Cadgwith Fishing Cove Trust has hit its fundraising target to save three historic buildings.

The fundraiser, which was set up on February 11, has now reached its £300,000 target and will now be looking to raise money to repair and refurbish these fishing buildings which have not had anything spent on them for a very long time.

The old buildings, which are located at Cadgwith Cove, are used by the fishermen landing at the harbour to store their gear and process their catch.

They also house a popular art gallery and two shops selling fresh fish, while in the summer the hugely popular fish barbecues are held outside them.

In an update on the Fundraising page set up to take donations, a spokesperson for the trust said: "We want to bring the buildings up to a good standard for the fishermen to use going forward, and minimise the ongoing maintenance required.

"Every additional pound raised will make a difference.

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"We are all astounded at how much love there is for Cadgwith and for preserving the future of our fishermen.

"We are so grateful and humbled with the strength of public support.

"Thank you to every single one of the 8,552+ people who have given us a donation so far and are supporting us in so many ways.

"The fishermen have renewed hope and a spring in their step.

"The threat to their future has been removed, and they now know they have a future fishing from the cove.

"Thank you for your help."

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In previous coverage of the Cadgwith Fishing Cove Trust's fundraising efforts, Skipper, Bret Jose, said: "We're all pretty gobsmacked with the amount of support for what we're trying to achieve.

"We didn't think in our wildest dreams that anything like that could happen, we're in shock."

John Trewin, who is also a fisherman and trustee, said: "These opportunities don't happen often.

"The crowdfunding has blown us all away really, and it will enable us to purchase the buildings and keep them in the trust and for future fisherman out of Cadgwith for ever and a day.

"We've been talking to the owners, who can see what's happening and want it to stay publicly owned, and they can see what's happening now that the Crowdfunder has taken off, and that's eased their mind a bit.

"It certainly gives me hope for the future."

If you would like to donate to the Cadgwith Fishing Cove Trust fundraiser to help with maintenance and upkeep of the historic buildings, please visit their Crowdfunding page: Cadgwith Fishing Cove Trust.