THE Royal Cornwall Show is one of the biggest events in the Duchy calendar and last week’s three-day show features heavily in this week’s Post.

There are eight pages from the extravaganza looking at the winners and goings on as thousands headed down to Wadebridge.

On a more local level, the late Jethro, who spent much of his later life in Lewdown, is being honoured by his friends as over £15,000 is raised towards a life-size statue of him.

In Launceston, a young ballet dancer has been selected for the Swan Lake performance, while also in the town over in Stourscombe, benches have been installed.

Two sisters, one of which lives in Launceston and the other in Callington, will tackle Mount Kilimanjaro later this year.

Up the coast in Bude, a postman from the seaside town has appeared on BBC One show The Great British Sewing Bee, while beaches in the town are to be effected by sea levels rising.

In Stratton, there is delight as the local shop has been saved.

Across the A3072, we look back at Holsworthy Cricket Club’s recent 150th anniversary celebrations, while garden seats have been revived in the local community hospital.

Golf is always popular in the summer and four mates from Camelford are to play four rounds of 18 holes in one day to raise money for charity.

Close by at Davidstow Creamery, applications have been made to Cornwall Council for further upgrades of the site.

On top of that, there is the latest community news including Scouts news from Linkinhorne, the Archdeacon of Bodmin visits St Swithin’s Church in Launcells and a local council look to engage locals over more events across the area.

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann is back with his latest Westminster column and former BBC Spotlight presenter Justin Leigh looks at whether gravy on a pasty goes, plus much more.