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Tales From The Lugger

A new film about life in Portscatho through the lens of Buttz Yoddles has been produced and is now for sale.  Roseland Online has been catching up with its producer and asked him why he decided to make the film which intruduces us to a number of unique Portscatho resident, past and present! “As a child,

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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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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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Local News

Marie Curie Trewithen Gardens Open for Marie Curie Nurses

TREWITHEN GARDENS OPEN FOR MARIE CURIE NURSES Volunteers from all over Cornwall are hosting their annual Trewithen Country and Classics at Trewithen Gardens, Probus on Sunday 27 July.  This will be the 3rd year, thanks to the support of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Galsworthy and family that Marie Curie volunteers have hosted a great day with many

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ajax Ajax National Championships Short of Crew – Can You Help?

Two boats competing in next weekends Ajax National Championships are short of crew. Can you help? The rules state three have to sail to qualify in the class rules. There are three back to back races on Friday & Saturday & two on Sunday. One boat is short of two crew on Friday & then one crew

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vc_logo_stnd_onwhite copy Visit Cornwall’s Last Minute Booking Support

A new Twitter feed from Visit Cornwall will make booking breaks in Cornwall even easier, help businesses and save money. Roseland Online has learned that a new Twitter page, Last Minute Cornwall – @LastMinuteSW, has been launched by Visit Cornwall, the county’s official tourist board, in an attempt to support Cornish rental businesses. Late deals are

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Hub FM radio set New Local Radio Station Launches Soon

A brand new community radio station for mid Cornwall -The Hub – is set to launch in just days, you can see the countdown on our page! Initially granted a licence in 2012 with two years to get on air, the station is now just days away from its launch on July 26 at midday. Managing and Technical

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portscathofishfestival-2014 Portscatho Fish Festival 2014

On Saturday 2nd August, Portscatho will be holding its second Fish Festival. After the success of last year’s inaugural event, this year’s festival is set to be another great day for all the family and a proud celebration of Gerrans Bay’s rich variety of fish and shellfish. The harbour will be a hive of activity,

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jollity Take Back Jollity Farm Begins

A patch of land which was locked in a dispute over responsibility for its upkeep will be taken back by the community on Sunday 6th July. Roseland Online editor, Mark David Hatwood, who was involved in the initial discussions about the ‘open space (106) back in December 2010 decided enough was enough and something had

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sarah newton mp Sarah Newton MP Calls For New Bus Link For Portloe

Following on from Roseland Online’s article about the bus service to Portloe, Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton has called on Cornwall Council to use funds given to it by the Government to provide a new bus link for Portloe. Earlier this month the village was hit hard by Western Greyhound’s decision to remove Portloe from

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table-tennis Anyone For Table Tennis?

Table Tennis is catching on in Ruan Lanihorne and they’re looking for like-minded villages to start a small league. A hard core of twelve enthusiastic beginners in Ruan, of mixed abilities and ages, has formed meeting on a fortnightly basis in the Reading Room. David Hamblett told Roseland Online – “We play all year and

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BeeManIa

BeeMania5 Bee-Mania – July 2014 – Colin Rees

What a couple of months it’s been!  Swarms left, right and centre!  I think it’s fair to say that 2014 will go down as one of the swarmiest seasons for a year or two, mainly as the result of a long, mild winter.  The queen didn’t really stop laying, so once the warmer weather arrived

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Search for E. Bragg

ea bragg, percuil, phil nicholls photography Search for E. Bragg – July 2014 – Phil Nicholls

Percuil -  A Photographer’s Pre-War Glimpse. Staying with Edward Bragg’s images of The Roseland this month, I’ve pulled out a few of my favourite pre-WW1 glimpses of Percuil. At the end of June I took my favourite walk under blazing sunshine, beneath a fabulous, cloudless, deep blue sky; Gerrans to Polingey. From the mill pool

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Gardening

SI Exif Gardening – July 2014 – Nicola Bush

Now this month is a tale about the ‘Battle of the Acres’. Or more clearly Nine Acres v Four Acres. And it is a tale from last year but worth telling here.  Joyce is quite properly very proud of her garden and works hard in it despite the other calls on her time. Only the

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

The Hidden Child Book Review – July 2014 – Sallie Eden

The Hidden Child by Camilla Lackberg - Published by Harper (in English) 2011 This is the latest in Camilla Lackberg’s series of psychological thrillers featuring writer Erica Falck and her detective husband, set in the present but delving into terrible events which took place in the Second World War. When Erica finds a Nazi medal amongst

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DVD Reviews

Tales_from_the_lugger Tales From The Lugger

A new film about life in Portscatho through the lens of Buttz Yoddles has been produced and is now for sale.  Roseland Online has been catching up with its producer and asked him why he decided to make the film which intruduces us to a number of unique Portscatho resident, past and present! “As a child,

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Health, Naturally!

healthnaturally-july4 Health Naturally – July 2014 – Sarah Greenhalgh

Breaking the Cycle, Naturally! Growing up for our children seems to be quickening in pace; could this lead to higher expectation of maturing early?  It is useful to consider that physical development including the strength and functioning of one’s organs can be linked to those of the parents when younger.  This month we will be

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Sarah Newton MP News

Perinatal MH Team Launch 190813 Sarah Newton MP – July Newsletter

High Quality Local Services Are As Essential As Ever I am always struck by the difference between a proposal on paper, and what it can mean in the real world. A rationalisation of bus services can sound reasonable when presented in a meeting room, however when it takes away your weekly shopping trip to Truro,

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Writers Talking

SarahMyles Writers Talking – July 2014 – Sallie Eden

This month Sallie Eden interviews author, Sarah Myles  Sarah describes herself as a 30-something freelance writer. Originally from London, she now lives in North Yorkshire with her husband, two children, and a cat. The cat’s in charge. She is published regularly online and has featured on Film International, A World of Film, and in local

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Nature Notes

Common green shield bug (Palomena presina) Nature Notes – July 2014 – Sarah E Vandome

Enjoy a footpath walk along our many hedgerows and woodland edges that take you through beautiful countryside, and at this time of year you can hardly fail to notice just how many insects are about. The air is alive with them. Their part in the food web is highly complex, interwoven at several trophic levels,

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BeeManIa

BeeMania5 Bee-Mania – July 2014 – Colin Rees

What a couple of months it’s been!  Swarms left, right and centre!  I think it’s fair to say that 2014 will go down as one of the swarmiest seasons for a year or two, mainly as the result of a long, mild winter.  The queen didn’t really stop laying, so once the warmer weather arrived

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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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