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by Brammangath
Mon Mar 10, 2008 11:51 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Will Fifteen be here this time tomorrow?!
Replies: 12
Views: 386

I think the media, environment agency have hyped up the wrong bit - looks like the North Coast is going to get a little lively on the high tide this evening...
by Brammangath
Fri Jan 12, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: Memory Lane
Topic: Penzance shops that are no more
Replies: 24
Views: 4963

Timothy Whites
by Brammangath
Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:46 pm
Forum: Memory Lane
Topic: Penzance shops that are no more
Replies: 24
Views: 4963

How about Inner Visions!

And just closing due to retirement - Marchants.
by Brammangath
Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:55 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: CPRs blatant failure
Replies: 30
Views: 511

Are CPR proud of their acheivements? I yesterday counted at least twelve shops closed down or boarded up in a distance of no more than 100yds on Fore Street in Redruth. Perhaps their planning to knock them down and build more flats and another Tesco!
by Brammangath
Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:48 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Guardian Article
Replies: 34
Views: 465

<t>Articlein the Guardian that was brought to my attention by BBC Spotlight.....Comments please..........mmmmmm<br/> <br/> <br/> Way out west<br/> <br/> <br/> This week a report revealed that unprecedented numbers of city folk are moving to south-west England. But life there isn't all clotted cream,...
by Brammangath
Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: The Coast - BBC Programme Series 2
Replies: 24
Views: 617

Did anyone else notice that a good proportion of what was said in the programme was almost word for word identical to Cornwall Enterprise/Pure Business marketing spin?
by Brammangath
Sun Nov 05, 2006 8:00 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: The dangers of the SWRDA
Replies: 84
Views: 950

The SWRDA makes a complete mockery of Democracy. Why do we elect local councillors and local MP's, only for them to be overruled (ON LOCAL ISSUES!) by an unelected body appointed by the Secretary of State? It's a sham!
by Brammangath
Fri Nov 03, 2006 7:47 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: More holiday homes?
Replies: 9
Views: 203

<t>They employ a mixture of locals, casuals and increasingly those from former Eastern Bloc countries who are good keen workers and are prepared to accept a lower wage - as a couple of years working here can set them up for life in their home countries.<br/> <br/> The majority of the core staff are ...
by Brammangath
Fri Nov 03, 2006 1:58 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: DEVELOPMENT IN CORNWALL – Completely out of hand??
Replies: 46
Views: 970

<t>DEVELOPMENT IN CORNWALL – Completely out of hand??<br/> <br/> I strongly believe the current pace, scale and nature of development and proposed development in Cornwall is completely unsustainable.<br/> <br/> Cornwall cannot alter the fact that it is a narrow peninsula of land that is not conduc...
by Brammangath
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: More holiday homes?
Replies: 9
Views: 203

<t>Yet again another business that provided income and jobs for local people is being lost to appartments and a quick buck for the developers.<br/> <br/> So many former hotels are going this way...reducing the amount of spend by tourists in the local area and hence jobs etc.<br/> <br/> This will lea...
by Brammangath
Mon Oct 30, 2006 7:44 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Tuckingmill Urban Village
Replies: 32
Views: 543

<t>The current level and rate of development in Cornwall is simply not sustainable. How long can it continue??? The Duchy is a narrow peninsula...we can only build so many by-passes to cope with urban congestion. We will soon live in the city of Cornwall..<br/> <br/> I would urge you Chris, and othe...
by Brammangath
Wed Oct 25, 2006 7:11 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Should villages ban second-home ownership?
Replies: 24
Views: 474

<t>BURN EM OUT - erm NO but Seriously, we need something to put a lid on this, so that existing housing can be used to house locals....so we don't have to build thousands of affordable homes ..that which, along with other fast paced development, is destroying the nature and character of our homeland...
by Brammangath
Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornish Number Plates
Replies: 10
Views: 577

What about RL and GL pre-2001 aswell?
by Brammangath
Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:30 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Summers over - go home!
Replies: 73
Views: 762

<r>Well Coady, Truro was more of a pain to get into this morning with hordes of tourists driving round in a lost zombified manner because they don't know what else to do when it rains apart from visit its consumerist temples (non -local businesses on the whole).<br/> <br/> Well I looked for a stat s...
by Brammangath
Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:45 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Summers over - go home!
Replies: 73
Views: 762

<t>Very briefly the reality is that tourism:<br/> <br/> a) Constitutes only 20% of Cornwalls GDP. So at best 80% of business has to experience some adverse effects of Tourism which will cost them time and money. Traffic Jams, inflated hotel prices (to accomodate clients etc from outside the Duchy), ...