings for a judicial review into Cornwall Council 's decision just under a year ago to grant planning permission for a new heliport at Jelbert Way. As of Tuesday lunchtime, 10,123 people had signed their support for a "stronger transport system that provides resilience, reliability and choice" and called for the other company to withdraw its objections.


  7. The worst marine oil spills in UK and world historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Sunday Herald

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  8. Bradford named as fifth worst 'hotspot' in UK for house repossessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    The district has the highest number of mortgage repossession claims in West Yorkshire, and is second behind only Middlesbrough - which has the highest rate in the UK - in Yorkshire. The information, revealed in reports published by the Ministry of Justice, shows in Bradford in the last six months there were 41.4 mortgage repossession claims made per 100,000 households.


  9. Labour is scaring people over claims that minor injuries unit is going to be closed, says MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    THE Labour party is "scaring" people by claiming that the Falmouth's minor injuries unit is being targeted for closure, says the town's MP. Sarah Newton, MP for Falmouth and Truro, hit out after Labour Cornwall made the claim that the county's network of minor injury units are under imminent threat of closure in an article on their official website.


  10. New Year's Day one of busiest on record for South Western Ambulance ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | This is Wiltshire

    SWINDON paramedics had a hectic festive period after call outs soared by 30 per cent - with one day almost twice as busy as the previous year. South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust responded to 1,198 incidents in and around the town between December 23 and January 1. New Year's Day saw 141 incidents while on Boxing Day paramedics attended 136 call outs, an increase of 28 per cent.


  11. How to keep your smartened-up home safe from hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    FEBRUARY 22: A sign saying 'Nowhere' points to a house on St Mary's on the Isles of Scilly February 22, 2017 in Isles of Scilly, England. The Isles of Scilly are an archipelago of five main inhabited islands located 28 miles off the south western tip of the Cornish peninsula making them the southernmost part of the United Kingdom.


  12. 11 Biggest Islands on EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | Insider Monkey

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  13. Sight loss training boost from the Macular Society for iSightCornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Falmouth Packet

    Staff from iSightCornwall can now teach people with sight loss how to use their remaining vision effectively after receiving specialist training from the Macular Society. The organisation, the first centre of resource for all in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who are affected by sight loss, was one of four taking part in a two-day training session run by the society, in partnership with low-vision specialist Optima.


  14. Grants on offer in Cornwall for innovation in agri-techRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2017 | Somerset County Gazette

    The Cornwall Agri-tech Project is supporting and accelerating the development of the agri-tech sector to enourage new businesses, jobs and growth. The innovation grants range from A 2,500 to A 50,000.


  15. Royal Cornwall Hospital goes on black alert as it launches plan to address changing needs of local communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Falmouth Packet

    A BLACK alert has been declared at the troubled Royal Cornwall Hospital as it struggles to cope with demand in the run up to Christmas. The hospital at Treliske has gone onto level 4 which means it is experiencing very high demand for its services.


  16. Farmer Awards will highlight talent across the South WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Salisbury Journal

    ONE of the most prestigious events in the farming calendar is coming to the South West next month with the launch of the inaugural South West Farmer newspaper Awards 2016. Posted to almost 11,800 named subscribers in the south west's agricultural industry every month, South West Farmer has been delivering the region's agricultural news and views across Cornwall, Isles of Scilly, Devon, Somerset, Avon, Dorset and Wiltshire for more than 30 years.


  17. Fed up families resort to the law to curb noisy neighboursRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2017 | Midsussex Today

    That's according to a new report outlining the noisiest places to live in Britain. The London borough of Kensington and Chelsea receives the highest number of complaints over noise - but the highest number of noise abatement notices are issued in Mid Sussex.


  18. Arctic Skua Steals Food From an Innocent Puffina s Mouth; BBC Video Leaves People Teary-EyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 |

    How does it feel when you are hardly a few meters away from the finish line and someone else wins the race? Or when you have put in all the effort but your colleague walks away with the appreciation? Terrible right? Well, that is exactly what happened to a poor puffin, whose food was snatched away by a sly Arctic skua. The puffin had travelled for over 60 miles to get the food, but it was taken away by the Arctic skua in a matter of seconds! The video, released by BBC Earth from their show Blue Planet II, has a narration by Sir David Attenborough, which makes it very relatable.


  19. Two new governors at Truro and Penwith CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Falmouth Packet

    Truro and Penwith College has announced the appointment of two new governors, Lucy Edge and John Green, who join the board of the Ofsted outstanding college from January. Lucy's role will be that of chair designate, to succeed the present chair Ellen Winser when she steps down in the summer of 2019, having served in that role since 2004.


  20. Extra cash for maths and science teachers from the government welcomed by Cornwall CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Falmouth Packet

    Cornwall Council has welcomed the Government 's budget announcement last week to provide additional funding to help address the national shortage of skilled mathematics teachers. The council's cabinet member for children, Sally Hawken, said schools in Cornwall were facing the same challenges in recruiting mathematics teachers as those in other parts of the country.