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Partnership considers new approach to helping visitors 16/06/11

Information for Penzance's visitors could be provided through a ground-breaking partnership between the local tourism association and the National Trust. The Penzance Tourist Information Centre (TIC) closed at the end of May after Cornwall Council pulled the plug on £250,000 of funding for the county's offices. Andy Curtis, chairman of the Penzance and District Tourism Association (PDTA), has been involved in the early talks with the National Trust about reopening the TIC as a partnership between the two organ...

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Musical lineup for Golowan Announced 02/06/11

The cream of Cornish musical talent, offering everything from rock to reggae and classical to hip-hop, will take to the streets of Penzance this month as part of the annual Golowan Festival. The musical line-up, announced this week, includes up-and-coming bands, young musicians and old favourites performing at venues around the town over nine days from June 18 to 26. Find out more about Mazey Day and the Golowan Festival Read the full story at thisiscornwall.co.uk  

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Newlyn’s harbour commission on the brink of collapse. 02/06/11

NEWLYN'S harbour commission is on the brink of collapse after a shock secret ballot saw three members dismissed. Nick Howell, John Lambourn and Juliet Taylor were all kicked off the port authority on Tuesday afternoon in a last-minute vote that has been slammed as a breach of the commission's guidelines.   Read the full story at thisiscornwall.co.uk Photo by Darren Rosson

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Penzance 07/08/10

Penzance, nestled in the heart of Mounts Bay, is the capital of Penwith and West Cornwall. With plenty of history and long standing traditions combined with up to date facility's, shops and transport links, Penzance offers residents a unique place to live and laid back way of life. Penzance (or Pen Sans in Cornish) means holy headland, referring to the headland to the west of the harbour where a chapel was built over a thousand years ago. Historically Penzance has been a market town from 1592. For more infor...

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