A pioneering project is underway to make the Isles of Scilly some of the best connected islands in the world.
A scheme to improve the runway at Land's End and upgrade facilities at St Mary's airports is hoped to boost tourism on the Isles of Scilly.
The Isles of Scilly host the World Gig Championships this weekend with thousands of rowers more than doubling the usual population
A giant cable is being laid to give the Isles of Scilly Superfast Broadband. Engineers are using a ship moored off St Mary's to bring a 60 kilometre cable to the shore.
It will be connected to a high speed line that runs from Cornwall to Spain deep under the sea
It will mean islanders have much faster internet access.
Jeremy Steventon-Barnes from BT says the cable will be buried out of the way, deep in the sand.
An inspirational West Country artist has broken with convention and created his own unique outdoor art trail on the Isles of Scilly.
And, as Kathy Wardle has been finding out, Anthony Garratt's huge landscapes really capture the dramatic scenery on the island of Tresco.
The go ahead has finally been given for 9 million pounds worth of improvements to the airports at Land's End and the Isles of Scilly.
Work to hard surface the runway at Land's End and upgrade navigation aids at St.Mary's had been delayed until it was approved by the EU.
The European Commission says the improvements will increase the accessibility to the Cornwall region, a key part of Europe’s transport policy. It's hoped it will also help the Scillies in its bid to tackle a worrying decline in tourism.
The World Pilot Gig Championships started on the Isles of Scilly this evening. 3000 rowers are on the islands for the bank holiday weekend: a thousand more than the number of people living there. The event is in its 25th year, and a record 150 boats are taking part.
The World Gig Championships are taking place this weekend on the Isles of Scilly.
147 gigs are taking part in the three day event at St Marys, which is now in its 25th year. The first races get underway this evening.
All of today's Skybus flights to and from Lands End Airport have been cancelled due to thick fog.
The Scillonian ferry has arranged a second sailing from Penzance at 5pm. Passengers are advised to contact the travel centre on 0845 710 5555 for further information.