An ocean-themed film festival will be arriving in Redruth this October and November. The Ocean Film Festival is back for autumn 2021 with a brand-new collection of the world’s most inspirational ocean-themed films, from below and above the surface. Returning as a live theatre tour, the Ocean Film Festival features a selection of short films starring wild seafaring voyages, extreme watersports and marine conservation from the least explored depths of the planet.
Christmas can never come too early The Christmas market season can't be beaten, especially in Cornwall - so we're sure it's never too early to prepare. The whole of the region celebrates beautiful winter festivities, and many towns host a variety of events: from festivals to markets and fairs featuring special, local gifts, delicious food and, of course, plenty of mulled wine.
Cornwall Council is calling on residents, community groups and organisations to have their say about how leisure services should be provided in Cornwall. A consultation launches today (Wednesday) which sets out proposals aimed at providing residents with leisure facilities that are accessible, affordable and provide the best value for money, whilst recognising that the pandemic has made it difficult to operate some current services in Cornwall.
Around one in eight adults in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have yet to receive a Covid-19 vaccine, figures suggest – as the Government launches plans to offer booster shots in the autumn. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appealed to the millions of people across the UK who have not yet taken up the offer of a coronavirus vaccine to finally get the jab to help the country avoid tougher restrictions over the winter.
No, you haven't woken up in 1951 - however the sound of steam is coming back to Exeter, Plymouth and Penzance as well as everywhere else in between The sight and sound of steam are set to come back to the main rail line through Devon and Cornwall - and there's no time warp involved.
A spate of arson attacks on vehicles in Bodmin has prompted police to urge residents to remain vigilant. Officers are investigating five separate and deliberate fires in September and August in which parked vans and cars were destroyed. Sector Inspector Regie Butler-Card said police are remaining ‘open-minded’ over whether all of the these are linked.
Holiday Parks set to become first acquisitions of £15m plan wants to buy two holiday parks to house more people caught up in Cornwall’s housing crisis and in need of temporary accommodation. One site is near Hayle and the other is near Helston. They are both established parks already.
Boris's girl on bridesmaid duty: Lara Johnson-Wheeler stands by BFF Emily Knight - daughter of fashion photographer Nick Knight
Nick Knight attended daughter Emily's wedding to husband Daniel Knight Harris Guests at outdoor service on Saturday included Boris Johnson's daughter Lara Emily looked radiant in an off-the-shoulder gown which she paired with a veil Prime Minister Boris Johnson's daughter Lara Johnson-Wheeler proved she took bridesmaid duties very seriously this weekend as she attended the wedding of Nick Knight's daughter Emily.
Two men who murdered a 22-year-old in an arranged fight with weapons have been jailed for life. Callum Hill, from Plymouth, died after a "brutal" attack on Kit Hill, a remote part of Cornwall, in March 2020, Plymouth Crown Court heard. Andrew Hatrey, 38, and Kristian Humphries, 31, had denied murder but were found guilty by a jury on Tuesday.
A Cornish cathedral is hoping to engage local volunteers with a fair to promote the various positions available around the Duchy. Truro Cathedral is set to host a Volunteer Fair on Saturday October 3 and is inviting businesses in Cornwall to attend the event. Following the COVID pandemic, many organisations, including Truro Cathedral, are hoping to attract new volunteers with a variety of new and existing roles.
The iconic locomotive will be chugging its way from Paddington to Penzance Holidaymakers in Berkshire will be able to catch a ride on a stunning steam locomotive as it chugs its way from Paddington to Penzance. The 61306 Mayflower will be departing from London's Paddington Station on Tuesday before reaching Reading and eventually making its way across England.
A38, A30, A380 and M5: Traffic and travel updates across Devon and Cornwall on Wednesday, 22 September
Alex Green Bridwell Road is now open Bridwell Road is now all open again and #PCB13 can return to normal route operation in this area. pic.twitter.com/LiK7PXYYLM — Plymouth Citybus (@plymouthbus) September 22, 2021 10:34Alex Green More information on traffic lights failure at Leigham Roundabout The issue is down to a power supply failure and Western Power Distribution have been informed.
Death and what happens to our bodies after we die isn’t always something we humans feel comfortable discussing, despite this being the one thing that unites us all. However, for some, a reckoning with their own mortality will strike at a painfully young age, stripping away the youthful illusion of indestructibility.
Claire Woodward is one of two women in court charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs A county lines drugs gangs allegedly used a women from Cornwall to send tens of thousands of pounds worth of cash back to its leaders in Liverpool. Mandy Stevens and Claire Woodward also allowed their homes in Axminster and Newquay, respectively, to be used by members of the crime group, a jury was told.
Padstow in Cornwall has been voted number one for Michelin quality meals in the world, with seven Michelin rated restaurants in the town and 57 restaurants in total. Three towns in Cornwall were ranked among the top 10 for Michelin quality meals in the UK, according to new research.
This October, surf therapy practitioners from around the world will gather in Cornwall for a three-day conference. The Wave Project’s 'surf therapy' course started a decade ago when a group of twenty young people sat on a Cornwall beach for a surfing lesson. They had all been diagnosed with a mental health condition, ranging from mild to severe anxiety, depression, self-harm, and schizophrenia – yet, to see them on the sands, none of this was visible.
by Richard Harding - Kingsbridge and Ivybridge reporter The South Hams features on tonight’s episode of Coastal Devon & Cornwall with Michael Portillo on Channel 5. ?The former Defence Secretary and MP unexpectedly lost his safe Enfield Southgate seat in the 1997 general election. He has since reinvented himself as a presenter of travel programmes most famously his Great Railway Journeys which have taken him around the world as well as closer to home.
Image source, Devon and Cornwall Police A man who died in a three-vehicle crash has been named as 33-year-old Shannon Rundle. Mr Rundle, from Launceston, Cornwall died at the scene after his Toyota collided with a Mercedes and a Ford on the A395 at Laneast on 18 September.
Coastal Devon & Cornwall with Michael Portillo shines light on the night a storm washed 37 homes into the sea - but Elizabeth Prettejohn refused to leave As former politician Michael Portillo begins the Devon leg of his south-west coast path pilgrimage tonight on Channel 5 he moves from Cornwall to South Devon and the it will shine a light on the ghostly ruins of the lost village of and the story of how it was destroyed.
CAMILLA, Duchess of Cornwall, opened up on a pivotal decision made by Prince Philip in support of the Queen. Camilla shed a light on her relationship with Prince Philip in an upcoming documentary focused on the Duke of Edinburgh. The Duchess revealed during the film she had asked her father-in-law about his childhood and found his stories "absolutely riveting".