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Inspectors to start investigations in Syria into suspected chemical attack - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 23:03

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Inspectors to start investigations in Syria into suspected chemical attack
Falmouth Packet
Ministers have said it is “highly likely” Assad's regime was responsible for the attack on Saturday on the rebel-held town of Douma which reportedly left dozens dead and that there was agreement around the Cabinet table that such actions should not go ...

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Britain was behind Syrian 'chemical attack', Russia claims - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 16:50

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Britain was behind Syrian 'chemical attack', Russia claims
Falmouth Packet
Russia has evidence that Britain had “direct involvement” in staging the suspected chemical attack in Syria, its military chiefs have claimed. Humanitarian volunteers were “seriously pressured” by the UK to speed up plans for a “provocation” in Eastern ...

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Syria chemical attack staged by UK, claims Russia - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 15:24

Falmouth Packet

Syria chemical attack staged by UK, claims Russia
Falmouth Packet
Nikki Haley told an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council called by Russia that should the US and its allies decide to act in Syria it will be to defend “a bedrock international norm that benefits all nations” — the prohibition on the use of ...

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Inspectors head to site of suspected gas attack in Syria - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 06:18

Inspectors head to site of suspected gas attack in Syria
Falmouth Packet
A truce collapsed last week and the Syrian government pressed ahead with its military offensive. Then came the suspected chemical attack in Douma, followed by international condemnation and threats of military action. Amid conflicting tweets about the ...

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Falmouth to become a Safer Town - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 15:20

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Falmouth to become a Safer Town
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Falmouth will become part of Cornwall Council's Safer Towns initiative, which will mean that a partnership of public, voluntary, community, and private organisations will co-ordinate to help keep the community safer. In the coming ten days the council ...

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Falmouth to become a Safer Town - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 15:19

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Falmouth to become a Safer Town
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth will become part of Cornwall Council's Safer Towns initiative, which will mean that a partnership of public, voluntary, community, and private organisations will co-ordinate to help keep the community safer. In the coming ten days the council ...

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Councillor suspended after Rochdale abuse inquiry finds he lied during probe - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 12:50

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Councillor suspended after Rochdale abuse inquiry finds he lied during probe
Falmouth Packet
A councillor has been suspended by the Labour Party after an independent inquiry into child sexual abuse in Rochdale concluded he lied during his evidence. Richard Farnell told a panel last year he was unaware of issues of abuse involving a residential ...

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Child abuse at residential school lasted for decades, panel finds - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 12:18

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Child abuse at residential school lasted for decades, panel finds
Falmouth Packet
Child sexual abuse involving pupils at Knowl View happened from its early years onwards and continued for 20 years, an independent panel found. The council-run residential school in Rochdale was set up in 1969 to house boys aged from seven to 16 with a ...

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Out-of-town car park in Penzance will be ideal for Isles of Scilly visitors - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 12:05

Falmouth Packet

Out-of-town car park in Penzance will be ideal for Isles of Scilly visitors
Falmouth Packet
To introduce the service an open day will be held on Saturday 21 April and Saturday parking for the first month will be free for park and ride customers using the scheduled bus service into Penzance. Councillor Brown, Cornwall Council Portfolio Holder ...

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Rochdale authorities showed 'total lack of urgency' in tackling sex abuse - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 11:14

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Rochdale authorities showed 'total lack of urgency' in tackling sex abuse
Falmouth Packet
Authorities in Rochdale showed a “total lack of urgency” to address the sexual exploitation of boys at a council-run school who were regarded as “authors of their own abuse”, a report has found. Pupils at now-closed Knowl View residential school were ...

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Stadium for Cornwall will deliver more benefits to county than originally thought council is told - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 09:01

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Stadium for Cornwall will deliver more benefits to county than originally thought council is told
Falmouth Packet
He produced a list of stadiums which had received financial backing from councils which included Manchester City's Etihad Stadium which had £22m from Manchester City Council; the Liberty Stadium which is used by Swansea City FC and received £27m from ...

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Rochdale abuse inquiry to release findings - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 02:01

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Rochdale abuse inquiry to release findings
Falmouth Packet
A report into allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation at a boys' hostel and a residential school in Rochdale linked to the late politician Cyril Smith is to be published. The former Liberal MP is said to have been among those who preyed on ...

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International community needs to respond after Syria attack, agrees May - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 00:18

International community needs to respond after Syria attack, agrees May
Falmouth Packet
Theresa May has agreed with her American and French counterparts that the international community needs to respond following the suspected Syria chemical weapons attack. The Prime Minister spoke to Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, as ...

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Foreign Secretary: Russian veto on US resolution on Syria 'hugely disappointing' - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 20:50

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Foreign Secretary: Russian veto on US resolution on Syria 'hugely disappointing'
Falmouth Packet
Karen Piece, the UK ambassador to the UN, said it was a “sad day for the Security Council” and “for the people of Douma”. Ms Pierce told the Security Council: “By vetoing, Russia has crossed the line in the international order and worse, if possible ...

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Ealing Council bans anti-abortion protests outside Marie Stopes clinic - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 20:28

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Ealing Council bans anti-abortion protests outside Marie Stopes clinic
Falmouth Packet
We are incredibly grateful to Ealing Council for recognising the emotional distress that these groups create, and for taking proportionate action to protect the privacy and dignity of women accessing our clinic in the borough,” he said. “This was never ...

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Falmouth Town Council may hire an armoured officer to keep the town's beaches clean - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 19:11

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Falmouth Town Council may hire an armoured officer to keep the town's beaches clean
Falmouth Packet
Open fires and debris left on Falmouth's beaches could be cause enough for concern to hire a council officer wearing body armour and a video camera to monitor the beach, according to town councillors. On Monday night, Falmouth Town Council discussed a ...

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Falmouth Town Council may hire an armoured officer to keep the town's beaches clean - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 19:05

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Town Council may hire an armoured officer to keep the town's beaches clean
Falmouth Packet
Open fires and debris left on Falmouth's beaches could be cause enough for concern to hire a council officer wearing body armour and a video camera to monitor the beach, according to town councillors. On Monday night, Falmouth Town Council discussed a ...

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St Piran to make his final trip - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 19:01

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St Piran to make his final trip
Falmouth Packet
A sculptor has secured a £500 grant from Falmouth Town Council to go towards the costs of parading a giant statue of St Piran through town before it is loaded onto a ship bound for Brittany. The 11 foot tall hand-chiselled statue will be transported on ...

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St Piran to make his final trip - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 19:00

Falmouth Packet

St Piran to make his final trip
Falmouth Packet
A sculptor has secured a £500 grant from Falmouth Town Council to go towards the costs of parading a giant statue of St Piran through town before it is loaded onto a ship bound for Brittany. The 11 foot tall hand-chiselled statue will be transported on ...

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International community needs to respond after Syria attack, agrees May - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 17:27

Falmouth Packet

International community needs to respond after Syria attack, agrees May
Falmouth Packet
Theresa May has “agreed” in telephone conversations with Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron that the international community “needed to respond” following reports of a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Downing Street said the Prime Minister spoke to ...

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