Get your swing on!

          The clever people of Pendles are holding a charity event supporting The Cove Macmillan Support Centre.  However, this isn’t your run of the mill charity event, oh no, this is a all singing, all dancing themed event!  You’ll be transported back to the 1940s swing era where big bands were the order of the night, so come along, dress to impress and be transported back…

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Art in the Community

As we all know, Helston and The Lizard is a haven for artists of all disciplines. And for the first time this year the artists of the future from Helston Community College are bringing their work into the community. Every year the art students of Helston Community college stage an exhibition of their work at the college, the event is well attended by parents and students but his year, for…

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Sad Farewell to Helston Farmers’ Market Controller

After 6 years and 86 farmers’ markets, Joanne Schofield is stepping down as Market Controller at the next Helston farmers’ market on this Saturday the 7th June between 9.30 and 1.30pm. ‘It has been a wonderful experience being involved in the process from the very beginning and seeing the market become the largest of its kind in Cornwall’, says Joanne. ‘With the help and support of South Kerrier Alliance, volunteers,…

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#FloraDay14

Watch Flora Day live online! For the first time in its history, Helston Flora Day will be streamed live on the internet – allowing people all over the world to enjoy the famous annual event, even if they can’t be there in person. Wendy Radford-Gaby, Managing Director of software development company Negys and a member of Helston Business Improvement Partnership, has bought two special cameras which will be positioned to…

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“The spring has sprung, the grass is rizz. I wonder where them birdies is?” ― A.A. Milne

It definitely looks like Spring has arrived at Coronation Park.  The weather is warm and sunny and it is lovely to see so many people out enjoying the park, boating lake, skate park and play area.  The beautiful display of daffodils brought to mind the famous poem by William Wordsworth: “I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw…

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Free 30 mins parking to be introduced in all Council run car parks

Cornwall Council is continuing its series of parking offers with a new scheme offering free parking for half an hour in all Council run car parks. The offer, which begins on 1 March and runs until 20 April, has been developed in response to calls from some local businesses for a free first half hour of parking to allow people to make a flying visit to their local town centre.…

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Farmers’ Market and Hope returns

After a well-earned holiday break in January, Helston Farmers’ Market is back this Saturday 1st February at the Old Cattle Market building and will continue to trade on the first Saturday of each month throughout the year. Hope O’Neill of Hope’s Bread is returning to the market after a year’s absence due to contracting breast cancer. ‘Hope has remained so positive throughout her treatments and is really excited about returning…

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Sticking to your New Year’s resolutions?

A survey has revealed that Friday 24 January is the day when the UK’s collective willpower is most likely to be broken – and has been dubbed “Fail Friday” as a result.  So we are now 13 days into the New Year with only another 11 days until “Fail Friday”! So if you one of your New Year resolutions was to lose weight and get fit and you don’t want…

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Have a very Zumba Christmas!

Hats off (or possibly on!) for the ladies of Pips Zumba class who went to town with the Christmas theme today. The ladies were in fine festive spirits and Pip even provided some festive tunes to keep everyone moving, the extra calories burnt will be (I’m sure) put to good use over the Christmas period! Check out the pictures below of the fabulous Zumba ladies and if you want to…

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Two December farmers’ markets in Helston

Helston Farmers’ Market are holding two markets this month, one on Saturday 7th December and a Christmas Food Market on Saturday 21st. With a wonderful selection of fresh, local produce from over 35 producers, the market also provides the opportunity to order ahead on the 7th December and pick up just before Christmas on the 21st. For Christmas shoppers, there will be freshly cut, local trees affordably priced that will…

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