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"An ongoing joke" - Falmouth's high street bollard struck a week after repairs finish - This is The West Country

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 16:16

This is The West Country

"An ongoing joke" - Falmouth's high street bollard struck a week after repairs finish
This is The West Country
Falmouth's notorious high street bollard has been struck by a car less than a week after repairs were finished. The car hit the bollard at around 2pm and blocked off the road before Falmouth Town Council had the area cleared around an hour later. This ...

These are Cornwall's biggest employers - Cornwall Live

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 05:02

Cornwall Live

These are Cornwall's biggest employers
Cornwall Live
Falfish operates from state-of-the-art processing facilities at Redruth with a capacity for 18,000 tonnes annually and is ideally located both to source products throughout Cornwall and SW England and for transport to locations anywhere in the UK and ...

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The South West's secret seaside holiday destinations: 9 coastal towns you've probably never visited - but really should - Somerset Live

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 23:09

Somerset Live

The South West's secret seaside holiday destinations: 9 coastal towns you've probably never visited - but really should
Somerset Live
... twice hourly service. Falmouth Docks or Falmouth Town station stops are both a five minute walk from the beach. ... It added: "It's been consistently voted one of Britain's best by whomever votes on these things, and it's easy to see why: it's a ...

The South West's secret seaside holiday destinations: 9 coastal towns you've probably never visited - but really should - Bristol Live

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 23:04

Bristol Live

The South West's secret seaside holiday destinations: 9 coastal towns you've probably never visited - but really should
Bristol Live
... twice hourly service. Falmouth Docks or Falmouth Town station stops are both a five minute walk from the beach. ... It added: "It's been consistently voted one of Britain's best by whomever votes on these things, and it's easy to see why: it's a ...

Kate Kennally: Cornwall will control its own destiny - Local Government Chronicle

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 11:17

Local Government Chronicle

Kate Kennally: Cornwall will control its own destiny
Local Government Chronicle
Falmouth Town Council, for example, now employs over 100 staff running a range of community services usually run by districts, such as parks maintenance, libraries and community centres. This “place leadership”, as Ms Kennally refers to it, is central ...

Mountainside portrait of NHS founder unveiled - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 13:35

Falmouth Packet

Mountainside portrait of NHS founder unveiled
Falmouth Packet
Britain's Got Talent finalist Nathan Wyburn created the 10 metre by 14 metre piece of art on Trefil moorland – three miles north of Bevan's home town of Tredegar, South Wales. The portrait is made from soil and white stone dust from a local quarry and ...

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Porthleven building plans refused after narrow vote - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 15:00

Falmouth Packet

Porthleven building plans refused after narrow vote
Falmouth Packet
Under the proposals the building would have been for mixed use including office/light industrial and retail. Porthleven Town Council had objected to the plans with Liz Lane telling the committee that the building was “not in harmony” with the area. She ...

Beach death: Witnesses heard loud bang before trampoline apparently burst - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 14:28

Falmouth Packet

Beach death: Witnesses heard loud bang before trampoline apparently burst
Falmouth Packet
A three-year-old girl died after she was thrown from an inflatable trampoline while at the beach with her mother. Norfolk Police said witnesses reported hearing a “loud bang” before the inflatable “apparently burst” at Gorleston-on-Sea on Sunday morning.
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Meeting today over 'getaway driver' parking in Porthleven - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 10:25

Falmouth Packet

Meeting today over 'getaway driver' parking in Porthleven
Falmouth Packet
People living and working in Porthleven can have their say today on how traffic and parking should be managed in the port. The town council has organised a drop-in event at the Public Hall today, which began at 10am and continues until 5.30pm. People ...

Penryn Town Council spending reveals high costs for window repairs - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 05:01

Falmouth Packet

Penryn Town Council spending reveals high costs for window repairs
Falmouth Packet
Penryn Town Council spent a total of £37,412.66 in the month of May. Window repair made up a significant amount of the council's spending, with £9,193.20 going to Alan Symons Decorating Ltd. to repair rotten windows. But the single biggest cost was ...

VIDEO: Cornwall Cricket League summary - Saturday, July 14 - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 07:52

Falmouth Packet

VIDEO: Cornwall Cricket League summary - Saturday, July 14
Falmouth Packet
WATCH the Packet Sport summary of the local Cornwall Cricket League action from Saturday, July 14. 0 comments. Most popular; Most commented. Loading... 1 You'll never guess what bomb squad actually found lying on sea bed off Falmouth; 2 Guess ...

Syrian refugee family Falmouth home proposed by resettlement group - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 05:04

Falmouth Packet

Syrian refugee family Falmouth home proposed by resettlement group
Falmouth Packet
A BID to rehome a Syrian refugee family in Falmouth has been met with protest from one town councillor, who argued “we've got our own problems.” When presented with the proposal by a local campaign group, councillor for Boslowick ward Steve Eva said: ...

High Street Awards could give Falmouth £10000 cash prize - This is The West Country

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 15:35

This is The West Country

High Street Awards could give Falmouth £10000 cash prize
This is The West Country
Sarah Newton, MP for Truro and Falmouth, is encouraging people nominate their local high streets in the Great British High Street Awards 2018. Sarah said: “Local high streets are vital to the quality of life in Cornwall. They are at the centre of our ...

High Street Awards could give Falmouth £10000 cash prize - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 15:20

Falmouth Packet

High Street Awards could give Falmouth £10000 cash prize
Falmouth Packet
Sarah Newton, MP for Truro and Falmouth, is encouraging people nominate their local high streets in the Great British High Street Awards 2018. Sarah said: “Local high streets are vital to the quality of life in Cornwall. They are at the centre of our ...

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New staff recruited to Helston Community Hospital - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 11:05

Falmouth Packet

New staff recruited to Helston Community Hospital
Falmouth Packet
New staff are being recruited to Helston Community Hospital as further reassurance has been given that there is "no intention to close." This was the message at last week's meeting of the town council, when members raised the ongoing medical cover ...

Seafront bench shelter outside Royal Duchy Hotel undergoing "serious" renovation - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:07

Falmouth Packet

Seafront bench shelter outside Royal Duchy Hotel undergoing "serious" renovation
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Town Council has responded to the comments, saying that the delay was caused by an outside contractor waiting for parts to be delivered. Barry Taylor, manager at the Royal Duchy Hotel, said: "It's an eyesore for my customers, but more ...

Fines looming for Helston's worst rubbish offenders - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:07

Falmouth Packet

Fines looming for Helston's worst rubbish offenders
Falmouth Packet
Helston's worst offenders for leaving the town's streets lined with litter could soon be hit with fines. Specific addresses have been passed on to enforcement officers at Cornwall Council, who have the power to fine people that fail to cover their ...

Bonfires and trees cut down at farm owned by Falmouth town councillor - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 08:24

Falmouth Packet

Bonfires and trees cut down at farm owned by Falmouth town councillor
Falmouth Packet
Alan Jewell, who is also chair of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee, has now been ordered to re-plant the trees by the government's forestry commission or else face prosecution. He felled the trees on his Pennance Mill Farm in Goldenbank ...

Bonfires and trees cut down at farm owned by Falmouth town councillor - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 07:34

Falmouth Packet

Bonfires and trees cut down at farm owned by Falmouth town councillor
Falmouth Packet
Alan Jewell, who is also chair of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee, has now been ordered to re-plant the trees by the government's forestry commission or else face prosecution. He felled the trees on his Pennance Mill Farm in Goldenbank ...

Bonfires and trees cut down at farm owned by Falmouth town councillor - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 07:34

Bonfires and trees cut down at farm owned by Falmouth town councillor
Falmouth Packet
Alan Jewell, who is also chair of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee, has now been ordered to re-plant the trees by the government's forestry commission or else face prosecution. He felled the trees on his Pennance Mill Farm in Goldenbank ...