While the rest of the UK is seeing house prices fall quite rapidly, properties in St Mawes so far seem relatively unscathed. Yes, they are creeping down a little but nothing like the percentages seen elsewhere in the UK.
There is currently a wide selection of properties available in St Mawes, and houses are still changing hands with fluidity and without any sign of stagnation.
St Mawes fishermen are having a hard time at the moment due to the ever increasing fuel prices brought on by soaring global oil prices. More and more fishermen throughout the Southwest and the UK are laying up their boats as it has become completly uneconomical to go fishing, with the running and fuel costs becoming greater that the income the catch would generate.
The landord of the Victory Inn in St Mawes has recently taken over the Roseland Inn in Philleigh and is giving it a new lease of life after the previous tennants decided to move on.
Phil & Debbie Heslip took over the Victory Inn in June 2006 and have done exceddingly well in increasing the pubs trade and popularity. The pub has two rooms available on a bed and breakfast basis and an upstairs restaurant with terrace.
Focussing on the works of Debussy, the 2008 winter festival will be on the 7th and 9th of Novenber. Four concerts will take place and are to include music by his favourite composers, Rameau, Mozart, Scheumann, Chopin and Bach.
To allow further insite into Debussey, Samuel West will be on hand in the Chapel reading some of Debusseys Letters.