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Porthleven, England News

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Thursday Aug 28 | TrekEarth

Inner harbour

Porthleven is the most southerly port on the island of Great Britain. It was originally developed as a harbour of refuge, when this part of the Cornish coastline was recognised as a black spot for wrecks in days of sail.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Cornish Guardian

Porthleven School pupils Surf Action day at Praa Sands

Porthleven School surf academy at Praa Sands, Cornwall. Pictured is Lucy Yates, 8, Shannon Burnett, 10, and Bethen Price, 12, with Lieutenant-Commander Martin Flanagan.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Port youngsters enjoy beach action day with Culdrose crews

A great day of fun was had by children of Porthleven School at Praa Sands, including beach safety, crab hunting and surfing Keen to encourage support of service families and their friends, Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, Porthleven School, and Surf Action got together to create an event to put smiles on the faces of a number of local children.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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

Helston Packet's coverage of winter's storms up for award

During his visit to the south west, the Secretary of State also announced A 1.7 million to fund repairs of harbours hammered by the harsh winter weather , including A 434,786 for Porthleven.

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Falmouth Packet

Solution found for Porthleven parking problems

Porthleven has come up with an innovative way of dealing with its lack of parking - by opening its own low cost car park.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Falmouth Packet

A dog was pulled to safety by firefighters after a blaze at Gibson Way, Porthleven on Saturday.

Fire crews from Helston were mobilised at 9.17pm after reports of a fire alarm sounding and a smell of burning coming from the property.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Helston Lions Club hands over donation to Children's Hospice South West

Lion's Club president John Boase, Jan Hallam and Pam Hobbs join Anne Phillips in presenting Carol Jane from Children's Hospice South West with the cheque The latest donation from a project that has raised almost A 4,000 for good causes in the Helston area has been awarded to a children's charity.

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