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Community Fund opens today for final round of giveaways of 2019

Local projects and good causes are being encouraged to apply for a share of the final pot of money to be given away in 2019 by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company’s Community Fund, which opens today (October 1st). The Community Fund has donated more than £72,000 to 47 different community projects and charities based…

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New Director on Steamship Board

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has appointed Kevin George, Chairman of Red Funnel Group to its Board of Directors after they say goodbye to Henk Wiekens after serving 12 months. Kevin’s early career was with British Airways as an avionics engineer, progressing through to senior roles in marketing and operations. In 2007 Kevin joined…

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Isles of Scilly Steamship Group confirms CEO appointment

Stuart Reid has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group. Stuart has been in post as Acting Managing Director since September 2018, before which he was Group Chief Operating Officer. The appointment recognizes Stuart’s success in stabilising the Group’s core services and the need to provide certainty and continuity…

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Environmental volunteers clean up coastline with Community Fund donation

A passionate environmental campaigner says “it means so much” to be awarded the money to pay for his next trip to clean marine plastic waste in the Isles of Scilly. Steve Green, co-founder of Clean Ocean Sailing (COS), made a last-minute application to the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s Community Fund in the hope it…

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Steamship Group pays for lifeline emergency service for a year

A lifeline service for people in Cornwall who are suicidal or in crisis is being funded for an entire year by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s Community Fund. Cornwall Samaritans’ emergency room answers phone calls, texts, emails and drop-ins from people in their hour of need. The service, run by 120 volunteers, costs £3,380…

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Last chance to apply for £10,000 community group fund

Local projects have four weeks left to apply for a grant of up to £10,000 from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s Community Fund before the deadline. The Community Fund has donated more than £60,000 to 44 different community projects and charities based in Mid and West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly since it…

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Unwanted toiletries destined for vulnerable women

A scheme to collect unwanted toiletries from the Isles of Scilly and donate them to vulnerable women has had a boost this week. The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, via its Community Fund, has offered to transport the items from St Mary’s to Penzance, where they will be destined for homeless shelters and women’s refuges…

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4.5 millionth passenger heads to the Isles of Scilly
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4.5 millionth passenger heads to Scilly

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group welcomed its 4.5 millionth ferry passenger aboard the Scillonian III ferry today (Tuesday 21st May). Jacky Shepley from Paignton boarded the ferry to visit the Isles of Scilly with her husband and two dogs on 21st May and was greeted by the company’s Deputy Travel Centre Manager, who presented…

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Judith Piper appointed director - Isles of Scilly Travel
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Judith Piper, Chief Financial Offer, to join Steamship Group’s board of directors.

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced the appointment of Judith Piper to its board of directors with immediate effect. Judith joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in October 2018. Before joining the group, Judith worked for W. Stevenson & Sons Ltd as Finance Director, Company Secretary and Acting Managing Director. Her earlier…

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Flights to Scilly for one lucky Cape Cornwall pupil

One lucky pupil from Cape Cornwall School won a special trip to the Isles of Scilly after coming first in a poster competition to promote Land’s End Airport. Year 8 student Grace Broughton-Pickard, who has never flown before, said she was “shocked and happy” to win two fly/sail tickets to the islands, courtesy of the…

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New Chairman at the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group

Ian Howard has been appointed Chairman of The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group and will take up the post as of 1st April 2019. A qualified solicitor, Ian is also President of the British Triathlon Federation and represents it on the boards of the British Olympic Association and the International Triathlon Union. He has just…

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Atlantic Grey Seal - Isles of Scilly
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Working together for Scilly

A new partnership has been agreed between the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group and Scilly’s nature conservation charity the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to help better protect the unique environment of the Isles of Scilly. The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust will be working closely with the Steamship Group to help visitors to Scilly…

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