There's new hope tonight for people on the Isles of Scilly after a pledge of a £3.5m investment into its transport links.
The Scillonian passenger ferry is nearing the end of a major refit and a new runway is to be built at Land's End airport which has been closed for most of the past two months because of flooding.
Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports:
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