Press Cuttings

  • A30 lane closures expected locally February 2015  – Motorists are being warned that survey work for the new £59m dualling scheme along the A30 will result in various lane closures starting this week between Higher Carblake and Temple…  Cornish Guardian, 15/02/15
  • Restored to glory – the church organ built as an official war memorial* – October 2013 – Almost every town and village in the land erected obelisks, plaques and crosses to those who left their homes between 1914 and 1918 to fight for “king and country”.  But the people Warleggan on Bodmin Moor went one better. Not content with a simple granite memorial, they raised funds for a mighty organ to be housed in the parish church of St Bartholomew….  Western Morning News, 07/10/2013  (see more about the church)
  • Farm fun: Club’s big day entertains and raises charity cash* – September 2013 – More than 1,000 people went along to this year’s Warleggan Young Farmers’ Fun Day, which raised over £3,000 for charity.  There were rural pursuits and fun activities for all the family – with a water slide proving particularly popular….  Cornish Guardian, 18/09/2013
  • Villagers celebrate hall refurbishment*  – March 2013 – Residents have celebrated a £65,500 revamp of Warleggan Jubilee Hall at Mount.  Built in 1935, the hall was showing its age, but has now undergone a three-month refurbishment programme….  Cornish Guardian, 06/03/2013
  • 1,000 young farmers pack cathedral for carol service* –  December 2012  –  All 1,000 tickets to the carol service for Cornwall Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) were snapped up in less than 36 hours. The annual event on Friday at Truro Cathedral was hosted by young farmers from the Helston and St Keverne club and those from Warleggan… Cornish Guardian, 27/12/2012
  • More than 100 object to turbine*  –  August 2012  –  a report on the recent applications for turbines and the meetings held in St Neot and Warleggan parishes…  Cornish Guardian, 17/08/2012
    • Opposition was clearAugust 2012 – letter from D Flynn concerning above article… Cornish Guardian Letters page, 24/08/2012
  • Best exhibit: Warleggan wins gold*  – June 2012  – Warleggan Young Farmers scooped this year’s best exhibit for the second year running at the Royal Cornwall Show…. Cornish Guardian, 15/06/2012
  • County will be overrun by turbines, claims objector* April 2012  –  A man who fears that wind turbines will ruin the rural nature of a moorland village is launching a campaign to stop them – but the farmer behind the scheme says there is nothing to fear…  Cornish Guardian, 18/04/2012
  • YFC rolling in it*April 2012  – Warleggan Young Farmers’ Club raised £1,500 from its annual dung run… Cornish Guardian, 11/04/2012
  • Revisiting the mystery of moor’s man of God*October 2009  – Warleggan’s famously eccentric vicar (Rev Densham) is the subject of a new feature film, “The Congregation of Ghosts”, made on Bodmin Moor. Simon Parker attended its first public screening…  So what of that lasting image of cardboard parishioners lined up along the pews? Those in Warleggan who remember Densham say it is nothing but a fiction dreamt up by Daphne du Maurier…  This is Cornwall 07/10/2009

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