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11 min ago | 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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Falmouth Packet

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)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Falmouth Packet

'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.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Falmouth Packet

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.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Falmouth Packet

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.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Falmouth Packet

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.

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Falmouth Packet

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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This is The West Country

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.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Newsday

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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Mail on Sunday

Woman dubbed the 'Angel of Woolwich' for confronting Lee Rigby's...

'Return to sender!' Hundreds of furious Californian protestors block road to buses carrying 140 illegal immigrant women and children - forcing them to turn back to border post Knife-wielding man storms ABC studios in attempt to kill GMA host Michael Strahan but is tackled by hero police officer Grandmother who was suing because she believed ... (more)

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Falmouth Packet

Big Produce Market sets out its stall in Truro today and tomorrow

A European food and craft fair will bring the tastes, smells and products of continental Europe and beyond to Helston on Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19. Coinagehall Street will be transformed into more of a bustling market place than ever before as the stallholders build on the success of previous visits.

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Falmouth Packet

A Helston woman dubbed the "Angel of Woolwich" for her role in...

A Helston woman dubbed the "Angel of Woolwich" for her role in calming down two killers in London is at the centre of an alleged racism row.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Helston College to host combined schools summer fete

The Co-operative School Council of the Helston and Lizard Peninsula Co-operative Education Trust will be holding a summer fete on the college's south site on Saturday, July 5 from 11am to 1pm.

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Falmouth Packet

Fines on the way as rubbish being thrown around Helston with 'gay abandon'

Rubbish collectors were forced to pick up litter on their hands and knees in Helston last week due to the actions of "social deviants" and the "lack of civilisation" by some residents.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

This is The West Country

Plans for possible Helston housing development to go on show

More detailed plans for a possible housing development in Helston will be on show early next month as part of an ongoing public consultation.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Falmouth Packet

A new musical director has been appointed to take over control of Helston Town Band.

Darren Hendy comes with a wealth of musical experience behind him and is arguably one of the most recognisable names in west of England banding.

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