Local News

Superfast Broadband: Forward with Fibre Event – 23rd October, Eden Project.

Nine out of ten businesses in Cornwall can profit from fibre internet connection, Superfast Cornwall has claimed and will show how at a free event next week. “Forward with Fibre”, on Thursday 23rd October at the Eden Project, will give businesses of all kinds a clear overview of practical ways to use Cornwall’s world-leading connectivity

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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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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

Dan-TatamsStonebake New Takeaway Opening On The Roseland

A brand new takeaway service will soon be opening in Portscatho. If everything goes to schedule, Dan Wilson, who was the Chef at the Plume of Feathers last year and at the Hidden Hut this season, will be opening Tatams Stonebaked on 4th October. He will be open in the evening from 5.00pm until late on

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Layout 1 Roseland Festival – Latest Ticket Availability

The Poets on Monday 29th, “Island Queen” on Wed next and Michael Morpurgo Thursday of next week are now all sold out.  However the Ceramics Exhibition is on all this weekend at the Millenium Rooms, St. Mawes and the following still have tickets available: Truro City Choir and Trounce Guy            Sat 27th            7.30pm                        Veryan Church

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New Bus Link For Portloe

Local MP, Sarah Newton, has welcomed Cornwall Council’s positive response to her campaign to provide a new bus services for the Portloe. As reported in Roseland Online, earlier this year, the village was hit hard by Western Greyhound’s decision to remove Portloe from its 550/551 bus service route. This has left Portloe residents without a

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Cornwall-Council-logo HAVE YOUR SAY – 25 Sept Cornwall Council Stages First Live Online Q & A

This year the Council is embracing digital channels as part of its budget consultation process to encourage as many people as possible to join in the conversation. Earlier this month the Council published its proposals for saving £196m over the next four years.  The unprecedented scale of the savings required means that all areas of

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Little Shorelines 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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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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Writers Talking

ElizabethHaynes Writers Talking – October 2014 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden interviews author Elizabeth Haynes Elizabeth Haynes’ books are published in more than 30 countries and in over 20 languages, with more due for release. Her novel, ‘Into the Darkest Corner’, won Amazon’s Book of the Year in 2011 and Amazon’s Rising Star Award for debut novels. It was also featured on Channel 4′s

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

poetryofWW1 Book Review – October 2014 – Sallie Eden

Poetry of the First World War An Anthology edited by Tim Kendall – Published in paperback by Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford University Press) in 2014 A timely collection of classic and familiar poems and songs written during or after WWI , intermingled with some lesser known pieces. It’s an interesting selection and I was surprised how

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DVD Reviews

twodaysonenight DVD Review – October 2014 – Mark David Hatwood

Two Days, One Night starring Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione & Olivier Gourmet, directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard plays Sandra, a young woman assisted by her husband, who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job. A simple premise, maybe,

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Health, Naturally!

HealthNaturally-10.14-4 Health, Naturally! – October 2014 – Sarah Greenhalgh

Apollo Awakening As I am writing this piece for the October edition it is hard to believe that summer is over. The weather today is balmy with a serenity and peace offered by the gentle breeze. But if you haven’t felt this recently or know someone else who is struggling to feel at one with

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Sarah Newton MP News

delabole-stage-large Sarah Newton MP – October Newsletter

Cheaper Housing Costs, Growing Incomes: A Prosperous Shared Future It is always good to be able to convey good news and I am delighted to be able to report encouraging progress in securing a new bus service for Portloe. After I submitted my dossier highlighting the impact of the withdrawal of the 550/551 bus service

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Nature Notes

image001 Nature Notes – October 2014 – Sarah E Vandome

“What’s the point of wasps?” is a question, not infrequently asked by people attempting to relax on the beach with an ice cream, in the beer gardens, or over a delightful cream tea in late summer, surrounded by sweet things attracting annoying attention from the black and yellow buzzing animals seeking a carbo hit. But

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gardening09-14-1 Gardening – October 2014 – Nicola Bush

Now October looms and whilst I love the autumn with its fruits and colours I do confess to becoming a little depressed by the nights closing in so fast and leaves disappearing from the trees. Gone are the sunny days with glasses of wine on the patio in the late sunshine. It will soon be

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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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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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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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