Cornwall News

Below is the latest news from Stayin Cornwall Lodges. You will find selected articles about the area, new advertisers, whats going on, special features, together with news about Stayin.

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29th July 2015

Good Times Ahead for Penzance Dry Dock

Established in 1834 the Penzance Dry Dock has seen good times and bad, it was saved from Administration by the Isles if Scilly Steamship Group in 2009 when they acquired the lease for the docks.  The dock gives employment to fifteen people who provide a range of services from ship repair, welding and fabrication and not only for the Marine Industry.  The Dry Dock has won a large order in connection with the rebuilding of the Penzance Jubilee Pool.

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17th April 2015

Record numbers flock to Cornwall over Easter

Thanks to the lovely sunny weather over the Easter period tourism chiefs have announced that record numbers of visitors have visited Devon and Cornwall to soak up the sunshine on the beach and also to boost the numbers at many attractions throughout the South West.

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29th January 2015

Cornwall to Receive Millions of Pounds to Encourage Tourism

The Chancellor, George Osborne has today announced plans for Cornwall and the Scilly Isles to receive a substantial package for the area to be able to attract more visitors. The target is to have over three million tourists visiting from overseas by the year 2020, an increase of 800,000 on today's figures.

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30th August 2014

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta attracts thousands

The 2014 Tall Ships Regatta has been attracting thousands of visitors to Falmouth for the four day event which ends on 31st August when the ships will set sail to London from Falmouth Bay. The first two days have seen more than 40,000 visitors coming into the town each day to witness the spectacle of the tall ships. There are forty six Sail Training ships taking part in the regatta and they have arrived from all across the globe. There is also a huge array of events and attractions shore side for all the family to enjoy, with live music each day.

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9th May 2014

Recognition at last for the Cornish Minority!

The people of Cornwall are celebrating throughout the land as they have now been officially recognised as a national minority of the British Isles. Politicians in Whitehall have finally passed the decision after many years of campaigning by Cornish councillors.

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3rd March 2014

Cornwall beckons for fun and games this Easter and Spring!

Springtime in England brings forth sunshine, colourful flowers and new life to our countryside and there is nowhere better to spend a short break or family holiday than the breathtaking and historic towns and villages of Cornwall.

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17th January 2014

Cromer's ancient bells lose their Ding Dong!

Just for a short spell there will be a strange silence in the town of Cromer as the historic church bells have been taken to Oxfordshire for refurbishment. When they return there will be an extra two to add to the melodic chimes which are much loved by the local residents.

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27th December 2013

Enjoy a delightful Christmas and New Year in Cornwall!

Christmas is an especially magical time in Cornwall for all the family. The vast choice of hotels, guesthouses, cottages and lodges are the perfect places to gather and enjoy some traditional festive cheer. Warmly lit village pubs and welcoming log fires set the scene throughout the Christmas season and go on well into the New Year.

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