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Penzance Mayor Christmas card contest winners revealed

Ben Wood’s winning Christmas card from Mousehole Primary School (Image: Penzance City Council) The winners of the Penzance Mayor Christmas Card Contest have been announced. Cllr Jonathan How, Mayor of Penzance, chose seven winners, including one overall winner, from local school students in the parish who created Christmas card designs …

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Advisor calls for more to be done to end violence against women and girls

A counselor says she hopes a motion calling for an end to violence against women and girls will get more people talking about the issue. Thalia Marrington brought forward the motion for today’s (November 30) Cornwall Council meeting which calls on Council to do more work to tackle the issue. …

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Plan for the new Taunton nursery among the latest applications

THE following requests and notifications have been received for consideration by Somerset West and Taunton Council and can be inspected online at www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk/planning, or electronically only at reception, The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton, TA1 1HE. 04/0006 / LB: Repair and refurbishment of 9 sash windows at Park House, Bickenhall …

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Mark Gatiss’ TV version brings The Amazing Mr Blunden back to print | Children and adolescents

A forgotten children’s classic returns to print after more than 30 years, following Mark Gatiss’ new take on the 1972 film The Amazing Mr Blunden, which hits television this Christmas. Ahead of the festive production directed by and starring Gatiss, which appears alongside Tamsin Greig and Simon Callow, Virago Books …

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Five festive breaks in England – in case Christmas in Europe is canceled

If there’s ever been a Christmas to embrace brilliantly, it’s surely 2021. After last year’s festive wet firecracker – which saw us forgo the delicacies of traditional markets, lighted trails and good humor in decorated pubs – we’re ready to mop up every last drop of winter celebrations this time …

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Clovelly named one of UK’s most Christmas places

The small fishing village of Clovelly has been named one of the UK’s most Christmas spots. The idyllic location on the North Devon coast has been voted the fifth best place in the country for a party holiday. It was the only place in Devon to make the list in …

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Bridgwater United defeats Mousehole to advance in FA Vase

BRIDGWATER United continued their current form with a 1-0 win over Mousehole in the FA Vase on Saturday. The game at Fairfax Park was very tense and the 327 supporters got their money’s worth as there was 12 minutes of added time at the end of the game. Fit center-back …

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Why is Frome the worst pronounced place name in Britain?

A POPULAR YouTube series explained why so many people outside Somerset find the name Frome so hard to pronounce. Frome – which rhymes with broom, not at home – was featured on comedian Jay Foreman’s YouTube channel as part of Map Men, a series he created with fellow comedian and …

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Behind the scenes at Cornwall’s most festive home, now a popular attraction

There is a little Christmas spirit oasis in central Cornwall which attracts people from all over the area each year. You might think that Mousehole is the most Christmas place in the county, but have you ever thought of Bodmin? Just around the corner of Queen’s Crescent and St Piran …

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How Cornwall’s dream is getting more and more sour by the minute

It was an “exceptional summer” for Cornwall with the G7 and a record number of visitors – but for whom? Cornwall has paid a high price for its luminous beauty, as shoppers shun cities and people prefer vacations in Britain to overseas. So many people want to stay here – …

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