Garrison resident urges action on Duchy leases
A resident of the Garrison on St Mary’s has urged other islanders to respond to a consultation affecting Duchy leases.
Council 'to build 30 plus homes in next five years'
The Council plans to build a minimum of 30 affordable homes on St Mary's in the next five years.
Second homes tax hike 'would not benefit Scilly'
A Scilly Councillor has said that Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to double council tax on second homes would not have much benefit for the islands
MP: 'New housing policy is good news for Scilly'
MP Derek Thomas has said the Government's decision to abolish the cap on how much councils can borrow to build new homes is good news fo
Councillor: 'We need to start building social housing'
The Vice-Chair of the islands' Council has said she hopes the Authority can soon start building more social housing.
Council 'needs to start building homes soon'
The Council's Senior Manager for Planning says the Authority "absolutely needs to start building homes as quickly as possible"
New solar panels 'will be more discreet'
New solar panels will start going up on the first of more than 70 Council homes from Monday.
Staff accommodation owners may need licence
Owners of staff accommodation on the Isles of Scilly could have to license their properties when new rules come into force in October.