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Council seat costs Porthleven £200 each time it stays empty - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 15:09

Falmouth Packet

Council seat costs Porthleven £200 each time it stays empty
Falmouth Packet
Porthleven Town Council is having to pay out £200 every time it fails to fill its vacant seat. The council is now on its third election to try to fill the remaining councillor position and will have to continue to pay out until someone joins. This is ...

Margaret Thatcher's home town bids for statue - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 12:01

Falmouth Packet

Margaret Thatcher's home town bids for statue
Falmouth Packet
A Margaret Thatcher statue rejected for Parliament Square could be erected in her home town. Officials in Lincolnshire are developing proposals which could secure a place for the bronze sculpture of the UK's first female prime minister. The Public ...

Kimberley Park awarded for environmental status - This is The West Country

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 16:34

This is The West Country

Kimberley Park awarded for environmental status
This is The West Country
Mayor Grenville Chappel said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive a Green Flag Award again this year as the park is very much at the centre of what the town has to offer its residents and tourists, Falmouth Town Council take so much pride in ...

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Kimberley Park awarded for environmental status - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 16:32

Falmouth Packet

Kimberley Park awarded for environmental status
Falmouth Packet
Mayor Grenville Chappel said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive a Green Flag Award again this year as the park is very much at the centre of what the town has to offer its residents and tourists, Falmouth Town Council take so much pride in ...

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LETTER:What is going on at the Princess Pavilion? - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 13:37

Falmouth Packet

LETTER:What is going on at the Princess Pavilion?
Falmouth Packet
There are no seasonal programmes, all advertising appears to have stopped, the poster boards in the town aren't kept up to date and anyway, there are hardly any shows or concerts anymore: even the Sunday evening band concerts have been cancelled!

Surfers Against Sewage plastic free campaign based in Cornwall attracts support from around the world - Cornwall Live

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 07:53

Cornwall Live

Surfers Against Sewage plastic free campaign based in Cornwall attracts support from around the world
Cornwall Live
... including in Europe, North and South America and Africa. Most of the support for the campaign, which has been backed by Cornwall Live, is of course in the UK. ... Strategic: Approaching bodies like a town council in order to tackle single use ...

Camborne Council moves into library - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 09:01

Falmouth Packet

Camborne Council moves into library
Falmouth Packet
Camborne Town Council has moved its offices to the landmark Passmore Edwards Library building following an extensive refurbishment. The move follows extensive refurbishment and repairs to the Grade II listed building which is an iconic landmark for the ...

Summer reading for Cornish children - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 05:02

Falmouth Packet

Summer reading for Cornish children
Falmouth Packet
Dennis the Menace and Gnasher are leading the fight to keep children reading across Cornwall this summer. They are part of the Summer Reading Challenge 2018, which aims to get 4-11 year-olds to borrow and read at least six library books during the ...

No end in sight to the Spice scourge in Blackpool - Blackpool Gazette

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 04:48

Blackpool Gazette

No end in sight to the Spice scourge in Blackpool
Blackpool Gazette
The council has also supported the work taking place with people begging in the town centre and there is evidence that some of these individuals are receiving help for their drug problems.Blackpool Council together ... In December, The Guardian ...

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Bosnian Muslims bury 35 recently-identified Srebrenica massacre victims - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:29

Falmouth Packet

Bosnian Muslims bury 35 recently-identified Srebrenica massacre victims
Falmouth Packet
The remains of the men and boys slaughtered at the enclave in July 1995 were laid to rest in the town whose name has become synonymous with the brutality of the 1992-95 Bosnian war. The coffins covered in green cloth were lined up at a memorial centre, ...
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Ring and ride service could be beneficial to Bude area - Holsworthy Post

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:18

Ring and ride service could be beneficial to Bude area
Holsworthy Post
Starting her presentation before the official start of Bude-Stratton Town Council's meeting, Ms Foster said she wanted to 'give a flavour of what the charity offers', currently being in the midst of a four-month trial in the EX29 postcode areas, for ...

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Ring and ride service could be beneficial to Bude area - Camelford & Delabole Post

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 09:22

Ring and ride service could be beneficial to Bude area
Camelford & Delabole Post
TOWN councillors and members of the public in Bude were able to hear about the benefits of potentially having a 'ring and ride' service in the area, writes Rosie Cripps. Julia Foster, from the Holsworthy Rural Community Transport charity, attended the ...

Ring and ride service could be beneficial to Bude area - Bude & Stratton Post

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 09:22

Ring and ride service could be beneficial to Bude area
Bude & Stratton Post
TOWN councillors and members of the public in Bude were able to hear about the benefits of potentially having a 'ring and ride' service in the area, writes Rosie Cripps. Julia Foster, from the Holsworthy Rural Community Transport charity, attended the ...

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

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:08

Devon Live

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
BBC News
Witness appeal over sexual assault in Falmouth ... Devon County Council's cabinet is recommended to approve the layout of the upgrades between South Molton and Bideford and to start the process of compulsory purchase of land along with beginning the ...
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Live Plymouth traffic, weather and news on July 10 - Plymouth Herald

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 06:03

Plymouth Herald

Live Plymouth traffic, weather and news on July 10
Plymouth Herald
Welcome to the breaking news service for Devon, Cornwall and Plymouth - the only place you can get all of region's latest news and traffic, travel and weather updates. Our dedicated breaking news team will have their eyes on every major route in the ...

Penryn Week 2018 starts today - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 12:16

Falmouth Packet

Penryn Week 2018 starts today
Falmouth Packet
John Kirby will be leading a heritage walk starting off at Penryn Town Hall at 2pm. A craft session for the over fives will be held at Penryn Library from 3.30pm to 4.30pm, and the Deputy Lieutenant of Cornwall, Nicholas Trefusis, is giving a history ...

Bin lorry sinks into hole as heatwave melts road - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 16:37

Falmouth Packet

Bin lorry sinks into hole as heatwave melts road
Falmouth Packet
A bin lorry has sunk into a hole in a town centre road after the summer heat melted the asphalt. The vehicle working for West Berkshire Council became stuck after the carriageway gave way in Old Bath Road, Newbury, Berkshire, on Thursday. Officers on ...
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Falmouth bollard struck by car a week after being repaired - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 16:17

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth bollard struck by car a week after being repaired
Falmouth Packet
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 ...

"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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