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2014-01-30 23:21:07

The Nare, the top luxury hotel on the Cornish Coast, teams up with The Great Gardens of Cornwall to officially welcome spring to England. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Each year, between February and March, Cornwall gets the first glimpse of spring as the Magnolias in the region start to bloom. Similar to the Japanese Cherry Blossom season, the magnificent Cornish Campbellii trees afford a stunning array of color against a stark landscape just emerging from a wintery slumber. The Nare, a...

2011-06-24 02:30:00

LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Price comparison site dealchecker.co.uk is up in arms at the threat of yet another tourist tax being proposed by local government. Just last week it was announced that Cornwall Council is suggesting a possible tax on tourists of GBP1 per night. Tourism from UK visitors to Cornwall generates GBP1,033,916,000 from tourist spend on accommodation, shopping, attractions, travel, food and drink, in addition to supporting just over 50,000...

2010-10-21 01:30:00

HELSTON, England, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefully selected from over 200 applicants, the 12 new crusaders will sit at the 'Frugi Round Table' for the Autumn/Winter season giving the team at Frugi all sorts of feedback and getting involved with one of their favourite brands. The Cornwall-based company, known for their organic baby clothes and smart breastfeeding clothes, has been operating what they refer to as the Frugi Round Table for nearly three years now, recruiting a new set of...

2010-05-03 11:44:00

CORNWALL, N.Y., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MONICA BENNER, a 28 year old woman of Mexican national origin has filed a civil rights lawsuit in the New York State Supreme Court, for New York County (Index No. 103639/10), against her former employer, WGSN, INC (NY), WGSN, LTD. (UK), a leading global trend-spotting and fashion-forecasting service, EMAP LTD., the UK-based "business-to-business multiplatform media group" that owns WGSN (collectively, "WGSN/EMAP"), and individual members of management,...

2009-09-30 10:41:31

The origin of the "ËœCeltic fringe' of genetically and culturally distinctive people in the northern and western British Isles is the source of fierce academic controversy. But new research into the movement of small mammals, such as voles and shrews, at the end of the last Ice Age, could provide important new clues to resolve the debate. The research is published in the latest issue of Proceedings of the Royal Society B. An international team of scientists, led by Professor Jeremy...

2009-08-26 11:35:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of the Town of Camillus and Village of Skaneateles in Onondaga County, and the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson in Orange County are a major step closer to having a real choice for their cable television service, thanks to newly approved agreements authorizing Verizon to offer its FiOS TV service, delivered over the most advanced fiber-optic network straight to customers' homes. The Camillus town board approved the franchise agreement Tuesday night...

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2009-06-25 10:13:51

Swine flu cases in England have forced some Roman Catholic churches to temporarily stop sharing Communion wine, church officials say. That was the case in the Plymouth Diocese where two confirmed incidents of H1NI virus, also called the swine flu, were reported. Other churches are expected to follow suit, the Times of London said Thursday. Priests in Plymouth also have been told that they should only offer bread directly into people's hands and not place it on the tongue. The diocese...


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Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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