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Charity Walk Blazes New Trail in The Roseland

On 25th May, the eighth “Fal River Walk” launches a new 11.5 mile route, with an 8 mile option, providing both world class walking and scenery and the chance to take the total funding provided to charities beyond £100,000. Organised by the Rotary Club of Truro Boscawen, in conjunction with Fal River Ferries who provide

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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

Shadow 1884 Rebuilding the Fal’s oldest Oyster Boat

The oldest vessel built specifically for gathering Fal Oysters is aiming to be restored using money from Crowdfunding. Portscathian and Fal Oysterman, Chris Ranger, who has a love of boats, has taken on the task of not only making her seaworthy, but also become certified by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. His ambition is to offer day trips

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crafters-day Local Crafters Day Seeks Crafters

A Crafters’ Day is being organised by Roseland Visitor’s centre to help promote arts and crafts on the Roseland and support the Roseland Visitors Centre and is an exciting opportunity for crafters to exhibit and sell their crafts from the comfort of your own home or studio. Organisers, Jenna Foster and Dawn Andrews of RVS, have

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PeterEvansBiog Meet Roseland Online’s New Co-Editor

Roseland Online is delighted to introduce its new co-editor, Peter Evans. Peter’s family have lived in Trewithian for over 35 years. After his mother died, Peter and his wife Sue renovated the cottage with a view to moving there permanently. That dream was realised last year when Peter retired after working for more than 37 years

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plane-covewood Crashed Spitfire Unearthed in Carrick Roads

A Spitfire plane suspected of crash landing in the Carrick Roads has been discovered just below the Tregothnan estate at Cove Wood. Experts believe the plane, believed to be a WWII Spitfire, which, historic reports show, may have crash-landed in the Carrick Roads during the preparations for the D-Day landings. The local weather team at

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BBCONE-logo BBC 1 Seeks House Swap Contestants

Would you like to be on a TV show? Well, BBC One is looking for people who want to try out a home swap holiday in Britain for a new television series. The show asks those who live in ‘an interesting home and who’d be happy to swap with someone elsewhere in the UK for a

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BenSalfield Internationally Acclaimed Performer to play Charity Concert at Veryan Church.

A recital on 3rd April to raise funds for a much needed new heating system will see internationally acclaimed concert performer, Ben Salfield, play at Veryan church. Ben made his concert debut at the age of 17, and performed internationally for the first time three years later, in Germany. Critics in the UK and in

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Rural Business Investment Scheme £450k Small Grants for Agri-food Businesses

Following the successful delivery of the Rural Business Investment Scheme, Cornwall Development Company (CDC) has secured a further £450,000 to continue to build upon the good work that has been achieved to date. The original scheme opened in January 2013 and supported 20 projects across the county with small grants. From £500,000 of public investment the scheme has leveraged £1,430,000

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Water Leak in Probus – SW Water Response

We are working to repair a complex burst water main near Probus, Cornwall, which is affecting water supplies on the Roseland Peninsula. It was first reported at around 5am today and our technicians are currently on site working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. When the supply is restored there may be a

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Sarah Newton MP News

fisherman Sarah Newton MP – April 2014 – News

The living landscape In my last piece I talked of the grim February weather. Happily a new season is now upon us and, like everyone else, I am relishing the arrival of spring. I can’t wait to get out and about to enjoy the spring sunshine amidst the countryside, and to soak up the beauty

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Writers Talking

patriciaking1 Writers Talking – April 2014 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden interviews Cornwall based author and charity fundraiser, Patricia King A great supporter of local charities, including Children’s Hospice South West, which her husband also supports, Patricia tells me that, although she loves most of Cornwall, St Ives has always been a favourite haunt. She says “I remember spending my childhood on its beaches, swimming

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Nature Notes

naturenotes04.14-5 Nature Notes – April 2014 – Sarah E. Vandome

The Roseland peninsula does not cover many square miles, but it is quite possible to live a whole life here without familiarity with it all: cliff paths overlooking inaccessible beaches, the inland network of footpaths and lanes, remote farmsteads and other dwellings hidden among creeks and wooded valleys. So exploring some of the more secretive,

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Wake to Rio 2016

waketorio-04.14.map Wake to Rio 2016 – April 2014 – Tom Phipps

As I write this we are in the final build up to the first major regatta of the year, so before I go any further, and in an unfortunate circumstance the results from this regatta will have to be kept in suspense until next months article. However if you really cant wait, please visit our

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Search for E. Bragg

(8) ea bragg, the harbour, portscatho Search for E. Bragg – April 2014 – Phil Nicholls

Frequently visiting Portscatho at the beginning of the Twentieth Century, Edward Bragg left us a wealth of images showing the village and harbour in pin-sharp detail. This months article is picture-led and I’ve selected some of his views that include Pednvadn and The Mermaids Chair, Porthcurnick Beach, the village from the cliffs, a panorama showing

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Photographic In-sights

PhotoInsights04.14.04 Photographic In-Sights – April 2014 – Barney Nicholls

Welcome to this month’s article on photography. The weather hasn’t been very nice so I’m going to write about something you can do indoors.  In this article we are going to shoot a macro close up of a flower. This is a hyacinth from my back garden that the wind had blown over, so not

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Gardening

giant leek Gardening – March 2014 – Nicola Bush

If it is still raining and blowing when you read this then you will understand why I am almost at a loss as to what to suggest your March gardening jobs might be!! I have managed to put all the seeds in that should be sown now, but only in pots in the tunnel and

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

mrsgriffin Book Review – April 2014 – Sallie Eden

Mrs Griffin Sends Her Love (and other writings) by Miss Read - Published by Orion books 2013 A collection of writings on rural schools, childhood and English country life, this is a selection of Dora Saint’s short stories, recollections and extracts from her own diaries. Dora Saint, a teacher by profession, was better known as Miss

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DVD Reviews

nebraska DVD Review – April 2014 – Mark David Hatwood

Nebraska – starring Bruce Dern, Will Forte and June Squibb directed by Alexander Payne This wonderful new 6 times Oscar nominated film by Alexander Payne is a black and white road-trip drama which follows a tempestuous Missouri father who’s convinced he’s won a million dollar magazine sweepstakes and Will Forte as the son who grudgingly agrees to drive him to Nebraska

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On The Water

onthewater2 On The Water – April 2014 – Bob Warren

The season is here! The local boatyards are gearing up and the Percuil is starting to fill with boats again as the ‘early birds’ want their craft afloat for Easter. Time really is flying; the Gig club have been particularly busy of late both on and off the water. Two Gigs the Killigerran and the

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BeeManIa

Bee-With-Pollen-LR Bee-Mania – April 2014 – Colin Rees

What a contrast in the weather this year compared to this time last year We have had a very mild winter with warm weather most of the time, whereas this time last year a lot of the country was covered in snow and the weather was bitterly cold – and wet when not snowy. This

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Health, Naturally!

neckmuscles ealth, Naturally! – April 2014 – Mike Noone & Mike Gillingham

Is pain good or bad? Have you ever given thought to the meaning behind the statement: No pain, no gain? A great many people take this statement literally, and unfortunately, the end result can be injury. It is of utmost importance that we listen to what our bodies tell us. In evolutionary terms the ability

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Acting Up

markcrees2 Acting Up – December 2013 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden chats to Dr Mark Crees on his life, love for Charles Dickens and his wonderful play ‘The Locksmith’s Wife’ Dr Mark Crees isn’t an actor…or is he? Well, he’s certainly an accomplished playwright and, by the time you read this, many of you will have heard Mark reading from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas

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