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13 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet
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.
A Helston man whose heart stopped for eight minutes is urging people to help the charity that saved his life. David Swift was airlifted by Cornwall Air Ambulance last year and is appealing to people to get involved in the charity's Fund a Flight Week this September.
Tom Henderson, 63, from Helston, is charged with carrying out a five year fraud on the disaster relief charity between 2007 and 2012. His son John Henderson, aged 34 from Hayle, and Darren Gervis, aged 41 of Beaminster in Dorset, are also accused of taking part in the fraud.
He had originally planned to use his Bill to target second homes as well but was forced to drop those elements after failing to get support. However his Bill to target the bedroom tax which penalises those in social housing who have spare bedrooms has received support.
Donations are needed to help get an historic aircraft flying again, after it crash landed at RNAS Culdrose Air Day.
IT is the final countdown to Helston Harvest Fair Weekend, when the town will be taken over with two days of festivities.
An outline planning application has been submitted for 340 homes on land near Gwealdues, together with offices and a medical practice.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:19 am
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