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8 min ago | Midhurst and Petworth

New Sussex countryside fracking charter launch

Greenpeace activists target the South Downs National Park Authority meeting with a Not For Shale roadshow, on the launch of a new investigation into fracking in Sussex.

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4 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Falmouth residents raise issues at councillor surgery

With less than a week to go, a packed programme has been announced for Penryn Week and the town's carnival, with a strong emphasis this year on the centenary of World War One.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

This is The West Country

Former Falmouth taxi driver had heart attack in house fire

An inquest into the death of Charles Arnold Dobson, 63, known as Charlie, who lived at Retanna Country Park between Helston and Falmouth, heard that the effects of inhaling the gas caused by the fire, and of wine he had been drinking, may have limited his ability to help himself or to get assistance from others.

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Cambridge Evening News

Alcohol charity the Gainsborough Foundation to produce book for schoolchildren

A charity which helps people with alcohol problems is to present a fact-filled book about drinking to schoolchildren across Huntingdonshire.

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Falmouth Packet

Can you help tell story of St Keverne WWI 'Roll of Honour'?

Details are still being sought on 14 men who appeared on the St Keverne Role of Honour for World War One.

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Falmouth Packet

Eight-month-old puppy rescued from 80ft mine shaft: PICTURES

Camborne and Penzance crews have been busy this morning rescuing an eight-month-old pup from an 80ft mine shaft at Gwinear near Hayle.

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Falmouth Packet

MP delivers ultimatum over desperately needed Helston College rebuild

Helston Community College should be given "the chance it deserves" according to the area's MP, who has given the council an ultimatum.

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Falmouth Packet

Schools to close across Cornwall as teachers strike tomorrow: DETAILS

Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers' union said: "Teachers deeply regret having to take strike action.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Culdrose search and rescue serviceman killed himself hours after police launched investigation

A decorated search and rescue serviceman from RNAS Culdrose killed himself just hours after being told he would be investigated by police.

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Falmouth Packet

Penryn man pulls neighbour from burning home

A NEIGHBOUR risked his own safety to save a woman from her burning house in Penryn by pulling her from an upstairs window.

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Watersblogged

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However, contact must be made with Camborne Property Office 01209 614748 at least 48hrs before collection, quoting lot number, to allow any necessary transfer.

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Newsday

One person dead in A30 collision

Two vehicles, a heavy goods vehicle and a box van, collided between Bodmin and Launceston at about 15:45 BST, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

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This is The West Country

A30 eastbound carriageway closed until midnight after serious crash: Casualty airlifted to hospital

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious collision involving a number of vehicles on the A30 westbound at Blisland.

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Rye and Battle Observer

Giant flowers invade Northiam

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Falmouth Packet

Tributes paid at funeral of first manager of rock band Queen

Norman Sheffield, who had retired to the Helston area with his wife Chris, where he has family, lost his battle with cancer aged 74. His funeral took place at St Wendrona Church last Friday, where mourners included his sons from London and his daughter Sam Sheffield-Dunstan, owner of AmA©lies restaurant in Porthleven, which is named after his ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Revealed: 10 cheapest English seaside resorts for an August staycation

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, but if it's a bargain family holiday you're after this summer then you're best off heading to the east coast, a new study suggests.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Fire hits two terraced houses in Penryn: One person pulled to safety

Firefighters were called to a fire at two terraced houses in Penryn on Friday, with one person pulled to safety before the crews arrived.

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Falmouth Packet

198m 'Growth Deal' from Government aims to create 4,000 jobs and 6,000 new homes

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership , Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly have secured a A 198m Growth Deal from Government that aims to create 4,000 jobs and 6,000 new homes.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Falmouth Packet

'Desperate' Porthleven man stole meat from Helston store

Desperate for money, a Porthleven man went into Tesco in Helston, filled a bag he was carrying with meat worth more than A 70, and left without paying.

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Falmouth Packet

'Fal-moth' study needs your help

Falmouth residents are being sought by a student at the University of Exeter's Penryn Campus who is conducting research into the causes of moth declines.

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