Bill Gye Radio Interview

On the day of the announcement of the results of the Scotland referendum on independence, SIRA’s president Bill Gye received a phone call from ABC Tasmania wanting to know if there is appetite for independence on our Island too. Bill does a good job describing Island life until he get …

Karmel has become a grandmother!

Karmel Patterson’s daughter Heather Clyne, who grew up on Scotland Island, gave birth to a baby girl named Daneekah (Dan-ee-kah) Karmel Hamilton on Wednesday 13 August 2014 at 5:36pm. She weighed 3.36kg  (7 pound 7 ounces) and measured 52 cms long.…

Emergency Water – A history

History

Thirty plus years ago, there was a water tank at Bells (for fire-fighting purposes) where the current meters are located. This tank was filled via a pipe under the water from the mainland and a tap, with mainland water pressure, was fitted.  A local resident with a water tanker …

Island Players (from our website in 2005)

The Island Players is an amateur drama group based on Scotland Island, largely made up of a bunch of eccentric individuals who wish to expose their considerable talents to the bear pit of cutting edge criticism that is our discerning that is our discerning off shore theatre audience.

Our manifesto …