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5 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Minority rights for Cornish people

The Cornish are to be recognised as a national minority group for the first time, Chief Secretary Danny Alexander has announced today.

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6 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Cornish holiday home that starred in Bill Nighy blockbuster About...

A stunning seaside home which was the setting for a time-travelling blockbuster has been put up for rent at more than 4,000 a week.

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10 hrs ago | SIU

Federation Reports Progress in FOC Case

The ITF is able to report progress in the case of the filthy and unsafe vessel Munzur, which is detained in Fowey in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

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14 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Bay special bird protection area consultation extended

Residents, organisations and businesses are being given an extra 14 weeks to comment on plans to create a Special Protection Area which would stretch from Falmouth Bay to St Austell Bay.

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16 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Annual Trevithick Day celebrations this Saturday

Steam powered engines and dancers will return to Camborne on Saturday for the annual Trevithick Day, which commemorates the life and work of one of Cornwall's most wideley celebrated industrial engineers, Richard Trevithick.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Supermarkets blamed as only Helston fruit and veg shop closes

Unbeatable competition from supermarkets has been given as the main reason why Helston's only in-town fruit and vegetable shop is to close this Friday, after three years in business.

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MoneyWeek

Why the next few months could be very exciting for investors in fracking

The process of pumping chemicals, water and sand into seams to bring oil and gas to the surface may seem messy.

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Falmouth Packet

Driver's anger after being 'lied to' over 350 pothole damage

A female garage owner and female mechanic from Redruth have spoken out about the difficulties of working in the 'male chauvinist' motor industry.

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Hunts Post

Burglars steal gold jewellery from homes in St Ives area

Thieves broke into a home in Great Farthing Close, St Ives, on Thursday between 1.45pm and 3.45pm, stealing gold jewellery.

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Falmouth Packet

Methodist services in St Keverne will be held in the church hall from now on.

The church council voted last week to stop using the Methodist chapel building for the majority of services, and instead hold the weekly 11am Sunday worship in the adjacent hall.

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Falmouth Packet

Healthy chef: Antony Worrall Thompson

The full line-up has now been released for the chefs demonstrating at the Porthleven Food and Music Festival on Saturday, April 26. Once again Antony Worrall Thompson will be attending the event as established festival patron and opening the proceedings at 10.15am in the main marquee with a 'Ready Steady Cook' style demonstration alongside ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Crews from Helston and Mullion were called to a property fire in Clodgey Lane on Saturday.

When firefighters arrived just after 1.25pm they found smoke coming from the roof, and used breathing apparatus and hosereels to extinguish the fire.

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Falmouth Packet

Two trapped after Newquay crash

Firefighters were called to Barncoose Terrace, Illogan Highway yesterday afternioon after she called 999 to say her house was filling with smoke.

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Falmouth Packet

Falmouth Lifeboats called to boat without power in the Carrick Roads

Just before 6pm Falmouth Coastguard requested that the inshore and all weather Lifeboats be launched following a call from the 36ft ketch Nautipus which had lost power and was in danger of drifting ashore at Greatwood near Mylor.

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Radio Times

Daphne du Maurier's Jamaica Inn is a dark tale of sex and smuggling

If you'd never written a novel in your life, you'd be inspired to write one at Ferryside.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Western morning News

Pictures paint a history of the beautiful Scilly Islands

The Isles of Scilly are well known for punching above their weight, partly because everything that happens in the archipelago occurs in miniature and so gleans a scope of interest which is more far-reaching than could be inspired by any mainland area ten times the size, and partly because the place is so jaw-droppingly beautiful.

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The Independent

From Downton Abbey to Daphne du Maurier: Jessica Brown Findlay on...

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Radio Times

7pmCountryfile

The team heads to the Isles of Scilly, where Ellie Harrison finds out about the problem of rats and the devastating effect they have on the local seabird population.

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The Argus

Protesters rally against plan for 100 new homes

Nearly 500 protesters rallied against controversial plans to build hundreds of new homes on green fields on the edge of the South Downs National Park .

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Falmouth Packet

Rotary club members paint the town white in Helston

With just three weeks to go until Flora Day the time has come to start making Helston look its best for its big day.

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