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Penzance Heliport given go-ahead | Falmouth Packet - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:34

Falmouth Packet

Penzance Heliport given go-ahead | Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Packet
Helicopters will once again connect Penzance and the Isles of Scilly after Cornwall Council's Strategic Planning Committee unanimously backed a…

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Mathew McCarthy criticised by mayor Grenville Chappel for not being "team player" - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 05:07

Falmouth Packet

Mathew McCarthy criticised by mayor Grenville Chappel for not being "team player"
Falmouth Packet
The Mayor of Falmouth has lambasted a town councillor for not being a "team player," and for distributing allegedly inaccurate leaflets criticising the council. Mathew McCarthy, the Liberal Democrat councillor for Penwerris ward, gave out leaflets ...

Candidates to battle it out for Treviglas - Newquay Voice

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 11:21

Candidates to battle it out for Treviglas
Newquay Voice
Those registered to vote will be able to chose between the Liberal Democrat candidate Pauline Avery, Conservative Mark Formosa or the independent Joseph Brook to sit on Newquay Town Council and represent Treviglas division residents.

Westminster wades in on Helston 3 Penrose Road sale proceeds - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 13:41

Falmouth Packet

Westminster wades in on Helston 3 Penrose Road sale proceeds
Falmouth Packet
A contingent from Helston Town Council is to travel to Westminster later this month as part of a continued bid to free up restricted funds. Deputy mayor Tim Grattan-Kane and councillor Dave Potter will join town clerk Chris Dawson in London on August 16.

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

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 13:32

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
BBC News
In the run up to the 10th anniversary of the service, Sarah Newton - who represents Truro and Falmouth - says an extended service should mark the milestone. She's been working with the head of Transport Services at Cornwall Council to help secure more ...

Call for town and parishes to have say on Devon and Cornwall Police merger with Dorset - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 16:34

Falmouth Packet

Call for town and parishes to have say on Devon and Cornwall Police merger with Dorset
Falmouth Packet
Cornwall councillors have pushed again for more consultation to be carried out over plans to merge Devon and Cornwall Police with Dorset Police. Proposals to merge the two forces have been announced with promises that any extra funding achieved would ...

Helston Town Council takes over St Michael's churchyard - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:08

Falmouth Packet

Helston Town Council takes over St Michael's churchyard
Falmouth Packet
The town council has recently taken over responsibility for the grounds of St Michael's Church, from Cornwall Council. New general ... Anyone interested in helping out is asked to email d.potter@helston-tc.gov.uk or just turn up on the day. People are ...

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

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 05:38

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories
BBC News
Cornwall's estimated population in 2015 was 549,400, according to Cornwall Council . GP. BBC. Earlier this year, NHS England brought forward its target for 100% of the population to have "seven-day 8am to 8pm" GP access by 1 October. Labour has accused ...

The full list of celebrities spotted in Cornwall this summer - Cornwall Live

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 17:57

Cornwall Live

The full list of celebrities spotted in Cornwall this summer
Cornwall Live
Prince Charles and Camilla spent three days in Cornwall earlier this month, visiting Fowey at the start of the town's annual festival, and St Agnes, where they met environmental campaigners Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) and pioneering surfing clothing ...

Penzance heliport plans recommended for approval - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 14:10

Falmouth Packet

Penzance heliport plans recommended for approval
Falmouth Packet
Plans for a new heliport in Penzance to bring back helicopter services from the town to the Isles of Scilly have been recommended for approval. The planning application is set to go before Cornwall Council's strategic planning ... In September 2017 the ...

Helston war memorial could be empty of wreaths this Armistice Day - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 09:06

Falmouth Packet

Helston war memorial could be empty of wreaths this Armistice Day
Falmouth Packet
As a result there would no afternoon service at St Michael's, or service on base at Culdrose, with more service personnel joining the parade alongside the town's organisations and youth groups. Explaining the idea to the town council on Thursday was ...

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Sidmouth Fringe festival showcases exciting musical talent from Devon and Cornwall - Sidmouth Herald

Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:00

Sidmouth Herald

Sidmouth Fringe festival showcases exciting musical talent from Devon and Cornwall
Sidmouth Herald
Also on Saturday night are guitarist Tom James from Falmouth and prog-rock folk band Haunt The Woods. ... For a full programme including the 'Sweet Sixteen' acoustic line-up for Monday, visit https://www.sidmouthfringe.co.uk/ ... A £50,000 loan has ...

Should we start fining people for putting their bin bags out too early or unprotected? - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 09:30

Falmouth Packet

Should we start fining people for putting their bin bags out too early or unprotected?
Falmouth Packet
At the time Simon Penna, the town council's grounds and facilities manager, said: "The aim is to get these into every household in Falmouth. They are only available to residents in Falmouth and will not be emptied in any other town." The sacks can hold ...

New post office set to open in Falmouth - Cornwall Live

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 05:03

Cornwall Live

New post office set to open in Falmouth
Cornwall Live
People will also be given a wide range of banking services including cash withdrawals and balance enquiries for customers of all the main UK banks. The Post Office said the branch opening is part of a modernisation and investment programme taking place ...

Falmouth Fairtrade status retained - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 08:11

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Fairtrade status retained
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth has successfully retained its status as a Fairtrade Town, 13 years after becoming the first Cornish Town to be named as such. Mayor Grenville Chappel said: "We are proud to have been the first community in Cornwall to achieve Fairtrade status.

Falmouth gymnast funding from town council worth £1000 - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 07:07

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth gymnast funding from town council worth £1000
Falmouth Packet
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An environmental officer could be hired to keep Falmouth clean - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 08:04

Falmouth Packet

An environmental officer could be hired to keep Falmouth clean
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Town Council may still hire an armoured officer to patrol the town's beaches and tackle broader environmental crimes. If the council does decide to hire someone for the role, it will be funded entirely by outside sources for the first year ...

An environmental officer could be hired to keep Falmouth clean - This is The West Country

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 08:01

This is The West Country

An environmental officer could be hired to keep Falmouth clean
This is The West Country
Falmouth Town Council may still hire an armoured officer to patrol the town's beaches and tackle broader environmental crimes. If the council does decide to hire someone for the role, it will be funded entirely by outside sources for the first year ...

Falmouth homeless people could be getting a shower to use at the Grove Place public toilets - This is The West Country

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 16:02

This is The West Country

Falmouth homeless people could be getting a shower to use at the Grove Place public toilets
This is The West Country
A shower for homeless people could be installed in the public toilets at Grove Place in Falmouth. The idea was thought up by Falmouth and Penryn Churches together, who would fund and maintain the shower if it was put in. Falmouth town councillors voted ...

Falmouth homeless people could be getting a shower to use at the Grove Place public toilets - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 16:01

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth homeless people could be getting a shower to use at the Grove Place public toilets
Falmouth Packet
A shower for homeless people could be installed in the public toilets at Grove Place in Falmouth. The idea was thought up by Falmouth and Penryn Churches together, who would fund and maintain the shower if it was put in. Falmouth town councillors voted ...