King Charles III and Queen Camilla visited the Newquay area on Thursday as part of their first official visit to Cornwall since the Coronation.

The Queen was given a tour of the Oasis Centre in St Columb Major, which supports isolated and vulnerable people and families. 

Members sang a ‘Golden Oldies’ entertainer as Her Majesty entered the building.

Camilla was greeted by chairman Paul Johns and vice chairman Pat Walton and Sandra Wood, the lead volunteer Wellbeing Café. 

She met members of the centre who regularly attend its Wellbeing Cafés and Family Hubs.Her Majesty joined an art group, before meeting members enjoying a cream tea, where heard first-hand how the centre supports the lonely and isolated members of the local community. 

Camilla also met young families and single parents whose children were enjoying the soft play area.

Her Majesty then cut a cake made by one of the volunteers.

The Queen was presented with a posy before the members sang a final song. 

The Oasis Centre was presented with a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in September 2022.

King Charles checks on the progress of Nansledan (D L Accounts)

King Charles made a surprise visit to the Duchy of Cornwall’s Nansledan scheme to see how the development is progressing.

He chatted with residents and business owners who came out to see him.