This week sees the end of the consultation on the Peninsula Rail Task Force’s draft 20 Year Plan for rail improvements across the South West. Launched earlier this month, the plan sets out the vision for rail connectivity across the peninsula and potential improvements to achieve this over the next 20 years. “The plan is […]
Marcus Jones MP, Under-Secretary of State for the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and Minister for High Streets, visited the Falmouth Town Team on Wednesday 23 September to learn first-hand about the innovative ideas and projects being delivered to support the town, its businesses and residents.
The new Cornwall Music Service Trust (CMST) has won plaudits for forming partnerships with around 80 per cent of Cornish schools. It has adequately replaced the closure of the Cornwall Music Service which resulted after local government cuts. Fusion Bags have commented on the news.
As Cornwall’s woods awash with the scent of wild garlic, local woodsman Tom Kemp revives the ancient art of coppicing Along with the return of the Cornish language, and goods being delivered under sail, many traditional crafts are seeing a revival in Cornwall at the moment. Before 1900 most woods were coppiced pretty intensively, and […]
An outstanding teacher from Falmouth School is determined to do her bit for ending educational poverty by leading a team of 20 UK qualified teachers on a visit to Uganda this summer. Lizzie Waddling, an inspiring teacher of Expressive Arts and English will deliver teaching ideas and strategies to Ugandan teachers and schoolchildren, in order […]
Businesses in Cornwall demonstrate their community spirit; donating hundreds of pounds worth of prizes to help a young lady with cerebral palsy to walk Born ten weeks prematurely, Abi is a 12 year old strong minded, and motivated young lady from Camelford in Cornwall. She is funny, beautiful and feels the same way about school […]
Hundreds of thousands of people visit Cornwall annually for its breathtaking beaches, stunning sunsets, and a pace of life that is unmistakably relaxed. Ancient tin mines sit redundant; creating striking images against the backdrop of the sea. Whilst the Cornish pasty was made exclusive to the peninsula, it’s easy to forget its heritage as nourishment […]
About as far away from the ubiquitous Hockney blues as you can imagine. Claire Chamberlain’s work is forged from the fires of the ancient land of Cornwall made famous across the world its tin mines and tourist temptations. Claire’s work is the end result of a lifetime of pastiches of Cornish life and naïve beach […]
A new three-year grant funded project, ‘Home Service’, held an information event on Monday 24th March near Redruth, to provide further information about their scheme that aims to give older people living in care homes access to high quality arts experiences. With £256,000 in funding from Arts Council England and The Baring Foundation, Home Service […]