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Tour of Britain cycling race to come to Cornwall? - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 01/10/2018 - 15:14

Falmouth Packet

Tour of Britain cycling race to come to Cornwall?
Falmouth Packet
... 13 Man taken to hospital after lorry collision; 14 Falmouth Pink Wig organiser nominated for Pride of Britain award; 15 Cornish campaign group writes to MPs over fears of a no-deal Brexit; 16 SWPL Premier: Jordan and Matt bag braces as Town hammer ...

Campaigners fighting homes plan for Mayor Of Casterbridge rural idyll - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 18:25

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Campaigners fighting homes plan for Mayor Of Casterbridge rural idyll
Falmouth Packet
One of the preferred options in West Dorset District Council's local plan is to build 3,500 new homes and make obsolete the ancient Roman boundaries of Dorset's famous county town. Dorchester Town councillor Alistair Chisholm – the town crier and a ...

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May uses key UN speeches to turn her fire on Moscow - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 19:34

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May uses key UN speeches to turn her fire on Moscow
Falmouth Packet
Theresa May attacked Russia for its “desperate fabrication” over the Salisbury spy poisoning at a meeting of world leaders in New York. Britain set out detailed evidence about the prime suspects in the nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal ...

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May attacks Russia for 'desperate fabrication' over Salisbury spy poisoning - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 17:49

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May attacks Russia for 'desperate fabrication' over Salisbury spy poisoning
Falmouth Packet
Britain has set out detailed evidence about the prime suspects in the nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and daughter Yulia while Russia has only sought to “obfuscate”, the Prime Minister said. She told the United Nations Security Council ...

Archaeologists discover 'massive' ancient building in Egypt - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 13:15

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Archaeologists discover 'massive' ancient building in Egypt
Falmouth Packet
Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a “massive” ancient building in the town of Mit Rahina, 12 miles south of Cairo. The Antiquities Ministry said archaeologists also uncovered an attached building that includes a large Roman bath and a chamber ...

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BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories - BBC News

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 06:07

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BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
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Britain's London 2012 Paralympic champion Jonathan Fox retires from swimming to "focus on his health". ... The chairman of the Falmouth District Hotels Association says Airbnb's should comply with the same safety rules and regulations as traditional ...

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May calling for crackdown on chemical weapons after Salisbury - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 21:43

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May calling for crackdown on chemical weapons after Salisbury
Falmouth Packet
World leaders must do more to hold Russia and Syria to account for their use of chemical weapons, Theresa May has warned as she heads to New York for two days of talks at the United Nations. The “despicable” attacks in Salisbury and rebel-held Syrian ...

Plans revealed for new skate park in Falmouth - Pirate FM

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 06:12

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Plans revealed for new skate park in Falmouth
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Work on bringing forward a new skateboard facility for the town first started in 2010 and continued after the former steel skate park in Dracaena Park was removed in 2014. Now an outline planning application has been submitted to Cornwall Council for a ...

Hastily arranged music festival a big success - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 06:07

Falmouth Packet

Hastily arranged music festival a big success
Falmouth Packet
Looe Town Council agreed to take on the role of official event organiser, with Mayor Armand Toms, Edwina Hannaford and Looe Town Council clerk Anne Frith becoming the three Festival Directors. With funding in place, the stage built, hundreds of acts ...

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House of Fraser stores face closure - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 08:22

Falmouth Packet

House of Fraser stores face closure
Falmouth Packet
House of Fraser stores in Edinburgh, Hull and Swindon are to close, with Mike Ashley blaming landlords for putting hundreds of jobs at risk. The Sports Direct tycoon, who recently bought the department store chain out of administration for £90 million ...

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House of Fraser stores in Edinburgh, Hull and Swindon face closure - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 23:06

Falmouth Packet

House of Fraser stores in Edinburgh, Hull and Swindon face closure
Falmouth Packet
House of Fraser stores in Edinburgh, Hull and Swindon are to close, with Mike Ashley blaming landlords for putting hundreds of jobs at risk. The Sports Direct tycoon, who recently bought the department store chain out of administration for £90 million ...

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Falmouth Town Council budget for July reveals a spend of £228412.84 - This is The West Country

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 10:43

This is The West Country

Falmouth Town Council budget for July reveals a spend of £228412.84
This is The West Country
A new fire alarm system for the Municipal Buildings cost £19,800 and a new intruder alarm set them back £11,400, whilst £11,296.75 was paid towards Cornwall Council's pension scheme. Maintenance work to CCTV cameras on Arwenack Street cost £1,000 ...

Falmouth Town Council budget for July reveals a spend of £228412.84 - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 10:43

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Town Council budget for July reveals a spend of £228412.84
Falmouth Packet
A new fire alarm system for the Municipal Buildings cost £19,800 and a new intruder alarm set them back £11,400, whilst £11,296.75 was paid towards Cornwall Council's pension scheme. Maintenance work to CCTV cameras on Arwenack Street cost £1,000 ...

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Falmouth Skatepark plans one step closer to fruition - This is The West Country

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 14:38

This is The West Country

Falmouth Skatepark plans one step closer to fruition
This is The West Country
Falmouth Town Council have given developer £29,700 to design the skatepark, and they anticipate the final cost will be around £500,000. Maverick Skateparks, the company who recently finished the Concrete Waves park in Newquay, have submitted a ...

Falmouth Skatepark plans one step closer to fruition - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 14:38

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Skatepark plans one step closer to fruition
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Town Council have given developer £29,700 to design the skatepark, and they anticipate the final cost will be around £500,000. Maverick Skateparks, the company who recently finished the Concrete Waves park in Newquay, have submitted a ...

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Huge Truro development moves forward - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 09:08

Falmouth Packet

Huge Truro development moves forward
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Wheal Dream golf football nets Helston charities £250 - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 06:02

Falmouth Packet

Wheal Dream golf football nets Helston charities £250
Falmouth Packet
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Helston Football Club team won the Johnny Williams Memorial Shield with an impressive score. In second place was the Helston Flora Day Association team and in third place was the Helston Town Council team. Helston Rotary ...

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Watson-Marlow recognised for pump technology - This is The West Country

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 12:07

This is The West Country

Watson-Marlow recognised for pump technology
This is The West Country
HRH the Duke of Kent visits Falmouth and Camborne ... Watson-Marlow is one of 230 businesses from across the UK to have been recognised for its contribution to innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity. ... The ...

Watson-Marlow recognised for pump technology - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 12:07

Falmouth Packet

Watson-Marlow recognised for pump technology
Falmouth Packet
HRH the Duke of Kent visits Falmouth and Camborne ... Watson-Marlow is one of 230 businesses from across the UK to have been recognised for its contribution to innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity. ... The ...

Porthleven pub Atlantic Inn 'will close' if it can't build on car park - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 11:02

Falmouth Packet

Porthleven pub Atlantic Inn 'will close' if it can't build on car park
Falmouth Packet
After meeting on Thursday Porthleven Town Council objected to the development, due to the size and scale of the proposed building and its "detrimental impact on the area," describing it as "overdevelopment." Cornwall Council's highways development team ...