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Steamship Group strengthens senior management team

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is strengthening its senior management team as it prepares to works towards replacing its Scillonian III passenger ferry. The business has appointed Stuart Reid as acting Chief Operations Officer to manage day-to-day operations, and is planning a senior appointment to its marine business. Further recruitment to the Board is…

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TV wildlife expert Ray Mears is the new Patron of the Steamship Group

One of the country’s best-loved TV presenters and internationally famous bushcraft expert Ray Mears has been named as a Patron of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group in 2018 to help promote the UK destination as a unique place to visit and enjoy. Ray, also a famous author and bushcraft instructor with his company Woodlore,…

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Visit the Isles of Scilly for less with the 2018 Locals’ Offer

Residents of Devon and Cornwall could save over 40% on day trip sailings to the Isles of Scilly this year with the brand new 2018 Locals’ Offer. With its regular Locals’ Offer proving popular year after year, Isles of Scilly Travel has again brought back the fantastic value deal, which allows residents of Devon and…

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Day trips to the Isles of Scilly for less with Scillonian III

Visitors can save up to 57% on day trips to the Isles of Scilly this year with the newly launched Scillonian Day Trip Offer for 2018. Isles of Scilly Travel has unveiled a new day trip offer which enables visitors to travel to the beautiful Isles of Scilly on board the iconic passenger ferry, Scillonian…

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Scillonian III to make first sailing of 2018

Scillonian III will be returning to service on Monday (March 19th) after spending the winter in Penzance Dry Dock undergoing annual maintenance and modern upgrades. The ship’s crews have been busy over the winter preparing the iconic passenger ferry for her first trip of the year to the Isles of Scilly. The ship is now…

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Community fund

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

Local projects are being reminded to apply for a grant of up to £10,000 from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s Community Fund before the deadline on March 21. The Community Fund, which has donated £25,000 in funding grants since its launch in 2016, is open to local community projects and charities based in Mid…

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Island residents named as new members of Advisory Board

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced the membership of its Steamship Advisory Board (SAB) – eight residents of the Isles of Scilly who, over the coming year, will help to shape the future of the Group. The Group received a large number of applications from people living across the islands to join the…

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Steamship Group strengthens islands team

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has strengthened its management operations on the islands. Rafe Ward, who is well known on the Isles of Scilly, has been appointed as Islands Manager and will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing all the Group’s island-based activities for both air and sea operations. Rafe will be supported by…

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Community fund

Build-A-Bike latest project to receive cash injection

A scheme which has helped hundreds of disadvantaged people to rescue old bicycles and give them a new lease of life has kicked off 2018 with a cash boost from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s popular Community Fund. The Build-A-Bike project, run by Cornwall Life Recycle, will use the £1,250 donation from the Community…

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Scillonian III prepares for 2018 season

With just weeks to go before Scillonian III starts sailing to the Isles of Scilly once again, crews are hard at work ensuring that the vessel is shipshape for the 2018 season. During the winter months, annual maintenance works and upgrades are carried out in Penzance Dry Dock to the iconic passenger ferry which, in…

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Shopping day trips to Truro with Skybus

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is taking the hassle out of shopping for residents of the Isles of Scilly by organising special Skybus shopping days to Truro. The trips started on 17th January and will take place every Wednesday until 21st March, offering islanders the opportunity to shop more easily on the mainland. Tickets…

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Community fund

Local projects celebrating New Year with cash boost

Five lucky local projects are kick-starting 2018 with a cash boost, thanks to the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s popular Community Fund. The company is starting the New Year by giving away more than £3,500 to five worthy good causes in West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The latest donations come as Sam Hicks,…

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