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7: From bonkers targets to quite sensible ones. CPR gets its houses.

Another new entry at number 7 in Cornwall’s top ten growth spots for the period to 2030. Realising the Camborne-Redruth area, thankfully renamed by the social engineers as the much less old-fashioned CPIR or CPR, was woefully underperforming, Cornwall Council wants to see a minimum of 6,200 more houses built in the area by 2030. 328 more words

Local Plan

Cornishman dumps fiancée over false pasty making claims

A heartbroken Cornishman from Pool has dumped his fiancée, just three weeks before their marriage, after finding out that she has been lying to him about her pasty making skills. 183 more words


November 9, 2015 ... limping along

According to my calculations, I have 51 more editions of the daily blog to go.

On some days, I wonder if I shall make it. I have no intention of not making it, but on the drab days I am less than happy with the outcome. 150 more words


Family History, Planters and Advice Please

This post from Nancy came in today and landed at the most appropriate time as I have spent the morning sorting some family papers, reading wonderful bits of family history and, at last, throwing out the condolences cards sent when my lovely Dad died in 2004. 214 more words


My Favourite Cornish Mining Images #1

The Cornish mining industry and the landscapes it created have been represented and interpreted in numerous striking and romanticised images. I intend this post to be the first in a series that analyses some of my favourite Cornish mining images. 89 more words

Cornish Mining