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County to have almost 40 fewer councillors - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 03/09/2018 - 14:38

Falmouth Packet

County to have almost 40 fewer councillors
Falmouth Packet
... had particularly lively debates about Penzance, Hayle and Connor Downs, Redruth and the mining villages, Falmouth, Newquay and Wadebridge. However, we believe that we now have a strong package of proposals which we hope council will support.".

Hundreds break out of Libya jail amid fighting - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 03/09/2018 - 11:06

Falmouth Packet

Hundreds break out of Libya jail amid fighting
Falmouth Packet
Some 400 prisoners have escaped from a jail in Libya's capital city. The jailbreak comes as fighting between rival militias, which has killed dozens of people, forced the UN-backed government to declare a state of emergency in and around Tripoli.

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25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet: Thieves take boys' special go-kart - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 11:56

Falmouth Packet

25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet: Thieves take boys' special go-kart
Falmouth Packet
Unlike the two existing rigs, which are "stacked" in Falmouth because they are redundant, the third rig was due in Falmouth -for repairs and could have provided casual jobs for up to 50 workers for six weeks. 'We are not amused'. FALMOUTH town council ...

25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet: £3 million blow as rig is turned away - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 11:42

Falmouth Packet

25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet: £3 million blow as rig is turned away
Falmouth Packet
FALMOUTH town council does not want an amusement hall on the ground floor of a property next to a local pub. Application had been made to the planners for the use of the property in The Moor next to the Seven Stars. Town planners were told they had to ...

Sturgeon pays tribute to 'great intellect' of Nobel prize-winning economist - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 11:46

Falmouth Packet

Sturgeon pays tribute to 'great intellect' of Nobel prize-winning economist
Falmouth Packet
Nicola Sturgeon has paid tribute to the Nobel prize-winning Scottish economist Sir James Mirrlees after his death. Sir James, who was born in the small town of Minnigaff in Dumfries and Galloway, went on to teach economics at both Oxford and Cambridge ...

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

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 06:02

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
BBC News
William Dartmouth, the UKIP MEP for the South West and Gibraltar, said at least one of the UK fisheries protection vessels should be sent into the area. On Tuesday the skippers of two vessels fishing .... Ten years ago, Modbury in Devon became the ...

England facing secondary school places 'emergency', councils warn - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 30/08/2018 - 23:35

Falmouth Packet

England facing secondary school places 'emergency', councils warn
Falmouth Packet
England facing secondary school places 'emergency', councils warn. Press Association 2018. Students walking with bags, as the school system has been put under pressure in recent years due to a rise in the school-age population. 0 comments. England is ...

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Falmouth Town Council draws a line against graffiti - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 29/08/2018 - 05:42

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Town Council draws a line against graffiti
Falmouth Packet
1 min ago. Falmouth Town Council draws a line against graffiti. Falmouth Town Council is tackling graffiti as part of its Safer, Cleaner, Greener public information campaign. Falmouth Town Council is drawing a line against graffiti as part of its Safer ...

PM dons her dancing shoes on Cape Town school visit - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 09:03

Falmouth Packet

PM dons her dancing shoes on Cape Town school visit
Falmouth Packet
6 New information over empty 'life raft' found at foot of cliffs at The Lizard; 7 Prominent Falmouth flats could be sold for development; 8 AS IT HAPPENED: Falmouth Town 5-1 Bodmin Town; 9 Person hit by train causes disruption to Cornish rail services ...

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May dons her dancing shoes on Cape Town school visit - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 08:30

Falmouth Packet

May dons her dancing shoes on Cape Town school visit
Falmouth Packet
Theresa May turned her hand to dancefloor diplomacy on the opening day of her Africa trade trip. The Prime Minister moved from side to side and bobbed up and down as she was greeted at a school by a group of pupils dancing energetically.

Public meeting on future of stricken Porthleven Post Office - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 06:15

Falmouth Packet

Public meeting on future of stricken Porthleven Post Office
Falmouth Packet
A PUBLIC meeting is being held in Porthleven this Saturday in a bid to find a solution for the village's struggling post office. Last week the Packet reported how owners Paul and Sharon Edwards had "literally run out of money" and were appealing for ...

LETTER: Could second homes be destroying the community in our beautiful town? - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:50

Falmouth Packet

LETTER: Could second homes be destroying the community in our beautiful town?
Falmouth Packet
Stand up for the locals – stand up for our town. Keep Falmouth unique. It is a beautiful town and has been rated one of the best places to live in the UK. Let's keep it that way – it does not have to continue growing at the rate it is if new homes stay ...

Schoolchildren greet Pope as he touches down in west Ireland - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 10:25

Falmouth Packet

Schoolchildren greet Pope as he touches down in west Ireland
Falmouth Packet
Pope Francis has arrived in Co Mayo for the second day of his visit to Ireland. The papal delegation arrived in Knock at around 9.30am on an Aer Lingus aircraft with a Papal flag and Irish tricolour flown from the cockpit. After arriving a few minutes ...

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

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 06:24

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
BBC News
In 2017, the week leading up to the August Bank Holiday was the busiest week of the year for the RNLI with the charity's lifeboats launching 364 times across the UK. August was also the .... More than 35 fostering households are campaigning together to ...

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Falmouth Rathgowry Hotel may be turned into a family home - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 07:09

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Rathgowry Hotel may be turned into a family home
Falmouth Packet
... the remaining six bedrooms would be converted into a sitting room, a dining room, a study, a cloakroom, a dressing room and an additional living room. The plans were recommended for refusal by Falmouth Town Council's Planning Committee on Monday ...

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

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 05:57

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
BBC News
The park is one of eight projects, plans and policies vying for the South West's top planning award - the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) South West Awards for Planning Excellence. It has also been shortlisted for Excellence in Planning Delivery ...

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New English whisky distillery could create 50 jobs - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 23:14

Falmouth Packet

New English whisky distillery could create 50 jobs
Falmouth Packet
Plans have been announced to open a whisky distillery in Northumberland. Located close to the Scottish border in the market town of Wooler, the Ad Gefrin distillery could become a tourist attraction and employ 50 people. The plant, with a visitor ...

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Major plans to help spruce up Newquay - Newquay Voice

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 11:51

Major plans to help spruce up Newquay
Newquay Voice
Newquay Town Council's Footpaths, Bridleways and Open Spaces (FBOS) Committee has rolled out proposals to make the town's roundabouts more welcoming for visitors, cut back overgrown vegetation at the Tram Tracks, as well as repairing and replacing ...

Town site revamp unveiled - Business Cornwall Magazine

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 11:36

Business Cornwall Magazine

Town site revamp unveiled
Business Cornwall Magazine
Richard Gates, Falmouth Town manager, added: “This is once again a very good example of effective partnership working between Falmouth Town Council and the Falmouth BID. “We have worked hard behind the scenes over the past few years to foster ...

Shocking images show how shopping centre became ghost town months after closing - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 11:27

Falmouth Packet

Shocking images show how shopping centre became ghost town months after closing
Falmouth Packet
Shocking pictures have shown how a once-thriving shopping centre became a ghost town just months after closing. The derelict and neglected Poolway Shopping Centre in Garretts Green, Birmingham, now displays rows of shuttered shops despite once ...

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