Local News

Roseland Defibrillator Locations List

Here is a comprehensive list of locations for the defibrillators on The Roseland.  Everybody should know where these are in case of emergency. Available 24/7 Tregony Surgery (Well Street) – porch East Portholland Post Office – exterior wall Veryan, The New Inn exterior wall Rosevine Poultry Farm (opposite Rosevine Hotel) – on garage wall Portscatho

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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

fishermansshelter-web Adopt A Red Phone Box

There are a few remaining red telephone boxes on the Roseland, many of you will have a particular favourite.  Some of them need a touch up of paint from time to time, but did you know that you can “adopt” a phone box?  Some have been converted into mini libraries, some are filled with local

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ralphs store Portscatho Post Office Relocation Decision

The relocation of the Portscatho Post office from the Quay to Ralph’s Stores in the square has been given the green light from the Post Office. After an unprecedented turnout for this relocation at the end of 2014, villagers expressed their misgivings about the move which included a range of issues, access, availability of space,

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trethemmill Trethem Mill Win Fourth Gold in a Year

Trethem Mill Touring Park has continued its impressive run of awards by winning another gold at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2014-2015. Ian, Jane & Jake proudly collected the title of “Holiday Park & Village of the Year” at a ceremony held in the Great Hall of the Grand Pier in Weston-Super-Mare. Chair of

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veryanconcerts Veryan Church to host International Music Series

Following the success of Ben Salfield’s solo and The Horsemen of the Apocalypse concerts in 2014, Veryan Church will be hosting an International Series of concerts in 2015. The series starts on Friday, 13 March, with an internationally known guitar duo based in Germany, Duo Pasión. This partner couple are renowned for their vibrant interpretations and

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Faisel-StMawesPharmacy The Future of St Mawes Pharmacy: Report

St Mawes Memorial Hall was packed to capacity – and beyond – on the evening of 5th February for the meeting to discuss what pharmacy services are needed in the area. With 120 information sheets issued, and most people sharing copies, it was clear this is something about which the community feels very strongly. Keith

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gorran church bell lift Gorran Church Bells Ring Out Again

Thanks to a generous grant of £34,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), St Goran PCC have preserved the church’s existing Georgian bells in their wooden frame and installed a refurbished set of eight Victorian bells brought to Cornwall from Kent. The local community has worked hard over the past 5 years to raise funds to

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GorranAffordableRedevelopment Gorran Affordable Housing Redevelopment to Begin

Work on a redevelopment of the disused church rooms at Gorran Churchtown is expected to commence  in early March 2015. Cornwall Council granted planning permission and listed building consent in December for a scheme to transform the church rooms into two flats for affordable use, including one to suit a disabled person, together with a community

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WatchHouseAndFishermansMission Watch House Restaurant Supports Local Fishermen

The Watch House restaurant in St Mawes will be giving back this Valentine’s Day by teaming up with Fishermen’s Mission to offer a special “Give a Little Love” fixed-price menu and £5 of every meal ordered will go direct to the charity. Gina Moore, the mission’s South West Regional Fundraising Manager, said, “The Fishermen’s Mission is a charity

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Writers Talking

simonbrett Writers Talking – March 2015 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden meets playwright, author, producer and real tennis player, Simon Brett  This month I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to cross examine one of my all-time favourite writers, Simon Brett, author of around 100 books from the dark and rather disturbing ‘Singled out’ and ‘Dead Romantic”’ to the lighter Mrs Pargeter crime series and

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

EttaOttoRussellJames Book Review – March 2015 – Sallie Eden

Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper – Published by Penguin, Fig Tree I bet you’ve never read a book set in Saskatchewan! Etta and Otto and Russell live there in the midst of the farmland and the wheat. At the age of 82 Etta has a hankering to see something different, so,

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DVD Reviews

Winter Sleep DVD Review – March 2015 – Mark David Hatwood

Winter Sleep Starring: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal, with whom he has a stormy relationship, and his sister Necla, who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter, as the snow begins to fall, the

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Health, Naturally!

HealthNaturally2 Health, Naturally! – March 2015 – Sarah Greenhalgh

This time twenty years ago Pressures of Life was founded. As I sat on my green carpet in my sitting room in Oxfordshire the ethos and following principles behind the company were born and within a year I had treated over 100 clients. Certainly not as experienced as today but the feeling was just as

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gardening-02.15-2 Gardening – March 2015 – Nicola Bush

I had to laugh when I picked up last month’s article. I said something about watering in your herbaceous plants. The heavens obviously read the article and did it for you. Oh well, sometimes I have to write well in advance and that can mean things become a bit hit and miss if the weather

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BeeMania BeeMania – February 2015 – Colin Rees

January has been an unusually warm month, resulting in the bees not being sure whether they should stay in cluster or get out and gather pollen and nectar. Both are available, witness the pollen loads coming into the hives on a sunny day – even when it is fairly cold. This is one of the

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Nature Notes

Stoat Nature Notes – March 2015 – Sarah E Vandome

One of the many features that marks the Roseland as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is its Cornish hedges. They criss-cross the landscape, forming field borders, boundaries, and tunnels over our shaded sunken lanes. Often rich in biodiversity, their vegetative colour, pattern and form is constantly changing with the seasons. Cornish hedges typically comprise

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Search for E. Bragg

ea bragg, sir william treloar, mayor of london, 1907, © phil ni Search for E.A. Bragg – March 2015 – Phil Nicholls

F.A.O. Miss Mary M. Moss, 10th January 1907 I recently likened the personal notes by photographer Edward Bragg to proverbial needles in haystacks. Well, here we are at the end of February and another one has actually turned up! I’ve just been sent a great piece of the jigsaw and with no written record of

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Sarah Newton MP News

sarah newton mp Sarah Newton MP News – December 2014

I am often contacted by constituents about the quality of water flowing through our taps as well as around our shores and creeks. There have been some real worries for mussel and oyster fishermen in the Fal estuary this past summer. High quality water is essential for our whole ecosystem as well as our health

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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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