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Steamship Company to give away £9,000 in grants

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company will be giving away more than £9,000 to local good causes as part of its commitment to giving something back to the communities it serves. Nine projects that will benefit local communities have been chosen to receive the money in the second round of awards from the company’s £30,000…

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Three new schools in business competition thanks to grant

Three Cornish schools are taking part in this year’s Young Enterprise Company Programme for this first time, thanks to a grant from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company. Pupils from Mounts Bay Academy, St Ives School and Redruth School are now battling against 14 other teams to become the best young business brains in Cornwall.…

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Joules Explorers

This summer, we were delighted to partner with leading national fashion chain Joules to find the Joules Explorer 2016 – one lucky blogger who would be given the chance to stock up on their wellies, jackets and latest fashion and travel to the Isles of Scilly to review a family-friendly stay on this famous archipelago…

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First joint camp for Scilly Brownies and Guides thanks to Steamship Company

Brownies and Guides on the Isles of Scilly have been camping together for the first time this week thanks to the arrival of a huge marquee paid for by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company. Thirty girls from the 1st Isles of Scilly Brownies and Guides have been camping at Sandybanks Farm on St Mary’s,…

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Final call for applications to second round of grants

The final call for applications to the second round of awards from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s £30,000 Community Fund is being made this week. Projects that will benefit communities on the Isles of Scilly and in West Cornwall have until the end of the month (August) to apply for a grant. Bids to…

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Summer locals’ offer for Scilly day trip experience

See the stunning Isles of Scilly for less this summer by taking advantage of a fantastic new locals’ offer open to residents of West and Mid Cornwall. Isles of Scilly Travel is keen to ensure people living closest to this must-see destination can visit Scilly more easily, and is launching a new locals’ fare for…

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£1.5 million upgrade to Scilly’s freight lifeline services underway

  The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is investing more than £1.5 million to upgrade its lifeline freight services between the mainland and the Isles of Scilly. This includes a new commitment of £150,000 to improve the chilled freight delivery service to the Isles of Scilly as one of the many upgrades being made to…

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Scilly family embark on 850-mile charity cycle

A Scilly family is cycling unsupported from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise money for charity – despite only having five miles of island road to practice on. After winning a £650 grant from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s Community Fund to pay for all their travel expenses and make the challenge possible,…

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New £200,000 fire appliance for Land’s End Airport

Land’s End Airport has taken delivery of a state-of-the-art fire appliance following an investment of almost £200,000  by airport owners the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group. The appliance is the first of its kind in the UK and was built to the company’s specifications in Austria by Rosenbauer, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of…

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Poetry Postie delivers inspiration to Isles of Scilly

A unique project which aims to deliver poetic inspiration to the nation has taken place on St Mary’s, thanks to a £1,500 grant from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s Community Fund. Poetry postie Sally Crabtree held workshops with pupils at Five Islands School to show that poetry can be fun and doesn’t have to…

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Second round of Community Fund awards open

Projects that will benefit communities on the Isles of Scilly and in West Cornwall are being invited to apply for a grant from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s £30,000 Community Fund. Applications for the second round of awards from the fund will open at the start of July. Bids to the Community Fund are…

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Scilly freight ship replacement for Islands’ lifeline service

  The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced a  substantial investment in replacing its Gry Maritha freight ship – the workhorse that provides a lifeline service to the community of the Isles of Scilly located 28 miles off the mainland. The company has purchased a larger freight ship currently called the Mali Rose as the…

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