Thursday Aug 28
Porthleven is the most southerly port on the island of Great Britain. It was originally developed as a harbour of refuge, when this part of the Cornish coastline was recognised as a black spot for wrecks in days of sail.
Porthleven School pupils Surf Action day at Praa Sands
Porthleven School surf academy at Praa Sands, Cornwall. Pictured is Lucy Yates, 8, Shannon Burnett, 10, and Bethen Price, 12, with Lieutenant-Commander Martin Flanagan.
Port youngsters enjoy beach action day with Culdrose crews
A great day of fun was had by children of Porthleven School at Praa Sands, including beach safety, crab hunting and surfing Keen to encourage support of service families and their friends, Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, Porthleven School, and Surf Action got together to create an event to put smiles on the faces of a number of local children.
10million to improve sea links to Isles of Scilly and repair storm damage at Cornwall's ports
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced a A 10 million package to improve sea links between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, upgrade roads on the island and carry out ports repairs.
Helston Packet's coverage of winter's storms up for award
During his visit to the south west, the Secretary of State also announced A 1.7 million to fund repairs of harbours hammered by the harsh winter weather , including A 434,786 for Porthleven.