Tuesday 22 September 2015

Summary of recent news items.

11 Sep 15.  Islander Says Steamship Co Charging Too Much For Ticket Changes (23 comments).
Read the full news item and comments here

10 Sep 15.  Managers Tight-Lipped Over Quay Overspend In Scilly. (7 comments)
Managers in charge of the St Mary’s Quay project are remaining tight-lipped over the extent of the overspend.  Radio Scilly understands that the scheme has gone massively over its £8 million budget.   Read the full item and comments here.

9 Sep 2015.  MMO Gives Go Ahead For New Quay Widening Scheme.
The St Mary’s quay works will be completed by mid November.  Kier Construction says they can now set an end-date because the Marine Management Organisation has approved their plans to deal with the risk of contamination.  Read the full item news item here.

4 Sep 2015.  Complaint Over Lack Of Penzance Quay Waiting Facilities.  
 A St Mary’s guesthouse owner says he’s disgusted that elderly people and children had to wait for over one hour in driving rain on Penzance Quay to board the Scillonian III. The Steamship Company say they are not in charge of quay infrastructure and all they can do is push for future upgrades.  Read the full news item and comments here.

2 Sep 2015.  The Scillonian III Carries Its Four Millionth Passenger To Scilly.
Read the full news item here.   

28 Aug 2015.  Support Decreasing For Sunday Flying. (23 comments)
Read the full news item here

24 Aug 2015.  Partnership Wants Scilly’s Tourism Economy To Grow By £5m. (21 comments)
Scilly Today reports that the Islands’ Partnership is hoping to grow Scilly’s tourism economy by £5m over the next two years.  The ambitious target is highlighted in their new annual report, which is going out to members this week.  Read the full item and comments here.

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