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Podcast S3 E2 Words in a Time of Lockdown: Clare Owen and Sophie Aldred

We have just released our latest podcast! Next term we will be back with a new podcast series, kicking off in September with special guest, Sir Tim Rice, The Writers’ Block patron. See you then!   In episode two of season three, I have the […]

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Midsummer Celebrations with the Young Writers

Rambling bushes sweeping Over sheer-drop cliffs. Shrieking gulls cry to the sky and In tiny holes, cleaning their whiskers: Ever-present mice huddle against the gale R, Young Writers’ Group, 26th June 2021   Our June Young Writers workshop fell just after the Summer Solstice, so […]

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It’s All About Love

Y7 news Reporter Josh Lapham “Laws don’t change society, society does. So, let us help society get there.”   For a lot of LGBTQIA+ individuals’ self-acceptance is a learned skill, so a positive affirmation from friends and family upon coming out and talking about their […]

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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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