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Helston sailor's role in HMS Elizabeth largest ever Royal Navy ship naming
A Helston naval officer was part of an historic naming ceremony last week for the largest ship ever built for the Royal Navy.
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Sun Jul 13, 2014
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Helston and Lizard schools band together for first summer fete: PICTURES
Held at Helston Community College, the event was organised by the trust's school council, SKIP , representing more than 4,000 children and young people.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Best results ever for Parc Eglos School pupils
Parc Eglos School is celebrating the best results ever from pupils, which it is putting down to new ways of teaching and learning.
Auditions for Helston Theatre Company's 'Oh What a Lovely War' this evening
Helston Theatre Company is about to cast its next production, Theatre Workshop's acclaimed musical Oh What A Lovely War.
A well known Helston businessman has become the 54th president of Helston Rotary Club.
Benny Vleminckx is recognised as the director of the electrical goods and services company, Pilgrim & Treloar, based in Wendron Street.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Musical end of year at Helston Community College
College musicians will be at Coronation Park boating lake for a four-hour back to back "musical extravaganza", between 11.30am and 3.30pm.
A reunion is taking place for employees of the former Helston company Wincanton Garages.
Staff from the well-known business that operated from Penzance Road - now the site of a Lidl supermarket - and ran other business units on the opposite side of the road will be meeting on Saturday, July 26, from 7pm, at the May Tree.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
'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.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Pupils meet mayor on visit to Helston council: PICTURES
Possible councillors of the future joined the mayor of Helston on Tuesday last week as part of a "youth engagement" event.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Pool hosts spectacular Armed Forces Day: PICTURES
Pool hosted serving and veteran military personnel as crowds descended on the historic mining town for Cornwall Armed Forces Day 2014.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Disorderly Helston man had 50 previous convictions
A Helston man who pleaded guilty at Truro Magistrates' Court to behaving in a disorderly manner at Penzance on May 29 had 50 previous convictions, CPS laywer David Swan said.
Helston Packet's 'Storm Force' coverage wins Front page of the Year at EDF awards
The front page of the Helston Packet that showed the awesome power of the surf crashing into Porthleven harbour has picked up the 'Front Page of the Year' at the EDF awards.
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Helston woman died of a 'broken heart'
Extreme pain and loss of hearing caused by chronic tinnitus led to a man taking his own life in Porthleven.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Shooting 'caused mother's death'
A woman who was shot by police in 1985, sparking the Brixton riots, died 26 years later as a result of the bullet wound, a court has heard.
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