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Portscatho Fish Festival

PORTSCATHO FISH FESTIVAL Thank you to everyone who supported the Portscatho Fish Festival this year. We’re delighted to say the festival raised a total of £2316.07 for local organisations. Donations have been made to Little Shorelines at Gerrans School, the Harbour Club Balcony Fund and the Youth Club. We’d like to thank all the volunteers

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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

Awards logo Local Success At Cornwall Tourism Awards

There was considerable local success for Roseland Peninsula and South Central Cornwall businesses this week at the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014/15.  Amongst the worthy winners at the at 6th November ceremony were the Lost Gardens of Heligan and Trethem Mill Touring Park, who both won Gold Awards, with Lost Gardens carrying off the Winner of Winners

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Roseland School Cheque November 2014 Roseland Community College Supports Marie Curie

Roseland Community College has pulled out all the stops to raise a whopping £501.17 for local charity Marie Curie Roseland Fundraising Group. Secretary for the Roseland Fundraising Group for Marie Curie, Jackie Shell, told Roseland Online “The money is raised by holding a non uniform day and the students each donate a minimum of £1

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roselandfestival Young Roseland Film-Maker – Take Two!

In August of this year, Roseland Online introduced readers to budding young film-maker Matthew Pitman.  At the time, Matthew had just finished a film about Philleigh Fayre.  Now he has turned his attention to the Roseland Festival and produced an excellent short film which will be shown on Cornwall TV ( Sky 212 & Freesat

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Superfast 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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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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Writers Talking

LouisaAlbani Writers Talking – November 2014 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden has been chatting to artist Louisa Albani. Louisa is an artist, based in London and currently working for a publisher. This month her book ‘What We Heard From the Sea‘, a collection of writings and artworks inspired by the sea, is reviewed for Roseland Online. Over a delightfully chatty lunch we discussed her work,

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

what we heard from the sea Book Review – November 2014 – Sallie Eden

What We Heard From the Sea – An Anthology edited and designed by Louisa Albani The inspiration of London based artist, Louisa Albani, who is interviewed for this month’s Writers Talking feature, the contributors are from Cornwall to Canada and points in between. The title hints at the contents, a slim but intelligent volume of varied

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DVD Reviews

100yearoldman DVD Review – November 2014 – Mark David Hatwood

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared – Starring Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg Directed by Felix Herngren This Swedish adventure comedy is based on Jonas Jonasson’s global bestselling novel of the same name… and is surprisingly close to it’s inspiration. Despite having reached his 100th birthday, Allan Karlsson (Gustafsson) still has

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Health, Naturally!

healthnaturally-11.14-3 Health, Naturally! – November 2014 – Sarah Greenhalgh

Sleep “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” -Irish Proverb The changing of the clocks – did you feel an effect? Pic1 Last week I had a really bad night’s sleep; usually I sleep for a solid 8 hours. But with only two and a half hours

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Sarah Newton MP News

nppf Sarah Newton MP News – November 2014

Protecting the Roseland Last month I wrote about the need to build more affordable homes for local people. In this article I would like to consider a closely related issue, how we can best protect our precious landscape. Some would argue that these two aims are irreconcilable – either you build homes or protect green

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Nature Notes

Male cirl bunting by Steve Hopper Cirl Bunting Update – November 2014 – Stuart Croft

Cirl Bunting Update 2014 For those of you who have followed the progress of these little birds over the last few years, you will have seen that their fortunes can at times seem like a game of snakes and ladders. After steady, sustained progress saw their population rise a couple of years ago to over

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Triumph Tulip, Leen van der Mark, Red/Yellow Gardening – November 2014 – Nicola Bush

Tulips – I hope you haven’t planted them yet! The first two weeks of November are the very best time to plant. Yes, I know the bulbs have been available since mid- August but if planted too early you run the very real risk of tulip fire disease for which there is no cure! I

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beemania-11.14-4 Bee-Mania – November 2014 – Colin Rees

I have been keeping bees for nearly 18 years now and this has been my busiest ever season.  What with the weather starting off so mild and the colonies building up so early, not only did I get a “Spring crop” of honey (which normally only happens about every four or five years) but the

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Search for E. Bragg

ea bragg, cornish mining, dolcoath mine, phil nicholls photograp Search for E.A. Bragg – November 2014 – Phil Nicholls

Needles in Haystacks I know I’ve said it before, but, the life-story of photographer Edward Bragg really does read like the script of a novel. None of his captured images of The Roseland this month but more of the story as it slowly unfolds, a little more of the plot, all built upon personal traces

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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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