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Cornwall Council to hand over the library and information service to Redruth Town Council as part of its devolution ... - Falmouth Packet

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Falmouth Packet

Cornwall Council to hand over the library and information service to Redruth Town Council as part of its devolution ...
Falmouth Packet
Redruth Library and Information Service, previously known as the One Stop Shop, will remain at the heart of the community after the service is handed over to Redruth Town Council in April. The service is to be transferred to the council as part of ...

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Airstrikes on Syrian capital claim move lives - Falmouth Packet

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Airstrikes on Syrian capital claim move lives
Falmouth Packet
6 Royal wedding celebration suggestion for Helston; 7 VIDEO: Dolphins put on spectacular display for St Mawes ferry boat passengers; 8 Boat builders reproducing Falmouth Pilot Cutter in classic 'tree to sea' project; 9 £8.4 million investment will put ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle royal wedding street party suggestion - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 14:59

Falmouth Packet

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle royal wedding street party suggestion
Falmouth Packet
For anyone excited about the forthcoming royal wedding, why not hold a street party in Helston? This is the suggestion from the town council, who has vowed to give its support to any events taking place in the town to mark the wedding of Prince Harry ...

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Who do you contact to report anti-social behaviour? Falmouth Town Council has the answer in month two of its Safer ... - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 14:32

Falmouth Packet

Who do you contact to report anti-social behaviour? Falmouth Town Council has the answer in month two of its Safer ...
Falmouth Packet
Following the launch of Falmouth Town Council's year-long Safer, Cleaner, Greener public information campaign last month, the hot topic for February is how best to deal with incidents of anti-social behaviour. Anti-social behaviour is defined in law as ...

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Ceasefire pressure grows as Syrian bombing campaign continues near Damascus - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 11:14

Ceasefire pressure grows as Syrian bombing campaign continues near Damascus
Falmouth Packet
The YPG has accused Turkey of bombing a convoy of civilians that was crossing into Afrin to protest against Turkey's offensive, resulting in multiple casualties who were moved to hospitals in Afrin for treatment. Syrian state TV said a convoy carrying ...

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Devon town Ashburton joins the plastic-free movement - BBC News

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 15:31

Devon town Ashburton joins the plastic-free movement
BBC News
The council is working with Facebook group Plastic-Free Ashburton to find ways to encourage others to reduce plastic-use. One member, Terhi Ikonen, said the town is "forward thinking". "I've only been here since September and I can't believe how ...

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Cornwall Council commits to being single use plastic free by 2020 - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 15:41

Falmouth Packet

Cornwall Council commits to being single use plastic free by 2020
Falmouth Packet
Cornwall Council Cabinet Member for Environment & Public Protection Sue James also welcomed the move, which was supported by all but one councillor. “Penzance is already leading the way in the battle against plastic after becoming the first town in the ...

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Bournemouth beach crowned number one - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 15:20

Falmouth Packet

Bournemouth beach crowned number one
Falmouth Packet
Councillor Pat Oakley, cabinet member for tourism and leisure at Bournemouth Borough Council, said the town was “delighted and honoured” with the accolade. He went on: “We're especially thrilled with our international ranking. “As the UK's best seaside ...

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The owner of Cornwall Car Centre's plans to build serviced apartments in Falmouth runs into trouble after ... - This is The West Country

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 12:18

This is The West Country

The owner of Cornwall Car Centre's plans to build serviced apartments in Falmouth runs into trouble after ...
This is The West Country
Plans to create 24 serviced apartments on the site of the Cornwall Car Centre in Falmouth's Dracaena Avenue, have won support in principle from town councillors, but they have rejected the current plans because of their size and design. Councillors ...

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The owner of Cornwall Car Centre's plans to build serviced apartments in Falmouth runs into trouble after ... - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 12:15

Falmouth Packet

The owner of Cornwall Car Centre's plans to build serviced apartments in Falmouth runs into trouble after ...
Falmouth Packet
Plans to create 24 serviced apartments on the site of the Cornwall Car Centre in Falmouth's Dracaena Avenue, have won support in principle from town councillors, but they have rejected the current plans because of their size and design. Councillors ...

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Labour's Jo Garrett and Chris Mullins sweep to victory at Penryn Town Council by-election - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 17:22

Falmouth Packet

Labour's Jo Garrett and Chris Mullins sweep to victory at Penryn Town Council by-election
Falmouth Packet
Penryn Town Council has two new Labour members following last Thursday's by-election for the west ward. Jo Garrett and Chris Mullins won the admiration of the Truro and Falmouth Labour Party who posted after the count: "Massive congratulations to Jo ...

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Labour's Jo Garrett and Chris Mullins sweep to victory at Penryn Town Council by-election - This is The West Country

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 17:19

This is The West Country

Labour's Jo Garrett and Chris Mullins sweep to victory at Penryn Town Council by-election
This is The West Country
Penryn Town Council has two new Labour members following last Thursday's by-election for the west ward. Jo Garrett and Chris Mullins won the admiration of the Truro and Falmouth Labour Party who posted after the count: "Massive congratulations to Jo ...

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Penwerris residents to lead a "peasants' revolt" as plans for 134 student rooms on the former Coachworks site in Fal - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 15:28

Falmouth Packet

Penwerris residents to lead a "peasants' revolt" as plans for 134 student rooms on the former Coachworks site in Fal
Falmouth Packet
It had been recommended for approval by the case officer, but councillors went against his advice, much to the delight of many local residents who fear the parking and traffic chaos the development would, in their opinion, bring to the area and the ...

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A council just jailed a homeless man 'for his own good'. It's part of a dangerous trend. - The Canary

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 11:51

The Canary

A council just jailed a homeless man 'for his own good'. It's part of a dangerous trend.
The Canary
What's more, according to local press in Falmouth: Councillors were told that sleeping rough for some of the group is “a lifestyle choice” and they are not interested in securing a home. But as Falmouth Town Councillor Anna Gillett told The Canary, the ...

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Student village plans approved - Business Cornwall Magazine

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 11:28

Business Cornwall Magazine

Student village plans approved
Business Cornwall Magazine
“We now look forward to working diligently with Falmouth University and Cornwall Council to developing an exemplar scheme. “We would like to thank Save Our Falmouth, Save Kernick Industrial Estate, Smithick Ward Residents Association, Falmouth Town ...

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Developers welcome Cornwall councillors' decision to approve plans for Penvose Student Village - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 12:59

Falmouth Packet

Developers welcome Cornwall councillors' decision to approve plans for Penvose Student Village
Falmouth Packet
“We would like to thank Save Our Falmouth, Save Kernick Industrial Estate, Smithick Ward Residents Association, Falmouth Town Council and other groups for their strong support, and we look forward to working with them as we bring the scheme to fruition ...

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Police suggest gates across Falmouth's Municipal Buildings could help rid the town of small group of rough sleepers - This is The West Country

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 11:38

This is The West Country

Police suggest gates across Falmouth's Municipal Buildings could help rid the town of small group of rough sleepers
This is The West Country
THE anti-social behaviour of a small group of rough sleepers in Falmouth has escalated to such an extent that the town council is being asked by police to install railings and gates to make the area less desirable to them. Falmouth's police inspector ...

'Outstanding' Falcare visited by Falmouth councillors following Care Quality Commission rating - This is The West Country

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 11:38

This is The West Country

'Outstanding' Falcare visited by Falmouth councillors following Care Quality Commission rating
This is The West Country
Falmouth Town Council members and staff paid a visit to Falcare last week to see for themselves the support it gives people with learning disabilities. Mayor Grenville Chappel was joined by some of his fellow councillors and town clerk, Mark Williams ...

Over 150 volunteers already signed up for spring clean days as part of Falmouth Spring Festival - This is The West Country

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 11:38

This is The West Country

Over 150 volunteers already signed up for spring clean days as part of Falmouth Spring Festival
This is The West Country
Local groups will be working on a range of sites around the town, including replanting key sub-tropical beds along the seafront, clearance projects in the town centre and the renovation of historic green spaces. Among the volunteers groups who are ...