Golowan - Mazey day parade

Golowan Festival and Mazey Day 2014

Celebration of midsummer – the Feast of St. John – with bonfires, flaming tar barrels and burning torches was widespread in Cornwall until the late 19th Century. Penzance was one of the last towns to lose this tradition in the 1890s, as the perceived fire risk had made insurance premiums too expensive. In 1991, the […]

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Penzance Harbour – The Future is in your hands

PUBLIC MEETING ST JOHN’S HALL, PENZANCE 7:30pm on 17th November 2011 A new Penzance Harbour Scheme project designed to improve the Penzance – Isles of Scilly Link facilities at Penzance Harbour has been launched by the Town Council and Penzance Seafront Forum, who are working together in the newly created Penzance Harbour Scheme Management Board. Please do […]

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Penzance seafront – A Way forward

Over the last couple of years, the Route Partnership’s Isles of Scilly Link Project has exercised and focused many minds in the community on what is appropriate development for the seafront of our town. That ultimately failed proposal has been sadly divisive for the community, but it is notable that what everyone involved in the […]


An Improved Scheme for the Isles of Scilly Link

An Improved Scheme for the Isles of Scilly Link Saves around £25m compared with Cornwall Council scheme, provides a stimulus for economic growth and regeneration, makes the most of local resources, conserves coastal heritage, and dramatically reduces the risk to the Council and to council-tax payers. In response to calls from the Department of Transport […]

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Penzance Harbour – battery rocks dispute

Cornwall County Council as part of the Route Partnership’s  wants to build a passenger terminal, freight depot and lorry park on this Penzance beach. At a public consultation in September 2008 more than 85% of the 267 respondents rejected the plans This week people of Penzance are to be given a chance to see an […]