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33 min ago | Falmouth Packet

Cornwall Council has announced it's 2014 budget

Cornwall Council and the father and son partners of a local building company have been fined for breaking safety law after the son was seriously injured in a fall through a fragile roof.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Cheaper parking in Helston to continue

Motorists in Helston could save money after Cornwall Council extended its trial of reduced price car parking season tickets until the end of April.

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This is The West Country

Man 'threatened neighbour with machete' allegation

Armed police were called to Helston early on Sunday evening after reports of a man threatening a neighbour with a sword Local officers were called just before 5pm to Kingsley Way, where a 50-year-old man had allegedly been threatened.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Fire crews called to crash on A349 near Rame

Six firefighters from Falmouth were called to a chimney fire at Rame Cross, near Penryn at 10.15pm on Saturday.

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Falmouth Packet

Diamond wedding celebrations for Helston couple

Sparks flew when Jean and Tony Wright met while building London's iconic illuminated Coca Cola sign 60 years ago.

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Falmouth Packet

Brother of man found dead on Perranporth beach makes plea for information

Police investigating the death o a man found dead on Perranporth beach have released a video of his brother asking for help solving the mystery surrounding Alan's death.

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This is The West Country

One thousand tyres and 100 gin bottles: Cornish farmer join campaign to tackle flytipping

These are just some of the fly-tipping incidents that Jason Coad has dealt with over the years on his mainly arable 180-acre farm near Bodmin, Cornwall.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Dancers take to the streets for the first dance of Helston's Flora Day

An army of volunteers is needed to help spring clean Helston in time for Flora Day on Thursday, May 8. Helston Business Improvement Partnership is organising a week-long series of tidying sessions from April 19 to 25 and is asking everyone to come along and take part.

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Falmouth Packet

Cutting the turf' ceremony to mark start of work at fire stations in Hayle and Tolvaddon

A 'cutting the turf' ceremony will be held on Monday to mark the start of construction works for two new "state of the art" community fire stations in Hayle and Tolvaddon - as well as the new service headquarters facility also at Tolvaddon.

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This is The West Country

Falmouth and Penryn pupils celebrate completing life skills programme

Youngsters from schools in Falmouth, Penryn and Mullion have celebrated completing a 12-month course that has seen them developing their confidence and new skills.

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Falmouth Packet

Look back in time: Pictures show Coverack ramp is nothing new

With councillors hoping that the ramps to Coverack beach might become a permanent fixture, one Packet reader has sent this photo showing such a move would be nothing new.

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Falmouth Packet

Royal university places for four Duchy College students

A group of Cornish agriculture and countryside students have won places at the prestigious Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester, starting in September.

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Falmouth Packet

Helston Walk of Witness next Saturday

Members of churches in Helston and Wendron will be publicly celebrating their faith this Easter with the annual Walk of Witness.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Isles of Scilly get 'first ever' set of traffic lights

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Falmouth Packet

Funeral held for Helston D-Day veteran

The funeral of William Frederick Richards, aged 89 years, took place at Chynhale Methodist Church on Thursday 20th February.

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Falmouth Packet

Helston Methodist Church celebrates 125th birthday

The Helston Methodist Church is putting on a three day extravaganza to celebrate its 125th anniversary on May 3, 4 and 5. Saturday, May 3 will open at 11am with an opening service featuring soloist Joan Williams, which will also feature the cutting of the anniversary cake.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

This Is North Devon

Special constables take on full duties for a day, dealing with...

Special Constables from North Devon dealt with a neighbourhood dispute, a stolen caravan, criminal damage and more during a "take over" day.

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Falmouth Packet

Rare first for Newquay Aquarium as leopard spot gobies hatch

It's believed to be the first time the fish has been bred successfully in captivity and staff are hopeful the tiny hatchlings will continue to thrive.

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Falmouth Packet

Victims to be able to confront criminals in Cornish courts

Drinking too much because it was his brother's funeral the next day, a Falmouth man was arrested as a drink driver after police had been alerted to his apparent drunken behaviour before getting into a car.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Three sites for hundreds of new homes in Helston

A group looking at where homes should be built in Helston in the future has identified its preferred site - and it's not the one currently being consulted on.

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