£180,000 lottery boost for Tamar Valley plan The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team has received initial National Lottery support* for the Tamara Landscape Partnership project. Development funding of £180,000 has been awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help the Tamar Valley AONB and its partners progress their plans to […]

Great community effort raises funds for tsunami victims One comment on social media was all it took for a group of volunteers in Torpoint to come together to raise funds for the Indonesia Tsunami disaster. A quick meeting was held and a coffee morning and table top sale was arranged in the band hut with […]

Little Emily learns life-saving techniques at special event Christine Martin and Jenny Hughes along with Torpoint town partnership and supported by chat held a coffee morning with a twist, Norman Trebilcock from fleet came along and to demonstrate how to use a defibrillator and a full demonstration of resuscitation. Norman a retired  NHS Ambulance Paramedic […]

Choir’s Showtime spectacular success The Rame Peninsula Male Voice Choir broke new ground last month with a Showtime spectacular which sold out at a hugely popular cafe-style evening in Torpoint Council Chambers. Teaming up with Looe-based Keltique they featured songs from West End and Broadway musical classics, and films. These included numbers from Les Miserables, South […]

New Commanding Officer takes helm at HMS Raleigh HMS Raleigh has a new man at the helm with Captain (Capt) Rich Harris taking up post at the establishment’s 43rd Commanding Officer in September. Capt Harris was welcomed to the Royal Navy training base in Torpoint by a guard of honour made up of recruits from […]

Designer Helen launches her first Christmas collection Millbrook designer and maker Helen Round has launched her first Christmas Collection. Helen hopes her festive range will become a firm favourite, adding to her popular collection of hand-printed, linen homeware products. Never one for reindeer, snowmen or other stylised Christmas icons, Helen took inspiration from Mount Edgcumbe […]

New start at the Old Ship Inn The near-derelict Old Ship Inn, Cawsand, is open for business – just six days after changing hands. The pub, one of the oldest buildings in Cawsand village, was destroyed by fire in 2013 and left as an empty shell until bought this month by a new community organisation. […]

Final call for Cornwall’s beach lovers to join annual coastal clean up The UK’s leading marine charity says it hopes more people than ever before in Cornwall will take part in the 25th Great British Beach Clean from September 14 to 17 – an annual event run by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). The event […]

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