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Cornwall’s awe-inspiring land and seascapes set against singing highlights from the largest male choral event in the world have created a heady mix in a film to launch the eighth biennial Cornwall International Male Choral Festival.

As choirs from across the globe prepare to converge on Cornwall for the long weekend of singing, concerts and competitions from April 27 to May 1, the work of choirs, film-makers, photographers and tourism leaders Visit Cornwall are all brought together to celebrate the Festival’s past, present and future glories.

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ONE OF CORNWALL’S FINEST ART COLLECTIONS IS UNVEILED

ONE OF CORNWALL’S FINEST ART COLLECTIONS IS UNVEILED
“Hireth – A Cornish Lanscape” (Exhibition open from 25th March 2017)

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Keeping Truro Moving

Truro: Threemilestone – Chyvelah Road Junction

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Homeless and Rough Sleepers in Cornwall

Council welcomes Government funding as it works with partners to tackle homelessness and high number of rough sleepers in Cornwall.

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Totally Truro BID organises free First Aid Training for Truro Businesses

On the 8th of March Totally Truro, the City's Business Improvement District (BID) arranged for the businesses of Truro to have free basic first aid training, to enable them to recognise and use a defibrillator. Over 40 people attended from fifteen businesses to undertake the 1 hour’s training facilitated by Cornwall Resus who are part of the wider Truro Safe initiative.

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Truro is back on the map

A new map of the city centre has been created by Visit Truro, in conjunction with Totally Truro BID.

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The ROC 5K is back with a brand new route

This year’s ROC 5K (3 mile) charity fun run will take place after work on Tuesday 27th June 2017. The annual event raises vital funds for ROC, which is now part of United Response, a charity which supports vulnerable people with learning disabilities.

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Threemilestone bus gate set to open next week

Chyvelah Road bus gate in Threemilestone will open on Thursday 16 March, providing a dedicated link for buses traveling into Truro.

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SUPPORT FOR CORNWALL'S HERITAGE

The Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro has received a major funding boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help realise its ambition of becoming a key cultural attraction in Cornwall and the South West.

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March 2017 Cormac Update

Here is the latest A390 Truro Western Corridor newsletter about the works taking place between Threemilestone and Truro.

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ADVENTURE WITH EXPLORER RICHARD LANDER

GET READY FOR ADVENTURE WITH EXPLORER RICHARD LANDER
(March to September 2017 only)

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Sing when you’re winning

A leading local law firm that has introduced office choirs and gives its staff an equal share of its profits, has been ranked number 16 in the influential Sunday Times list of the top 100 mid-sized firms to work for. Stephens Scown was also the highest ranked solicitors in the country.

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Council car park charges frozen for second year in a row

Parking charges in Cornwall Council-run car parks have been frozen for the second year in a row.

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Shopmobility open year round five days a week

The people and businesses of Truro are incredibly welcoming and open to those members of the public for whom getting around is difficult but the picturesque cobbles, running leats and tiny arcades and passageways are a real barrier.

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POLDARK – AN EXHIBITION OF 18th CENTURY OBJECTS, COMBINED WITH SPECIAL IMAGES FROM THE HIT TV SERIES

An exhibition combining historical objects and ‘stills’ from the current Poldark TV series go on display at the Royal Cornwall Museum from 6th February 2017.

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Final call for entries to the Cornwall Business Awards 2017

The Cornwall Development Company has announced the launch of the Cornwall Business Awards 2017, the most prestigious business awards in the county.

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Why Cornwall's European Capital of Culture bid is brilliant not bonkers

Just over a month ago the government's Culture Minister Karen Bradley announced the launch of the nationwide competition to find the European Capital of Culture 2023.

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Did you know about Truro's Shopmobility?

The people and businesses of Truro are incredibly welcoming and open to those members of the public for whom getting around is difficult but the picturesque cobbles, running leats and tiny arcades and passageways are a real barrier.

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Heading in the right direction

Wolf Rock Marketing, working in partnership with 20/20, has won the contract to implement a new signage system for Truro.

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Truro Cathedral receives £500,000 grant for Phase 2 of Roof Appeal

Truro, Cornwall, November 30, 2016: Truro Cathedral is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a grant of £500,000 for Phase 2 of its re-roofing project from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund - the final allocation of a two year Government grants programme to English cathedrals for urgent repairs.

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£115,000 in Community Chest grants awarded to voluntary and community groups in Cornwall

Hundreds of voluntary and community groups in Cornwall have benefited from Cornwall Council Community Chest grants worth £115,000 over the last seven months. Others could benefit if they apply before the closing date of 17 February 2017.

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INDUSTRY EXPERTS SAY CORNWALL HAS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT LIBRARIES IN THE UK

The Royal Cornwall Museum’s Courtney Library is considered one of the UK’s most important research libraries for Cornish history.

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Retailer donates £2.5k to ROC

Primark has made a donation of £2.5k to the Mayor of Truro’s official charity, Robert Owen Communities (ROC), to mark the occasion of the opening of its new Truro store.

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Truro safe partnership gears up for the festive season

If you’re one of the many people who enjoys Truro’s fabulous theatres, restaurants, bars and clubs you’ve probably seen people from Truro Safe out in the evening too. The initiative, which aims to keep those out in Truro on a Saturday night safe, is getting ready for the busy festive period.

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Alliop loyalty app launched in Truro

Alliop, a new customer loyalty app, was launched in Truro on Friday 23rd of September at the Hall For Cornwall.

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HFC appoints new co chairs

Hall For Cornwall (HFC) has announced Rosemary Squire OBE and former LEP chairman, Chris Pomfret, as new co-chairs of its board of trustees.

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Are you a local business looking to give something back to the community?

Are you a local business looking to give something back to the community?

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Lift-off on the A390 Truro Western Corridor

Hard hats and large maps touch ground on Chyvelah, as Cormac move into the initial phase of the works.

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New Regulatory Business Advice Service – ‘Helping you to get it right first time’

A new Regulatory Business Advice Service has been introduced by Cornwall Council offering a single point of contact for businesses to access regulatory support across environmental health, trading standards, fire and licensing.

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