Local News

Local Winners at South West Tourism Excellence Awards

Pebble House in Mevagissey, Cornwall is celebrating Gold award success in the South West Excellence Awards, held recently in Exeter Cathedral. They had only recently won Gold in the Cornwall Tourism Awards and both wins were after their first time entering and within the first two and half years of opening. Not only this, they also scooped finalist status in

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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

Helo St Mawes redux St Just Residents Pack Parish Council Meeting Over Heli-Landing Area

Around 40 residents attended a meeting of St Just Parish Council on Monday evening to hear about a controversial helicopter landing are in the Parish. The use of Lowen Field to land helicopters had been given permission by Cornwall Council against the objections of St Just Parish Council. Resident Andrew Chantrill said the community wants Cornwall Council to

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@Gary Mitchell Holidaymaker Drowns in Porthmellon

A holidaymaker in Porthmellon has drowned whilst trying to rescue one of his dogs from the sea. He was walking his dogs this morning at around 11:00am. Devon and Cornwall Police called the incident a “tragic accident”. The man’s stepdaughter tried to help and the man, who was airlifted from the sea by a coastguard helicopter crew (pictured here by local

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ralphs-portscatho Break In At Village Store

Police were called in the early hours of Tuesday 1 December after a break in was discovered at Ralph’s Store in Portscatho. Investigations continue and the shop is temporarily closed whilst staff await for a window to be repaired and broken glass to be cleaned up.  Speaking to Roseland Online, Manager David Perrelet said “I was

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Meva Choir Choirs Raise over £1,000 for Cornwall Hospice

A concert by the renowned Mevagissey Male Choir and St Neot’s Canoryon Lowen raised over £1,000 for Cornwall Hospice Care on Saturday 14th November. A packed audience at Tywardreath Church were treated to stirring performances by the two choirs over two hours. When the final count was over, proceeds from ticket sales, a raffle and

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phonescam Devon and Cornwall Police Phone Scam Warning

Devon and Cornwall Police have received reports relating to a professionally run national scam. This has led to many vulnerable people, who are often elderly, being ruthlessly defrauded out of thousands of pounds. There have been a considerable number of victims nationwide, including many locally in the Devon and Cornwall area. The average age of

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

The Big Christmas Rescue children's book front cover Book Review – February 2016 – Sallie Eden

The Big Christmas Rescue by Rory Stamp, illustrated by Hannah Cumming (A personalised adventure book available from and sold in aid of the RNLI) If shops can open their Christmas departments in July I don’t see why I can’t review Christmas books in January! I realise this is too late for 2015, but you know

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DVD Reviews

sicario DVD Review – February 2016 – Mark David Hatwood

Sicario Starring Emily Blunt, Directed by Denis Villeneuve After rising through the ranks of her male-dominated profession, idealistic FBI agent Kate Macer (Blunt) receives a top assignment. Recruited by mysterious government official Matt Graver (Josh Brolin), Kate joins a task force for the escalating war against drugs. Led by the intense and shadowy Alejandro (Benicio

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BeeMania – February 2016 – Colin Rees

This winter has been unusually warm, 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 major

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Seed Potatoes Gardening – February 2016 – Sarah Daniel and Helen Robins

January and February are quieter months in the garden centre, and we get a little more time to tidy up, revamp displays, and think ahead to the jobs that might give us a march on the gardening year. Amongst other things, we are busy dividing perennials to give us new healthy plants, and you can

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Health, Naturally!

healthnaturally-02-16-2 Health, Naturally! – February 2016 – Sarah Greenhalgh

Fight For Every Heartbeat and What’s In Between! It’s seems appropriate whenever possible to include a theme in my article that goes with either the time of year, month or a health campaign highlight; this month is no exception. Maybe more significantly serendipity has led me to the topics included – it’s great to feel that

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Writers Talking

AK and Caesar Writers Talking – February 2016 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden talks to Writer, Professor and fellow Arthur Ransome enthusiast, Alan Kennedy Firstly, a little background: Alan worked in the universities of Melbourne and St Andrews before being appointed Professor of Psychology in Dundee University. Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1991, he is an Honorary Member of the Experimental

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Acting Up 2015

datauri-file Acting Up – December 2015 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden talks to actor Jason Gerdes of NorthSouth Theatre about his writing, set building and design, the group’s plans, the perils of career development, creative uses for celery and the surprising and lasting impact of vomiting Who is Jason? And what is NorthSouth Theatre? He’s an actor, founder member of NorthSouth Theatre and one

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Nature Notes

naturenotes02-16-5 Nature Notes – February 2016 – Sarah E Vandome

After the wettest and mildest December since 1934, a slightly drier January has followed with no further threat of a real winter, despite the fears expressed for a cold snap. The effect on nature has been interesting. You may have noticed that much of our plant life has still been growing and blooming, despite the

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