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Andrew Wallis slams 'shameful' 23% turnout at Porthlevevn election - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 06:00

Falmouth Packet

Andrew Wallis slams 'shameful' 23% turnout at Porthlevevn election
Falmouth Packet
Porthleven Town Council finally filled its vacant seats after four attempts, when Trevor Toms polled 287 of the 592 votes cast on September 6. However, while congratulating Trevor on his win and thanking the other candidates Spencer Hawes and Christine ...

Government returns powers to Rotherham Council after sex abuse scandal - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 20:22

Falmouth Packet

Government returns powers to Rotherham Council after sex abuse scandal
Falmouth Packet
The government control of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council has been in place since February 2015 after damning reports into the way more than 1,400 children were groomed, abused and trafficked in the South Yorkshire town for more than a ...

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Dracaena Place development in Falmouth worries residents - This is The West Country

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 13:15

This is The West Country

Dracaena Place development in Falmouth worries residents
This is The West Country
Dan Wilson, speaking at a meeting of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee on behalf of residents, said: "We are all completely bewildered by how the applicants have applied for this plan. "It seems unfair that the people of Dracaena Place will ...

Dracaena Place development in Falmouth worries residents - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 13:15

Falmouth Packet

Dracaena Place development in Falmouth worries residents
Falmouth Packet
Dan Wilson, speaking at a meeting of Falmouth Town Council's planning committee on behalf of residents, said: "We are all completely bewildered by how the applicants have applied for this plan. "It seems unfair that the people of Dracaena Place will ...

Dozens of job cuts planned at council - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 07:19

Falmouth Packet

Dozens of job cuts planned at council
Falmouth Packet
Dozens of job cuts planned at council. By Richard Whitehouse BBC Local Democracy Reporter. Show caption. See all 4 photos images. Dozens of job cuts planned at council. Cash. Dozens of job cuts planned at council. Cornwall Council, County Hall Truro ...

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Councillor 'saw memorial vandals kick wreaths around like a football' - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 15:25

Falmouth Packet

Councillor 'saw memorial vandals kick wreaths around like a football'
Falmouth Packet
A politician who says he witnessed the desecration of a memorial to 18 murdered soldiers has described the sight of men kicking Poppy wreaths around like a football. Wreaths, crosses and written tributes were vandalised at Narrow Water, near ...

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Helston Town Council fuming after roundabout vandalised for second time - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 11:36

Falmouth Packet

Helston Town Council fuming after roundabout vandalised for second time
Falmouth Packet
LETTER: Could second homes be destroying the community in our beautiful town? 5. Owners of a Falmouth Hotel have submitted plans to turn it into a large home. 6. Court list: 72 year old woman points a knife at her neighbours, throws dog poo into their ...

Helston Town Council fuming after roundabout vandalised for second time - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 11:36

Falmouth Packet

Helston Town Council fuming after roundabout vandalised for second time
Falmouth Packet
Hair stylist put secret camera in toilets after a 12-month dating drought. 3. LETTER: Could second homes be destroying the community in our beautiful town? 4. Cornish unemployment rate at lowest point in 37 years. 5. Owners of a Falmouth shop plan to ...

Helston Town Council fuming after roundabout vandalised for second time - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 11:31

Falmouth Packet

Helston Town Council fuming after roundabout vandalised for second time
Falmouth Packet
Helston Town Council reported on its Facebook page that youths were spotted at the Rugby Club roundabout at around 8pm on Thursday night (September 13), stamping on plants. They were chased off, the town council said, averting more serious vandalism ...

How this year's Truro Half Marathon has become plastic-free - Cornwall Live

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 09:20

Cornwall Live

How this year's Truro Half Marathon has become plastic-free
Cornwall Live
Most of the support for the campaign, which has been backed by Cornwall Live, is of course in the UK. The group set out with the intention of getting 125 ... Strategic: Approaching bodies like a town council in order to tackle single use plastics at a ...

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Final line-up announced for Looe Saves The Day music festival - Cornwall Live

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 15:47

Cornwall Live

Final line-up announced for Looe Saves The Day music festival
Cornwall Live
Los Pacaminos are a UK-based Tex-Mex and Americana band featuring '80s pop star Paul Young on guitar and vocals. The full main stage programme is: ... to 2pm – Helm & The All Star Band. 12pm to 12.45pm – Falmouth Soul Sensations ... The main sponsors ...

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Remainer Gina Miller brands Boris Johnson 'a repeated liar' - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 12:59

Falmouth Packet

Remainer Gina Miller brands Boris Johnson 'a repeated liar'
Falmouth Packet
There must be someone better than a “repeated liar” like Boris Johnson to run the country, Brexit campaigner Gina Miller said. Speaking to the Press Association after launching her End The Chaos campaign in Dover on Friday, she said: “People are ...

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Out of town development plans for Camborne are dismissed as "ridiculous" - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:06

Falmouth Packet

Out of town development plans for Camborne are dismissed as "ridiculous"
Falmouth Packet
Out of town development plans for Camborne are dismissed as "ridiculous". Camborne BID protestors over the Roseworthy Hill development. The body representing Camborne's town centre businesses is calling for people to object to the proposed retail ...

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Hit and run highlights safety fears over Porthleven road - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 08:03

Falmouth Packet

Hit and run highlights safety fears over Porthleven road
Falmouth Packet
Now a group residents have come together in a bid to improve the safety for walkers and cyclists using the road. Dick Powell, a former member of Porthleven Town Council, said he had emailed the council and the area's Cornwall councillors back in June, ...

Council opposes police merger - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 13:26

Falmouth Packet

Council opposes police merger
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Packet ... He said there had been a “lack of respect” shown to the council and a lack of respect shown to town and parish councils which had not been invited to take part in the consultation. .... HP10 9TY (1676637) Registered in England ...
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Police called to Falmouth rising bollard after vehicles get stuck - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 05:13

Police called to Falmouth rising bollard after vehicles get stuck
Falmouth Packet
... the access code from the town council to allow passage. "If they were not delivering I would have hoped that the police on site would have educated the drivers on the restriction... "...Whilst there may be a few negative comments flying around ...

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Police called to Falmouth rising bollard after vehicles get stuck - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 05:13

Falmouth Packet

Police called to Falmouth rising bollard after vehicles get stuck
Falmouth Packet
The vehicles were too big to fit through the gas works car park and so police had to type in the code to lower the bollard for them. The new system was put in on Saturday to stop unauthorised vehicles from accessing Falmouth's pedestrianised zone from ...

Martin Day took his own life says coroner - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 14:03

Falmouth Packet

Martin Day took his own life says coroner
Falmouth Packet
A POPULAR footballer from Penryn took his own life, an inquest heard last week. 1 comment. Martin Day, aged 36, was found at home on March 8. Coroner Barrie Van den Berg returned a verdict of suicide at the hearing in Truro last Wednesday. The father ...

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Martin Day took his own life says coroner - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 14:03

Falmouth Packet

Martin Day took his own life says coroner
Falmouth Packet
The father of two, who worked for Rowe's bakery, played for several football clubs including Falmouth Town, Penryn Athletic, Porthleven, Perranwell and Mawnan. Following the tragic incident in spring, his wife of five years Clair told the Packet: "He ...

Final proposals to redraw Scottish political map lodged - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 15:11

Final proposals to redraw Scottish political map lodged
Falmouth Packet
The Boundary Commission for Scotland has laid a final set of recommendations before the UK Parliament after a consultation period. Under new rules, constituencies have to be within 5% of the UK electoral average or “quota” of 74,769, with exceptions ...