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2 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Three shouts in as many days for Penlee lifeboats

On Friday, August 22, the crew launched the all weather lifeboat Ivan Ellen to help a broken down 24 foot local fishing boat Go For It just before midday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Plymouth Evening Herald

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Councillors for the Devonport ward celebrated the result saying they were "absolutely delighted" that more than two years of work and public consultation had paid off.

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Western morning News

New contract for troubled St Austell GP practice

Health bosses say they are in the "final stages" of finding a new provider of GP services at St Austell's biggest practice.

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Falmouth Packet

This year marked a very special Lismore Proms for Helston Town Band.

Not only did the band perform another evening of top entertainment, in what is one of its most popular events of the year, but also paid tribute to one of its longest serving member, Russell Harvey.

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Falmouth Packet

'Charge your glasses' for the start of the Tall Ships Regatta

Ships' captains will be welcomed to the port at a Captains' Dinner at the Falmouth Hotel on the first day of the regatta when glasses of fizz will be handed out on arrival thanks to sponsorship by St Austell Brewery.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Falmouth Packet

RNLI Guild refuses to let weather ruin Falmouth fete

Falmouth RNLI Guild managed to make the best of the bad weather at the weekend after rain forced their summer fete off the lawn of the Falmouth Hotel.

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Falmouth Packet

Firefighters from Newquay were called to a motorbike crash at Watergate Bay yesterday afternoon.

One fire engine was sent to the scene of the single vehicle crash, at Trevarrian Hill, at around 4.45pm.

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Falmouth Packet

A fire in a car dashboard led to a call out for firefighters from Liskeard on Firday evening.

Four firefighters were called to a car on fire at Caradon Hill near Minions at around 9pm on August 23. A fire service spokesperson said: "Crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the electrical fire in the cars dashboard.

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Falmouth Packet

Yacht Demoiselle towed to Falmouth Marina after taking on water

The inshore lifeboat from Falmouth was called to the aid of a yacht which was taking on water at a visitors' mooring off Prince of Wales Pier on Saturday afternoon.

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Appeal to get Culdrose crash landing plane back in the sky

Donations are needed to help get an historic aircraft flying again, after it crash landed at RNAS Culdrose Air Day.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Now that's just Scilly! As Britain gets set for a rainy Bank...

Yours for A 12million! Private Greek island for sale complete with 13 acres, a 17th-century watchtower and its own CHURCH 'Our worst nightmare coming to life': Family contracted E.coli on holiday to Spain with toddler daughter left in critical condition 'Best surprise ever!': Touching moment tearful son waves dad goodbye at airport for business ... (more)

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Falmouth Packet

A date has been set for a reunion of former children and staff at Helston's Children's Home.

Baden Christophers and Martin Matthews of the Baden and Martin History Group have been working with David Caunter and Christine James, former residents together with younger brother Arthur, to help It is for anyone who lived at Vyvyan House in Casterills Road, or was a staff member from when it was opened in 1936 to when it closed decades later.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Gornal Pig on Wall details sent to Scilly Isles

THANK you for your info on the "Pig on the Wall." I have forwarded it to the potter John Bordeaux on St Mary's, Isles of Scilly.

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Western morning News

If you live here and love it... just turn up and dance

The natural beauty and vivacity of East Cornwall's landscape and residents is to be showcased in an innovative dance film.

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This is The West Country

Scottish independence could lead to missiles in Mylor

The people of Falmouth, and more specifically Flushing and Mylor, have more to fear than most if Scotland gains its independence in September, according to a report by the Royal United Services Insitute.

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Falmouth Packet

Truro High School pupil achieves 11 A*s among top GCSE grades

With 52 per cent of all grades at A* or A, and 76 per cent A* to B, there was plenty of cause for celebration as the girls opened their envelopes - many of them watched nervously by family members.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Lizard Lifeboat Day draws the crowds

Kilcobben Cove at The Lizard was the setting for another well supported lifeboat day hosted by crew, shore crew and fundraisers from The Lizard Lifeboat station.

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Falmouth Packet

Roskilly's ice cream has scooped the top spot in a national children's guide to holidays in the UK.

The farm near St Keverne creamed the competition in the "best ice cream" category of the UK Our Way Guide by Parkdean Holidays , written by kids for kids.

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This is The West Country

Mawnan man Martyn's multi-marathon mission for charity

Martyn Houldsworth plans to cover around 180 miles, equivalent to a marathon a day, to raise funds so that more dementia support nurses can be brought to the Duchy.

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Man dies following road traffic collision in Exeter

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Redruth which left a 14-year-old boy with serious injuries.

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