Isles of Scilly


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Noun1.Isles of Scilly - an archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English ChannelIsles of Scilly - an archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel; formerly a haven for smugglers and pirates
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It was not until the third day that we raised land, dead ahead, which I took, from my map, to be the isles of Scilly.
Andy Daintree, Head of Island Businesses and Freight Services at the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group, commented: The post is one of the lifeline services that we provide to islanders and we look forward to continuing our long relationship with Royal Mail.
Jeff Marston, chief executive of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company, which operates the Skybus air service, said: "We have been looking at expanding our service and entering new markets for some time.
Written by Cornish Bard and tapestry artist Rita Tregellas Pope, Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly is a high-quality guide for travelers and tourists seeking to experience the best of the best amid Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (located in Britain, also known as "The Land of King Arthur").
Police said the man from Sheffield sustained a "life changing injury" when he jumped into the water off the Isles of Scilly, 28 miles west of Land's End.
A A RELATIVELY undiscovered part of the UK, which has attracted the likes of Jude Law and Steve McFadden, is the Isles of Scilly.
In the Isles of Scilly, the locals really look after you, and not once were we left somewhere without someone knowing exactly which boat we should be on next.
THREE pensioner war veterans were rescued near the Isles of Scilly after their light aircraft ditched into the sea yesterday.
One sign of progress is the green light for an electronic ID project involving 300 farms and two livestock markets across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
A spokepserson for Peel Airports explained the need for a new airport in the region, stating `Each year almost 5 million passengers leave Yorkshire and Humber to fly from airports outside the region, and there is less exported and imported flown cargo than to and from the Isles of Scilly (Civil Aviation Authority figures).
First published in 1988 as West Country Cruising, Mark Fishwick's definitive sailing guide for the ever attractive coastline of Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly combines a skilful blend of pilotage and cruising information, enhanced with full colour photography, including many additional aerial views, and a wealth of absorbing local history and general interest.
Cornwall Council, NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group and the Council of the Isles of Scilly have a statutory duty to provide Independent Advocacy to meet the eligible needs of the people of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.