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Hope for Islands' Helicopter Link
3:00pm 25th April 2013
Helicopters could fly between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly again.
Agusta Westland has said it will provide choppers to resurrect the route.
Campaigners still have to find a company to run them after British International pulled out last year.
Businesses in Penzance have told Pirate FM in the early months, turnover was down by almost 30%
Jonathan Gibbard runs the Turks Head Pub in Penzance: "It'd be fabulous. I'd love to think we could get a service back in town. I mean there's enough land down there maybe to do something with if they could get the right investor and the right person to do it with. It's just being a bit forward thinking and helping people invest their money if you like; let's give them some incentive."
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