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Royal couple to formally open Heartlands

The 35 million pound community-led project was unveiled in April Credit: ITV Westcountry

Prince Charles and Camilla start a three-day of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly today.

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall will this morning formally open Heartlands in Pool near Redruth.

The 35 million pound community-led project, unveiled in April, has transformed a derelict tin mine in one of the poorest parts of the county.


  1. Kathy Wardle

Procession for new village centre

Hundreds of people have turned out for the opening of a £35 million attraction in one of Cornwall's poorest areas. The Big Lottery Funded project has been designed to give people a village centre they can be proud of.

Kathy Wardle reports on how school children, musicians and local residents took part in a procession to launch 'Heartlands' in Pool near Redruth.