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Cornish charity to benefit from Bond film premiere

Daniel Craig as 007 in Spectre Credit: Sony Pictures

Cornish charity ShelterBox has been chosen as one of three charities to receive funds from the world premiere of the new James Bond film Spectre. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have nominated ShelterBox to benefit from one of London’s biggest red carpet events, the Royal Film Performance at the Royal Albert Hall on October 26.

The Royal Film Performance is held in aid of the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF), the charity for the UK film, cinema and commercial television industries, which provides support for those working behind the scenes in times of hardship. Save The Children will also benefit. The charities receive an equal share of the value of tickets, and sales of a special souvenir programme featuring a page about ShelterBox.

A ShelterBox emergency kit for emergency relief Credit: ShelterBox

This is ShelterBox’s second brush with Hollywood action movie fame this year. The charity’s Australian affiliate provided ShelterBoxes and tents for closing shots of a post-earthquake shelter camp at the climax of the summer blockbuster ‘San Andreas’ starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

‘For ShelterBox to have been put in the spotlight in this way, and given the chance to benefit from such a Royal and celebrity occasion, is a huge honour. The world’s media will be there, and we will have the chance to tell some very famous and influential people what we do, and how we do it.’

– Alison Wallace, ShelterBox CEO


Dawn French's holiday home is up for sale

Dawn French at a press night earlier this month Credit: PA

Comedian Dawn French's holiday home in Cornwall - boasting 15 bedrooms and panoramic harbour views - has come on the market for £725,000.

The Vicar Of Dibley star runs Clipper House in West Looe as a holiday let business. It is split into three guest houses which could mean a sizeable income for the buyer.

The property, which can be found on Rightmove, also features a large living area, bar and games room.

Clipper House is on the market for £725,000 Credit: SWNS
It has a panoramic view of the harbour Credit: SWNS
Who would live in a house like this? Credit: SWNS

Police plea to Taylor Swift fans in Cornwall

PCSO Kirsty Down told car owners blaringTaylor Swift didn't make them cool Credit: Daniel DeSlover/Zuma Press/Press Association Images

Taylor Swift fans have found themselves on the end of a police warning - for blaring music from their car windows

The supporters who are known as 'swifties' have been told via twitter that pumping out the singer's hits while driving does not make them cool and that they should stop doing it.

The plea came from Kirsty Down on Twitter, a PCSO based in Saltash. Her tweet includes a more serious warning about speed control.

WATCH: What's premiering after dark on Dartmoor tonight?

A hike on Dartmoor goes horribly wrong... Credit: Peter Nicholson Films
Credit: Peter Nicholson Films

A psychological thriller set in Devon will premiere on Dartmoor tonight.

Dartmoor Killing tells the tale of two female friends and their closely guarded secrets, who go hiking on the moor and enter a terrifying ordeal. The movie will be screened at Newbridge, with members of the cast and crew on site to meet the audience.

Boardmasters festival kicks off in Newquay

Boardmasters has officially opened today. Credit: ITV West Country

The annual Boardmasters surf and music festival has started in Newquay.

Over the next five days around a hundred thousand people are expected to attend the event.

Photographers at the ready on Fistral Beach. Credit: ITV West Country

The surfing and skateboard events are taking place at Fistral Beach and the music festival will be at Watergate Bay.

The festival brings millions of pounds into the local economy.

Surfing events will take place over the next five days. Credit: ITV West Country


World-class DJs to take to the stage at MTV Crashes

35,000 people are expected on the Hoe for MTV crashes Credit: ITV West Country

The second day of Plymouth's biggest music festival, MTV Crashes takes place tonight, with DJs taking to the stage at the Hoe.

Last night the live music event saw Tinie Temper and Little Mix performing to a crowd of thousands.

35,000 people are expected across the event, which is being broadcast around the world.

Tinie Tempah and Little Mix were performing last night. Credit: ITV West Country
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