Latest Cornish media Stories

2008-10-11 00:00:24

Storytelling is at the heart of the sweet, Americana-tinged bluegrass country folk music of American singer songwriter Corinne West, who makes a welcome return to the Westcountry this month. Corinne's earliest forays into the music world were honky tonk dances in her home town in northern California.

2008-10-01 00:07:25

Education support staff from Plymouth have raised pounds275 for the Devon Air Ambulance. The city's behaviour support team, based at Weston Mill Primary School, held a music evening at Hemerdon Village Hall. A variety of musical events took place which included family and friends performing.

2008-09-26 00:00:16

The 2007 competition had a record 1,875 entries and a total of 37,658 votes were registered - but this year's fun contest looks set to eclipse it.

2008-09-09 00:00:22

Welcome to The Herald's new Education & Training pages. Every Monday we will be bringing you news, views and features on learning across the city. The page is supported by the education section of thisisplymouth, which also contains an archive of education stories.

2008-09-09 00:00:11

Teachers in the Westcountry are rejecting new Internet applications as distractions "with no real academic benefit", according to a survey. More than 60 per cent of teachers questioned in Cornwall and Devon blasted Wikipedia, Facebook, MySpace and YouTube as unhelpful to pupils' learning.

2008-09-03 00:00:16

A plymouth restaurant will celebrate the start of the oyster season with a day of live music, oysters and beer. The first Oysterfest will take place at the Waterfront restaurant and bar on Saturday, featuring five live bands from lunchtime to evening.

2008-07-17 00:00:23

Crowds flocked to join in the pomp last night at the opening performance of Music of the Night. Around 5,000 people packed into the Royal Citadel to watch the music and firework extravaganza.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.