Several million pounds is being invested to ensure vital sea and air links to the Isles of Scilly are maintained.
British International Helicopters is due to end its service to the islands at the end of October. Its rival, the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company, has announced that it is laying on more flights and buying new aircraft ready to take the 70 thousand passengers that used to go by helicopter.
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A cloudy night will have drizzly spells throughout and into the early hours.
It will be a largely cloudy night with outbreaks of light rain. There will also be some hill fog.