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Empty property surcharge not in planned business rates legislation - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 18:17
Empty property surcharge not in planned business rates legislation  Falmouth Packet

The Barclay review proposed a 10 extra charge for empty properties after five years but the Scottish Government is not going ahead with this.

News - More details on big changes to car parks - Pirate FM

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 11:17
News - More details on big changes to car parks  Pirate FM

These are ones run by the council and the first change will be in Penzance. Free street parking for carers is among the other changes on the cards. Plans also ...

Cornwall Council spent £9,000 on awards ceremonies - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 08:00
Cornwall Council spent £9,000 on awards ceremonies  Falmouth Packet

CORNWALL Council has spent more than £9000 on awards ceremonies in the past four years – below the national average for local authorities.

Cornwall Council's pay-on-exit method for 12 car parks - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 06:08
Cornwall Council's pay-on-exit method for 12 car parks  Falmouth Packet

The first Cornwall Council car park to move over to pay-on-exit will be officially opened in Penzance on Wednesday.

TALK OF THE TOWN: Falmouth and St Austell meet again - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 08:00
TALK OF THE TOWN: Falmouth and St Austell meet again  Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Town will face St Austell for the eighth time since the start of last season when the two teams meet at Newquay's Mount Wise stadium in…

Cornwall Council budget plans to be discussed - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 08:00
Cornwall Council budget plans to be discussed  Falmouth Packet

Budget plans to protect vital frontline services for the most vulnerable will be on the agenda at next week's full council meeting at New County…

Kimberley Park Falmouth stage designs revealed - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 06:00
Kimberley Park Falmouth stage designs revealed  Falmouth Packet

Architect's drawings of the new stage planned for Kimberley Park have been revealed.

'Unfair business rates system tipping balance in favour of online retailers' - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 00:03
'Unfair business rates system tipping balance in favour of online retailers'  Falmouth Packet

Dated policies and an unfair tax regime must be reformed to allow the high street to flourish in future, MPs have said.

Floating art deco cafe could be the first of its kind in harbour - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 16:50
Floating art deco cafe could be the first of its kind in harbour  Falmouth Packet

Falmouth will have a unique floating café/bistro in the harbour if a local businessman and his wife get the go ahead to moor his vessel Delta in…

Porthleven and Mylor councils' rates among highest - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 11:01
Porthleven and Mylor councils' rates among highest  Falmouth Packet

Full details of how much parish and town councils are set to ask residents to pay in council tax have been revealed – with some charges going up more than 50 ...

Falmouth Town boss laments injuries to Rob Wearne and Matt Buchan - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 08:00
Falmouth Town boss laments injuries to Rob Wearne and Matt Buchan  Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Town's bad luck in the striking department plumbed new depths on Saturday.

News - Full council tax rates for Cornwall revealed - Pirate FM

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 08:00
News - Full council tax rates for Cornwall revealed  Pirate FM

By Local Democracy Reporter, Richard Whitehouse. Full details of how much parish and town councils are set to ask residents to pay in council tax have been ...

Fishermen's Mission shop ditches plastic for pillowcases - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 15:00
Fishermen's Mission shop ditches plastic for pillowcases  Falmouth Packet

Old pillowcases and scraps of material are being turned into shopping bags by one Helston shop in a bid to cut down on plastic waste.

Bridge near Falmouth railway station is vandalised - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 13:04
Bridge near Falmouth railway station is vandalised  Falmouth Packet

VANDALS have damaged a prominent landmark in Falmouth.

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

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 04:47
BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories  BBC News

Nile Rodgers and Chic are set to bring the "Good Times" to the Eden Project where they're due to perform this summer. The legendary hit-makers will take to the ...

Eddie Jones presents Camborne rugby stalwart with volunteer award - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 13:00
Eddie Jones presents Camborne rugby stalwart with volunteer award  Falmouth Packet

Camborne Rugby Club stalwart Alan Truscott was a deserved winner of the RFU President's Value the Volunteer Outstanding Contribution Award,…

SWPL Premier: Elburton Villa 1-0 Falmouth Town - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 08:00
SWPL Premier: Elburton Villa 1-0 Falmouth Town  Falmouth Packet

FALMOUTH Town's travel woes continued as they slumped to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Elburton Villa's Haye Road on Saturday.

Calls for Falmouth firm to be penalised over ferry delays - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 06:00
Calls for Falmouth firm to be penalised over ferry delays  Falmouth Packet

MP Sheryll Murray has backed calls for the firm which carried out repairs that led to major delays on the Torpoint Ferry to help fund compensation…

Swanpool development planning permission amendment sought - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 15:22
Swanpool development planning permission amendment sought  Falmouth Packet

An attempt to amend plans for a controversial development in Swanpool has caused a backlash from nearby residents.

Penzance to get anti-social behaviour caseworker - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 09:00
Penzance to get anti-social behaviour caseworker  Falmouth Packet

PENZANCE is to get a dedicated anti-social behaviour caseworker for the first time as part of Cornwall Council and Penzance Town Council's ongoing…