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Jubilee Pool opening time set back due to contractual negotiations - Falmouth Packet

10 hours 56 min ago

Jubilee Pool opening time set back due to contractual negotiations
Falmouth Packet
The management of the Grade II listed lido was recently transferred to the Jubilee Pool Community Benefit Society, established by Friends of Jubilee Pool with financial support from Cornwall Council and Penzance Town Council. The new organisation ...

Grass roofed bungalow at Boscawen Fields turned down by council - Falmouth Packet

12 hours 25 min ago

Grass roofed bungalow at Boscawen Fields turned down by council
Falmouth Packet
And the proposal also failed to gain the support of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee, with councillor Candy Atherton describing the application as "quite appalling," and saying "We have to think about the view from the sea - our harbour area ...

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Grass roofed bungalow at Boscawen Fields turned down by council - This is The West Country

12 hours 26 min ago

Grass roofed bungalow at Boscawen Fields turned down by council
This is The West Country
And the proposal also failed to gain the support of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee, with councillor Candy Atherton describing the application as "quite appalling," and saying "We have to think about the view from the sea - our harbour area ...

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Used condoms waved by children prompts call for action - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 18:27

Used condoms waved by children prompts call for action
Falmouth Packet
Children waved used condoms at each other as their teachers hurriedly ushered them away from a pile of dirty needles during a recent clean-up of Helston's streets. This was the shocking story told by one councillor as members of Helston Town Council ...

In pictures: Minute's silence held for Manchester attack victims - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 10:55

Falmouth Packet

In pictures: Minute's silence held for Manchester attack victims
Falmouth Packet
The nation fell silent in an emotional tribute to the Manchester Arena suicide bombing victims. At 11am thousands of people across the country bowed their heads for a minute of sombre contemplation, as investigations into the network behind the attack ...

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Used condoms waved by children prompts call for action - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 06:35

Used condoms waved by children prompts call for action
Falmouth Packet
Children waved used condoms at each other as their teachers hurriedly ushered them away from a pile of dirty needles during a recent clean-up of Helston's streets. This was the shocking story told by one councillor as members of Helston Town Council ...

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Seventh arrest over Manchester Arena bombing made in Nuneaton - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 22:15

Falmouth Packet

Seventh arrest over Manchester Arena bombing made in Nuneaton
Falmouth Packet
The town centre was in lockdown as officers carrying automatic weapons carried out the raid. Witnesses say a man was tackled to ... Wigan Council warned people to avoid the area because of an “ongoing police incident”. A nearby nursery, Little Acorns ...

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Suspect arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 17:04

Suspect arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack
Falmouth Packet
The town centre was in lockdown as officers carrying automatic weapons carried out the raid. Witnesses say a man was tackled to ... Wigan Council warned people to avoid the area because of an “ongoing police incident”. A nearby nursery, Little Acorns ...

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Council tries out new HMO rules - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 10:46

Council tries out new HMO rules
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Town Council has used its new powers over houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) as it recommended refusal of plans to regularise up to nine occupants at one Dracaena Avenue property. The members of the council's planning committee were ...

Council tries out new HMO rules - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 10:46

Council tries out new HMO rules
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Town Council has used its new powers over houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) as it recommended refusal of plans to regularise up to nine occupants at one Dracaena Avenue property. The members of the council's planning committee were ...

Coachworks student flats refused planning permission by Cornwall Council - This is The West Country

Tue, 23/05/2017 - 10:57

Coachworks student flats refused planning permission by Cornwall Council
This is The West Country
An application for a 135 bed student accommodation complex off Penwerris Lane in Falmouth have been rejected by Cornwall Council planning officers. Plans for the three blocks on the site of the former Falmouth Coachworks have been refused planning ...

Coachworks student flats refused planning permission by Cornwall Council - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 23/05/2017 - 10:53

Coachworks student flats refused planning permission by Cornwall Council
Falmouth Packet
An application for a 135 bed student accommodation complex off Penwerris Lane in Falmouth have been rejected by Cornwall Council planning officers. Plans for the three blocks on the site of the former Falmouth Coachworks have been refused planning ...

Coachworks student flats refused planning permission by Cornwall Council - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 23/05/2017 - 10:53

Coachworks student flats refused planning permission by Cornwall Council
Falmouth Packet
An application for a 135 bed student accommodation complex off Penwerris Lane in Falmouth have been rejected by Cornwall Council planning officers. Plans for the three blocks on the site of the former Falmouth Coachworks have been refused planning ...

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Public meeting pledge over Helston traffic issues - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 18:32

Falmouth Packet

Public meeting pledge over Helston traffic issues
Falmouth Packet
Mike Thomas, newly elected to represent the Helston North division at Cornwall Council, told a meeting of the town council last week that the Redruth Road, from Turnpike to the Water-ma-Trout industrial estate and beyond, was a topic raised to him ...

Public meeting pledge over Helston traffic issues - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 08:35

Public meeting pledge over Helston traffic issues
Falmouth Packet
Mike Thomas, newly elected to represent the Helston North division at Cornwall Council, told a meeting of the town council last week that the Redruth Road, from Turnpike to the Water-ma-Trout industrial estate and beyond, was a topic raised to him ...

Shelley Peters named as the new mayor of Penryn - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 22/05/2017 - 08:26

Shelley Peters named as the new mayor of Penryn
Falmouth Packet
The mayor of Penryn, Mark Snowdon, stepped down last night and handed over the title to his successor in a ceremony at the town's Temperance Hall. Shelley Peters ... He said: "I'd like to thank the members of the council for bestowing this onto me. "It ...

Claim drug users are 'off their face' in Helston on a 'daily basis' - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 18/05/2017 - 19:24

Falmouth Packet

Claim drug users are 'off their face' in Helston on a 'daily basis'
Falmouth Packet
There are people in Helston "off their face" on a "daily basis" according to one resident, who claims to have found used needles near a children's play area. Stephen Whatley made the allegations in a letter to Helston Town Council, in which he spoke of ...

Claim drug users are 'off their face' in Helston on a 'daily basis' - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 18/05/2017 - 06:58

Claim drug users are 'off their face' in Helston on a 'daily basis'
Falmouth Packet
There are people in Helston "off their face" on a "daily basis" according to one resident, who claims to have found used needles near a children's play area. Stephen Whatley made the allegations in a letter to Helston Town Council, in which he spoke of ...

Tackle town 'scruffiness' urges returning Helston mayor - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 13:28

Tackle town 'scruffiness' urges returning Helston mayor
Falmouth Packet
Mrs Geer went on: "Recently the town council was criticised for letting the town centre get shabby. As you may remember from my words a year ago about resurfacing our pavements, I am among those keen to see Helston looking as good as possible.".

'Lack of use' blamed for cutting Helston's rapid response car, leaving just a single ambulance - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 11:30

'Lack of use' blamed for cutting Helston's rapid response car, leaving just a single ambulance
Falmouth Packet
Ken Wenman, CEO of the South Western Ambulance Service, made the assertion in a letter to town clerk Chris Dawson following concerns raised by the town council about the impending cuts to the service. The Helston Packet exclusively revealed back in ...