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2 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BBC News

Ambulances 'could save local buses'

English councils should join forces with ambulance and school bus services to restore public transport to cut-off areas, says a committee of MPs.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

MoneyWeek

The best private island resorts

This is one for spa-lovers. Technically this is two islands, but they are linked by a footbridge and the resort is spread over both.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Newsday

Airport runway work delays reopening

The reopening of an airfield in Cornwall has been delayed for more than week because of problems with resurfacing runways, managers say.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

This is The West Country

Shoplifting soars as crime broadly falls across Cornwall

Crime across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly has fallen in the last year, however shoplifting has soared by nearly 20 per cent, according to Devon and Cornwall Police.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Flight Journal

On This Day in Aviation History

1927 - Ernie Smith and Emory Bronte complete the first civilian non-stop flight from North America to the Hawaiian Islands when their Travel Air monoplane, the City of Oakland, crashes on Molokai after a flight from Oakland, Calif.; they survive the crash.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Falmouth Packet

True cost of teenage pregnancy problem more than 4m per year

The rate of abortion among young people and teenage pregnancy in Cornwall have fallen in 2013, with the most rapid decline in younger women.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

BBC News

Spaceport could boldly go to Newquay

Newquay Airport is aiming for the stars as it hopes to be chosen as the UK's spaceport for satellite launches and space tourism.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mid Devon Star

Royal Navy Flagship HMS Bulwark sails to Isles of Scilly for...

THE last of just over 400 Armed Forces Community Covenants in the UK will be signed whilst the Landing Platform Dock is at anchor off St Mary's.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US Military, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom, St. Mary's, CO

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rye and Battle Observer

Giant flowers invade Northiam

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Falmouth Packet

198m 'Growth Deal' from Government aims to create 4,000 jobs and 6,000 new homes

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership , Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly have secured a A 198m Growth Deal from Government that aims to create 4,000 jobs and 6,000 new homes.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

Former Stroud councillor Molly Scott Cato makes first appearance in European Parliament

FORMER Stroud District Councillor Molly Scott Cato has wasted no time in getting stuck into her new job as a Member of European Parliament.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

This Is Lancashire

146m rail package for Cornwall

A hard-to-reach area is to get a A 146 million rail improvement package, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.

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