Helston, England Newswire

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  1. Directors of St Martin School have confirmed closure is being consideredRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    Just two weeks ago Tom Harman, headteacher of the Keskowethyans Multi-Academy Trust that St Martin is part of, denied that there are plans to close the school, describing it as "a lovely site and it would be madness to not utilise it." On Monday, however, all parents in the trust received a letter saying that its legal team was preparing a consultation document looking at various options and proposals - one of which would be the closure of St Martin.

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  2. The woman was caught fly-tipping over the edge of the layby on Sithney Common HillRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    A woman caught in the act of apparently fly-tipping in broad daylight at the entrance to Helston last week defended herself by saying "everyone does it." Osteopath Duncan Scobie, who lives in the town and owns Kernow Pain Clinic, said he questioned the woman after he allegedly caught her tipping rubbish over the side of the layby at Sithney Common Hill.

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  3. Tributes to "one in a million" Flora Day secretary following her death at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    Mary Collins, who was secretary of the Flora Day Morning and Evening Dance for more than 20 years, has died aged 67 "One in a million" and "an absolute one off" are among the words of tribute paid to a secretary of Helston Flora Day for more than two decades who has died aged 67. The family of Mary Collins say they have been left "overwhelmed" by the hundreds of thoughtful tributes that they have received since her death last Thursday. One of her sisters, Jane Rowntree, said: "She would be so proud of all the comments that have been said.

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  4. Lives 'at risk' as cuts lead to single ambulance covering whole of...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    There are fears lives will be "put at risk" after it was revealed just one ambulance will soon be covering the whole of Helston and the Lizard Peninsula. The Helston Packet has learnt that following a cost-cutting review by the South Western Ambulance Service, from June this year there will no longer be a rapid response car based out of the ambulance station at Helston Community Hospital.

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  5. Find out what award Helston Town Council has wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Falmouth Packet

    Helston mayor Gillian Geer receives the gold award from Sarah Mason of CALC, watched by fellow councillors and office staff There were celebrations last Thursday when Helston Town Council was officially recognised as the first in the county to receive Quality Gold status. It was revealed that the council had been given the status back in December and last Thursday Sarah Mason, executive officer for the Cornwall Association of Local Councils and advisor to the accreditation panel, was there in person to present a certificate.

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  6. St Keverne drink-driver flipped car into garden after celebrating friend's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Falmouth Packet

    A second time drink-driver who had had too much to drink the night before crashed his car into a garden causing A 5,000 damage. Jonas Reikertas, 52, of Roscrowgey Farm, St Keverne, Helston, pleaded guilty at Truro Magistrates' Court to drink driving on March 6 on the B3293, Rosevear, and also to using a vehicle without insurance.

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  7. Amazing pictures of erupting volcano taken from helicopters from CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cornish Guardian

    Royal Navy helicopter crews from Cornwall caught a glimpse inside the fiery heart of an active volcano while they were out hunting an 'enemy' submarine. As Europe's tallest active volcano Mount Etna spewed its flow of lava, the crews from RNAS Culdrose were searching the sea in the shadow of the mountain on a Nato submarine hunting training exercise.

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  8. The Porthleven Civic Service and parade in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Falmouth Packet

    The streets of Porthleven were filled with music and celebration on Sunday as local residents, councillors and the town band took to the streets for the Civic Service. Spirits weren't dampened by the overcast weather , as the Mayor of Porthleven, Councillor Barbara Powell, led the parade from the town's public hall to the Methodist Church.

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  9. Here's our list of free things to do in Cornwall that are guaranteed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Cornish Guardian

    Yes, it's International Day of Happiness, our favourite day of the year, so we thought we would help you get in the mood with a list of things to do that are guaranteed to put a smile on anyone's face this year. In Cornwall, we are sure you will agree, that there are many reasons to be happy, and there are endless things to do to make us smile.

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  10. 11 things that emmets just don't get when they come to CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | Cornish Guardian

    We all love Cornwall - that's why we're here. However for anyone newly arrived in the county there are a number of things that might just require a bit of further explanation.

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  11. Free things to do in Cornwall to make the whole family smile... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Cornish Guardian

    Here's our list of free things to do in Cornwall that are guaranteed to put a smiles on your face this International Happiness Day Here's our list of free things to do in Cornwall that are guaranteed to put a smiles on your face this International... Yes, it's International Day of Happiness, our favourite day of the year, so we thought we would help you get in the mood with a list of things to do that are guaranteed to put a smile on anyone's face this year. In Cornwall, we are sure you will agree, that there are many reasons to be happy, and there are endless things to do to make us smile.

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  12. Music students collaborating on Cornish folk albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | Falmouth Packet

    Students from Falmouth University's Academy of Music and Theatre Arts are working with a local musician to help produce an album inspired by the work of Cornish folk legend, Harry Glasson. Will Keating, singer/musician and member of popular Falmouth shanty group The Oggymen, is the driving force behind the project.

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  13. Find out why your mobile phone signal could be improving in the Helston and Porthleven areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Falmouth Packet

    Mobile phone signal is set to improve for some Porthleven customers after O2 announced it is introducing 4G to the village. Describing it as a "new and improved" network, a company spokesperson said it should allow customers to "experience a new level of high speed mobile internet."

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  14. Villagers give stamp of approval to retiring postie by delivering surprise giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Falmouth Packet

    A group of Breage residents have delivered a surprise thank you gift to their village postman as he prepares to retire. Paul Redford is based out of Helston Post Office and has been Breage's postman for the last five years, although he has been in the service for much longer.

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  15. WildWorks returns to Cornwall after 10 years.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Cornish Guardian

    Tickets for this summer's hotly anticipated WildWorks production, Wolf's Child, go on public sale this Monday . Wolf's Child, which will be performed at Trelowarren Estate, near Helston, sees the return of WildWorks to Cornwall after 10 years.

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  16. The otter caught on secret cameras at Penrose. Photo by National TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Falmouth Packet

    Otters have been starring in their own version of Big Brother after secret cameras were placed on Helston's Penrose Estate. The National Trust hoped that footage captured will prove that the otter population is starting to make a return to the area.

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  17. Watch this amazing trailer and you won't want to miss... 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Cornish Guardian

    Tickets for this summer's hotly anticipated WildWorks production, Wolf's Child, go on public sale this Monday . Wolf's Child, which will be performed at Trelowarren Estate, near Helston, sees the return of WildWorks to Cornwall after 10 years.

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  18. Helston Library to close for five months as council debates 181k refurbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Falmouth Packet

    Helston Library is due to close for five months of refurbishment that will cost the taxpayer up to A 181,000. The renovations will allow Cornwall Council to relocate JobCentre Plus from its existing office in Coinagehall Street to the library, along with the One Stop Shop services currently based out of Isaac House in the Coinage Ope alleyway.

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  19. The fir tree before it was chopped down, 11 years after it was plantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Falmouth Packet

    A mother has spoken of her anger and upset after a tree marking her son's grave in Mawgan was chopped to the ground without the family even being consulted. Rose Snowden planted the miniature fir tree in St Mawgan-in-Meneage churchyard 11 years ago, at the head of her son Robert Marshall's grave, because she could not afford a headstone.

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  20. Helston to host Senior Cup showpiece for first time in their historyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Falmouth Packet

    HELSTON ATHLETIC will host the Cornwall Senior Cup final for the first time in the club's 122-year history next month. The Cornwall FA's decision was announced yesterday that the showpiece event, on Friday, April 14, will be at Kellaway Park.

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