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Another successful year for Scillonian III as she prepares for move into Dry Dock

Scillonian III will be shortly moving into Penzance dry dock after returning from her 208th round trip to the Isles of Scilly this year. This will enable scheduled maintenance to take place during the winter. Whilst in dry dock, the iconic Scillonian III passenger ferry, which sails from Penzance to the Isles of Scilly, will…

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Steamship Company supports SeaBird Recovery Project

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is training some of its staff to help wildlife experts with their work as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to protect seabirds on the Isles of Scilly. As part of a package of support for the SeaBird Recovery Project, the Steamship Group provides free and heavily discounted travel…

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£10,000 on offer to one lucky community group

One lucky local project could be in line to receive a grant of up to £10,000, thanks to the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s popular Community Fund. Now the fund, which has up to £30,000 to give away this financial year, will be open to good causes and local projects across the whole of Cornwall…

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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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Steamship Company’s present longest serving director retires

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company has today announced that the longest serving director of its current board has retired. Terry Ward joined the board in 1989 and has served as a director continuously for 28 years. Throughout all of this time the Company has remained true to its values, which were set down by…

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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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