Threemilestone is a small village in the civil parish of Kenwyn, located precisely three miles west of Truro, the only city in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Threemilestone has grown in recent years, as housing estates to the west have been developed. Between Truro and Threemilestone there is a continuous line of schools, colleges and industrial estates, including Truro College and Richard Lander School, a mere two-minute walk from the centre of Threemilestone. The village also has its own primary school which has 387 pupils..
In Threemilestone itself there is a central area of shops and facilities which include a Spar shop, a Co-Op Supermarket, a baker, fish & chip shop, butchers, chemist, doctor's surgery, launderette, hair salon, barbers, Post Office, community centre, Victoria Inn (Public House), and social club, Methodist church, dentist, and Chinese takeaway.
Threemilestone is also the location for a park-and-ride scheme that serves the A390. The park-and-ride resulted in an estimated removal of 118,000 cars from the road during its first 9 months of operation.The park and ride is, therefore, an important piece of infrastructure, for the residents of Threemilestone and people travelling into Truro.
The village also has a successful football club called Threemilestone A.F.C. which currently runs four sides, a first team, reserve team, veterans side and a youth team. The club currently play their home games at Boscawen Park in Truro, however the hope is to return to the Polstain road pitch in the future.There are a few parks in the area including leap park and swing park in the west side of Threemilestone. There is a historic patch of grass known to many as "The Green", this lies at the end of the roads Glyn Way, Pendeen Close and Berveth Close.
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The A390 is a road in Cornwall and Devon, England. It runs from Tavistock to 5 miles (8.0 km) north west of the city of Truro. Starting in Tavistock, it heads south-westwards towards Liskeard, crossing over the River Tamar and into Cornwall, then through Gunnislake and Callington. Immediately before Liskeard, it merges with the A38 north of the town. It diverges from the A38 at Dobwalls, where it then runs in a south-westerly direction to Truro via Lostwithiel, St. Blazey, and St Austell. It then forms an upside down elongated square loop, and bypasses Truro City Centre. It then heads north west out of the city, where it forms the main corridor into Truro from the west. It passes the Royal Cornwall Hospital and skirts the village of Threemilestone, before linking up with the A30 road at Chiverton Cross, where the A390 terminates. Chiverton Cross is where the A390 trunk road from Truro and the B3277 to St Agnes meet the east-west A30 trunk road. Before the A390 was rerouted away from Chacewater it ended at its junction with the A30 at Scorrier.
Mount Hawke is a village in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately eight miles (13 km) west-northwest of Truro, five miles (8.0 km) north-northeast of Redruth, and two and a half miles (4.0 km) south of St Agnes.
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Pool is a village in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is bypassed by the A30, situated on the A3047 between Camborne and Redruth, between Tuckingmill and Illogan Highway.
Truro and Penwith College is a Tertiary College and Further Education College in Cornwall in the United Kingdom. It was the first college to be awarded 'Outstanding' status, the highest designation, by Ofsted in 2006, and the first to retain an Outstanding rating, in 2016. In the 2019 Six Nations Rugby Union game between England and Ireland, four of the players on the pitch were graduates from its Rugby Academy, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Jack Nowell, Henry Slade, and Bundee Aki. It is the top non-selective provider of the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the UK, according to Sunday Times Parent Power league tables. In 2015 it had the highest A Level points-per-student and value-added progress score in the UK. In 2012 two of its students got the highest marks in the country for English Language and Law.
The Stadium for Cornwall is a proposed multi-purpose stadium in Threemilestone, Cornwall, England. There are no major sports stadia in Cornwall: the largest capacity ground is the Recreation Ground in Camborne. Football club Truro City and rugby union team Cornish Pirates have both advanced plans for a new stadium, with both clubs requiring new facilities if they are to progress in their respective sports. Cornwall Council is developing a business plan for the stadium; although it initially stated any project would have to be privately funded, in April 2018 councillors voted to provide partial funding of £3m towards the estimated total of £14.3m for the project.
Gloweth is a housing estate west of Treliske on the western outskirts of Truro in Cornwall, England.
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