Local News

Young Roseland Film-Maker – Take Two!

In August of this year, Roseland Online introduced readers to budding young film-maker Matthew Pitman.  At the time, Matthew had just finished a film about Philleigh Fayre.  Now he has turned his attention to the Roseland Festival and produced an excellent short film which will be shown on Cornwall TV ( Sky 212 & Freesat

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The latest updates from our local police force.

Information on recorded crimes and matters on interest that are updated at the end of each month relevant to the areas of Gerrans & Portscatho, Ladock, Probus, Tregony, St. Michael Penkivel, Philleigh, St. Mawes & St. Just In Roseland, Ruan Lanihorne, Veryan & Portloe, Cuby, Trispen St. Erme and St. Allen

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The latest updates from our local Coastwatch team.

Information on recorded incidents and stories of interest from the local National Coastwatch Institute team.

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defibThank you for your interest in supporting the RSPG Roseland Defibrillator Project

If you would like to donate to this important project either transfer your donation directly into the bank account created for this project. Here are the details: Acc. Name: Roseland Surgeries Patients Group – Acc. Number: 63179419 – Acc. Sort Code: 20-87-94 Alternatively you can donate online by clicking on the PayPal button below. Thank you.

The latest updates from our local National Trust team.

Information on recorded incidents and stories of interest from the local National Trust team.

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Welcome to Roseland Online, South Central Cornwall and Roseland Peninsula Guide. The Roseland Peninsula and South Central Cornwall (SCC) have always held a magical place in people's hearts. The beautiful landscape and beaches of the Roseland Peninsula have been a draw for visitors throughout the 1900s and the tourist trade has grown year-on-year throughout the last century.
The tourist industry has now become the main trade of the Roseland Peninsula and SCC today but unlike many areas it's kept its charm and unique qualities intact.
Veryan, in the middle of the Roseland Peninsula, still has its iconic Round Houses, St Just its legendary church and St Mawes and Portscatho their stunning harbours.
The Roseland Peninsula and SCC boast some world class hotels and restaurants, including one of Olga Polizzi's renowned hotels Hotel Tresanton) and a Michelin starred restaurant in Rosevine. More here...

Local News

Superfast Superfast Broadband: Forward with Fibre Event – 23rd October, Eden Project.

Nine out of ten businesses in Cornwall can profit from fibre internet connection, Superfast Cornwall has claimed and will show how at a free event next week. “Forward with Fibre”, on Thursday 23rd October at the Eden Project, will give businesses of all kinds a clear overview of practical ways to use Cornwall’s world-leading connectivity

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Dan-TatamsStonebake New Takeaway Opening On The Roseland

A brand new takeaway service will soon be opening in Portscatho. If everything goes to schedule, Dan Wilson, who was the Chef at the Plume of Feathers last year and at the Hidden Hut this season, will be opening Tatams Stonebaked on 4th October. He will be open in the evening from 5.00pm until late on

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Layout 1 Roseland Festival – Latest Ticket Availability

The Poets on Monday 29th, “Island Queen” on Wed next and Michael Morpurgo Thursday of next week are now all sold out.  However the Ceramics Exhibition is on all this weekend at the Millenium Rooms, St. Mawes and the following still have tickets available: Truro City Choir and Trounce Guy            Sat 27th            7.30pm                        Veryan Church

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New Bus Link For Portloe

Local MP, Sarah Newton, has welcomed Cornwall Council’s positive response to her campaign to provide a new bus services for the Portloe. As reported in Roseland Online, earlier this year, the village was hit hard by Western Greyhound’s decision to remove Portloe from its 550/551 bus service route. This has left Portloe residents without a

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Cornwall-Council-logo HAVE YOUR SAY – 25 Sept Cornwall Council Stages First Live Online Q & A

This year the Council is embracing digital channels as part of its budget consultation process to encourage as many people as possible to join in the conversation. Earlier this month the Council published its proposals for saving £196m over the next four years.  The unprecedented scale of the savings required means that all areas of

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Little Shorelines Kids Club Open For Half Term

The kids club is now up and running up and running at Gerrans School as of the start of this term. They are are still looking to promote it to other schools in the wider area and hope to attract some more children for the half term holiday.  Currently no other school on the Roseland offers

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Layout 1 Roseland Festival – Latest

The Roseland Festival kicks off on Saturday 20th September, it’s the 9th year and ticket sales are going well. There are talks, music and drama. For the opening event Jane Costin is giving a talk on What Cornwall meant to D.H.Lawence – as we know he lived at Zennor for a while so it will

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Julian Dyson Exhibition of Paintings by Renowned St Mawes Artist Julian Dyson

From 13 September until 10 October  an exhibition of paintings and drawings by one of Cornwall’s true visionary artists featuring man made landscapes of the China Clay country around St. Austell goes on display at the Wheal Martyn Museum. The exhibition is the brainchild of Simon McNair Scott who has been collecting Dyson’s work for

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Writers Talking

LouisaAlbani Writers Talking – November 2014 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden has been chatting to artist Louisa Albani. Louisa is an artist, based in London and currently working for a publisher. This month her book ‘What We Heard From the Sea‘, a collection of writings and artworks inspired by the sea, is reviewed for Roseland Online. Over a delightfully chatty lunch we discussed her work,

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

what we heard from the sea Book Review – November 2014 – Sallie Eden

What We Heard From the Sea – An Anthology edited and designed by Louisa Albani The inspiration of London based artist, Louisa Albani, who is interviewed for this month’s Writers Talking feature, the contributors are from Cornwall to Canada and points in between. The title hints at the contents, a slim but intelligent volume of varied

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DVD Reviews

100yearoldman DVD Review – November 2014 – Mark David Hatwood

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared – Starring Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg Directed by Felix Herngren This Swedish adventure comedy is based on Jonas Jonasson’s global bestselling novel of the same name… and is surprisingly close to it’s inspiration. Despite having reached his 100th birthday, Allan Karlsson (Gustafsson) still has

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Health, Naturally!

healthnaturally-11.14-3 Health, Naturally! – November 2014 – Sarah Greenhalgh

Sleep “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” -Irish Proverb The changing of the clocks – did you feel an effect? Pic1 Last week I had a really bad night’s sleep; usually I sleep for a solid 8 hours. But with only two and a half hours

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Sarah Newton MP News

nppf Sarah Newton MP News – November 2014

Protecting the Roseland Last month I wrote about the need to build more affordable homes for local people. In this article I would like to consider a closely related issue, how we can best protect our precious landscape. Some would argue that these two aims are irreconcilable – either you build homes or protect green

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Nature Notes

Male cirl bunting by Steve Hopper Cirl Bunting Update – November 2014 – Stuart Croft

Cirl Bunting Update 2014 For those of you who have followed the progress of these little birds over the last few years, you will have seen that their fortunes can at times seem like a game of snakes and ladders. After steady, sustained progress saw their population rise a couple of years ago to over

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gardening09-14-1 Gardening – October 2014 – Nicola Bush

Now October looms and whilst I love the autumn with its fruits and colours I do confess to becoming a little depressed by the nights closing in so fast and leaves disappearing from the trees. Gone are the sunny days with glasses of wine on the patio in the late sunshine. It will soon be

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beemania-11.14-4 Bee-Mania – November 2014 – Colin Rees

I have been keeping bees for nearly 18 years now and this has been my busiest ever season.  What with the weather starting off so mild and the colonies building up so early, not only did I get a “Spring crop” of honey (which normally only happens about every four or five years) but the

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Search for E. Bragg

ea bragg, cornish mining, dolcoath mine, phil nicholls photograp Search for E.A. Bragg – November 2014 – Phil Nicholls

Needles in Haystacks I know I’ve said it before, but, the life-story of photographer Edward Bragg really does read like the script of a novel. None of his captured images of The Roseland this month but more of the story as it slowly unfolds, a little more of the plot, all built upon personal traces

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Acting Up

SophieNeville4 Acting Up – June 2014 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden has declared June to be Sophie Neville month and here she talks to Sophie about life as a child actor, playing Able Seaman Titty Walker in the film Swallows & Amazons, based on Arthur Ransome’s book “Swallows and Amazons” Elsewhere (in Writers Talking) Sallie also talks to Sophie about her work as a

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