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Breeding restrictions in Barcelona spark debate on role of zoos - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:51
Breeding restrictions in Barcelona spark debate on role of zoos  Falmouth Packet

Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the reproduction of captive animals unless ...

Cornwall councillor criticises university gaming courses - BBC News

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 07:00
Cornwall councillor criticises university gaming courses  BBC News

A councillor has criticised university courses in computer game development, saying the gaming industry is "destroying lives". Neil Burden has argued that ...

Helston could support new business with Innovation Centre - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 06:00
Helston could support new business with Innovation Centre  Falmouth Packet

Small businesses could be given a boost in Helston town centre if a 'pop up' Innovation Centre is created.

Fish Strand Hill student development contractors in Falmouth harassed - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 15:23
Fish Strand Hill student development contractors in Falmouth harassed  Falmouth Packet

Contractors carrying out work on a contentious student development in Falmouth have been subject to harassment and vandalism.

EU election candidates and polling stations in Cornwall - Cornwall Live

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 14:57
EU election candidates and polling stations in Cornwall  Cornwall Live

Village halls, schools, council offices, scout halls and pub are among the hundreds of polling stations open on Thursday, May 23, for the European ...

George Best statue unveiled at Windsor Park - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 11:51
George Best statue unveiled at Windsor Park  Falmouth Packet

The life-size bronze tribute was revealed to fans in Belfast on what would have been the Northern Ireland star's 73rd birthday.

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

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 07:04
BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories  BBC News

M5 Devon northbound severe disruption, at J30 for A376 Sidmouth Road Exeter. M5 Devon - One lane blocked on M5 northbound at J30, A376 (Exeter), ...

Vandals label Falmouth student development with 'nobody wants this' graffiti - Cornwall Live

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 07:00
Vandals label Falmouth student development with 'nobody wants this' graffiti  Cornwall Live

The vandalism has led to the company behind the construction saying they have never known anything like it.

UK violating its human rights obligations, says UN poverty expert - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 07:00
UK violating its human rights obligations, says UN poverty expert  Falmouth Packet

Philip Alston said policies of austerity introduced in 2010 'continue largely unabated, despite the tragic social consequences'.

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: 22 May - BBC News

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 07:00
BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: 22 May  BBC News

Bringing you the news, sport, travel and weather for Devon and Cornwall.

Heritage Lottery could protect historic Helston kennels - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 07:00
Heritage Lottery could protect historic Helston kennels  Falmouth Packet

Businesses in Helston are being urged to take more responsibility for the area in front of them as the town looks at ways of protecting its historic…

Falmouth mayor-making ceremony not without controversy - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 06:00
Falmouth mayor-making ceremony not without controversy  Falmouth Packet

Steve Eva, Liberal Democrat town councillor for Falmouth's Boslowick ward, formally took up his post as town mayor at a ceremony on Monday.

Plan to convert home to HMO for local working people "unlikely" to be supported - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 18:17
Plan to convert home to HMO for local working people "unlikely" to be supported  Falmouth Packet

Falmouth: An attempt to convert a home into a house in multiple occupation (HMO) for up to five local working people is "unlikely to…

Opening of Cornwall's newest Premier Inn delayed again - Cornwall Live

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 15:41
Opening of Cornwall's newest Premier Inn delayed again  Cornwall Live

The hotel is expected to bring £1.5m to the local economy every year.

Town council team clinches victory at Penryn Raft Race - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 13:00
Town council team clinches victory at Penryn Raft Race  Falmouth Packet

Penryn's raft race on Saturday drew crowds of spectators as participants paddled it out for victory on the high seas.

Health and safety checks for 'left to rot' and damaged Cornish play parks - Pirate FM

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 07:44
Health and safety checks for 'left to rot' and damaged Cornish play parks  Pirate FM

Article and photos: Local Democracy Reporter, Richard Whitehouse. A housing developer has promised to undertake health and safety checks at playgrounds ...

New leader of Cornwall Council to be elected - Cornwall Live

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 07:00
New leader of Cornwall Council to be elected  Cornwall Live

It is widely expected that independent councillor Julian German, who has been deputy for the past two years, will be selected as the new leader but it is subject ...

Falmouth firefighters rescue dog that had become trapped - This is The West Country

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 07:00
Falmouth firefighters rescue dog that had become trapped  This is The West Country

Firefighters helped to free a dog that had become trapped under a shed in Falmouth yesterday (Monday May 20).

Wainhomes to carry out safety checks on Swanvale play park - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 05:00
Wainhomes to carry out safety checks on Swanvale play park  Falmouth Packet

A HOUSING developer has promised to undertake health and safety checks at playgrounds after a mum highlighted one which had been left to rot. Wainhomes ...

Artists unveil memorial to Shoreham Airshow victims - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 14:04
Artists unveil memorial to Shoreham Airshow victims  Falmouth Packet

A memorial honouring the lives of the 11 men who died in the Shoreham Airshow crash has been unveiled. A series of arches – each individually designed in ...