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2 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Boat bits and bric-a-brac at Falmouth and Penryn Sea Cadets table top sale

Falmouth and Penryn Sea Cadets will be holding a table top sale selling surplus boat bits as well as bric-a-brac, cakes and refreshments, including what the group says are their "famous bacon butties."

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6 hrs ago | The Argus

Countdown starts for cycle tour

Tour cyclist Felix English with Brighton councillors Ian Davey Tobi tour mascot and cllr Geoffrey Bowden With just over a month to go until some of the world's best take on the rolling countryside of the South Downs, local pro Felix England checked out the final climb before the finish in Brighton.

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10 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Cornwall Council to blame for sorry state of overgrown Penryn graveyard

Penryn Town Council has said it is "happy to assist" any volunteers wishing to tackle the overgrown graveyard at St Gluvias Church, following weeks of public complaints about the site.

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10 hrs ago | The Independent

St Ives in Cornwall named most expensive seaside resort in the UK

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11 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Crews from Penzance and St Ives called out to water heater fire at Gulval

Firefighters were called to Trythogga, Gulval, just after midnight this morning after a report of smoke pouring from a property and fire alrams sounding.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

This is The West Country

Lizard 'Shed of the Year' entrant in hot water over holiday let with no planning permission

The owner of a pixie inspired 'shed' near St Keverne that was entered into the Channel 4 Shed of the Year competition has found himself in hot water, after planners started enforcement action as the holiday let has no planning permission.

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Falmouth Packet

Green light for repairs and improvements as Penzance's Jubilee Pool gets 1.95m government grant

A bid for A 1.95m to carry out improvements to the storm damaged Jubilee Pool in Penzance has been approved by the Government .

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Daily Mail

Newly married couple find old picture of themselves playing on the ...

A couple who were looking at old family photos were shocked to find a picture of themselves playing on a beach as children.

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Falmouth Packet

Plane crash-lands at Culdrose Air Day

A pilot is understood to have walked away from an aircraft following a crash during an air day near Helston this afternoon.

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This is The West Country

Sunny Culdrose Air Day draws the crowds - PHOTOS

Organisers of this year's Culdrose Air Day could not have asked for better weather today, as the sunshine drew in the crowds.

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Falmouth Packet

Porthleven Gig Day goes ahead as rowers pull together: PICTURES

Bad weather predictions and club illness was not enough to stop Porthleven Gig Day going ahead - thanks to rowers from other clubs pulling together.

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Falmouth Packet

Fond farewell as Parc Eglos deputy leaves to take up headteacher post

After six years as second in command, the deputy headteacher of Helston's Parc Eglos Primary School is leaving to take up her own headship.

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Bury Times

Daughter stole dad's bank details and went on spending spree with his savings

A CALLOUS daughter went on a spending spree with her father's savings after she stole his cheque and bank card details.

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Falmouth Packet

One treated for smoke inhalation after St Agnes house fire

Firefighters from Truro and Perranporth were called to Whites Close, St Agnes yesterday morning after a report of smoke pouring from the windows of a home.

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Falmouth Packet

Plans to re-integrate local NHS is 'good news' but raises questions says MP

A plan to merge a company given a A 315m contract to run Cornwall's cottage hospitals with an NHS organisation has raised questions about why it was quasi-privatised in the first place.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Family pay tribute to stranger and RNLI as Penryn toddler pulled not breathing from sea

The mother of a girl who was pulled blue and not breathing from the surf at a Cornwall beach has spoken of her gratitude to the RNLI and the stranger who saved her life.

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Worthing Herald

Agreement will boost mobile phone coverage

Following a landmark agreement between National Parks England and Mobile Operators Association, the South Downs will finally have high-quality connectivity.

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Daily Mail

Shed of the Year finalist might have to pull down his 'pixie...

Shed of the Year finalist might have to pull down his 'pixie grotto' because he's been using it as a holiday let without permission A finalist in Britain's Shed of the Year competition might have to reduce his pride and joy to bricks and mortar - because he's been letting it out without the say-so of council chiefs.

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Falmouth Packet

The village of Coverack is set to have a defibrillator thanks to the drive of one woman.

Pam Patten sadly lost her husband following a heart attack and decided that the village was in need of the potentially-life saving device.

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This is The West Country

Rocking Helstonbury Festival hits high notes with funds for good causes: PICTURES

THE live music scene showed it is alive and well at the weekend when Helstonbury took place in its namesake town, raising money for good causes in the process.

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