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Truro Cathedral was finished in 1910 after 30 years in the building and has dominated Truro's skyline for more than a century

Truro: A capital ideal

Truro wasn’t Cornwall’s first choice for a capital, in fact it wasn’t even the second. But when Lostwithiel and Launceston gave up the reigns, it became the cultural home of Cornwall. Buzzing with independent shops and boutiques, a mecca for great food and drink and a place where entertainment is always 
in good supply

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The Spring Art Fair

The work of 27 Cornish artists will be exhibited at The Spring Art Fair at Trellowarren this April, organized by Lizard Art whose work will also be on show.

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Education E-Edition

A+ Education South West Edition

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Interiors

Bareppa glass table

Made in Cornwall

It’s no surprise these striking designs by Falmouth-based furniture designer Henry Swanzy have been picked up by Heal’s of London

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Snug living

It was more than seven years in the making, but ‘The Cowshed’ at St Columb Major has become a beautiful family home packed into the original 150sq metre barn

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Gardens

Rosemoor Camellia Award 2014

Trewithen Gardens awarded Camellia prize at RHS Rosemoor

Trewithen Gardens in Probus has become the first garden to win the Rosemoor Camellia award at RHS Rosemoor, as part of their Early Camellia Competition

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Collyer Family: Alice and Stu with children Nancy (2yrs) and Eula (4mths) enjoy the tulips at the Eden Project, Cornwall

Photo by Mike Rushworth

Mother’s Day at the Eden Project

Take your mum on a floral tour of the world at Eden on Mother’s Day

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Recipes

Beef & Vegetable Casserole

Tom Parker Bowles

Tom explains his love for one pot dishes, and shares a fantastic Oxtail Stew recipe

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Barbeque

Tom Parker Bowles

Tom Parker Bowles offers a few basic tips for barbecuing, as well as a Marinated Leg of Lamb Recipe...

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Celebrity Interviews

eden and james

Eden and TV chef James Strawbridge launch extraordinary pasty range

The Eden Project has teamed up with TV chef James Strawbridge and a team of top local suppliers to create a range of truly extraordinary pasties.

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Andy Jordan volunteering for The Wave Project

Win a free surf lesson with Made In Chelsea star Andy Jordan to support The Wave Project

TV star Andy Jordan is offering a free surfing lesson to one lucky person who donates to The Wave Project’s new Crowdfunder appeal.

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Cornwall (4)

A promising future for Cornwall

Investors continued confidence in the tourism industry

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Second homes in Cornwall in decline as buyers move away from London

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Cornwall is becoming more attractive as a permanent base as buyers move from London and become Cornish residents – with smaller cottages being freed up for locals

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Food & Drink Awards

Cornwall Life Food & Drink Awards

The 2013 Winners are revealed here...

Events

Sleepy professor

“Coming Together” Solo mixed media art show

“Coming Together” Solo mixed media art show by Fiona Green. Birdwood House,Totnes, April 20 - 26 daily 10 - 5pm

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Go Wild at the Wild Cycle

Go wild and take part in Wild Futures’ Wild Cycle on 6th April 2014! A 35-mile mixed terrain bike ride of across Cornwall’s stunning Bodmin moor and surrounding countryside!

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Walks

Celebrating Cornwall Wildlife Trust's purchase of Bostraze Nature Reserve
Photo by Jasmin Appleby

Dawn Chorus Experience at Bostraze Nature Reserve

Join Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Cornwall’s leading local wildlife charity protecting Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places in a fantastic opportunity to visit their new Bostraze Nature Reserve at dawn to hear the nature reserve’s birdlife welcome another spring morning with birdsong.

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Wild Penwith's Liz Cox leading a wetland wildflower walk at Bostraze 
Photo by Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Wild walk on new nature reserve

Join Cornwall Wildlife Trust, your leading local wildlife charity to celebrate their new nature reserve on Saturday 1 March

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Holiday E-Editions

Great British Life Holidays

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South West Accommodation 2013 

This handy guide will help you decide accommodation and attractions to visit in the South West this summer.

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Life TV

The Cape Cornwall Singers

A Cornish Jukebox: singing Cornwall’s praises

A goose bump inducing glimpse into Cornish culture is being offered by Visit Cornwall in its latest short film, A Cornish Jukebox which has been released in the lead up to St Piran’s Day (5 March).

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Galaxy

*VIDEO* Seal Sanctuary on weather watch... again!

The UK coastline has been hit by storm after storm, there have been flood warnings all over the country and we’ve even seen seals washed up in people’s gardens, but apparently there’s still more to come!

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Carnglaze Caverns

Carnglaze Caverns

Carnglaze Caverns ~ A great place to visit whatever the weather

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Holiday Cornwall

Holiday Cornwall

Holiday Cornwall specialise in self catering waterside and country properties in stunning locations around the Helford River and Falmouth Bay in Cornwall.

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