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Listening events rescheduled

Listening events rescheduled   The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is reluctantly having to postpone its planned Listening Events on the Isles of Scilly, following weather warning of strong winds expecting to reach 70mph affecting the region due to ex-hurricane Ophelia.  The Company had planned to host open events on the off-islands of St Martin’s,…

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Skybus crew wear pink for breast cancer awareness month

Skybus, part of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, has partnered with FlyPink to raise money for breast cancer research. Throughout October, Skybus will support Breast Cancer Awareness Month and raise money for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity’s cancer research department, with funds being specifically used for breast cancer research. Through FlyPink, an organisation that…

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Vintage aircraft to join flyby at Land’s End Airport to mark 80th anniversary of flights to Scilly

Celebrations are being held at Land’s End Airport this week to mark the 80th anniversary of flights from Land’s End to the Isles of Scilly. The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, which owns and operates the airport in Cornwall, is hosting an anniversary party on October 4th which will feature a flyby involving the two…

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Steamship Group announces £30,000 Community Fund

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced the return of its popular Community Fund with up to £30,000 available to support local projects and good causes on the Isles of Scilly and across Cornwall. The fund was first launched in 2016 and is part of an estimated £1 million that the Steamship Group returns…

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WIN ONE OF 8 RETURN FLIGHTS TO THE ISLES OF SCILLY

This September marks the 80th anniversary of flights from Land’s End to the Isles of Scilly – and to celebrate, Isles of Scilly Travel is giving away 8 return flights from Land’s End to St Mary’s with Skybus, worth £140 each. The first flight from Land’s End Airport to Scilly left on September 15th, 1937,…

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Travel Club double discount returns for entire winter season

Travel Club double discount returns for entire winter season The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced that it is again doubling the winter flight discount for all Travel Club members – and will introduce the bonus for the whole of the winter season, including Christmas. The company’s Travel Club provides significantly discounted travel year-round…

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Sam Hicks joins Steamship Group Board

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced the appointment of islander Sam Hicks to its Board of Directors. Sam is from a longstanding St Agnes family where he has lived most of his life. Educated on Scilly and at Truro School, he then graduated from the University of Bath in 2001 with a BSc…

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Mali Rose replaces Gry Maritha’s scheduled sailing to the Isles of Scilly for first time

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s new freight ship, the Mali Rose, has made its first voyage to the Isles of Scilly as a replacement for the current freight ship. On her latest operational trial the Mali Rose replaced the Gry Maritha’s scheduled sailing for the first time yesterday (Friday 4th August). The Gry has…

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Help needed from Isles of Scilly visitors and residents to spot whales, dolphins and porpoises during ORCA OceanWatch 2017

A local marine conservation charity has called for the public to lend their support for ORCA OceanWatch 2017 and help the conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Now in its third year, ORCA OceanWatch encourages bridge crews and seafarers across the UK ferry & cruise network to collect sightings of whales, dolphins and porpoises (collectively…

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