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New Year’s Eve

Our Top Ten Tips for a great night out.

Need a break? Check out our hotel, B&B and self catering listings.

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Welcome...

to the first ever issue of the iLoveLooe iMag. It represents another milestone for iLoveLooe and should compliment the website and App nicely.

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6/7 As this is the Christmas issue, I’m featuring 12 shops in Looe and a few of the fun and unique gifts you can buy in them. If you like to browse, come take a look around, you’ll be amazed at what you can find. 8/9 If you have children or grandchildren, the stained glass biscuit recipe on page 6 will be a big hit. Try them, they’re delicious. 12/13 I’ve Ten Top Tips for enjoying New Year’s Eve in Looe on page 8. This year we’re having a special firework show at 6pm for the children. Read the article to get the best from your evening.

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A gentle dusting of snow covers West Looe as it wakes up to a bright but chilly day in Cornwall.

Contents - Issue 1 - December 2012

Don’t miss

2 Welcome

6/7 12 Christmas Gift Ideas

12/13 New Year’s Eve

17 Spotlight

3 Looking Back - 2012

8/9 Stained Glass Biscuits

14/15 Need a Break?

18 What’s On?

4/5 Looe 2013 Calendar

10/11 Look What I Found!

16 Special Offers

19 The Looe App

Christmas Quiz

Yummy Recipe

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2013 Calendar

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Pudding or Cracker?

Stained Glass Cookies

Our 2011 ‘Mistletoe Quiz’ was very popular

Learn how to make delicious stained

Looe’s 2013 calendar is packed with 12

(download here). This year we’re working

glass window cookies by following our

stunning photographs of Looe. Buy in

on finding out if you’re a ‘Christmas

simple recipe on page 6. Great for little

Looe from select outlets or pick yourself

Pudding or Christmas Cracker’! Stay tuned

and big kids alike! They can even double-

up a copy on iLoveLooe.co.uk.

to www.ilovelooe.co.uk for more details.

up as Christmas tree decorations!

Buy online from iLoveLooe

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Cornish Gift Baskets

These delightful hampers can include gifts of your choice, from delicious

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gift for anyone with a divine taste in food. The hampers start from only £10! Available from: Purely Cornish Telephone: 01503 262680

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It’s True - Old Guys Rule!

Delights sell exactly what their name

uncles and grandads can be found at Old

suggests. These sticks of rock come in a

Guys Rule in the center of town. You can’t

variety of sizes and some you can even

go wrong with this wallet and hip flask

hang on your Christmas tree! Get these

combination! Wallet: £19.99. Hip Flask:

festive treats for £1.50 - £2.50.

£11.99. Old Guys Rule also sell a superb

Available from: Cornish Delights

range of t-shits, tops, hats and other

Telephone: 01503 579077

accessories from their shop in East looe.

Located under their own café, Cornish

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Keep Calm...it’s Christmas

Scrummy Christmas Cakes

Calm’ mugs make a wonderful gift for

delicious Christmas cakes, including

Looe know how to add quirkiness to your

those who love to wrap up with a warm

Whisky, Date & Walnut, Cherry & Almond

winter wardrobe. These hand knitted ‘AB’

coffee infront of the fire! They’re only

and Apricot, Fig & Brandy. A great choice

hats are brilliant for keeping both kid’s

£3.99 and microwave/dishwasher safe!

for Christmas and only £7.99 each!

and adult’s heads warm for a mere £14.

Available from: The Old Mill Gift Shop

Available from: West Looe General Stores

Available from: Weirdfish (Looe)

Telephone: 01503 262104

Telephone: 01503 262842

Telephone: 01503 269295

This extensive range of festive ‘Keep

West Looe General Stores sell a variety of

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Slightly Miffed Birds

When it comes to fashion, Weirdfish in

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Silver Charm Bracelet

Retro Sweet Hamper

gifts for daughters, grandaughters and

Hampers this Christmas. These fun-filled

nieces. This particular bracelet includes

hampers include a delightful basket of

delicate sea-themed solid-silver charms,

sweets that’ll take you back to being a kid.

all made in Looe. Charm Bracelet: £200.

Perfect for kids and adults alike. £8.99.

Available from: Looe Silver Craft

Available from: Seaside Sweets

Telephone: 01503 263303

Telephone: 07871 300111

Stylish charm bracelets make brilliant

Seaside Sweets are selling Retro Sweet

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Delightful Dresses

Vintage Style Carver Chair

Malachite from the Congo

and festive holly wreaths from only £8. If

with a Scottie dog seat and matching foot

the East, including crystals, scarves and

you also pop round to their Ellie’s Haven

stool. Using acclaimed Clarke & Clarke

incense. This Malachite plate is a one off

shop you’ll find a selection of beautiful

fabrics, this cool Cornish chair will suit

and a perfect present for anyone who

dresses for the festive season for £10.

any room. Chair: £75. Stool: £15.99.

enjoys collecting rare objects: £149.

Available from: Ellie’s Haven

Available from: Lovely Lane Interiors

Available from: Ginger in Looe

Telephone: 01503 262555

Telephone: 01503 265556

Telephone: 01503 265065

Julies Florist Shop sell fabulous flowers

This fabulous chair comes in powder blue

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1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

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biscuit using a drinking straw. Bake

½ tsp salt

into the flour mixture and mix to

the biscuits in the oven for 10-12

2 tsp ginger OR cinnamon

make a smooth dough.

minutes, or until golden-brown.

350g/12oz plain flour

100g/3½oz butter

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1 free-range egg, beaten

work surface to about 0.5cm/¼in

oven. While they’re still warm, check

4 tbsp golden syrup

thick, then cut into shapes using

that the holes are still there - if not,

Fruit-flavoured boiled sweets

Christmas-themed cookie cutters.

push a straw through again. do not

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remove the biscuits from the baking 6 Cut out shapes in the centre of

tray until they have cooled because

each biscuit, making sure you leave

the boiled sweets need to harden.

a good edge all around the biscuit.

Once the sweets have hardened, lift

2 Mix the flour, bicarbonate of soda,

Transfer the biscuits to baking

the biscuits onto a wire rack with a

salt and ginger together in a bowl.

sheets lined with baking paper.

palette knife to finish cooling.

3 Cut the butter into small cubes

7 Completely fill the hole in each

10 decorate your biscuits with

and add to the bowl. Rub in until the

biscuit with crushed boiled sweets.

piped white icing. Thread ribbons

mixture resembles breadcrumbs,

TIP: Pile your crushed sweets high

through the holes in the biscuits for

then stir in the sugar.

for a better stained glass effect.

hanging from your Christmas tree.

1 Preheat oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.

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‘Nathan Outlaw's British Seafood’ book

includes everything from scrumptious

Minute Meals’, is completely devoted

is an inspiration. Easy to follow with

Christmas cakes to quick and easy

to super quick, tasty, nutritious food.

beautiful images. It’s a must have for

homemade presents.

A brill present for busy people.

anyone who loves cooking seafood.

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Addictaball Puzzle Game

This deluxe 2 person backpack

Love Cornwall? The Monopoly -

Incredible 3D maze puzzle game with

hamper is pefect for coastal path

Cornwall Edition will provide hours of

flips, spirals, drops, swinging arm

walks and drives out in the car.

fun for all the family.

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narrow and dainty streets were not built

3 Park early There are a few car parks to choose from, all a short walk from

for such a

the beach front. They soon fill so

New Year’s Eve. The merry crowds that

multitude of

make sure you find a space early!

swarm the seafront to celebrate moving

people, here are a

into a new year create a brilliant, vibrant

few tips that will

sorted, why not get something to

atmosphere that you wouldn’t want to

help you enjoy

eat from one of the many

miss! Along with the thousands of fancy

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restaurants whilst you’re waiting for

dress costumes and the fantastic

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5 Pubs Get into the pubs early if you want to avoid queues. They will start to get busy around 9pm. It might be worth bringing a flask of coffee to keep you warm whilst you’re waiting for the fireworks at midnight. 6 Bring a camera You’d be mad to not take photos of the outstanding outfits and fabulous firework display. 7 Bring the kids kids will love it, but I would suggest avoiding the pubs as they start to get busy. The crowds that gather are enormous and anyone under 4ft could easily get lost in the crowds of revellers. 8 Snacks Larsson’s is a small café situated in the middle of town which provides hot dogs and crêpes for those that are feeling peckish during the night.

Looe firework display explodes into life above the Banjo Pier on New Year’s Eve.

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Inflatable Bull Riding Costume

Celebrating New Year’s Eve at home?

This costume is a full suit including

Need some fireworks? This bag

cowboy hat and comes complete with

contains: 7 x Fountains 1 x 100 Shot

everything you will need for a fun filled

Roman Candle 6 x Shot Cakes (19, 19,

fancy dress occasion. The costume is

If you take some great snaps over new

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built well and a great laugh to wear out

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Hotels & Country Houses

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Anchor Lights B&B

Telephone: 01503 262334

Barclay House

Hillingdon Guest House

Telephone: 01503 262929

Telephone: 01503 262906

Fieldhead Hotel

Pendower Guest House

Telephone: 01503 262689

Telephone: 01503 263711

Polraen Country House

The Old Malt House B&B

Telephone: 01503 263956

Telephone: 01503 264976

Hannafore Point Hotel

The Watermark Guest House

Telephone: 01503 263273

Telephone: 01503 262123

B&Bs

Self Catering

Ambleside B&B

4 Harbourside Apartment

Telephone: 01503 263368

Telephone: 01503 262736

Calico Guest House

Haven House

Telephone: 01503 262160

Telephone: 01503 264160

Pencarrow B&B

Spinnaker Cottage

Telephone: 01503 265325

Telephone: 01213 233140

Sea Breeze Guest House

Talland Bay Beach Cottages

Telephone: 01503 263131

Telephone: 01503 264300

The Old Bridge House

The Beach House Chalet

Telephone: 01503 263159

Telephone: 01503 264976

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Eat & Drink

Purely Cornish

Telephone: 01503 262680

Larsson’s Coffee House

The Guildhall Market

Telephone: 01503 265368

Telephone: 01503 262255

The Jubilee Inn

Ginger in Looe

Telephone: 01503 220312

Telephone: 01503 265065

The Smugglers Cott

Cornish Collection Ltd

Telephone: 01503 262397

Telephone: 01503 262736

Zute Bar

Looe Tourist Information Centre

Telephone: 01503 265135

Telephone: 01503 262072

Palfrey’s Bakery

Need more?

Telephone: 01503 262945

The Plough at Duloe

iPhone

Telephone: 01503 262556

Trawlers On The Quay Telephone: 01503 263593

Shopping

Android

Lovely Lane Interiors Telephone: 01503 265556

The Old Mill Gift Centre Telephone: 01503 262104

Download the free Looe App

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Anchor Lights B&B Discounted mid-week breaks Anchor Lights are offering a fantastic deal on bookings for weekdays (Monday –

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Luxury Looe Valley Gourmet Break

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gourmet break at Barclay House and dine every night

Thursday inclusive)

in one of their award

throughout February and

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South West Flavour Awards 2012, competing with the likes of

included. All rooms overlook the harbour. With a limited

chef Nathan Outlaw! This luxury 3 night break is an amazing

number of rooms (just 4), bookings taken on a first come, first

offer at only £549 and includes dinner, room, breakfast, taxis

served basis. Payment taken at the time of booking.

and use of their health spa and outdoor heated pool (seasonal).

Telephone: 01503 262334

Telephone: 01503 262929

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Pendragon Crafts

Free 4oz tub of Cornish Clotted Cream If you pop along to Purely

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Cornish you can ‘Pick your own hamper’! You choose a

10% off Pendragon are offering 10% off original prices for their Pure Origins silver range and

products. It’s great fun and

their St Justin Pewter

every hamper worth over

jewellery range, which is

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Cornish Clotted Cream. Their shelves are stacked high with

Up to 50% off

biscuits, beers, ciders, chocolates and much, much more, just

They have also reduced the price on many of their silver and

ready for Christmas. Baskets are gift wrapped with your own

gemstone pieces of jewellery, so you get more for your money

message and can be delivered by courier before Christmas.

this Xmas. Pendragon Crafts are in Fore Street in East Looe.

Telephone: 01503 262334

Telephone: 01503 265210

Website: www.purelycornish.co.uk

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Health Spar

Barclay house is a sumptuous four-star

Barclay house Group has once again

If the fabulous food and relaxed lifestyle

hotel boasting an award winning

justified its reputation for being the

leave you feeling everso slightly guilty,

restaurant, bedrooms to delight, heated

premier accommodation and restaurant

fear not as a visit to the air conditioned

outdoor pool and health spa.

provider in Looe. Each one of their

gym will soon have your stomach

restaurants won a gold award in the

rumbling for more. If you prefer

South West Flavour Awards 2012.

pampering and relaxation, Barclay’s in-

For larger parties and families, set

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house qualified therapist offers a range

tastefully in the hotel grounds are eight luxury self catering cottages.

Barclay house and Trawlers On The Quay

of massages and treatments. Go on,

Constructed from local stone and

scooped gold in the category for South

treat yourself, it’s Christmas!

timber, the split level interior design

West Best Restaurant, whilst The Plough

combines ensuite accommodation with

at duloe, just a few miles from Looe,

Telephone: +44 (0) 1503 262929

private balcony views that will make

won the gold award in the category for

Email: reception@barclayhouse.co.uk

you want to stay forever.

South West Pub dining.

Website: www.barclayhouse.co.uk

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Christmas Munchtime Express

Ride the Rudolph Express

supplied by the award winning Barclay house so it’s bound to

scenery in winter. Every group will be visited by Santa for a

be fantastic. I’ll see you there!

photo and there are presents for the one to 15 year-olds. For

Whatever you do, do not miss this ‘gravy’ train! The food is

This return journey lasts 50 minutes showing glorious Cornish

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Tuesday 4th December. Looe Railway Station to Liskeard.

grown ups, there will be a drink and mince pie at the station.

Leaves Looe Station at approx. 12.47pm.

Ring 01208 73555 but hurry, spaces are filling fast. Friday 21st December on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway.

Carol Concert

Ice skating at the Eden Project

In aid of Looe Lifeboats, the talented Pelynt Male voice Choir

don’t worry if you’re not very confident on the ice, there are a

are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit with a concert of Christmas carols.

variety of sessions available for different ages and experience.

Wednesday 5th December in the Guildhall, Looe, 7pm.

You can even hire your own penguin skating aid! For details contact www.edenproject.com or ring the box office on 01726

Santa’s coming to town!

811972. Christmas will soon be over, so get your skates on!

Parade starts at 6.30pm on the West Looe Quay with Father

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Now until 3rd March 2013 (not 24th / 25th December).

Christmas welcoming everybody in his grotto around 7pm.

Christmas Day Services

don’t forget your letter for Santa!

holy Communion will be held at 9.30am at St Nicholas Church,

Friday 7th December in Looe Tourist Information Centre.

The Quayside, West Looe. At 11am, holy Communion will also

The Monkey Sanctuary Open Day

be held at St Wenna Church, Morval near Looe.

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Come and wish the monkeys, and staff, a Merry Christmas on

New Year’s Eve Celebrations

this special open day. There will be mulled wine and mince

The lucky children of Looe now have their own New Year’s Eve

pies and you could win great prizes in the raffle.

firework celebration. After the show at 6pm, the Rusty Bucket

Sunday 9th December 11am to 4pm.

is hosting a fancy dress competition until 7pm. There will be

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Lantern Procession & Carol Service

photos and judging. For all you older kids, there will be more

To take part in this lovely annual event in Looe, simply join the

pyrotechnic wonderment at midnight. have fun everyone.

procession either at West Looe Square at 6.15pm or 6.30pm at

Monday 31st December. Fancy dress all day in Looe town

the Globe Inn. The carol service is at the lifeboat station where

centre and firworks on the sea front at 6pm and midnight.

both processions will meet. Refreshments will be available. Please check times and dates before making a journey. Looe TIC are

Wednesday 19th December from 6.15pm.

always willing to help and offer a fast and friendly service - 01503 262072

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