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Homeless couple in their car

4th November 2015

Weeks ago, we signed up to the Eden Project Sleepout on 19 November.

After news headlines about the number of kids expected to be homeless over Christmas, we heard from a couple who have been sleeping in their car for the last 7 months.

With their permission, we met the couple, and here's what happened..

We (and they) are overwhelmed by all the offers of support and your outpourings of generosity.

It's not possible to join the Eden Project Sleepout as they've reached capacity, but you can support the local homeless charity St Petroc's Society with a donation via this link.

Thank you.

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Posted by Tina at 12:17pm

Homelessness

2nd November 2015

Our hearts melted today when we spoke to a very honest couple of how they have resorted to sleeping in their car, for the past 7 months.

Here's the story and the responses we received.

 

If you would like to join the Eden Project Sleepout on Thursday 19 November, and raise awareness and money for homelessness charities, please click this link.  We would love you to join us.

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Posted by Tina at 11:33am

Neil could be the new Milk Tray man...

22nd October 2015

Milktray man  NeilCould Neil be the next Cadbury's Milk Tray Man?

Tristan entered Neil to be the next Cadbury's Milk Tray man - we help him fill in the application form

Or could it be a woman?

It seems that we need to do a supporting video - so we came up with suggestions!

Do you think he looks the part?

Text suggestions included:

The milk tray man fought off sharks to deliver the chocolates but we wouldn't do that to you so I thought you could go to Gweek seal sanctuary and roll around in one of there pools with the seals and with them looking for a date online you might get lucky at the same time ha ha from Kathryn caddy (no relation)

Mr Neil Milk Tray. Have a go on the Zip Wire at Menheniot. Tim Penzance

Hi Neil Tina how about zip wiring over eden in dinner suit best wishes Caroline Fourpaws grooming nr Helston xx

Hi guys. I reckon Neil should do a Poldark parody for Milk Tray. Galloping along the Cornish cliff top, shirt billowing, hair flowing (?) Astride a magnificent stallion. From Shell in Redruth

and on TWITTER

Keep those suggestions coming!

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Posted by Tina at 1:49pm

It's Back to the Future Day

21st October 2015

Remember this?

Shame we don't have self Tying shoelaces yet?  

But you can buy a Pepsi Perfect for $20.15 (2015 - get it?!?!) which is a replica of the drink that Marty McFly drinks!

We'll stick with Skype and Facetime!

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Posted by Tina at 9:30am

Big Fat Lies

14th October 2015

It turns out that squeaky clean Aidan Turner admits he 'exaggerated' his riding prowess to land the Ross Poldark role - but we got to asking what lies you have told, or been told...

We had some interesting comments but were then blown away by the bravery and honesty of listeners.

Anon:  The biggest lie I was told 'I won't hit you, again'

Have a listen.

If you are affected by this topic of domestic violence, please seek help.

You can contact Victim Support in Cornwall on 0808 1698 111

or via their website www.victimsupport.org.uk.

Devon and Cornwall Police Victim Care Unit now co-ordinate victim services.

Please contact the Victim Care Unit on 101 or email victimservices@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm.

or 

If you do not want to report the crime to the police, you can contact your local Victim Support team for help and support on 0300 303 0554.

This line is open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 12pm, excluding Bank Holidays.

For help and support, call your local victim care team now on 0300 303 0554

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9.30am-6pm and Saturday 9am-12pm, excluding bank holidays.

We send you our support and ask you to 'find the Strength' to look after yourself.

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