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Porthcurnick Beach Tide Fight 2014

The Parish Churches of St. Gerrans and St. Philleigh, with The Hidden Hut, got together for a Tide Fight at Portscatho. On Saturday 16th August, over 250 people crowded onto Porthnurnick Beach, building sandcastles along the shoreline. Portscatho Tide Fight 2014 had begun. 32 teams from around the country took part both visitors and locals.

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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

Matthew Pitman Roseland Produces Budding Young Film Maker

A short film about Philleigh Fayre, made by a young Roseland resident, is due to be shown on the Cornwall Channel which broadcasts on Sky 212 and Freesat 401 on Monday evenings between 9 & 10 p.m. 15 year old Matthew Pitman has recently begun filming, editing and producing short films. Although still at school,

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brightercornwall Two New Cornwall Council Initiatives Affecting Younger People

A new website, Brighter Cornwall, will be launching on Friday, 15th August (the day following A Level results day). The website plans to link up students looking for opportunities with local businesses, who may be willing to offer an undergraduate a work placements. Students that sign up will gain more information on the opportunities available. Brighter Cornwall is

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tallships Tall Ships Parking Restrictions & One Traffic To St Anthony

The National Trust car park at St Anthony will be closed for the Tall Ships Parade of Sail on Sunday 31st August from 8am – 4pm because it will be used for viewing. Parking will be provided on private land but there is NO free parking for National Trust members A temporary Car Park will be available at St Anthony

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393_BT_main Serious Out Failure on Roseland

The Roseland seems to be waking up to a serious broadband failure this morning after many reported faults last night. The Post Office in St Mawes is believed to be closed today due to the drop out and businesses like Roundhouse Barns are unable to take credit card payments from their customers. Mark Sadler told Roseland

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portscatholoos3 The Best Public Loos in Cornwall?

Could these be the best public conveniences in Cornwall, if not the UK? Gerrans Parish Council recently had a dilemma which they faced head on: how to pay the £10,000 per year of resident’s money to upkeep the little used but essential public conveniences in Portscatho. They decided to try splitting the loos into two:

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St Mawes Carnival resize St Mawes Carnival Week

The St Mawes Carnival kicks off this Sunday.  The aim of Carnival Week is for locals and visitors to have an enjoyable time and at the same time to raise money for local organisations. Last year the event raised £5,000 for  local organisations. There will events all week culminating in Carnival Day on Saturday –

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hub logo 1 The Hub Radio Launches This Saturday

Excitement at the studios is building up as the finishing touches are put to the new radio station for South Central Cornwall, The Hub Radio, as final preparations before its launch this Saturday. If you haven’t yet tuned in and are in the South Central Cornwall Cornwall area (Roseland Online‘s catchment area) they are already broadcasting their

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Tales_from_the_lugger Tales From The Lugger

A new film about life in Portscatho through the lens of Buttz Yoddles has been produced and is now for sale.  Roseland Online has been catching up with its producer and asked him why he decided to make the film which intruduces us to a number of unique Portscatho resident, past and present! “As a child,

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Search for E. Bragg

e a bragg portrait Search for E. Bragg – August 2014 – Phil Nicholls

EA Bragg photographs Trewince House C. 1910: A Century Later, How’s the Old Place Looking? I’ve always loved old portrait-photographs and as a kid would spend hours puzzling over the visage of, perhaps, an ancestor, maybe staring into the eyes of my Great-Great Grandfather. What was he thinking as he looked into the camera, imagine if he

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Book Reviews – Sallie Eden

IcantSleep Book Review – August 2014 – Sallie Eden

I can’t sleep - Created and published by Knock Knock 2012 Part journal and part book, with a mix of life quotes and hints to help you sleep. A handy little book, particularly for those who, like me, wake in the night full of good ideas which disappear by morning. Keep it by the bed to

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DVD Reviews

Tales_from_the_lugger Tales From The Lugger

A new film about life in Portscatho through the lens of Buttz Yoddles has been produced and is now for sale.  Roseland Online has been catching up with its producer and asked him why he decided to make the film which intruduces us to a number of unique Portscatho resident, past and present! “As a child,

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Health, Naturally!

healthnaturally1 Health Naturally – August 2014 – Sarah Greenhalgh

C is for….. …Cornwall. When you come back into the county, do you instinctively know you are home by a certain aroma in the air?  From the age of two I came to Cornwall on holiday with the whole family.  And even then I didn’t have to ask .. ‘Are we there yet’ because I

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Sarah Newton MP News

Mosaic path opening July 2014 Sarah Newton MP – August Newsletter

Sacred space and creative expression – the heart of our communities This month sees the centenary of the outbreak of that most terrible of conflicts, the Great War. It seems fitting that in Cornwall the commemorations will be based around Truro Cathedral, a sacred building that many of the men killed would have known well.

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Nature Notes

NatureNotes2 Nature Notes – August 2014 – Sarah E Vandome

Primeval hunters are patrolling the hot and humid landscape, while chirping grasshoppers and other potential prey keep a low profile in the undergrowth. It’s only a matter of time before some of them fall victim to the keen-eyed Dragonflies, whose agile flight and stunning, colourful displays make spectacular viewing. Dragonflies, along with their smaller cousins

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BeeManIa

BeeMania2 Bee-Mania – August 2014 – Colin Rees

On and on the hot weather goes – and on and on the bees go, gathering nectar, expanding dramatically, swarming, and making life very busy for all beekeepers. Whilst things have settled down over the past month with regard to swarming, there has still been a need to check that swarmed colonies have re-queened satisfactorily

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Writers Talking

SarahMyles Writers Talking – July 2014 – Sallie Eden

This month Sallie Eden interviews author, Sarah Myles  Sarah describes herself as a 30-something freelance writer. Originally from London, she now lives in North Yorkshire with her husband, two children, and a cat. The cat’s in charge. She is published regularly online and has featured on Film International, A World of Film, and in local

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Gardening

SI Exif Gardening – July 2014 – Nicola Bush

Now this month is a tale about the ‘Battle of the Acres’. Or more clearly Nine Acres v Four Acres. And it is a tale from last year but worth telling here.  Joyce is quite properly very proud of her garden and works hard in it despite the other calls on her time. Only 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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