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Spectacular display in Tiverton as Royal Navy's HMS Enterprise crew comes to town - Devon Live

Fri, 21/04/2017 - 20:09

Devon Live

Spectacular display in Tiverton as Royal Navy's HMS Enterprise crew comes to town
Devon Live
A part of this affiliation was the granting of the freedom of the city by the town council. ... Lieutenant Duncan Napier, 26, a Gunnery Officer on board who is organising the ceremony said: "We've been away from the UK for approaching three years and ...

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Former docker who now coaches soccer in Texas makes return visit to Falmouth - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 21/04/2017 - 08:15

Falmouth Packet

Former docker who now coaches soccer in Texas makes return visit to Falmouth
Falmouth Packet
A former marine electrical engineer who left Falmouth Docks in 2004 for a new life which led to him coaching football in America, was back in town recently, with ten young players from one of his his Texan teams. Antony Penna was ... In 2001 he first ...

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Opposition to Swanpool housing proposals - This is The West Country

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 13:29

This is The West Country

Opposition to Swanpool housing proposals
This is The West Country
Plans for six detached homes on the site of a former quarry overlooking Swanpool are being opposed by the town council and many local residents. The scheme ... Councillor Steve Eva said: "If there's ever a place in Falmouth not to build, this is it. It ...

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Opposition to Swanpool housing proposals - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 13:27

Falmouth Packet

Opposition to Swanpool housing proposals
Falmouth Packet
Plans for six detached homes on the site of a former quarry overlooking Swanpool are being opposed by the town council and many local residents. The scheme ... Councillor Steve Eva said: "If there's ever a place in Falmouth not to build, this is it. It ...

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UPDATE: Commons support Prime Minister's call for early general election - This is The West Country

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 13:20

This is The West Country

UPDATE: Commons support Prime Minister's call for early general election
This is The West Country
Cornwall Council has started preparing for the general election, which will take place only a month after local town, parish and unitary authority elections. It has also confirmed that, at a time when the council is facing continuing budget cuts, the ...

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Second 'no' for Porthleven shipyard development - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/04/2017 - 20:25

Falmouth Packet

Second 'no' for Porthleven shipyard development
Falmouth Packet
A spokesperson for Mr Osborne told the council: “We hope these will be supported by the town council and go some way to us together delivering a vibrant building, which will benefit the community and create some business, added space and jobs in the ...

Second 'no' for Porthleven shipyard development - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/04/2017 - 10:55

Falmouth Packet

Second 'no' for Porthleven shipyard development
Falmouth Packet
A spokesperson for Mr Osborne told the council: “We hope these will be supported by the town council and go some way to us together delivering a vibrant building, which will benefit the community and create some business, added space and jobs in the ...

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Extra places mean most young pupils going to first choice school - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 09:17

Falmouth Packet

Extra places mean most young pupils going to first choice school
Falmouth Packet
Many parents of reception age children across Cornwall have today received the good news that their child has been allocated a place at their first preference school. Across the county 93 per cent of children have been given a place at their first ...

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Residents object to new homes near Marlborough House (From ... - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 16:09

Falmouth Packet

Residents object to new homes near Marlborough House (From ...
Falmouth Packet
Plans to build three new homes in a garden near Falmouth's historic Marlborough House have attracted criticism from residents, despite raising no…

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Residents object to new homes near Marlborough House - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 16:09

Residents object to new homes near Marlborough House
Falmouth Packet
At a meeting of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee at the start of the month, councillors voted to support the application, however Cornwall Council tree officers have raised their own concerns over a lack of arboricultural input into the plans.

New Government Litter Strategy for England to curb littering with proposals for new enforcement, education and ... - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 08:13

Falmouth Packet

New Government Litter Strategy for England to curb littering with proposals for new enforcement, education and ...
Falmouth Packet
The consultation on the new enforcement measures is open now. Guidance will then be issued to councils to accompany any new enforcement powers, to make sure they are targeted at cutting litter, while preventing over-zealous enforcement or fines being ...

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Confectioners urged to help tackle blight of chewing gum on streets - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 15/04/2017 - 07:06

Falmouth Packet

Confectioners urged to help tackle blight of chewing gum on streets
Falmouth Packet
Sweet manufacturers are facing demands to help with the multi-million pound clean-up of discarded chewing gum blighting the country's high streets. Councils in England and Wales want the industry to contribute towards the £60 million-a-year cost of ...

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Tenants 'living in fear' of Coastline Housing, claims councillor - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 13/04/2017 - 07:42

Tenants 'living in fear' of Coastline Housing, claims councillor
Falmouth Packet
He pointed to the amount of objectors who had attended the February planning meeting of Helston Town Council, urging members to recommend refusal - something the councillors did, although this ultimately had no effect on the final decision of Cornwall ...

No election in Helston or many surrounding parishes - while Wendron council collapses entirely - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 10:00

No election in Helston or many surrounding parishes - while Wendron council collapses entirely
Falmouth Packet
Two members of Helston Town Council, Paul Williams and Aiden Harrison, have stood down and only one new candidate registered - Ronald Edgcumbe - meaning the remaining existing councillors have all retained their seats, with one vacancy still to fill.

Opposition to plans for home on Boscawen Fields - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 08:37

Falmouth Packet

Opposition to plans for home on Boscawen Fields
Falmouth Packet
The proposals are being vehemently opposed by residents and the Friends Of Boscawen Fields Group who have pointed out that the whole of the field area within Boscawen Road was donated to the residents of Falmouth by Earl Kimberley in the 1970s for ...

Permission granted for Custom House Quay berths - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 08:29

Permission granted for Custom House Quay berths
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Harbour Commissioners' plans to create 50 new berths within Custom House Quay have been granted conditional approval by Cornwall Council. The proposals had won the support of Falmouth Town Council, but proved controversial among the ...

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Charles returns to Cumbria town as Storm Desmond recovery continues two years on - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 13:33

Falmouth Packet

Charles returns to Cumbria town as Storm Desmond recovery continues two years on
Falmouth Packet
The Prince of Wales was given a message of defiance and cautious optimism for the future as he returned to a Cumbrian market town which felt the full force of Storm Desmond in December 2015. Appleby-in-Westmorland was deluged by more than 13in ...

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Penryn clock repairs should outlast us all, says mayor - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 11:57

Falmouth Packet

Penryn clock repairs should outlast us all, says mayor
Falmouth Packet
Repairs to Penryn's landmark clocktower will last "forever more," the mayor has said following an update on the works in progress. Town clerk Cas Leo told a meeting of the council that the "final touches" were due to be finished by April 7, in time for ...

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Council agrees budget increase for summertime Gig at Glasney - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 11:25

Falmouth Packet

Council agrees budget increase for summertime Gig at Glasney
Falmouth Packet
Penryn Town Council has increased the budget for its first Gig at Glasney greenfield music event from £1,500 to £2,400 to cover extra costs and act as a financial "buffer." Councillor Mary May told a meeting of the council that the stage for the event ...

Council agrees budget increase for summertime Gig at Glasney - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 11:19

Falmouth Packet

Council agrees budget increase for summertime Gig at Glasney
Falmouth Packet
Penryn Town Council has increased the budget for its first Gig at Glasney greenfield music event from £1,500 to £2,400 to cover extra costs and act as a financial "buffer." Councillor Mary May told a meeting of the council that the stage for the event ...

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