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Penzance Heliport Granted Unanimous Planning Consent

Helicopters will once again connect Penzance and the Isles of Scilly after Cornwall Council’s Strategic Planning Committee unanimously backed a new Penzance Heliport. State-of-the-art AW139 helicopters will operate from the new heliport at Penzance to the islands of...

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Council Public Health Team: Heliport “Does Not Pose Risk”

Cornwall Council’s Public Health Team has stated Penzance Heliport will not pose a risk to the health and wellbeing of local residents in Penzance or on the Isles of Scilly. The team – which promotes the health and wellbeing of the residents of Cornwall and the Isles...

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Independent Data Proves Penzance Weather Resilience

An independent aviation manager with 24 years’ experience of Isles of Scilly air services has confirmed Penzance Heliport would be more weather resilient than Land’s End Airport. A comparison of weather readings for the past 10 months shows Penzance was flyable 94% of...

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Local Councillor Urges Heliport Support

The Cornwall Councillor for the area surrounding the proposed Penzance Heliport site has urged fellow members to support the project and show “Penzance is open for business and investment.” Simon Elliott, Cornwall Councillor for the Ludgvan Division, has written to...

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Consultant Cardiologist: Heliport ‘Not a Significant Risk’

A heart expert has written to Cornwall Council saying there is a “lack of compelling data” to support claims a heliport in Penzance will damage cardiovascular health. Dr Richard Mansfield, a Consultant Cardiologist with almost 30 years’ experience, says there is “not...

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Penzance Heliport Project Recommended for Approval

Plans for a replacement Penzance Heliport to serve the Isles of Scilly have been recommended for approval by Cornwall Council planning officers. The Planning Report recommends Councillors grant permission for the heliport, citing the “significant social and economic...

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