Annual regatta welcomes Red Arrows

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August 21, 2014

Thousands of people visit the Cornish resort of Fowey ahead of a display by the Red Arrows later.
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Heartbroken mum warns tourists of ‘dangerous’ Thailand after son’s death

The heartbroken family of a Helston man found hanged in a Thai prison has warned other holidaymakers of what they describe as a “tourist scam in a dangerous country.”
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Budock developers’ appeal to be discussed by parish council

The decision by developers to appeal against the refusal of plans to build up to 154 new homes on land off Bickland Water Road, is to be debated by Budock Parish Council next Tuesday evening.
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Man pushed his girlfriend down flight of stairs

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August 21, 2014

A PENZANCE man who dragged his girlfriend from her bed and pushed her down the stairs of their home has pleaded guilty to assault.Michael Bagley, 34, of Rosehill Gardens, Heamoor, pleaded guilty to assaulting Helen Ross on June 5.Ms Ross wanted to cont...
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LIVE: Thousands of teens collect GCSE results today

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August 21, 2014
LIVE: Thousands of teens collect GCSE results today

Thousands of teenagers in Cornwall will be receiving their GCSE results today.

It will be a nerve-wracking day for many teenagers who wait to see if they have gained the grades they wanted for their prospective college courses.

Exam regulator Ofqual says this year's results could show "variability" considering the recent changes to the exam system.

Early reports...
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Plans in for a new community

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August 21, 2014
Plans in for a new community

A VISION of creating a flagship project combining food, farming and housing within "one community" on the outskirts of Truro has taken a step closer to becoming a reality.Following three months of public consultation on the Higher Newham Farm and Villa...
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Crew puts out car blaze in Troon

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August 21, 2014

A fire crew rushed to put out a fire that had started in a car parked in Grenville Gardens, Troon, in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The crew wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reels to extinguish the fire. The fire is believed to have be...
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FALMOUTHPolice appeal

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August 21, 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a motorbike was stolen from a Falmouth address.Overnight on Monday, August 11, a green Kawasaki ZX, with a 2011 number plate, was stolen from Trelawney Avenue.Anyone with information can contact Falmouth polic...
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TRUROStore partner

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August 21, 2014

PARENTS and children from the Cornwall Down's Syndrome Support Group have popped into Sainsbury's in Truro to introduce themselves to customers and staff.The supermarket will be supporting the group throughout the coming year after choosing it as its ...
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CARNON DOWNSGoing to trial

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August 21, 2014

PETER HENRY PHILLIPS, aged 67 and of Carnon Valley, Carnon Downs, entered no pleas at Truro Magistrates' Court to 16 charges of indecent assault on a child under the age of 14 years.The case was sent for trial at Truro Crown Court on September 5.
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Abusive texts sent to ‘wind up’ ex-husband

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August 21, 2014

SENDING text messages to her ex-husband saying "You look 100" and "You are the worst of a Dad," resulted in a Hayle woman pleading guilty at Truro Magistrates' Court to harassment between December and May.She was Rachel Kersley, 40, of Madison Close. G...
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Camborne and Redruth town councils hope to have CCTV up and running by October

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August 21, 2014

CCTV surveillance is set to return to the streets of Camborne, Redruth and Hayle after the town councils agreed to take control of the service.It is hoped that CCTV coverage could be turned back on this autumn after the decision to take on the service ...
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Picnic Cornwall in Falmouth welcomes celebrity chef James Strawbridge

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August 21, 2014
Picnic Cornwall in Falmouth welcomes celebrity chef James Strawbridge

IT has been an exciting week for a Falmouth café, which has launched posh pasties and been shortlisted for an award.Coffee shop and deli Picnic welcomed celebrity James Strawbridge and his Posh Pasty Co to its premises in Church Street to launch...
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Camborne woman India Lane organises charity coffee morning in memory of her miner grandad

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August 21, 2014

A CAMBORNE woman is to hold a coffee morning in memory of her grandad, who died of lung cancer.India Lane's grandfather lost his battle with cancer caused by radon gas he inhaled when working as a tin miner in South Crofty.Miss Lane's coffee morning ...
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‘Liam’s death doesn’t make sense’

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August 21, 2014
‘Liam’s death doesn’t make sense’

THE PARENTS of a Helston man found hanged in a Thai police cell have paid tribute to their "loving" son who had "everything to live for".Liam Whitaker, 24, was one day into a three-week holiday with friends in Thailand when he was found hanging in a po...
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Five-week wait before bakery back to normal

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August 21, 2014

MANAGERS at a pasty factory in Falmouth which was damaged by fire last month say it will take another five weeks before the bakery returns to full capacity.Firefighters from across the county spent eight hours fighting the blaze at Rowe's Bakery on Bic...
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Karl Flanagan, 31, of no fixed address, has been jailed for 12 weeks for stealing a games console from Falmouth’s Duchy Hotel.

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August 21, 2014

A DRUG addict who stole a games console from a Falmouth hotel has been jailed for 12 weeks by a district judge.Karl Flanagan, 31, a prolific offender of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to theft when he appeared in custody before District Judge Kevin G...
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Richfords Fire & Flood remembers Boscastle devastation

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August 21, 2014
Richfords Fire & Flood remembers Boscastle devastation

A POOL company has been recalling its involvement in efforts to help with the devastation caused by the Boscastle floods a decade ago.On August 16, 2004, Boscastle was hit with one of the most extreme weather events experienced in the county when the ...
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All Saints Church and Community Centre shows around High Sheriff of Cornwall

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August 21, 2014
All Saints Church and Community Centre shows around High Sheriff of Cornwall

A CHURCH and community centre welcomed the High Sheriff of Cornwall during a visit last week.Charles Williams visited Tuckingmill's All Saints' Church and Community Centre with his brother, James Williams, Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall.They were s...
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Works get under way at St Euny Church, Redruth

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August 21, 2014

BUILDING work has started on an ancient parish church in Redruth.After six years of planning, works to install toilets and a kitchen in St Euny Church have begun.Community services are unaffected by the improvements, which are expected to finish in mid...
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‘Friendly’ town makes top 20

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August 21, 2014
‘Friendly’ town   makes top 20

FALMOUTH has been named as being one of the friendliest towns in the UK.And with a water-based playground, vibrant town centre, busy harbour and university, Falmouth has been voted the friendliest place to live in Cornwall.Local residents say they feel...
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