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Saturday Aug 16 | This Is South Devon

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More than A 700,000 was given in 'golden goodbyes' to senior figures leaving the public body that runs ambulance service in the South West as staff were made redundant in a merger of two trusts Critics said the pay-off was 'impossible to justify' after the redundancy was issued when the South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust took over the ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Marine News

Tui Ag Eyes Ipo, Sale of Hapag-Lloyd

TUI AG is still open to a sale or flotation of its stake in container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd , its management said on Thursday.

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Falmouth Packet

10million to improve sea links to Isles of Scilly and repair storm damage at Cornwall's ports

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced a A 10 million package to improve sea links between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, upgrade roads on the island and carry out ports repairs.

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Falmouth Packet

Push for A30 dualling funds to solve gridlock between Carland Cross and Chiverton

The Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin has been pressed for Government funding to try and solve repeated gridlock on the the A30 between Carland Cross and Chiverton.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Cornish Guardian

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Tulip, employs more than 1,800 people, and the massive cash investment will see expansion at its Redruth and Bugle sites.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Western morning News

Labour condemn long waits in ambulances at A&E hospitals

Thousands of patients in the South West in need of emergency care are being left at the doors of A&E in ambulances because hospitals are too full, Labour has said.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth's Maritime Museum picks up silver at British Travel Awards

King Kong, the Queen and bank robbers will be among a group of 40 throwing themselves off the tower at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth later this month, all in the name of charity.

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Falmouth Packet

Cables laid across River Fal to bring superfast broadband to Roseland

The Roseland Peninsula is being hooked up to superfast broadband thanks to cable being laid across the bed of the River Fal.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

BBC News

Festival closed in Bertha 'carnage'

Organisers of the festival at Watergate near Newquay, in Cornwall, said the "magnitude of the conditions is too severe for the arena site to be opened".

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LBC 97.3

VideoWeather Warnings As Bertha Batters Britain

The deluge landed at Cornwall in the early hours and was sweeping across the UK from the south west of the country with gusts of 45mph reported on the Isles of Scilly.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Dear Kitty

Isles of Scilly bird news

They are daily companions of the whale watching ship "Tina" in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of La Gomera where these photographic report arose.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Newsday

Rowing pair reach Isles of Scilly

Elliott Dale and Chris Walters, who row for the Cornish Gig Club in Lyme Regis, set off from New York to cross the Atlantic almost two months ago.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Iol.co.za

Seduction of journey taken over time

Smashed shipping containers spilling bright green melons across the deck. Grotesquely twisted steel gantries.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Pig on the wall story in Scilly Isles

I RECENTLY holidayed on the Isles of Scilly, where I met a studio owner who makes pottery of all descriptions.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Green light for repairs and improvements as Penzance's Jubilee Pool gets 1.95m government grant

A bid for A 1.95m to carry out improvements to the storm damaged Jubilee Pool in Penzance has been approved by the Government .

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Falmouth Packet

Plans to re-integrate local NHS is 'good news' but raises questions says MP

A plan to merge a company given a A 315m contract to run Cornwall's cottage hospitals with an NHS organisation has raised questions about why it was quasi-privatised in the first place.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments

The subsea system, named India Cloud Xchange , will allow the company to bypass existing terrestrial routes between Mumbai and Chennai - a route which is prone to outages - by circumventing the country's coastline to link India's west coast directly to Singapore.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Computer Weekly

Isles of Scilly tap into seabed cables to get superfast internet

A plan to bring fibre broadband to the Isles of Scilly for the first time by pressing a disused subsea fibre optic cable into service is nearing completion.

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