There’s a lot to learn on this week’s packed Cornish Occasions – plus Half 1 of our Life in Lockdown particular | Information
This week’s Cornish Occasions options the primary a part of our weekly four-page Life in Lockdown print wherein folks inform us about their ideas, ideas and accomplishments throughout the ultimate yr of the COVID-19 disaster – together with this week Liskeard City and County Councilor Sally Hawken, who has confronted particular challenges attributable to her function within the Council Cupboard for Youngsters, Welfare and Public Well being. One other contributor is Callington School Principal Wendy Ainsworth, who describes the previous yr as “emotionally draining and intimidating”, and one that may have an effect on college students for years to return, however has additionally been a time wherein we needed to assume with satisfaction.
And do not miss extra tales of the challenges and achievements of our second Life in Lockdown elimination in subsequent week’s challenge.
The Cornwall Care charity, which options on the entrance web page of the Cornish Occasions this week, with its occasions recognizing Tuesday’s Nationwide Day of Reflection, employees and residents of the group’s facilities additionally keep in mind those that have been misplaced and accomplishments achieved. over the past yr of the disaster.
In different information, children at Fourlanesend Elementary College on the Rame Peninsula acquired an excellent shock when their fundraising efforts for Comedian Aid, and their marketing campaign for the enduring plastic crimson noses to get replaced with an environmentally pleasant different, had been acknowledged in a particular video name by not solely marketing campaign founder, comic and actor Lenny Henry, but additionally acclaimed author, comic and actor David Walliams, who additionally participated – and it was all featured in a particular section on the Friday night time Comedian Aid TV present.
We now have a response from Liskeard Metropolis Council saying it’s permitting an excessive amount of home constructing with out the required infrastructure and services to associate with it – and extra info on new developments across the south- is Cornwall in our Public Notices, Planning, Licensing and Visitors Pages.
We additionally report on the unbelievable efforts of firefighter Phil Sheppey, who has been working the Looe Ten Miler day-after-day for the previous month with a full respiratory equipment.
Phil’s accomplishments are additionally featured on our unbelievable Sport in Focus pages, which lead by spotlighting the Dobwalls Soccer Membership as they herald a vibrant new future on their Lantoom Park pitch with their new floodlights on – we reveal that also they are planning a particular sport to mark the official begin. As our final web page additionally explains, this represents an unbelievable turnaround for the membership simply 21 months after his membership’s services had been devastated by hearth – however now they’re really rising like a ‘phoenix from the flames’.
Additionally in Sport in Focus, we see that there’s continued uncertainty over St Piran League and ECPL dates, plus Cornwall, Redruth and the previous Cornwall All Blacks and Plymouth Albion Fraser Honey half-fly. tells Cornish Occasions editor Nigel Walrond how he cannot wait to return again to play rugby.
Different common articles on this week’s Cornish Occasions embrace Your Letters, Westminster Column from South East Cornwall MP Sheryll Murray, our in style Puzzles web page, extra fascinating hikes with Ray’s Nature Watch characteristic Roberts – in addition to an article on houses and gardens on how one can survive this beloved creature, the hedgehog – and our Again British Farmers pages.
Moreover, there’s a quirk about how our Easter traditions have advanced and why the date of this spiritual competition adjustments from yr to yr, in addition to articles from Cornwall MIND and a Cornwall born hypnotherapist now based mostly. in New Zealand. on easy methods to assist these affected by psychological well being or social nervousness throughout and after confinement.
There’s all of this and extra on this week’s Cornish Occasions on sale now.