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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.

Penryn abuzz with carnival crowd: PICTURES - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 18/07/2017 - 11:52

Penryn abuzz with carnival crowd: PICTURES
Falmouth Packet
Penryn was buzzing on Saturday as carnival-goers swarmed through town for the grand finale of the town's annual week of celebrations. There was a great turn out for the Penryn Carnival, with plenty of groups getting into fancy dress for this year's ...

Bid to convert ex Figs Bistro wine bar in Coinagehall Street, Helston into seven flats - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 17/07/2017 - 08:42

Bid to convert ex Figs Bistro wine bar in Coinagehall Street, Helston into seven flats
Falmouth Packet
There are plans to convert a former wine bar and bistro in Helston into seven flats in the town centre. Planning permission has been sought by the owners of 15 Coinagehall Street, which once traded as Figs Bistro, to turn the building fronting the main ...

Car sharing scheme comes to Truro - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 13/07/2017 - 14:12

Car sharing scheme comes to Truro
Falmouth Packet
The cars in Cornwall are based at Truro and Falmouth Town railway stations and Truro's Pydar Street car park, and with others now located at many railway stations in the south west people can connect their train journey with a station-based hire by the ...

Question over whether Penzance Road traffic trial in Helston was legal - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 18:28

Falmouth Packet

Question over whether Penzance Road traffic trial in Helston was legal
Falmouth Packet
He said he and fellow Cornwall councillor for that area, John Martin, would now meet to review the information collected, alongside county officers, town clerk Chris Dawson and other members of the town council. "I see a traffic policy for the whole of ...

Question over whether Penzance Road traffic trial in Helston was legal - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 08:44

Question over whether Penzance Road traffic trial in Helston was legal
Falmouth Packet
... town clerk Chris Dawson and other members of the town council. "I see a traffic policy for the whole of the town, not just having one issue in isolation," he added, saying town-wide research had already been carried out by the town council five ...

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