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5 hour Protest Halts McDonalds

by Y7 News Reporters Ella & Sophie. The 2021 G7 Summit has led to many members of the public to use it to gain publicity for issues that they are passionate about. This has been supported by the police, in fact one of our young […]

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Falmouth Paddle Out for the Ocean

by Y7 reporter Mya Gurrin. On Saturday the 12th June, approximately 1000 people joined the Surface Against Sewage ‘Paddle out’, to give the Ocean a voice and warn people and the G7 delegates that the sea and sea creatures are struggling to survive amidst plastic […]

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More to Cornwall

by Y7 News reporter Enid Kirk. Cornwall is famous for it’s beautiful views and delicious pasties but it is also home to many areas of scientific, political and cultural excellence. I want to highlight these fascinating assets and prove that Cornwall means more than just […]

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Why Cornwall?

by Y7 Reporter Mya Gurrin. The picturesque and natural landscape of Cornwall has been transformed into pop-up villages, iron fences, gates with a multitude of police vans, cars and even boats. Seven of the most powerful leaders in the globe will meet at Carbis Bay […]

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Discarded Plastic Given New Life

Written by Y7 Cornwall News reporters Josh, Isaac and Zack   Ian Falconer started the company Fishy Filaments in 2016, a year later he was awarded special funding to continue realising his vision. Subsequently, Ian told us that he has been able to supply, “over […]

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Tourism in Cornwall: Is there more for young people?

by Y7 News Young Report – Ella Brooks Richards. After being Deputy Mayor for two years due to the pandemic, Councillor Richard Pears has been elected as Mayor of St Austell. He is in his mid-thirties and is one of the youngest Mayors in Cornwall. […]

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Think Developing Countries are the Worst Plastic offenders? Think again, says one of ZSL’s top marine scientists

A brederowgh bos broyow usi ow tisplegya an gwettha offendyoryon plastek?  Brederewgh arta, yn-medh onan a’n pennwodhonydhyon morek ZSL.   G7 nations are the world’s worst polluters, and the solution can lie only with us. By Mareme Diop Walking through the plastic-ridden streets of Dakar, […]

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Podcast, S3 E1 Words in a Time of Lockdown: John Wedgewood Clarke

In season three, episode one, I catch up with poet, senior lecturer in creative writing at Exeter University, and community arts project leader John Wedgewood Clarke. John grew up in West Penwith and reflects on the diverse and complex cultural landscape of his childhood, from […]

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The Story Operatives for Kneehigh’s Random Acts of Art

Clay country natives Edward Rowe and Olivia Lowry, along with fellow writer Wyl Menmuir, have been digging for stories, old and new, real and imagined, and degrees in between in Roche and Pentewan.  These were shared in May through random acts of distribution in both […]

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Writing Twisted Tales with ‘Owdyado Theatre – a funded course on writing for the stage in partnership with The Writers’ Block and The Minack Theatre

Deadline for applications: Sunday 20th June Available places on this course: 10   ‘Owdyado Theatre love twisted tales. Compelling stories, often dark in tone, that draw the audience in then thrill them with an unexpected plot twist! (‘Owdyado are big fans The Twilight Zone and […]

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