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14 hrs ago | 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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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Tireless Helston town band stalwart honoured

Now he has been presented with a silver salver in appreciation of his hard work over the years, after stepping down after 21 years in the role.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Litter pick in on Saturday

Calling all Helstonians - your town needs you to help get it ready for Flora Day and beyond with this year's Helston Town Tidy.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Helston warden wins environmental award

Helston's town warden Craig Bowcutt is the latest in a long line of local people to be recognised by Lizard Peninsula Friends of the Earth's John Mackay Award.

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Falmouth Packet

'Amazing' response to festival

A former DJ who suffered a heart attack while walking along the Lizard cliffs held a music event on Saturday to raise awareness for unexpected heart attacks in seemingly perfectly healthy people.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Falmouth Packet

'Like Miami Vice' as armed cops swoop in Helston

A quiet residential road of Helston became a scene "from Miami Vice" on Sunday evening when police with guns swooped over allegations of a man threatening a neighbour with a Samurai sword.

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This is The West Country

Newquay man pleads guilty to threatening to blow up station from the moon

A motorist was caught as a second-time drink driver after staff at a Helston supermarket called the police and said they suspected her.

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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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Falmouth Packet

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

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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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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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

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

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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Thu Apr 10, 2014

This is The West Country

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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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Wife of ShelterBox founder died after stress of sacking: Full Report

The wife of ShelterBox founder Tom Henderson died from an overdose of morphine the day after her husband was sacked from the charity - leading to claims she had been "murdered" through stress, an inquest has heard.

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Falmouth Packet

Controversial Helston railway application withdrawn... temporarily

Almost 50 people opposing plans put forward by Helston Railway and Organic Trevarno are pleading with councillors to visit the site of the proposed development before making a final decision.

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Falmouth Packet

Helston's secondary school is to get its first ever female headteacher.

She is due to take up the post in September, with current post-holder Dr Pat McGovern continuing the role until after the exam results are published in August.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Helston pupils make banner for Flora Day: PICTURES

Helston schools have united to create a banner to be displayed in the town as part of the Flora Day celebrations.

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