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1 hr ago | Cornish Guardian
A pair of caring builders have saved a giant lobster from the pot and donated the creature to Newquay's Blue Reef Aquarium after spotting it at a Cornish food festival. Derek Mitchells, from Camborne, and Paul Tresidder, from Fourlanes took pity on the large crustacean, which they nicknamed Rocky, when they came across him at a seafood festival in Penzance.
4 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet
A new mixed choir is launching in St Keverne tonight to fill the gap left by the relocation of its male voice singers. The choir will have its first weekly meeting tonight at 7.30pm, in St Keverne Church Hall.
5 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet
Tuesday, September 9: Liberian bulker United Tristan da Cunha sailed from Falmouth Bay for the River Thames. Liberian bulker Yeoman Bank moved from No.
6 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet
A retired vet whose idea prompted the transformation of Helston's whitewashed walls has been honoured for his service to the town. John Head, whose family helped set up Head & Head Veterinary Practice, was presented with a plaque by the Rotary Club of Helston- Lizard in recognition of his outstanding service to the town of Helston.
8 hrs ago | 24dash
Andrew George, MP for St Ives, reflects on the success of his recent Affordable Homes Private Members' Bill - and its implications for the future of the bedroom tax. Coming first in the ballot for a Private Members' Bill is the Parliamentary version of winning the lottery; an exceptional opportunity to create new legislation and a significant responsibility to put the opportunity to good use.
9 hrs ago | Western morning News
A whole new learning curve confronted Scott Mann when he became a trainee dairy farmer for a morning - but the prospective Conservative Candidate for North Cornwall rose to the challenge . . . and learnt much of the issues and problems facing milk producers.
Eight people have been arrested today after a series of warrants were carried out in Plymouth and Cornwall as part of a major investigation into human trafficking and modern slavery. Search warrants were executed this morning, Tuesday, September 16, under the Immigration and Asylum Act at five properties in Plymouth and one address in Bodmin.
Cornwall Council has confirmed that development deal expected to include a new supermarket and cinema adjoining Carn Brea leisure centre has collapsed. The council's cabinet originally agreed in November 2013 to go ahead with the sale of part of the Carn Brea site to release funds to refurbish the leisure centre.
Firefighters raced to a burning flat at Regent Terrace, Penzance, on Sunday, to find there was a fear someone was trapped inside. Ten firefighters on two appliances from Penzance attended just before 5pm to find smoke alarms sounding and smoke cpouring from the windows.
A major fire at a commercial garage at Higher Condurrow, Camborne, on Sunday saw a huge call out of firefighters. A total 35 Fire service staff and seven engines attended the incident on four major fire appliances with one water carrier, one command support vehicle and one operational support vehicle were mobilised from Camborne, Helston, Truro, St Just and Falmouth.
The six videos, commissioned by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership , were filmed in businesses around Cornwall. The films, to be shown on www.business-pulse.co.uk, show how companies, including clotted cream producer Rodda's, construction consultancy Ward Williams Associates and Wadebridge eatery Little Plates, work with their local regulators.
This week's Spectator cover piece is written by our readers. Here are some more letters to Scottish voters, explaining why our United Kingdom should stay together.
St Keverne Male Voice Choir celebrated a landmark anniversary at the weekend - 70 years after singing up a storm to support returning World War II troops. The group was joined for the 70th anniversary concert at St Michael's Church in Helston on Sunday by Marazion Apollo and St Stythians male voice choirs.
A new Liberal Democrat branch for the Falmouth and Penryn area has been launched following a meeting in Penryn's Temperance Hall. Local activist Jeff Muir was unanimously elected as the branch's first chair and will be working with local councillors Oliver Cramp and Maureen Davies from Falmouth and Cait Hutchings and Beverley Hulme from Penryn.
Youngsters of all ages have been enjoying summer at a new play park at the Royal Navy Families Community Centre in Helston. The park was built at the centre with money allocated from a naval fund set aside to refurbish 15 play parks across the Royal Navy estate, and enthusiasm for the park was so great that the Culdrose HIVE devised a competition to give the new facility a name.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:50 am
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