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25 years ago today from the Falmouth Packet of May 20 1993 - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 20/05/2018 - 06:08

25 years ago today from the Falmouth Packet of May 20 1993
Falmouth Packet
FALMOUTH Town Hall could become the town's newest nightclub if plans currently lodged with Carrick are given the go-ahead. Christopher Smith Associates of North Parade, Falmouth, are seeking planning permission and listed building consent to refurbish ...

25 years ago today from the Falmouth Packet of May 20 1993 - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 20/05/2018 - 05:57

25 years ago today from the Falmouth Packet of May 20 1993
Falmouth Packet
FALMOUTH Town Hall could become the town's newest nightclub if plans currently lodged with Carrick are given the go-ahead. Christopher Smith Associates of North Parade, Falmouth, are seeking planning permission and listed building consent to refurbish ...

Royal Wedding celebrations in Helston - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 19:46

Falmouth Packet

Royal Wedding celebrations in Helston
Falmouth Packet
Held at Monument Walk, next to the Grylls Monument, the party to mark the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle was also a chance to officially open a new Flora Day-themed shelter in that area, installed by the town council. There was a celebratory ...

Windsor homeless bus held for 'further investigation' ahead of royal wedding - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 16:03

Falmouth Packet

Windsor homeless bus held for 'further investigation' ahead of royal wedding
Falmouth Packet
The 10-bed bus from charity The Ark Project drove into town in the wake of a much-criticised suggestion from Windsor's Conservative leader to remove homeless people ahead of Saturday's event. Thames Valley Police announced on Friday it would be ...

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Britons getting ready for a royal party - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 11:43

Falmouth Packet

Britons getting ready for a royal party
Falmouth Packet
Skipton Town Hall is hosting an indoor street party, serving Pimms, while bunting will be up in east London's Mile End park, where Tower Hamlets residents have been invited to bring along a picnic and enjoy fairground rides, sporting activities and a ...

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Cormac team add plants to Helston roundabouts - This is The West Country

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 06:33

This is The West Country

Cormac team add plants to Helston roundabouts
This is The West Country
Helston Town Council has finally reached the end of its journey in trying to plant up the town's roundabouts, after going round in circles for almost a decade. Councillors have been trying for years to improve the look of the entrances in to the town ...

Cormac team add plants to Helston roundabouts - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 06:11

Falmouth Packet

Cormac team add plants to Helston roundabouts
Falmouth Packet
Helston Town Council has finally reached the end of its journey in trying to plant up the town's roundabouts, after going round in circles for almost a decade. Councillors have been trying for years to improve the look of the entrances in to the town ...

Cormac team add plants to Helston roundabouts - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 06:11

Falmouth Packet

Cormac team add plants to Helston roundabouts
Falmouth Packet
Helston Town Council has finally reached the end of its journey in trying to plant up the town's roundabouts, after going round in circles for almost a decade. Councillors have been trying for years to improve the look of the entrances in to the town ...

Cornwall's cleanest beaches have been revealed in stunning fashion with sand art and flag waving - Cornwall Live

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 06:05

Cornwall Live

Cornwall's cleanest beaches have been revealed in stunning fashion with sand art and flag waving
Cornwall Live
They were joined by Cornwall Council, Keep Britain Tidy, Sharp's Brewery and various action groups, local councillors and beach and community leaders, as well as a group of Cornish dogs. A unique scheme means dogs can be taken onto part of Great ...

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'Getaway driver' parking behind Porthleven traffic problems - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 06:49

Falmouth Packet

'Getaway driver' parking behind Porthleven traffic problems
Falmouth Packet
Moving this issue(s) forward, I will be organising along with my fellow Town Councillors a drop in session at the Public Hall where people can give their views on what they would like to be done, including adding/removal of yellow lines, other parking ...

'Getaway driver' parking behind Porthleven traffic problems - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 06:40

Falmouth Packet

'Getaway driver' parking behind Porthleven traffic problems
Falmouth Packet
Issues over parking and traffic were at the forefront of people's minds at a public meeting with MP Derek Thomas on Saturday. As a result, Porthleven Town Council has vowed to hold a drop-in session at the Public Hall, most likely during the first week ...

New Helston mayor John Martin gives first speech - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 13:51

Falmouth Packet

New Helston mayor John Martin gives first speech
Falmouth Packet
Mr Martin paid tribute to his predecessor, Gillian Geer, saying: “She has led with dignity and clarity, and with a cheerful and positive approach as chair to our town council. Gillian has also established the respect of the wider Cornish community as a ...

Mayor election and a resignation at Porthleven - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 09:21

Falmouth Packet

Mayor election and a resignation at Porthleven
Falmouth Packet
Shortly before the vote, Mr Wallis thanked town councillors for their work over the past 12 months, saying they had achieved "an awful lot." This included a new town council website and the setting up of an environmental group, with the neighbourhood ...

Give housing developers 'shot in the arm' over council tax, ministers told - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 18:04

Falmouth Packet

Give housing developers 'shot in the arm' over council tax, ministers told
Falmouth Packet
Housing developers should be given an “enormous shot in the arm” and charged council tax and business rates as soon as planning permission is granted, a Tory former minister has urged. John Penrose told MPs that “the meter should start running” ...

Royal wedding fever strikes Windsor as excitement builds for Harry and Meghan - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 14:48

Falmouth Packet

Royal wedding fever strikes Windsor as excitement builds for Harry and Meghan
Falmouth Packet
Royal wedding fever is sweeping Windsor with just days left until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say “I do”. Life-size figures of the couple are propped up all over town, with locals and tourists tucking in to wedding cake and coffees adorned with the ...

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LETTER: Just cut the blooming grass! - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:06

Falmouth Packet

LETTER: Just cut the blooming grass!
Falmouth Packet
Such a shame that nobody at Cornwall Council can hear it, or even look out of an office window in Truro and take shot at what time of year this is. It's the time of year when the grass grows - and the weeds. Nowhere more so than Falmouth seafront ...

Helston celebrates ancient Beating the Bounds custom - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:03

Falmouth Packet

Helston celebrates ancient Beating the Bounds custom
Falmouth Packet
Among the group this year were Helston mayor Gillian Geer, members of the town council and pupils from Nansloe Acamdey. Due to the large number of stones around Helston, only one third are beaten each year, the two stones that lie within the Culdrose ...

Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories - BBC News

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 06:12

Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
BBC News
£7,155 to Sidmouth Town Council to pay for the Sid Valley Help Scheme to help them support residents in their times of need. Clyst Caring Friends will receive nearly £5,000 to help them .... He loved travel and adventure, but had found his home looking ...

LETTER: I totally agree with hotel owner - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 09:01

Falmouth Packet

LETTER: I totally agree with hotel owner
Falmouth Packet
I totally agree with the owner of The Membly Hall Hotel in the Falmouth Packet dated 09/05/18. I think the reply was lame ... What is wrong with our council in Cornwall that they no longer or care for the locals in this town or county? We try not to ...

25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet of May 13 1993 - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 05:24

Falmouth Packet

25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet of May 13 1993
Falmouth Packet
PLANS to build a footpath which would link Penryn's Commercial Road with the town centre were due to go before Carrick planners last night. If given the go ahead the path would run from the car park behind Permarin House on Commercial Road to New ...