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Large hole opens up in Helston town centre - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 20:16

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Large hole opens up in Helston town centre
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... 11 Stadium for Cornwall given £3million by Cornwall Council; 12 A seven storey student accommodation block may be built at Ponsharden; 13 Mystery of the bright green water at Swanpool solved; 14 Driver dies following serious accident on A30 this ...

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25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet of April 22 1993 - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 17:05

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25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet of April 22 1993
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Landlord Dave Trevena has applied to Carrick for a various of his existing public entertainment licence which would allow him to stay open until 1am from Monday to Saturday. Some members of the town council thought the application should be thrown out ...

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Work begins on new light railway at Luton Airport - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 13:18

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Work begins on new light railway at Luton Airport
Falmouth Packet
London Luton Airport is owned by the town's borough council and is the UK's fifth busiest airport with almost 16 million passengers in 2017, up 9% on the previous year. Andy Malcolm, chairman of the council's airport company, claimed the total journey ...

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Helston CIC bid to save town centre - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 12:13

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Helston CIC bid to save town centre
Falmouth Packet
A community group of nine members already exists in Helston and is slowly adding to its numbers, with the town's businesses, recreational groups and other areas of the town - including through a few town councillors - already represented. Mr Hales told ...

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Falmouth traders air dismay at car park price increase - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 04:19

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Falmouth traders air dismay at car park price increase
Falmouth Packet
She added that hundreds shops nationally closed last year and is urging the council to consider offering an hour's free parking each week, to encourage people to come into town. Richard Wilcox, Falmouth BID Manager said: “There is a real and ...

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Falmouth traders air dismay at car park price increase | Falmouth ... - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 04:18

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Falmouth traders air dismay at car park price increase | Falmouth ...
Falmouth Packet
A FALMOUTH trader has issued a rallying cry to save the fortunes of the town's high street shops. Rebecca Heane, of Cream Cornwall, has reacted to a recent car park price increase by giving back £3 to anyone who spends £50 in her shop. "It may not be a ...

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Falmouth traders air dismay at car park price increase | This is The ... - This is The West Country

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 04:17

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Falmouth traders air dismay at car park price increase | This is The ...
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A FALMOUTH trader has issued a rallying cry to save the fortunes of the town's high street shops.

Strikes on Syria risk wider conflict, says Russian ambassador to Ireland - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 15:43

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Strikes on Syria risk wider conflict, says Russian ambassador to Ireland
Falmouth Packet
He denied that Russia was behind cyber attacks, saying that people try to depict Russia as being the “source of all evil” – something he described as a “really ridiculous concept”. His comments came as the UK and US issued an unprecedented joint alert ...

Inspectors enter Syrian town that was scene of alleged chemical attack - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 14:40

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Inspectors enter Syrian town that was scene of alleged chemical attack
Falmouth Packet
International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, following delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. The fact-finding mission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of ...

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New missile attack reported in Syria - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 06:43

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New missile attack reported in Syria
Falmouth Packet
... 15 Falmouth Town Council may hire an armoured officer to monitor the beaches; 16 Why Cornwall Council spent £46,000 on a party in Cannes explained; 17 St Piran to make his final trip; 18 LETTER: Disgusted by amount of dog mess on pavements; 19 ...

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The Packet Camera Club's photo of the day 17/04/2018 - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 03:51

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The Packet Camera Club's photo of the day 17/04/2018
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Join the Packet Camera Club on Facebook or send in your photos to marco.ferrari@packetseries.co.uk. Post your photos and write "April Theme" in the description to enter this month's competition and win £50 worth of vouchers. Follow the camera club ...

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Chemical weapons investigators barred from alleged attack site in Syria - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 16:10

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Chemical weapons investigators barred from alleged attack site in Syria
Falmouth Packet
Independent investigators have been prevented by Syrian and Russian officials from reaching the scene of an alleged chemical attack near the Syrian capital, an official said. The barrier for the inspectors comes days after the US, UK and France ...

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Russian foreign minister: Relations with West worse than Cold War - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 13:08

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Russian foreign minister: Relations with West worse than Cold War
Falmouth Packet
The UK's claims about interference with the OPCW's work in Syria were dismissed by Moscow. “Russia confirms its adherence to the provision of security for the mission and does not plan to interfere with its work”, the country's representative at the ...

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Fresh row between UK and Russia over Syrian chemical attack - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 11:34

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Fresh row between UK and Russia over Syrian chemical attack
Falmouth Packet
The latest row between the UK and Russia came as Theresa May prepared to face MPs over her decision to launch air strikes against Syria as Labour questioned the legality of the bombing raid. The UK's representative at the OPCW, Peter Wilson, said: “It ...
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BBC Local Live: Devon & Cornwall - BBC News

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 06:00

BBC Local Live: Devon & Cornwall
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More than 100 housing developments in Torbay that already have planning permission have not started or have been delayed. Councillors heard there were 107 so-called "stalled" sites in the district: 16 in Brixham, 28 in Paignton, and 63 in Torquay ...

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Assad says air strikes on Syria based on 'lies' - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 15/04/2018 - 12:50

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Assad says air strikes on Syria based on 'lies'
Falmouth Packet
1 Falmouth to become a Safer Town; 2 Stadium for Cornwall will deliver more benefits to county than originally thought council is told; 3 Falmouth Town Council may hire an armoured officer to monitor the beaches; 4 Out-of-town car park in Penzance will ...

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Market trader called Bellows told to pipe down after complaint - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 15/04/2018 - 12:50

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Market trader called Bellows told to pipe down after complaint
Falmouth Packet
A market trader who makes his living by shouting about his produce has been told by a council to keep quiet. Wayne Bellows has spent his entire working life mastering the traditional market call to attract customers. But now the fourth-generation fruit ...

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Military action in Syria is a success – UK, US and France say - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 17:36

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Military action in Syria is a success – UK, US and France say
Falmouth Packet
She insisted that joining the military campaign was the “right thing for us to do” in the wake of the “harrowing” assault on the Syrian rebel-held town. The Prime Minister also warned Russia that the air strikes should act as a warning over its use of ...

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Mission accomplished in Syria, Donald Trump declares - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 13:11

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Mission accomplished in Syria, Donald Trump declares
Falmouth Packet
US President Donald Trump declared it was “mission accomplished” after the overnight bombing campaign in Syria. And he thanked the UK and France “for their wisdom and the power of their fine military”. Britain launched cruise missiles as part of the co ...

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Putin: Aggression by US and allies will worsen Syrian humanitarian catastrophe - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 08:22

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Putin: Aggression by US and allies will worsen Syrian humanitarian catastrophe
Falmouth Packet
Col Gen Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian military's General Staff said Saturday's strike has not caused any casualties, and Syrian military facilities targeted by the US, UK and France have suffered only minor damage. He said the Russian air defence ...

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