We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new harbour commissioners, Mick Bacon and Ian Madron
The harbour commissioners are pleased to confirm the appointment of Royden Paynter as harbour master, effective December 22nd, 2015. Royden is a ‘Mousehole lad’ with considerable local knowledge having served as a commissioner for the past eleven years. He was also, until his retirement last autumn, berthing master at Newlyn. Royden can be contacted on 07981 647831 on any harbour [...]
"Mike Collier, Harbour Master, has resigned effective 30th September 2015. The post will remain vacant until early 2016 whilst the commissioners review the post. In the meantime, anyone wishing to contact the harbour authority should use the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone to the secretary, Charles Law, on 01736 731133.
We are sorry to announce the death of commissioner Stuart Purnell after a long illness on Tuesday 13th January
Following the untimely death of harbour master Edwin Madron and commissioner David Cotton, the harbour authority are pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Collier, MBE as harbour master and Jesse Walter as commissioner.
In a traumatic week for the community and the harbour authority we have lost two key members of the team; harbour master Edwin Madron passed away on Tuesday 14th October and commissioner David Cotton passed away on Friday 17th October. Our thoughts are with their families and friends. Replacements for both will be notified in due course.
During the unprecedented spate of severe storm this winter, Mousehole harbour did not go unscathed, although we did not suffer anywhere near as much damage as our friends at Porthleven. Work is now going on to repair the damage incurred, including: Replacement of four baulks in the harbour entrance Repairs to South pier railings Re-grouting of parts of the South [...]
Picture gallery from Charles Law - Mousehole during storm Hercules
A 5 minute portait documentary about previous harbourmaster Edwin Madron 2009-2014 who sadly passed away in 2014. He had many stories to tell all as fascinating as the last, the images he gave us are some of my favorite photos.
As part of a county-wide cost saving exercise, Cornwall Council concluded that they could no longer afford to provide public toilet facilities, of which Mousehole had two. Rather reluctantly, the Harbour Authority agreed to take on the ownership and running of these facilities and, after protracted negotiations, both public toilets were handed over to the Harbour Authority in July 2013. [...]