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1 hr ago | The Independent

Cornwall: Smugglers' country

As the TV adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's 'Jamaica Inn' hits our screens, Harriet O'Brien visits the places which inspired the classic tale Harriet O'Brien is an award-winning author and travel writer.

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3 hrs ago | Cornish Guardian

Find local Health and Beauty with West Briton

Welcome to The Hayloft Beauty Salon... We are an award winning salon, based in St Austell Cornwall that has built up a reputation in the last 10 years of... West Briton list all of the local Health and Beauty spas and shops in the Cornwall area.

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7 hrs ago | The Free Dictionary

Peace Treaty Ends 335 Years' War

It is said to have been extended by the lack of a peace treaty for 335 years without a single shot being fired, which would make it one of the world's longest wars and a bloodless war .

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11 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Helston warden wins environmental award

Helston's town warden Craig Bowcutt is the latest in a long line of local people to be recognised by Lizard Peninsula Friends of the Earth's John Mackay Award.

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15 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

'Amazing' response to festival

A former DJ who suffered a heart attack while walking along the Lizard cliffs held a music event on Saturday to raise awareness for unexpected heart attacks in seemingly perfectly healthy people.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Falmouth Packet

'Like Miami Vice' as armed cops swoop in Helston

A quiet residential road of Helston became a scene "from Miami Vice" on Sunday evening when police with guns swooped over allegations of a man threatening a neighbour with a Samurai sword.

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TrekEarth

Fields of Gold

Not far from the village of Sydenham Damerel we came across this field of rapeseed.

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Falmouth Packet

Newquay man pleads guilty to threatening to blow up station from the moon

A motorist was caught as a second-time drink driver after staff at a Helston supermarket called the police and said they suspected her.

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Daily Mail

David Cameron says Britain should be 'confident about status as Christian country'

The Prime Minister insisted that being a Christian country did not mean 'doing down' other religions or 'passing judgment' on those with no faith at all.

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Hunts Post

What's on in Huntingdonshire this Easter

A whole host of fun has been lined up for families to enjoy over the Easter weekend - continue reading to find out what's on.

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Falmouth Packet

'Sparkling' puppy makes overnight recovery after breaking back

A five month-old puppy has made a shock overnight recovery after breaking his back in a car accident last week.

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Falmouth Packet

Cornwall Council has announced it's 2014 budget

Cornwall Council and the father and son partners of a local building company have been fined for breaking safety law after the son was seriously injured in a fall through a fragile roof.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Cheaper parking in Helston to continue

Motorists in Helston could save money after Cornwall Council extended its trial of reduced price car parking season tickets until the end of April.

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This is The West Country

Man 'threatened neighbour with machete' allegation

Armed police were called to Helston early on Sunday evening after reports of a man threatening a neighbour with a sword Local officers were called just before 5pm to Kingsley Way, where a 50-year-old man had allegedly been threatened.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Fire crews called to crash on A349 near Rame

Six firefighters from Falmouth were called to a chimney fire at Rame Cross, near Penryn at 10.15pm on Saturday.

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Falmouth Packet

Diamond wedding celebrations for Helston couple

Sparks flew when Jean and Tony Wright met while building London's iconic illuminated Coca Cola sign 60 years ago.

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Falmouth Packet

Brother of man found dead on Perranporth beach makes plea for information

Police investigating the death o a man found dead on Perranporth beach have released a video of his brother asking for help solving the mystery surrounding Alan's death.

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This is The West Country

One thousand tyres and 100 gin bottles: Cornish farmer join campaign to tackle flytipping

These are just some of the fly-tipping incidents that Jason Coad has dealt with over the years on his mainly arable 180-acre farm near Bodmin, Cornwall.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Dancers take to the streets for the first dance of Helston's Flora Day

An army of volunteers is needed to help spring clean Helston in time for Flora Day on Thursday, May 8. Helston Business Improvement Partnership is organising a week-long series of tidying sessions from April 19 to 25 and is asking everyone to come along and take part.

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Falmouth Packet

Cutting the turf' ceremony to mark start of work at fire stations in Hayle and Tolvaddon

A 'cutting the turf' ceremony will be held on Monday to mark the start of construction works for two new "state of the art" community fire stations in Hayle and Tolvaddon - as well as the new service headquarters facility also at Tolvaddon.

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