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The journey of Ernie (Cherone)

By Helen Shingler: Many of you reading this will already be aware of the journey of baby Ernie Cherone through his Facebook page set up by parents, Louie and Gemma […]

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#coverupmate campaign targets men

Adapted from post by Cornwall Council: Men who spend long periods of time outdoors are being urged to protect themselves against the sun, perhaps because many have a tendency not […]

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Taking responsibility for plastic

I’ve just downloaded the SAS (Surfers Against Sewage) personal action plan. It contains many great tips to reduce our use of a reliance on plastic which we all now know […]

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Watch out for fake Amazon emails

Action Fraud. Says it has had an increased number of reports about fake emails purporting to be from Amazon. The subject line and content of the emails vary, but they […]

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A happy memory day at Atlantic Rest

Popped down to Penlow yesterday to show my visiting daughter her grandmother’s burial place. Glorious weather, incredibly tranquil, and some very welcome new developments helping insects and spiders at Atlantic […]

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29% of Brits spend their leisure time alone

By Binzy Reynolds: The Office of National Statistics, (ONS) has recently published new analysis, showing that we spend most of our free time with others, but on average 100 minutes […]

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Borrow books from your sofa through Cornwall Libraries

Borrowing books has never been easier – in fact, you don’t even need to leave your sofa these days. More than 60,000 free books have been downloaded from Cornwall’s libraries […]

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St. Swithin’s Church, Launcells Flower Festival 12-15 July

By Helen Shingler: The Annual Flower Festival started today and continues up to Sunday 15th July. The theme this year is ‘The Joy of Flowers’.  Apart from magnificent flower arrangements, […]

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Cornwall Council and Cornwall Marine Network call on the UK Government to continue with Pan-European funding programmes

  By Binzy Reynolds: Cornwall Council is asking the Government to ensure that the UK continues to access Pan-European funding programmes, available for non-member states, so Cornwall’s businesses and communities […]

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Eating disorders means rise in Childline calls

I’ve read this information from NSPCC with a shudder. What are we doing to our children and young people for this to be happening at such unprecedented levels? Knowing people […]

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Dogs die in hot cars…

A reminder: dogs die in hot cars. Do caravans count? Dogs die in hot cars.

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Book Signing, Talk and Mini Workshop at Wise Old Crow

By Helen Shingler: Last month I attended an interesting Talk and Mini-Workshop at the Wise Old Crow.  Susanna Dark is the owner of this shop and has also written a […]

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When you don’t want a tick…

It’s that time of year. Walked in and found blood spotted around the floor. I was shocked by quite how much blood. My Labrador had done some DIY tick removal! Ticks are a […]

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