Category Archives: Local Issues

Local issues for residents of Newquay, what are the big stories, the long-standing issues and niggles.

Mutiny on the Bounty – Cornish Connections

Channel 4 are recreating the journey made by the Mutiny on the Bounty sailors of 1789. A group of mostly keen amateurs, lead by Anthony Middleton (Ant Middleton), of SAS: Who Dares Wins,  are using Captain William Bligh’s detailed log … Continue reading

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Cornish Murders: Nevell Norway, 8 February 1840

The true story of the 1840 murder of Nevell Norway, a Cornishman and is a famous Cornish murder. Nevell Norway was the great grandfather of author Neville Shute (1899-1960). Although the murder itself was unremarkable in itself, it had great … Continue reading

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Discover Treasures Hidden Under the Sand!

Metal detecting is a great way to discover hidden treasure under the sand.  There could be lots of treasure hidden under the sand you walk over every day!  It could be secret Pirate treasure or the small coins dropped by … Continue reading

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The Poldark 2016 Location Nearest to Newquay

If you were a fan of the Poldark series in 2015, then you’ll be thrilled to know that Poldark 2016 will be airing later this month.  This TV series has proved as popular this time round as the original TV series was … Continue reading

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