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Corporate

Celebrations in Cornwall as the Scillonian III turns 40

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has announced a string of celebrations throughout 2017 to mark the iconic Scillonian III passenger ferry’s 40th birthday this spring. May 2017 is the 40th anniversary of Scillonian III, the Group’s longest-serving passenger ship to date. This milestone is being celebrated with a host of events, including a firework…

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Corporate

Win one of 40 tickets to the Isles of Scilly

Wish Scillonian III a Happy 40th Birthday for a chance to win a free return ticket to the Isles of Scilly  Forty return ferry tickets to the Isles of Scilly are being given away this year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Scillonian III passenger ferry. 2017 marks the 40th year of service…

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Isles of Scilly Steamship Group appoints new marine manager

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced the appointment of Graeme Alexander as its new General Manager of Marine Operations. Graeme, who has spent more than 25 years of his career in the marine industry, will have management responsibility for all the company’s vessels, Penzance Dry Dock and Nike Engineering. Previously based in Aberdeen,…

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Community fund

£1,000 Steamship Company donation will save lives across Cornwall

Three training units bought with a £1,000 grant will help save thousands of lives across Cornwall, according to the Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity. The iPad training units will be used to teach lifesaving first aid routines, including how to use a defibrillator. They were bought by the charity with a £1,000 grant from the Isles…

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A chance to visit Scilly for less this summer

Residents of Cornwall and parts of Devon could save 35% on day trip sailings to the Isles of Scilly this summer thanks to a new Locals’ Offer for 2017. Isles of Scilly Travel has brought back its extremely popular deal for Westcountry residents, allowing people living in the TR, PL, EX22 and EX23 postcode areas…

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Community fund

First ever kit for Scilly footballers thanks to Steamship Company

Young footballers on the Isles of Scilly have celebrated the start of 2017 by wearing their new club kits for the first time. The players debuted the kits on Saturday (7th) and have been proudly wearing them around the islands. The Five Islands Football Club has never had a club kit until now, and it…

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Community fund

Third round of Community Fund awards open

The third and final round of this year’s Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s £30,000 Community Fund is now open to applications from local good causes. As part of its commitment to giving something back to the communities it serves, the company has so far given away £16,000 to 15 different projects that will benefit people…

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Steamship Company responds positively to Scilly residents’ customer feedback

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has announced three immediate initiatives following a major survey of island residents. The company, which operates lifeline sea and air passenger and freight services to the Isles of Scilly, sent almost 1,500 questionnaires to adults living on the islands as part of the company’s biggest ever customer research survey.…

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Isles of Scilly residents survey

Our Isles of Scilly residents survey has now come to a close, we’d like to thank everybody for taking the time to fill in the survey and return it to us. As a thank you for taking part, there was a chance of winning 1 of 5 x pairs of return Skybus tickets flying to…

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