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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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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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Local News

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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Layout 1 Roseland Festival 2014

This year’s Roseland Festival will open on 20th September and run through until 4th October. Following the Festival’s launch evening for Members and Sponsors, tickets for the Roseland Festival are now on sale. A leaflet giving information of all the events taking place was inserted in the last edition of the Roseland Magazine and extra

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Tide fight Porthcurnick Beach Tide Fight 2014

The Parish Churches of St. Gerrans and St. Philleigh, with The Hidden Hut, got together for a Tide Fight at Portscatho. On Saturday 16th August, over 250 people crowded onto Porthnurnick Beach, building sandcastles along the shoreline. Portscatho Tide Fight 2014 had begun. 32 teams from around the country took part both visitors and locals.

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Matthew Pitman Roseland Produces Budding Young Film Maker

A short film about Philleigh Fayre, made by a young Roseland resident, is due to be shown on the Cornwall Channel which broadcasts on Sky 212 and Freesat 401 on Monday evenings between 9 & 10 p.m. 15 year old Matthew Pitman has recently begun filming, editing and producing short films. Although still at school,

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brightercornwall Two New Cornwall Council Initiatives Affecting Younger People

A new website, Brighter Cornwall, will be launching on Friday, 15th August (the day following A Level results day). The website plans to link up students looking for opportunities with local businesses, who may be willing to offer an undergraduate a work placements. Students that sign up will gain more information on the opportunities available. Brighter Cornwall is

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tallships Tall Ships Parking Restrictions & One Traffic To St Anthony

The National Trust car park at St Anthony will be closed for the Tall Ships Parade of Sail on Sunday 31st August from 8am – 4pm because it will be used for viewing. Parking will be provided on private land but there is NO free parking for National Trust members A temporary Car Park will be available at St Anthony

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393_BT_main Serious Out Failure on Roseland

The Roseland seems to be waking up to a serious broadband failure this morning after many reported faults last night. The Post Office in St Mawes is believed to be closed today due to the drop out and businesses like Roundhouse Barns are unable to take credit card payments from their customers. Mark Sadler told Roseland

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Search for E. Bragg

ea bragg, froe house, portscatho (detail) Search for E A Bragg – September 2014 – Phil Nicholls

EA Bragg and Froe House, Portscatho, C.1907 I love those moments when I find the approximate spot from which Edward Bragg captured an image in the early years of the last century; it always feels like something clicks into place for me and It was at the beginning of August when I took my version

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

MinneyCarve Book Review – September 2014 – Sallie Eden

Carve Her Name With Pride by R J Minney Originally published in 1958 and reprinted by Pen & Sword Military in 2012; also available in hardback and for kindle. The book was the basis of the 1958 film of the same name, starring Virginia McKenna. Jack Warner and Paul Scofield. This is the story of

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DVD Reviews

laborday DVD review – September 2014 – Mark David Hatwood

Labor Day Starring Kate Winslet & Josh Brolin, Directed by Jason Reitman Depressed single mom Adele (Winslet) and her son Henry are forced to offer a wounded, fearsome man (Brolin) a ride home. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually start to trust the man who is anything like his

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Health, Naturally!

HealthNaturally-Sept2014-3 Health, Naturally! – September 2014 – Sarah Greenhalgh

Discussion on Diabetes and Dietary elements  Have you any experience to corroborate this? Two people I know have been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes; over time they have divulged that for both of them 6 months prior to their diagnosis they were both subject to a shocking traumatic event.  So I wonder if for some

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Sarah Newton MP News

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Sarah Newton MP – September Newsletter

As summer draws to a close I thought it might be helpful to provide an update on some of my work for you over the last couple of months. The first issue continues to be a frustrating one – Western Greyhound buses. Overall bus services in Cornwall are improving, with First and other providers laying

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Nature Notes

naturenotessept2014-5 Nature Notes – September 2014 – Sarah Vandome

The last thing one might expect to see wandering down the booze aisle in Ralph’s Store, Portscatho, would be an Elephant hawkmoth caterpillar. Nevertheless, there one was, slowly making its way in the direction of the tills, and clearly in need of rescue from being trodden on. How this particular animal came to find itself

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Bee-ManiaSept2014-2 Bee-Mania – September 2014 – Colin Rees

Well, it’s been another bumper year for the bees – though it’s not over yet by a long way.  The weather has been hot, with rain from time to time rather than all the time, which has meant plants have, in the main, been able to secrete nectar which the bees have gathered to convert

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gardening-sept2014-2 Gardening – September 2014 – Nicola Bush

Excuse my overwhelming interest in Veryan Show but it is the one local to me that I can enter because I never judge there and a reminder that it is an open Show so absolutely anybody can enter. This year it is 20 September and I actually wonder what it will look like with hydrangeas

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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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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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