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54 min ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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Falmouth Packet

Lady lurking in Porthallow pub toilet as new mural unveiled

A new lady is lurking in the toilets of Porthallow's pub the Five Pilchards - and she's getting eyed up on a regular basis.

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Falmouth Packet

Deer rescued from St Dennis clay mica pit

The RSPCA and fire crews from St Dennis, St Austell and Bodmin were drafted in just after 7am following a report of a deer stuck in a clay mica pit measuring approximately 100m circular in diameter.

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MoneyWeek

The best private island resorts

This is one for spa-lovers. Technically this is two islands, but they are linked by a footbridge and the resort is spread over both.

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Falmouth Packet

Falmouth pasty factory fire: WC Rowes say production to be back up and running soon

The owners of a pasty factory in Falmouth have paid tribute to fast acting firefighters after a fire broke out, saying they are confident it will be back up and running, "in a short space of time".

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This is The West Country

Huge Helston homes plan could be submitted this summer

An application to build 340 homes in the north of Helston could be submitted as early as the end of this summer.

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North Devon Gazette

Pictures: Head over heels at Somersault Festival

The debut festival, which organisers have confirmed sold out in its first year, was blessed with plenty of sunshine during the three days, as predicted thunder storms gave North Devon a miss.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Go-ahead for giant wind farm off the Sussex coast: Energy...

But visitors to the South Downs, drawn there for the unbroken vista of rolling hills and choppy seas, could soon be faced with the sight of scores of wind turbines towering above the waves.

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BBC News

The beaches where Lego keeps washing up

A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Leinster Express

BORRIS-IN-OSSORY

Borris-in-Ossory ICA Guild are organising a weekend away at the end of August and there are still places available.

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Falmouth Packet

Love still growing as former Helston smallholders celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

They may be former smallholders but their love has continued to grow for a Helston couple who celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary on Thursday.

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