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Campaign to cut winter deaths scaled back due to cuts
Over 30 organisations across Cornwall are getting together for a third year to run the 'Winter Wellbeing', campaign to reduce preventable winter deaths, however government cuts have been blamed for reduction in help.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
A campaign is calling for action to help vulnerable Cornwall residents this winter
The Cornwall Community Foundation , associated with the UK-wide Surviving Winter appeal, is encouraging residents to make donations to help vulnerable people affected by the cold winter.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
MP tells much maligned Serco GP service to 'hand back the keys'
The company at the centre of concerns over the out-of-hours GP contract in Cornwall has left the contract early.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
SUCH are the difficulties with both the pharmacy and optometry services at the Isles of Scilly Health Centre that councillors are threatening to bring in the Secretary of State.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Western morning News
Deep sea wonders to be brought to life by boards
A group dedicated to making the seas and beaches pristine is celebrating Christmas by making their presence felt at some of the Westcountry's most beautiful locations.
More forecourts seek fuel discount
More than 40 rural filling stations across the UK have applied to a government scheme that offers a 5p a litre discount in fuel duty.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Peoples Republic of South Devon
Scrap 'corporate welfare': CAP payments should go to small farms not corporations
A new report from the South West Green Party exposes the fact that massive payments to large corporations are being made under the Common Agricultural Policy .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Contract to remove waste 'alp' from Isles of Scilly is awarded
A 900,000 contract for the removal of legacy waste from the Isles of Scilly Council waste management site, known as the 'Moorwell Alp', has been awarded to a consortium.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Britain's Secret Treasures
Series that unearths some hidden treasures. Katherine Jenkins discovers the story behind a trove of Iron Age jewellery, and Mary Ann Ochota goes diving off the Isles of Scilly.
Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary shortlisted for Cornwall Sustainability Awards
The Cornwall Sustainability Awards recognise the work of businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly that are actively trying to improve their own sustainability and that of the Cornish economy as a whole.
Sighting of 400 dolphins crowns record wildlife year
IT'S BEEN another record year for wildlife spotters riding the Scillonian III between St Mary's and Penzance with top sightings including a leatherback turtle and a minke whale.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Is that St Tropez? No, it's St Ives! How one in four Britons mistake...
And when shown a picture of a perfect beach, more than half of adults surveyed were sure it was St Tropez.
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Earlier this year NHS Direct pulled out of providing the service, which allows people to call 111 if they do not need 999 assistance.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Newquay to Gatwick air link saved for now
Flybe has agreed a commercial deal that will enable the airline to continue operating flights between Newquay and London Gatwick.
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FlyBe is expected to announce today that it will keep the Newquay to London Gatwick route, which was due to be axed in March, running until October 25 next year.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Another record year for Scillonian wildlife spotters between Penzance and St Mary's
It's been another record year for wildlife spotters riding the Scillonian III between St Mary's and Penzance - with top sightings including a leatherback turtle and a minke whale.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Labour Market Participation in England and Wales: Local Area Analysis Using the 2011 Census
Among the 45.5 million usual residents in England and Wales, aged 16 and over in March 2011, 26.7 million were in employment, 2.1 million were unemployed and 16.7 million were economically inactive.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Wildlife wonders spotted from the Scillonian III
A fantastic season of wildlife watching from the Scillonian III has just finished for another year.
Western morning News
Taxis 'picking up 999 patients instead of ambulances'
More than 150 taxis were sent to 999 emergency calls instead of ambulances to pick up patients in the South West last year, it has been revealed.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Western Morning News published Police in danger of beating a retreat from the beat, report...
Officers spoke out as the Independent Police Commission warned forces were in danger of "beating a retreat from the beat" to a "discredited" reactive form of policing.