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2 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Nine Merlins from RNAS Culdrose in Helston will join HMS Illustrious

The Royal Navy 's helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious is to sail into its Hampshire home port for the final time today ahead of it being retired next month.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Falmouth Packet

A new two-wheeled initiative has rolled into town in order to promote tourism in Helston.

Mercury Motorcycle Hire Ltd was opened officially by mayor Mike Thomas, who cutting the ribbon surrounded by a number of established local bikers and spectators.

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Falmouth Packet

Falmouth pasty factory fire: WC Rowes say production to be back up and running soon

The owners of a pasty factory in Falmouth have paid tribute to fast acting firefighters after a fire broke out, saying they are confident it will be back up and running, "in a short space of time".

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Falmouth Packet

Reunion planned for former Helston 'Green School' pupils

The hunt is on for former pupils of Helston's Green School in Penrose Road to attend an informal get together next Wednesday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Huge Helston homes plan could be submitted this summer

An application to build 340 homes in the north of Helston could be submitted as early as the end of this summer.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Firefighters have been tackling a major fire all night at a food manufacturing unit in Falmouth.

Crews worked through the night to bring the blaze under control on the Bickland Industrial Park in Bickland Water Road.

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Falmouth Packet

Love still growing as former Helston smallholders celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

They may be former smallholders but their love has continued to grow for a Helston couple who celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary on Thursday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Shabby Helston fingerposts get a summer spruce up

A whole new meaning was brought to the activity of 'finger painting' on Sunday as Helston's finger signposts were given a makeover.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Visit Patch & Acre at the Royal Cornwall Show

Cornwall Farmers' new Patch & Acre store in Helston will be unveiled on Saturday, July 26, with a family fun day.

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Falmouth Packet

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

This is The West Country

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.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Falmouth Packet

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.

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Falmouth Packet

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.

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Falmouth Packet

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.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Falmouth Packet

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.

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Falmouth Packet

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.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Falmouth Packet

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.

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Falmouth Packet

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.

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Falmouth Packet

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.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Falmouth Packet

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.

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