Pilot aims to tackle hepatitis C

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July 30, 2014

A pilot scheme aimed at tackling the virus hepatitis C is under way in Cornwall.
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A man has started his campaign to rid Camborne of graffiti with the support of the town’s BID

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July 30, 2014
A man has started his campaign to rid Camborne of graffiti with the support of the town’s BID

A man has embarked on a campaign to rid his hometown of "eyesore graffiti".Mark Mankee, a Camborne man, set up EJS Drainage Services at the start of the year and the business specialises in graffiti removal.He had previously contacted a number of bodie...
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Camborne businesses left out of pocket by Dolcoath Road traffic disruption

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July 30, 2014
Camborne businesses left out of pocket by Dolcoath Road traffic disruption

A business owner has accused Cornwall Council contractors of "dragging their heels" over road works that he believes are harming his business.

Martin Hughes, who owns MRH Saddler, a bespoke bridle work saddle fitter and supplier, has said that a number of businesses in the area are getting frustrated at the slow moving proceedings.

"I run...
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Crack down on railway trespass as figures show children are putting their lives at risk.

British Transport Police are warning of the dangers of trespassing on the railways, as figures show children are putting their lives at risk.
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MP calls for .cornwall domain

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July 30, 2014
MP calls for .cornwall domain

North Cornwall MP Dan Rogerson has said that an internet domain name for Cornwall could benefit local businesses and help promote the Duchy as a tourist destination.
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Sea Sunday parade in Falmouth: PICTURES

The chairman of the Falmouth branch of the Royal Naval Association expressed his surprise and pride after being “ambushed” following the annual Sea Sunday parade and church service.
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Much loved headteacher retires after 22 years at primary

The much loved headteacher of Landewednack Primary School bid farewell last Wednesday after 22 years.
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Quayside marks 25 years

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July 30, 2014
Quayside marks 25 years

Quayside Design and Print held an open day recently to celebrate 25 years in business.
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Penryn College bids farewell to teachers with 116 years of experience

FOUR teachers with a combined service of 116 years called time on their teaching careers last week, bidding an emotional farewell to their colleagues and students at Penryn College.
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‘Wobbly’ shed incurs planners’ wrath

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July 30, 2014

Anonymous emails fly as planners say a "wibbly-wobbly" shed has adverse impact on area of outstanding natural beauty.
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Major drowning awareness campaign launched by RNLI as 13 die in Cornwall last year

The RNLI have launched a major drowning awareness campaign calling for beach-goers to ‘Respect the Water’ after figures revealed that 13 people lost their lives on Cornwall’s coast last year.
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Rediscovered letters tell of one man’s war

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July 30, 2014
Rediscovered letters tell of one man’s war

A TOTAL of more than eight million men fought in the British Army during the First World War.More than half of them served in France and Flanders on the Western Front. And, over time, many have been forgotten. This is the story of one such unsung hero,...
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Daring Walter cut down by a sniper’s bullet

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July 30, 2014
Daring  Walter cut down by   a sniper’s bullet

IN A QUIET, carefully manicured graveyard in the French town of Armentières, among row upon endless row of bone-white headstones, lies the grave of Second Lieutenant Walter Gerald Hicks, only grandson of St Austell Brewery founder Walter Hicks.W...
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Sam takes on top Cornwall fishery conservation role

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July 30, 2014
Sam takes on top Cornwall fishery conservation role

A woman has, for the first time, been appointed as the new Chief Officer of one of the ten Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCA) in England. Sam Davis, previously the principal scientific officer, will become the new chief officer of ...
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Former Helston Town Band director and wife celebrate diamond anniversary

A couple who met at a dance in Helston have been stepping out to the same tune for the last 60 years of marriage.
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Sports therapist from Falmouth found guilty of sexual assault

A SPORTS therapist from Falmouth faces the possibility of prison after being found guilty on three charges of sexually assaulting his female clients.
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Warm sunny weather for Cornwall today

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July 30, 2014
Warm sunny weather for Cornwall today

The weather in Cornwall today should be mainly fine and dry with light winds and long spells of sunshine. This morning's clouds should break up during the day with the best of the sunny weather coming this afternoon. It will continue to feel very warm...
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Appeal to trace First World War medals left as legacy

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July 30, 2014
Appeal to trace First World War medals left as legacy

AN APPEAL has been made to trace some First World War medals which were sold at auction in Truro.

The medals had been awarded to Frederick Francis, who had passed them onto his nephew Charles Stephen, who later died while living in St Agnes.

Mr Stephen had bequeathed the medals to Michael Francis, a great nephew...
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Expanding Truro jeweller Bloody Mary Metal pieces worn by pop stars Kylie Minogue and Jessie J

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July 30, 2014
Expanding Truro jeweller Bloody Mary Metal pieces worn by pop stars Kylie Minogue and Jessie J

A JEWELLERY designer whose unusual pieces have been worn by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Jessie J is moving up in the world locally.

Lucy Wilson, of Bloody Mary Metal, has opened a new shop to showcase collections with names such as Sinners and Sailors, Arcane Love and Heavy Metal.

Her rings, necklaces, bracelets, charms...
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Bus ‘demolished Trispen fence and simply drove off’

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July 30, 2014
Bus ‘demolished Trispen fence and simply drove off’

A FAMILY say they are at a dead end after a bus company offered no explanation as to why a driver who had caused hundreds of pounds of damage to their fence just drove away.

A neighbour alerted the Bradwell family, who live on a junction on Trispen Hill, Trispen, after hearing a noise and...
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Ninth place for Jemma Simpson at Commonwealth Games 1500m women’s final

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July 29, 2014
Ninth place for Jemma Simpson at Commonwealth Games 1500m women’s final

St Austell's Jemma Simpson finished ninth in the women's 1500 metres final at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland on Tuesday evening. The 30-year-old former Newquay & Par athlete from Polgooth produced a time of 4:12.93 in the race which featured 12 of the Commonwealth's top women runners. Gold medal went to race favourite Faith Kibiegon but...
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