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By Simon Parker T he centenary of a significant event in Cornish mining history is to be marked with a festival of walks, talks, exhibitions and the premiere of a new play celebrating the area's industrial heritage.
A rubbish tip in Cornwall will close in 2010 after local communities rejected a share of pounds1 million to prolong its life. Cornwall County Council yesterday confirmed that the United Mines landfill site, near Redruth, will shut in two years' time, as planned.
The River Tamar's reputation for big conger in the shore category has been further enhanced by the capture of a 43lb eel by Roving Rods member Rob Yorke. The bait was a fillet of mullet saved from a fish he weighed in the second round of the Plymouth Shore League.
- Growing in low tufty patches.