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'Kuntellewgh an brewyon eus gesys na vo kellys travyth'
(Gather up the fragments that are left that nothing be lost)
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The Defence of Looe
For the port of Looe there has been a new fortification raised, and three 24-pounders are mounted and point through their embrasures to the mouth of the harbour. Sergeant Anderson, of the Maker Artillery, has the place
in his care, and there is a Volunteer Corps of 59 stalwart Comishmen who, in two or three weeks, weather permitting, will take their place at the great guns. This is a good corps for so small a population.
(WB 12 October 1860)
Saturday 26th November 2016: OCS Winter Festival at Saltash Methodist Chapel - details to follow in due course
Regrettably, we have to announce the closure of Redruth Museum due to the loss of its premises