Four friends from Perranwell recently took on the Classic Quarter ultra-marathon in memory of their friend Paul Guinchard who died in July 2018 after a short after a short illness caused by a rare sarcoma cancer.
My wife and I both worked at Royal Cornwall Hospital for 36 years. I was in the Haematology Laboratory and involved in the implementation of the Peninsula Medical School, Liz was a Sister on Delivery Suite. We both retired two years ago.
When Cornwall’s crafters heard ‘the call to needles’ they responded in their thousands, knitting and crocheting a mass of butterflies to create what must be the longest line of knitted butterfly bunting that Cornwall, and perhaps the country, has ever witnessed!
Near to £30,000 has been raised by dancers in Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity ‘Come Dance With Us’ Strictly style event, sponsored by Truro based Independent Financial Advisers, Worldwide Financial Planning.
The Palliative and End of Life Care Team at Royal Cornwall Hospital are calling out to the knitting and crochet enthusiasts of Cornwall to help them create a string of butterfly bunting to reach around the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance and St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle.
The Marie Kondo craze is sweeping the nation as the guru of decluttering encourages us to say thank you to those dresses, coats and shoes that no longer ‘spark our joy’ and send them on to another life.