Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Here Comes the Sun...

sunset
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

7:01am 20th July 2012

Summer has (finally) arrived in Cornwall.

Forecasters predicted wall to wall sunshine from Friday afternoon and said it would last until at least Tuesday.

It is because the jetstream causing all the gloomy weather has started to move north.

The timing for the start of the school holidays has been perfect.

It has led to hopes that last minute holiday bookings will get a boost.

Andrew Baragwanath from Ayr Holiday Park in St Ives said: "We get some motor caravanners who live quite locally in Cornwall and Devon who, if it's a nice weekend, will just start the engine on Friday night and just come down and stay. So, we get quite a lot of that, the late discretionary break.

"Certainly you can do a bit of catch up, but it tends not to be enough. What this town will have lost out on is the short breaks in April, May and June and you can't make that up.

He says it does make a huge difference to the atmosphere on the park though: "People are just generally happier. You get very few problems on the park. All the little niggles that might cause a problem when the weather's poor don't cause a problem when the sun is out"

Holidaymakers Pirate FM spoke to have been out making the most of the nice weather.

But Moira from Glasgow, who's staying in Portreath, said it is not the be all and end all: "We don't come to Cornwall for guaranteed back to back sunshine; we would go abroad for that. There are different things to do in Cornwall. As a family we enjoy going rock pooling, we enjoy going fishing and crabbing. There's no such thing as bad weather, it's just bad preparation and clothing."

7:01am 20th July 2012

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
ultrafast broadband

Ultrafast Broadband Is Coming To Cornwall

St Austell will be among the first in the UK to trial the new G.fast technology

voyagevert

WATCH: World's First Sailboat Ferry Could Come From South-West

VoyageVert is fundraising for a service operated entirely under sail and renewable energy

Most read
elf on the shelf

PHOTOS: Cornish Mum Takes 'Elf On The Shelf' To New Level

You won't believe what the cheeky chaps have been up to...

coastguard helicopter

UPDATE: Woman Pulled From The Sea At Polzeath

She was airlifted to Treliske on Sunday but doctors could not save her

Top articles

VIDEO: The Children Who Self-Harm And End Up In Hospital

Cornwall News: NSPCC says it is almost 3000 in the south-west in a year

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Amazon Go UK grocery store takes step forward as trademark registered

National News: Amazon has given a clear hint that it intends to expand its cashier-free grocery store into the UK, as the threat to jobs from technology gathers pace.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

Spider-Man teams with Iron Man in new Homecoming trailer

Showbiz News: The first trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming sees the wall crawler team up with Tony Stark to fight Michael Keaton's flying villain.

Russian doping cover-up 'helped 1,000 athletes'

World News: Over 1,000 Russian athletes in 30 summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic sports benefited from a systematic cover-up of doping including London 2012 medalists.

Russian doping cover-up 'helped 1,000 athletes'

Sports News: Over 1,000 Russian athletes in 30 summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic sports benefited from a systematic cover-up of doping including London 2012 medalists.

WATCH: The Nativity Video Everyone Needs In Their Life

Strange News: A video is going viral of a kid taking centre stage with her vocals...

Newer article

Flood Defences Cash Boost

Cornwall News: Communities in south-east Cornwall get two million pounds

Older article

Plan to Cut Underage Pregnancies in Cornwall

Cornwall News: Fake baby bump could hold the key to cutting the number of youngsters getting pregnant

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate 2Escape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.

Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.