Local News

Roseland Residents Pledge to Help Calais Refugees

Roseland residents, Leanne Clark and Julia McIntosh, have been so moved by the plight of refugees in Calais, they have decided to take a trip over at the end of September with clothes, food and essentials and to help in any way they can out there. To enable them make the trip, however, they need to

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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

FRW-map-2015-final-cr-sm Fal River Walk 2015

The annual Fal River Walk, which had to be postponed from earlier this year, is now to be held on Sunday, September 27. The walk involve a new partnership with the National Trust at Trelissick where the event will start and finish. Walkers may choose either a Long Walk of 15 miles, or a Short

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planyes Roseland Plan Voting Results

Yesterday, Thursday 20th August, The Roseland peninsula came out to vote for or against the Roseland Plan. The overwhelming majority of residents (74.98% of voters) voted in favour of the plan. In total, 1139 residents votes were counted which accounts for 40.75% of the electorate. 853 of these voted yes and 286 voted no. For

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Veryan Tea Towl reduced Veryan Gets A Tea Towel – All For Charity

Veryan is to get its first official tea towel – all in the name of charity! Speaking to Roseland Online, Dee Field said “Before moving to Cornwall, I had lived in various districts in British Isles, which all seem to had a memento of some sort, mostly tea-towels or aprons etc. “With that in mind

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rippedbags Seagull Proof Bags Available to Combat Waste

At the recent Gerrans Parish Council meeting they addressed the problem of rubbish bags being left out at the wrong times, which are then torn apart by seagulls, resulting in waste being strewn over roads and pathways. This is obviously as unsightly as it is a health hazard. Roseland Online felt it prudent to point out

[continue reading…] Inaugural St Mawes Boat Show

On 25 July St Mawes will play host to the first St Mawes Boat Show which will be a two day event. The Boat Show will take up the whole harbour area with displays on the old Quay, the pontoons, the slipway and beach and alongside the harbour walls. Visitors will be able to experience a wealth

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beemania09.15-1 BeeMania – September 2015 – Colin Rees

At the end of July/beginning of August I started to remove the supers from those hives in which a surplus of honey had been stored. Then we went away and I am writing this whilst still away, so it will be interesting to see what I find on our return this week. We have had

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

the-doctors-daughter Book Review – September 2015 – Sallie Eden

The Doctor’s daughter by Vanessa Matthews Published by Completely Novel June 2015 After several weeks of picking up little but disappointing, dispiriting or downright dreadful books, it was a relief to read The Doctor’s daughter which, although dark and sometimes depressing, was gripping from the start. Set in Vienna in the late 1920s, the story focusses

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DVD Reviews

Dark Horse DVD Review – September 2015 – Mark David Hatwood

Louise Osmond’s documentary is set in a former mining village in Wales, against the backdrop of the current recession, this is a truly inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men’s club who decide to take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse. Raised on a slagheap allotment, their

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Nature Notes

nn-Sept15-1 Nature Notes – September 2015 – Sarah E Vandome

Hoverflies: often brightly marked, sometimes almost waspish and therefore slightly scary, are everywhere, settling on pollen-rich flora among the bees and butterflies. Their role as pollinators is as vital as the bees and butterflies. Despite appearances hoverflies are, as the name implies, simply that: flies. They are members of the family Syrphidae in the order

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Hedgehogcatfood Gardening – September 2015 – Nicola Bush

When the summer wind and rain arrived I feared for the agapanthus in full bloom but they are sturdy monsters. My varieties are particularly tall but have beautifully thick stems and survived everything the north westerlies could throw at them. Equally the hydrangeas picked up, some had been looking far too hot and a bit

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Health, Naturally!

HealthNaturally1 Health, Naturally! – September 2015 – Sarah Greenhalgh

Tummies and Turmeric This month includes a focus on digestion, manipulation to release tension and ancient remedies to reduce inflammation. While working a client’s digestive tract I noticed how tight his colon (or large intestine) was; the part of concern was found above the tummy button at waist height and travelling from right to left

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Writers Talking

Anthony Paul high res photo Writers Talking – August 2015 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden chats to Anthony Paul, author of two rather different books, ‘Wolf on the Mountain’ and ‘John Doe’  As regular readers of this column know, I have interviewed a wide range of writers over the past few years; all were generous with their time, most were interesting – although some more than others –

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