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Emergency funding provided to Whaley Bridge businesses - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 10/08/2019 - 04:31
Emergency funding provided to Whaley Bridge businesses  Falmouth Packet

Businesses affected by the evacuation of Whaley Bridge over fears a damaged dam could collapse will be able to claim for emergency government funding.

A huge new cinema with 13 screens is set to be built in Devon - Devon Live

Fri, 09/08/2019 - 13:26
A huge new cinema with 13 screens is set to be built in Devon  Devon Live

A planning report recommends approving the cinema with 13 screens ranging from 23 to 120 seats over three levels.

A huge new cinema with 13 screens is set to be built in Devon - Devon Live

Fri, 09/08/2019 - 07:00
A huge new cinema with 13 screens is set to be built in Devon  Devon Live

A planning report recommends approving the cinema with 13 screens ranging from 23 to 120 seats over three levels.

Falmouth Week: the full programme - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 09/08/2019 - 07:00
Falmouth Week: the full programme  Falmouth Packet

FALMOUTH Week kicks off today (Friday) and there's plenty going on between now and Sunday, August 18. Below is the full programme for the event. Friday 9th ...

Helston Town Council wants proposals for Localism order - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 07:40
Helston Town Council wants proposals for Localism order  Falmouth Packet

Dear Editor,. In 2012 Helston Town Council sold 3 Penrose Road (now the CAST building) knowing that two-thirds of the proceeds would be restricted by the ...

Boardmasters cancelled over storm fears hours before gates open - BBC News

Wed, 07/08/2019 - 09:03
Boardmasters cancelled over storm fears hours before gates open  BBC News

The Boardmasters festival has been called off just hours before gates were due to open, after warnings the site would be battered by storms. About 55,000 ...

Police sergeant says "no lines of enquiry" after yellow line painted over - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 06/08/2019 - 15:50
Police sergeant says "no lines of enquiry" after yellow line painted over  Falmouth Packet

Falmouth's police sergeant said there are "no lines of enquiry" after vandals painted out a new yellow line in a Castle Drive layby…

Aldi, Next, Boots, Go Outdoors, Smyths Toys and KFC planned for retail park - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 06/08/2019 - 05:00
Aldi, Next, Boots, Go Outdoors, Smyths Toys and KFC planned for retail park  Falmouth Packet

The names of stores lined up for a new retail park on the outskirts of Truro have been revealed in a new planning application for the site.

'Threat to life' still priority in Whaley Bridge dam drama, residents warned - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 05/08/2019 - 14:08
'Threat to life' still priority in Whaley Bridge dam drama, residents warned  Falmouth Packet

Some remain in their properties as efforts continue to prevent the structure from being breached.

Councils sue 750 firms struggling with soaring business rates each day - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 04/08/2019 - 23:01
Councils sue 750 firms struggling with soaring business rates each day  Falmouth Packet

One in 10 businesses were sued by councils over the past year for failing to cope with tax increases, according to real estate adviser Altus Group.

Cornwall’s 60 most inspiring over 60s and their extraordinary stories - Cornwall Live

Sun, 04/08/2019 - 17:00
Cornwall’s 60 most inspiring over 60s and their extraordinary stories  Cornwall Live

From volunteer superstars to health crusaders and everyday heroes.

Travelodge on search for hotel site in Weston-Super-Mare as part of £165 million seaside expansion programme - Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Sun, 04/08/2019 - 11:00
Travelodge on search for hotel site in Weston-Super-Mare as part of £165 million seaside expansion programme  Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

TRAVELODGE is still searching for the ideal site to build a hotel in Weston-super-Mare, a spokesperson has confirmed.

Boris Johnson meets Whaley Bridge residents near collapse fears reservoir dam - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 20:00
Boris Johnson meets Whaley Bridge residents near collapse fears reservoir dam  Falmouth Packet

Boris Johnson has visited residents and emergency crews in a Derbyshire town which has seen hundreds evacuated due to fears a nearby reservoir dam could ...

Water flow 'reduced considerably' at reservoir feared to be near collapse - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:51
Water flow 'reduced considerably' at reservoir feared to be near collapse  Falmouth Packet

Thousands of people were evacuated as Toddbrook Reservoir threatened to flood the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridge.

Damaged dam remains at 'critical level' as residents return home for essentials - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:00
Damaged dam remains at 'critical level' as residents return home for essentials  Falmouth Packet

Residents returning to collect pets and essentials will be restricted to one person per household, police said.

Two in court on Shetland murder charge - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 16:01
Two in court on Shetland murder charge  Falmouth Packet

Two people have appeared in court charged with murder after the death of a woman in Shetland. Tracey Walker, 40, was found outside a property in Ladies ...

Green Space supported by University of Exeter's Smartline project - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 15:16
Green Space supported by University of Exeter's Smartline project  Falmouth Packet

A community-inspired project to create a green space in an underused area in the centre of Camborne has been awarded £2500 by the town council and…

Union demands inquiry into Reading scaffolding collapse that injured three - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 14:29
Union demands inquiry into Reading scaffolding collapse that injured three  Falmouth Packet

Britain's biggest trade union has demanded health and safety inspectors launch an urgent inquiry into a scaffolding collapse that landed three people in hospital.

'Lucky escape' after scaffolding collapses in Reading - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 14:21
'Lucky escape' after scaffolding collapses in Reading  Falmouth Packet

Three people were taken to hospital but none were seriously injured.

Three hurt in Reading scaffolding collapse - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 13:41
Three hurt in Reading scaffolding collapse  Falmouth Packet

The site was being demolished as part of a major redevelopment in the town centre.