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Sounds of the sea coming to Falmouth for 15th international festival - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 14:32

Falmouth Packet

Sounds of the sea coming to Falmouth for 15th international festival
Falmouth Packet
THE sweet sounds of sea shanty will ring out across Falmouth later this month as the 15th international festival comes to town. The three-day event starts on Friday, June 22 and there will be a huge variety of groups to enjoy across the port, all of ...

Olympic champion Katie Taylor's father injured in boxing club shooting - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 11:46

Falmouth Packet

Olympic champion Katie Taylor's father injured in boxing club shooting
Falmouth Packet
The father of Olympic boxing gold medallist Katie Taylor has sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries in a shooting near Dublin, police said. Pete Taylor, 57, was at Bray Boxing Club in Co Wicklow, about to start a session with up to 20 ...

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Devon town turns phone box into nightclub - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:04

Falmouth Packet

Devon town turns phone box into nightclub
Falmouth Packet
A Devon town has turned its traditional red phone box into a tiny nightclub – complete with a music system, glitter ball and lighting. ... The 8ft 3in (2.5m) tall box became the 5,000th to be adopted from BT when Kingsbridge Town Council took ownership ...

Boundary Commission reveals new Cornwall Council divisions - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 05:54

Falmouth Packet

Boundary Commission reveals new Cornwall Council divisions
Falmouth Packet
A FIRST look has been revealed at how Cornwall's council divisions could be split from 2021. It involves reducing the number of Cornwall councillors from the ... The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has now launched a 15-week public ...

Boundary Commission reveals new Cornwall Council divisions - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 05:54

Falmouth Packet

Boundary Commission reveals new Cornwall Council divisions
Falmouth Packet
A FIRST look has been revealed at how Cornwall's council divisions could be split from 2021. It involves reducing the number of Cornwall councillors from the ... The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has now launched a 15-week public ...

Boundary Commission reveals new Cornwall Council divisions - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 05:53

Falmouth Packet

Boundary Commission reveals new Cornwall Council divisions
Falmouth Packet
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has now launched a 15-week public consultation, giving people a say on the proposed changes. In the Falmouth area, the town would lose its Smithick ward, which would be shared between ...

Historic stable conversion approved - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 16:10

Falmouth Packet

Historic stable conversion approved
Falmouth Packet
The plans had attracted an objection from Camborne Town Council which had called on Cornwall Council to refuse planning permission. Town councillors said that the plans were “out of keeping with the local area and would damage rather than enhance the ...

The parent's trap, says ROGER LEWIS - Express.co.uk

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 19:15

Express.co.uk

The parent's trap, says ROGER LEWIS
Express.co.uk
... so did every other student at Falmouth College of Art. I was feeding the town. Concerned for their welfare, sure they can't cope, we have created a generation of children who move back home, with no council tax or outgoings. Indeed, children today ...

Recorder letters: KMT, equality locally, grass verges, election, air pollution and volunteers needed - Ilford Recorder

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 11:15

Ilford Recorder

Recorder letters: KMT, equality locally, grass verges, election, air pollution and volunteers needed
Ilford Recorder
The Kenneth More Theatre has been a leading part of Ilford town centre for over 43 years and throughout that time has performed many, many shows – some from the West End. The theatre ... So come on councillors, instead of wasting public money on a new ...

'Austerity' to blame for Helston pothole problem - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:35

Falmouth Packet

'Austerity' to blame for Helston pothole problem
Falmouth Packet
Austerity has been blamed for the delay in Helston's potholes being properly filled by Cornwall Council. Town councillor Dave Potter raised the question at the last council meeting of when Helston would see some permanent repairs made to its roads ...

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival invests in 3000 reusable pint glasses for event - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 13:36

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival invests in 3000 reusable pint glasses for event
Falmouth Packet
Bearing the Festival logo, these innovative cups will sell for £1 with profits going to Falmouth RNLI. Experience gained from other festivals ... The move has been welcomed by Plastic Free Falmouth and the town council. They will be available from the ...

Sea defence scheme to reduce flood risk to 7500 homes - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 12:17

Falmouth Packet

Sea defence scheme to reduce flood risk to 7500 homes
Falmouth Packet
A £63 million scheme to shore up the sea defences of a Lancashire town while reducing flood risk to 7,500 homes has been officially opened. The two kilometres of sea defences in the Rossall area of Fleetwood are designed to hold back the Irish Sea ...

Penzance councillor says that private security should be hired to patrol the streets - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 09:53

Falmouth Packet

Penzance councillor says that private security should be hired to patrol the streets
Falmouth Packet
"With no obvious or tangible action being taken by Cornwall Council or the police, it's time this town council stepped in to support the people of this town. We'll see how many other town councillors (and local Cornwall councillors) choose to support ...

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival invests in 5000 reusable pint glasses for event - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 17:13

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival invests in 5000 reusable pint glasses for event
Falmouth Packet
... for £1 with profits going to Falmouth RNLI. Experience gained from other festivals proves that this initiative can save many thousands of single use beer cups being thrown away. The move has been welcomed by Plastic Free Falmouth and the town council.

Competing Falmouth boat owners warned over behaviour - Pirate FM

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 15:59

Competing Falmouth boat owners warned over behaviour
Pirate FM
It comes as Cornwall Council's harbours board is set to discuss issues with Prince of Wales Pier when it meets next week to look at approving licences to operate from Falmouth. It is considering applying strict new code of conduct for all who operate ...

Family hurling insults and threats at each other on almost daily basis on Prince of Wales pier, report says - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 14:25

Falmouth Packet

Family hurling insults and threats at each other on almost daily basis on Prince of Wales pier, report says
Falmouth Packet
Competing pleasure boat owners in Falmouth have been given strict new guidelines in a bid to clamp down on bad behaviour which has caused police to be called “almost daily”. Cornwall Council's harbours board is set to discuss issues with Prince of ...

Robbie Williams' underground swimming pool plans objected to by Jimmy Page - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 20:53

Falmouth Packet

Robbie Williams' underground swimming pool plans objected to by Jimmy Page
Falmouth Packet
A decision over planning permission was deferred at a committee meeting at Kensington Town Hall on Tuesday pending legal assurances. The celebrity ... After the meeting, Page, who bought the turreted redbrick property in 1972, said: “I'm really pleased ...

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BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: 29 May to 1 June - BBC News

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 05:20

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: 29 May to 1 June
BBC News
Send an email to plymouthnewsonline@bbc.co.uk; Twitter: Tweet us; Facebook: Facebook. Posted at 10:43 1 ... The town council has backed proposals that would restrict the times when the animals could use the beach. Under the .... It's got to the point ...

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Patients waited 12 hours more than 2000 times in a year at A&E at Royal Cornwall Hospital - Cornwall Live

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 05:00

Cornwall Live

Patients waited 12 hours more than 2000 times in a year at A&E at Royal Cornwall Hospital
Cornwall Live
Another patient from Cornwall who faced similar problems, albeit at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, was footballer Ricky Coton, who broke his cheekbone in three places in a clash of heads on the pitch while playing for Callington Town. Club vice ...

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Construction of Falmouth dry-dock 60 years ago showed confidence in future of ship repair - This is The West Country

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 11:04

This is The West Country

Construction of Falmouth dry-dock 60 years ago showed confidence in future of ship repair
This is The West Country
Jack Silley, then owner of Falmouth Docks, along with his fellow directors had a vision for the port with a super dry-dock capable of docking the largest oil tankers berthing at any existing oil terminals in the United Kingdom. He wanted a dock to ...