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Choirs Raise over £1,000 for Cornwall Hospice

A concert by the renowned Mevagissey Male Choir and St Neot’s Canoryon Lowen raised over £1,000 for Cornwall Hospice Care on Saturday 14th November. A packed audience at Tywardreath Church were treated to stirring performances by the two choirs over two hours. When the final count was over, proceeds from ticket sales, a raffle and

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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

phonescam Devon and Cornwall Police Phone Scam Warning

Devon and Cornwall Police have received reports relating to a professionally run national scam. This has led to many vulnerable people, who are often elderly, being ruthlessly defrauded out of thousands of pounds. There have been a considerable number of victims nationwide, including many locally in the Devon and Cornwall area. The average age of

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Vanessa Matthews Roseland Author Launches Writing Workshops and Retreats

Roseland based author Vanessa Matthews is no stranger to Roseland Online.  Our latest ‘Writers Talking’ column covers her in conversation with Sallie Eden and Sallie recently reviewed her début novel The Doctor’s Daughter for us, too. Now Vanessa has launched a series of one-day workshops and short courses for writers. A published author and poet, Vanessa has

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Tregony Gallery New Management at Tregony Gallery

Autumn will be an exciting time of change at Tregony Gallery as it welcomes its new management, Brian and Judi Green, who will continue to showcase the very best in contemporary and traditional Cornish art for which the gallery is known. Creating a distinctive program of regularly changing exhibitions throughout the year, Tregony Gallery presents

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Gala lunch 1 Gala Lunch To Aid Refugees

On Sunday 1st November over one hundred locals filled St Gerrans Church which serves small seaside and country villages on the Roseland Peninsula. The reason for the gathering was to raise funds for Shelterbox and The World Food Project for their work amongst refugees. Diners enjoyed a wonderful three course roast luncheon courtesy of the

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Cornwall cricket 2 Cornwall Girls Cricket To Visit South Africa

A local girl is on track to tour in South Africa with Cornwall Girls Cricket Club but need sponsorship to help fund the team’s trip. For the last twenty years Cornwall Cricket Board has made trips to South Africa for their young players, giving them the opportunity to play the game they love in a

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beemania-11.15-6 BeeMania – November 2015 – Colin Rees

I don’t have much to report on my beekeeping activities this month as things have been very quiet. I have been extracting honey, of course, and the bees have been bringing in still more nectar and pollen from the ivy, which is still flowering though to a much lesser extent. So basically, I have left

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

drownedboy Book Review – November 2015 – Sallie Eden

Carmen Zita og døden (the drowned boy) by Karin Fossum – Published in English by Penguin 2015 The latest in the series of Chief Inspector Sejer crime novels by Norwegian writer, Karin Fossum, this is rather different from the usual run of the mill crime story, as it’s not clear whether a crime has been committed

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DVD Reviews

amy DVD Review – November 2015 – Mark David Hatwood

Amy – Documentary of Amy Winehouse by Asif Kapadia Every now and then, the world sees an icon grow out from the most impossible roots. All too tragically, though, the world they grow into wants to pick at their leaves until they’re just a bare stalk. This tragic and moving documentary of the world’s most recent

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Nature Notes

NatureNotes-11.15-8 Nature Notes – November 2015 – Sarah E Vandome

The harvest is in, the clocks turned back an hour and humans keep warm by staying indoors. Outside however, many organisms are preparing to survive the cold season head on, by conserving energy and going dormant. Deciduous plant species do this by dropping their leaves, so how does this happen? The process of leaf fall

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Gardening-11.15-1 Gardening – November 2015 – Sarah Daniel and Helen Robins

What a delightful and unexpected October we have experienced here in Cornwall! Hardly a drop of rain (at time of writing, anyway) and the most balmy daytime temperatures. The only reminders that we are well into autumn are the chilly nights and some burgeoning autumn colour in our gardens. The Liquidambars are looking lovely, the

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Health, Naturally!

healthnaturally-11.15-2 Health, Naturally! – November 2015 – Sarah Greenhalgh

Oil Pulling Rosa Hughes, an inspirational lady who for years now has passed on ideas to improve one’s health holistically but also targets improving breast health. Rosa’s November campaign is the focus of our article this month. After she discovered a lump in her breast 2006, she embarked on a total lifestyle change including thermal

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Writers Talking

vanessamatthews Writers Talking – November 2015 – Sallie Eden

Sallie Eden talks to writer Vanessa Matthews whose book The Doctor’s Daughter was reviewed in September Firstly, to set the scene: Vanessa moved to Cornwall in 2009, having, coincidentally, attended the same school as me. She now lives in Tregony with her husband and four children. Her writing has its roots in her varied work-life

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