Dive in and help warm up Jubilee Pool and regenerate the town of Penzance!

The deadline is 30TH SEPTEMBER 2018 for securing £350,000 of community funding to heat a section of the water to 35 degrees all year round using geothermal energy. A new indoor Café and a community space for activities, exercise and events will also be built. Investment from local people and local businesses is needed to […]

Penzance’s Garden Angels!

Penzance Community Flora Group are a group of volunteers who’s aim is to beautify Penzance town. They apply for community grants and raise funds by organising events. Most of their budget is generated from the sales of their stunning hanging baskets, for several years this was the sole source of their funds of which the […]

Plans are afoot at the Gold Winning Turks Head in Penzance

Huge congratulations to the Turks Head based on historic Chapel Street in Penzance, who have recently been awarded GOLD in the restaurant category of ‘The 2017/2018 Taste of the West Hospitality & Retail Awards.’ This is the fourth year in a row that they have been awarded a Gold Taste of the West Award; a […]

Garden Party (2nd September)

  Cornwall Samaritans, based at Truro, is a busy branch the only one in Cornwall. Approx 53,000 contacts are made a year by phone, email, texts and face to face. About 1 in 5 callers have suicidal thoughts proving how valuable the service is. The branch is manned completely by volunteers, about 100, who give […]

Penwith’s Dog-Friendly beaches

Here’s a handy guide if you’re visiting Penwith this Summer with your furry friend. Bamaluz Beach – TR26 1PR The remains of Wheal Dream tin mine overlook this quiet, sandy beach. Cot Valley – TR19 7NT Two small beaches lie close to the end of the pretty Cot Valley and dogs are allowed on both. Eastern Green […]

St Ives September Festival 2018

The annual St Ives September festival is a two-week celebration of music and the arts. This year’s festival runs from the 8th to the 22nd September. The St Ives September Festival began in a back kitchen in Teetotal Street in September 1977 bringing together the diverging interests of several arts and music professionals. The first […]

Food and Fun aplenty at Country Skittles this Summer!

Set in stunning rural surroundings a few miles from Hayle, as well as being a great family entertainment centre, Country Skittles is home to a fantastic restaurant serving delicious freshly cooked meals with a wide range of choices and prices to suit everyone. Whether it’s a family celebration, an office night out, date night or […]

Pensans School – Monthly News Column

Phase 1’s topic was ‘What brings us together?’ It gave us time to think about all the things which bring family, friends and communities together. The children developed skills in and had the chance to broaden their- confidence and self esteem links with the local community oracy skills promoting the schools virtues increased attention social […]