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1 hr ago | Falmouth Packet

CROSSING: A temporary toucan crossing has been installed on Sully Road.

Cornwall Council has opened a consultation on the installation of a new 'toucan' crossing at the Kernick roundabout on the A39 for bicycles and pedestrians travelling between Mabe and Penryn.

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6 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Penryn produces pasties following Falmouth Rowe's fire

Production of Rowe's pasties was halted this week following a major fire at its Falmouth factory, just days before the peak holiday season.

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8 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Two cats have been killed in Camborne, with traces of anti-freeze found in their bodies.

It follows the death of the two cats in the Trelowarren Street area of Camborne, between last Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19. Sergeant Phil Binnie, from Camborne Police Station, said: "Following veterinary examination both cats were found to have traces of anti-freeze in their bodies.

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12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Murder in a dream

In a few hours' time he is going to die, 'John Williams told his wife'. The terrible thing is there is nothing I can do about it."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Computer Weekly

Isles of Scilly tap into seabed cables to get superfast internet

A plan to bring fibre broadband to the Isles of Scilly for the first time by pressing a disused subsea fibre optic cable into service is nearing completion.

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Falmouth Packet

Crews tackle fire in St Austell garage

Two crews from St Austell Community Fire Station were called just before 6.30am this morning to a report of a fire in a garage in Trelawney Road.

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Falmouth Packet

Teenager from Penryn 'in fear' after assault by man with 'Jekyll and Hyde' character

A Penryn man has been made the subject of a community order and a restraining order by magistrates after he admitted assaulting a teenage woman at his home.

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Falmouth Packet

Hayle one of six schools included in Cornwall Council rebuild funding bid

Hayle Community College is one of six schools included in a Cornwall Council application for funding from the Government 's Priority Schools Building Programme.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

This is The West Country

Cowardly Camborne bag snatcher leaves pensioner with 'nasty' head wound

Police are seeking a man who snatched a handbag from a 77-year-old woman in Camborne, leaving her injured in the street.

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Oxford Mail

Oxford brass band trumpets regional final success

Buy this photo Members of Jubilee Brass Band. Back: Nigel Menbury. Middle: Linda Sadler, Ken Menbury and Matthew Toms.

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BBC News

Ambulances 'could save local buses'

English councils should join forces with ambulance and school bus services to restore public transport to cut-off areas, says a committee of MPs.

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Ealing Times

Home values 'rising 90 a day'

Research suggests homes across Britain typically added A 90 to their value every day during the first half of 2014 Homes across Britain typically added A 90 to their value every day during the first half of 2014 as the housing market gathered momentum, according to a property website.

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Falmouth Packet

Crimewatch reconstruction of death of Alan Jeal at Perranporth

The mystery surrounding the death of Alan Jeal, after his naked body was found on Perranporth Beach will be featured on BBC's Crimewatch programme in a national appeal for information five months on.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Shipwrecked Lego still washing ashore from 1997 spill

"These days the holy grail is an octopus": The most prized of the mini-figures to be washed off the 1997 container ship.

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North Devon Gazette

Holsworthy man hung himself over debt worries

Keith Barratt, 69, was found hanging in a barn at Higher Horslett in Clawton where he lived on the morning of February 18. A statement from his GP said Mr Barratt had suffered from anxiety for some years and was worried about his future and lack of pension.

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Falmouth Packet

A new two-wheeled initiative has rolled into town in order to promote tourism in Helston.

Mercury Motorcycle Hire Ltd was opened officially by mayor Mike Thomas, who cutting the ribbon surrounded by a number of established local bikers and spectators.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Two-year-old child escapes injury in serious St Austell crash that left two men with leg injuries

Emergency services were called shortly after 11.15pm on Friday, July 18 after two cars rolled following a collision on the A3058, Gwindra Road in St Stephen.

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Falmouth Packet

Reunion planned for former Helston 'Green School' pupils

The hunt is on for former pupils of Helston's Green School in Penrose Road to attend an informal get together next Wednesday.

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Falmouth Packet

Train passenger's cheekbone shattered by thugs

British Transport Police officers are appealing for information after man snatched a handbag and ran from a train at Hayle.

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Falmouth Packet

Dead body found in field identified as Milbrook man Gary Nice

The body of a man found in a field near Bodmin has been formally identified as Gary Nice, 47, from Milbrook.

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