Local News

Opening the Red Telephone Boxes

You will recall an article a few weeks back on Roseland Online about the idea of adopting one of the old phone boxes on The Roseland. We were naturally delighted to learn that St Just and St Mawes Heritage Group are now the proud owners of 2 defunct BT red telephone boxes in St Mawes

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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

Minack 2014 1000th Concert For Mevagissey Male Choir

When the Mevagissey Male Choir step on to the risers at St John’s in St Austell on Saturday 2nd May, they will be achieving yet another memorable landmark in their proud history – their 1,000th concert. Following hard on the heels of last year’s 40th anniversary celebrations, which included a Gala concert at the Eden

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Electricity meter Warning – Possible Electricity Scam

We have just heard from a trusted reader of Roseland Online about a possible electricity scam being targeted at residents in our area which we feel would beneficial to share with our readers. He told us, “We have just received a call from a company purporting to be ‘Select Energy’. They rang to say that

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Superfast Superfast For Philleigh Goes Live

Roseland Online is delighted to announce that Superfast Broadband is now available in many parts of Philleigh. Working closely with BT and Superfast Cornwall, Roseland Online is pleased to have helped increase the proposed rollout from 80% to a huge 95% of residencies and with funding for a new tranche secured, we hope to work

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Tregothnan Tregothnan Estate – Open For Charity

Tregothnan Estate opens its private gates to give an insight into the workings of Cornwall’s largest estate. Open for one weekend only, on 11th and 12th of April from 10.00am – 5.00pm, primarily in aid of Cancer Research UK. Visitors will be able to experience Tregothnan’s huge diversity of shrubs and trees on the banks of the

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volunteer-cornwall Welcome Home – A New Way To Volunteer

Volunteer Cornwall are working with the NHS and partners, including Age UK and the Red Cross, to recruit and train volunteers to support people recently discharged through their ‘Welcome Home’ service. This move is to help our local hospitals which have been struggling with unprecedented demand on their services over the winter. Most people discharged from hospital will have

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Roseland Walks 2 The Roseland Walks for Wellbeing Programme

Roseland Surgeries have contacted Roseland Online to let us know about an new programme to be introduced in April.  The Roseland Walks for Wellbeing Programme is designed to help you enjoy safe, regular walks aimed at improving your general health and wellbeing. Walks are offered every week, for ten weeks. Each walk is accessible to

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Western Greyhound 961 WK59CWY Western Greyhound Buses Cease Trading – UPDATE… Monday Service resumes

As of today, Friday 13 March, it has been reported that Western Greyhound Buses have ceased trading. Cllr Bert Biscoe, Cabinet Member for Transport at Cornwall Council, said “This is a very sad day for public transport in Cornwall.  We are currently trying to contact the Traffic Commissioner to try and formulate some emergency provision

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Writers Talking

Peter Hargraves Writers Talking – May 2015 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden talks to local author Peter Hargraves When I met Peter for coffee at The Tresanton recently it wasn’t so much an interview with an author, more of a delightful chat with an old friend. Born in Staffordshire and now living in Gorran Haven, via long spells in Kent and Hampshire, Peter was formerly

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

auschwitz Book Review – May 2015 – Sallie Eden

A Murder in Auschwitz by J C Stephenson – Published via Creative Space in 2013. Also available on Kindle and as an Audiobook A friend recommended this book, saying “it’s less hard going than the title suggests”. So far so good, however, the friend also has links to the author. Always tricky…how to say “I’m sorry,

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DVD Reviews

exodus DVD Review – May 2015 – Mark David Hatwood

Exodus: Gods and Kings Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, Directed by Ridley Scott Egyptian Princes Moses (Christian Bale) and Ramses (Joel Edgerton) are raised together as brothers. When Ramses becomes pharaoh, Moses is his most-trusted adviser. However Moses soon discovers his Hebrew parentage, and Ramses banishes him to the desert – often a death

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Health, Naturally!

HealthNaturally-0515-3 Health, Naturally! – May 2015 – Sarah Greenhalgh

How great is Green?!         ‘Arise up Miss ….. all in your gown of green, For summer is acome unto day, You are as fine a lady as wait upon the Queen, In the merry morning of May.’  A verse from the song sung on the eve of May 1st in Padstow, the start of Obby

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Nature Notes

naturenotes-0515-3 Nature Notes – May 2015 – Sarah E Vandome

Walking is, apparently, the new fitness routine. It’s also the best way to get out and enjoy some fabulous nature sights at this time of year. With so many public access footpaths across the Roseland, it’s now the best time of year to rediscover what your legs were meant for. From Churchtown Farm, Gerrans, there

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gardening-0515-4 Gardening – May 2015 – Nicola Bush

Life in the garden is returning to normal. A few dry days and I can hear the steady of hum of lawn mowers, strimmers and hedge trimmers. The swallows have returned and birds are nesting so leave any hedges now until the babies have fledged. If you really have to cut something then now is

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Search for E. Bragg

ea bragg, flora day, phil nicholls photography Search for E.A. Bragg – May 2015 – Phil Nicholls

The Approach of Helston Flora Day! Friday May 8th approaches and to all residents of Helston this means just one thing… Flora Day! Residing in the town myself I’ve come to love this annual festival as do the majority of my friends, one or two can take-it-or-leave-it, personally I can’t wait! I’m not going to

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Sarah Newton MP News

St-Mawes-Pharmacy Sarah Newton MP News – March 2015

Keeping residents of the Roseland connected has been a feature of my work for you, as has supporting our essential local services. Please find below an update on some of the local issues I have been working with local people to resolve. Access to phone, broadband and wi-fi No doubt you will be aware of significant investment that

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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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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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