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Claim Cornwall Council 'disapproved' of volunteers tidying Helston parish churchyard at St Michael's Church - Falmouth Packet

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Claim Cornwall Council 'disapproved' of volunteers tidying Helston parish churchyard at St Michael's Church
Falmouth Packet
Mr Thorne added that he understood an agreement had been made where Helston Town Council and St Michael's Church would each pay for an additional cut, to bring the total back to five again, but so far this year only two visits had been made – the ...

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Chainlocker in Falmouth granted licence despite objections - Falmouth Packet

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Chainlocker in Falmouth granted licence despite objections
Falmouth Packet
The Chain Locker pub in Falmouth has been given a new premises licence ahead of its reopening despite complaints from nearby residents over potential noise and other disturbances. Cornwall Council's licensing act sub-committee granted the pub's ...

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Archaeologists find Pictish remains at Moray fort - Falmouth Packet

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Falmouth Packet

Archaeologists find Pictish remains at Moray fort
Falmouth Packet
New Pictish remains have been discovered at a fort thought to have been largely destroyed by a 19th-century development. Archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen uncovered a longhouse and an 1,100-year-old anglo Saxon coin in a dig at Burghead ...

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Helston Town Council gives Christmas lights £12000 - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 14:43

Falmouth Packet

Helston Town Council gives Christmas lights £12000
Falmouth Packet
Helston's Christmas lights have been given a bailout worth more than £12,000 after organisers warned: “There won't be a display without it.” A recent survey of the fixing points that hold up the lights above the town centre streets revealed that more ...

Dave Potter is organising a Question Time style event for Helston - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 24/07/2017 - 10:05

Dave Potter is organising a Question Time style event for Helston
Falmouth Packet
Although Mr Potter is a councillor in Helston the event is in no way linked to the town council. “This is me, Dave Potter the resident of Helston, wanting to promote something for the good of the community,” he explained. The event would follow a ...

Sailors pitch in for clean-up operation after devastating flash floods - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 21/07/2017 - 17:52

Falmouth Packet

Sailors pitch in for clean-up operation after devastating flash floods
Falmouth Packet
Sailors have rolled up their sleeves to help villagers clean up Coverack following a devastating flash flood earlier this week. Bracing the wet weather on the Lizard Peninsular, the 35-strong team from the nearby Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose helped ...

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College Valley planning decision based on 'outright lie' - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 21/07/2017 - 08:47

College Valley planning decision based on 'outright lie'
Falmouth Packet
Having been involved with the College Valley development as a Penryn Town Councillor, I feel that Cornwall Council are showing utter contempt both towards the residents of Penryn and to any democratic process. To state that the senior planning officer ...

Grenfell Tower council's new leader rejects calls to quit immediately - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 20/07/2017 - 07:18

Falmouth Packet

Grenfell Tower council's new leader rejects calls to quit immediately
Falmouth Packet
Newly elected Elizabeth Campbell faced boos and heckling at a packed public meeting in Kensington Town Hall, but said she is stepping up to the challenge and pledged to rebuild trust among the community “brick by brick”. The first full meeting of ...

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Helston Community Hospital in talks with Downsland Charity over ambitious £1million overhaul - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 20/07/2017 - 06:51

Helston Community Hospital in talks with Downsland Charity over ambitious £1million overhaul
Falmouth Packet
Helston's town councillors sit as trustees on the charity, although it is separate from the council. Dr Whittle believed that a public meeting should be held so that Helston residents could debate whether this was the right way forward and the best use ...

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New council leader booed at meeting on Grenfell Tower disaster - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 20:31

Falmouth Packet

New council leader booed at meeting on Grenfell Tower disaster
Falmouth Packet
The new leader of the council at the centre of the Grenfell Tower fire was heckled and booed as she addressed survivors and local residents at a public meeting. Boos and shouts of “shame on you” rang out from the chamber as Elizabeth Campbell was ...

Calls for calm as council with responsibility for Grenfell Tower meets - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 15:28

Falmouth Packet

Calls for calm as council with responsibility for Grenfell Tower meets
Falmouth Packet
Justice for Grenfell, which is appealing for a peaceful demonstration outside Kensington town hall, is calling for a snap local election so the troubled council can start from scratch. Yvette Williams, of Justice for Grenfell, said: “We're saying that ...

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Coverack: Where is the Cornish town that was devastated by flash floods? - Metro

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 14:51

Metro

Coverack: Where is the Cornish town that was devastated by flash floods?
Metro
The people of Coverack were forced to watch as their quaint Cornish village was nearly washed away recently. Flash floods hit the village during a storm on Tuesday afternoon, leading to dozens of homes being evacuated. An elderly couple even had to be ...
Clean-up begins after flash flooding causes destructionFalmouth Packet
Flash flooding hits Cornwall town leading to house evacuationsInternational Business Times UK
Flash flooding hits United Kingdom coastal village in CornwallLeicester Post

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Clean-up begins after flash flooding causes destruction - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 10:22

Falmouth Packet

Clean-up begins after flash flooding causes destruction
Falmouth Packet
Council leaders have pledged “money won't be a problem” to repair the worst-hit areas, including Coverack in west Cornwall, which saw people winched to safety from their homes as floodwaters coursed through narrow lanes and turned roads into rivers.

Action sought over "dangerous" buildings - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 08:47

Falmouth Packet

Action sought over "dangerous" buildings
Falmouth Packet
The state of the buildings in Webber Street, Avenue Road and Melvill Road was raised at Falmouth Town Council's recent surgery when even the police admitted they refused to enter one of them and had no jurisdiction to do anything about "dangerous" ...

Action sought over "dangerous" buildings - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 08:47

Falmouth Packet

Action sought over "dangerous" buildings
Falmouth Packet
The state of the buildings in Webber Street, Avenue Road and Melvill Road was raised at Falmouth Town Council's recent surgery when even the police admitted they refused to enter one of them and had no jurisdiction to do anything about "dangerous" ...

Action sought over "dangerous" buildings - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 08:47

Action sought over "dangerous" buildings
Falmouth Packet
The state of the buildings in Webber Street, Avenue Road and Melvill Road was raised at Falmouth Town Council's recent surgery when even the police admitted they refused to enter one of them and had no jurisdiction to do anything about "dangerous" ...

Residents incensed College Valley plans will bypass committee - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 08:36

Residents incensed College Valley plans will bypass committee
Falmouth Packet
Mary May, Cornwall Councillor for Penryn West, which includes a tiny part of the site, said she was having a meeting with highways officers about the site next week, and added that the latest application had not raised objections from Penryn Town Council.

Residents incensed College Valley plans will bypass committee - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 08:36

Falmouth Packet

Residents incensed College Valley plans will bypass committee
Falmouth Packet
Mary May, Cornwall Councillor for Penryn West, which includes a tiny part of the site, said she was having a meeting with highways officers about the site next week, and added that the latest application had not raised objections from Penryn Town Council.

Residents incensed College Valley plans will bypass committee - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 08:36

Residents incensed College Valley plans will bypass committee
Falmouth Packet
Mary May, Cornwall Councillor for Penryn West, which includes a tiny part of the site, said she was having a meeting with highways officers about the site next week, and added that the latest application had not raised objections from Penryn Town Council.

Residents incensed College Valley plans will bypass committee - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 08:36

Residents incensed College Valley plans will bypass committee
Falmouth Packet
Mary May, Cornwall Councillor for Penryn West, which includes a tiny part of the site, said she was having a meeting with highways officers about the site next week, and added that the latest application had not raised objections from Penryn Town Council.