WHS Press releases

4th August 2008 - Fun, Frolics and Intrigue as Trevarno's Past Comes Alive
November 2007 -
Heartlands wins big lottery funding
3rd July 2007 - South West Tourism Chief hails first anniversary of Cornish Mining sites being awarded World Heritage Status
13th July 2006 -
22nd September 2005 - Assessor arrives to view proposed World Heritage Site areas (PDF: 123kb)

24th January 2005 - World Heritage Site bid sent off to Paris for decision
10th November 2004 -
Milestone reached as first part of World Heritage Site Bid is sent off to Government
21st October 2004 - Second part of World Heritage Site Bid receives support
26th July 2004 - Second Part of World Heritage Site Bid out for consultation
28th May 2004 - Official Launch of World Heritage Site Nomination Bid (PDF: 31kb)
13th April 2004 - First Glimpse of World Heritage Site Document a success
4th April 2003 - Cornwall's Complex Bid for World Heritage Site Status is 'on the right track', but will take until 2005 to gather detail
22nd April 2002 - Dedicated Website for Cornish Mining World Heritage Site Bid
19th November 2001 - ‘A Place on the World Stage’ …Economic and employment benefits of World heritage Site Status highlighted
26th October 2001 - Overseas Cornish Communities to play crucial role in World Heritage Site Bid
26th June 2001 -
Objective One funding to promote Cornwall and Scilly's distinctive heritage

WHS Press coverage (Please note that other coverage may occur but not be monitored)

29th September - World Heritage Site under scrutiny
29th September - Our credentials checked
29th September - Assessor visits West Cornwall's World Heritage Site Bid areas
27th September 2005 - One step closer to World Heritage Site Status
23rd September - World Heritage Site Bid assessment
23rd September 2005 - Take a trip back in time to the world of Poldark (PDF: 303kb) © The Times
19th September 2005 - Former 'tin town' digs elsewhere for prosperity
16th September 2005 - £810,000 revival plan for mining icon
15th September 2005 - Celebrating 10 years of survival
15th September 2005 - Mining for World accolade
13th September 2005 - Mine sites in line to be global attraction
12th September 2005 - Project preserves mining heritage
8th February 2005 - Bid sent to Paris

4th February 2005 - Film of mining landscape on nationwide TV
3rd February 2005 - World Heritage Site Bid officially endorsed
29th January 2005 - Past legacy of mining industry is recognised
28th January 2005 - How mining shaped the industrial revolution
28th January 2005 - World Heritage Site Bid Government approved
27th January 2005 - St. Agnes hopes for World Heritage Site status after meeting
27th January 2005 - Botallack: the eighth wonder of the world
27th January 2005 - World Heritage Site Bid submitted
25th January 2005 - Mining landscape chosen as World Heritage Site contender
24th January 2005 - Jowell backs Cornish World Heritage Site Bid (Guardian on-line)
24th January 2005 - Heritage Bid raises tourism hope (BBC on-line)
19th January 2005 - Mining World Heritage Bid to be submitted
9th December 2004 - Mine engine is focus for heritage site
9th December 2004 - Heritage call to keep character of Cornwall
8th December 2004 - World Heritage Site Bid
18th November 2004 - Mining Heritage Bid support
25th October 2004 - World Heritage Bid progresses
October 2004 -
Cornwall Today: WHS News ...© Cornwall Today
September 2004 -
Cornwall Today: 'World Heritage in Sight' (PDF 8224kb) © Cornwall Today with pictures by
David Chapman.
13th August 2004 - Next Stage in World Heritage Site Bid Launched
7th August 2004 -
Chance to view World Heritage Site Plan
5th August 2004 - Engine house launch for Bid
5th August 2004 - World Heritage Site revealed
5th August 2004 - Chance to view World Heritage Site document
31st July 2004 - More details on heritage Bid
30th July 2004 - Public consulted on mining plan
29th July 2004 - Mining Heritage Bid generating support
1st July 2004 -
World Heritage Status bid document is released
19th June 2004 -
Visitor numbers could increase
18th June 2004 -
World Heritage Site Bid goes public
17th June 2004 -
Mine sites still on course for World Heritage status

29th April 2004 - Mining sites set to join the Taj Mahal
15th April 2004 - UNESCO mining heritage bid optimism
8th January 2004 - Putting Pool on a par with Taj Mahal
3rd July 2003 - The bid to be a world heritage site
May 2003 -
Cornwall Today: ' Remains of the day' (PDF: 3699kb) © Cornwall Today
17th April 2003 - World Heritage Site Bid at St Just is on the right track
10th April 2003 - Bid for heritage site status may be delayed for a year
10th April 2003 - Worth the wait - World Heritage Site Bid delayed for one year
7th April 2003 - Bid to gain heritage status is delayed
5th December 2002 - World heritage status Bid for mines
16th September 2002 - Archaeologists put together World Heritage Site Bid
19th August 2002 -
Mining steps closer to World Heritage Site Status
July 2002 - Cornwall Today ' Website of the month'
25th July 2002 - Council undermining mining heritage
23rd April 2002 -
Heritage Site Bid has own website

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