Treffry Viaduct

Do you live in or around the Luxulyan Valley? Are you interested in community activities about the area’s local history?

Cornwall Council, in partnership with Cornwall Heritage Trust, is currently developing a major £3.4 million Heritage Lottery Funded (HLF) project to restore the historic Treffry Viaduct and explore the history of the Luxulyan Valley and nearby Par and St. Blazey. The area, part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage site, has a rich and varied history.

As part of this work to celebrate this special industrial heritage in Mid Cornwall, the HLF project intends to fund a programme of volunteer opportunities, talks and events for local people.

Cornwall Council is holding a free community history ‘drop in’ event in the function room, St. Blazey football club on Wednesday 20th July from 4-6pm. All are welcome, curious and expert alike! Come along, have a cup of tea, look at some local history sources and tell us your views. We’re interested to know what you would like to see included in the proposed HLF programme.

There are lots of possibilities ranging from family history to railway history, ancient landscapes to local geology. And if you are not able to come along please give your views on by completing our online public survey and be in with a chance of winning a £50 Amazon gift voucher.

Story posted 7 July 2016

Via: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-news-room/media-releases/news-from-2016/news-from-july-2016/invitation-to-shape-activities-to-celebrate-the-hidden-history-of-cornwall-s-luxulyan-valley/