Helston, England Newswire (Page 7)

Helston, England Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Shelterbox fraud trial: Founder alleged to have jeopardised supplier...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    THE founder of ShelterBox has denied giving his son a quarter of a million pounds to buy a house as he gave evidence at the Old Bailey. Tom Henderson, 64, said a rumour about handing his son a lucrative deal so he could buy a house was started by an over-excited employee holding a cheque for A 263,200 in his hand.

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  2. New logo unveiled for Helston's World War projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    The members of the Helston World War One Heritage Project have said they are pleased to unveil the final version and announce the winning designers of its logo design competition. The contributing winners, Ellie May Williams of Helston Community College, and Holly Patterson, Eden Fornear and Bronwen Box of Mullion School, all submitted good entries which the group felt should be combined into a final version.

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  3. Camborne students to give Poldark mine machinery new lease of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Cornwall College students will turn pieces of the county's heritage from 'lumps of metal' back to working machinery in a new agreement with Poldark Mine near Helston. Engineering students from Cornwall College Camborne will be restoring machinery from the tourist attraction and former working mine at Wendron, which is part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and the only tin mine in Cornwall and Devon that remains open to the public.

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  4. Halwin School gets a helping hand from RNAS Culdrose volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    A group of eleven volunteers from 824 Squadron at RNAS Culdrose, have helped to complete vital maintenance work and create a sensory garden at Halwin School in Helston. The existing garden and pond area were planted as part of the millennium celebrations, but in the subsequent years had become over grown and unusable, as well as unsightly.

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  5. 'Rumours' that ShelterBox founder gave his son half a million pounds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    THE founder of ShelterBox said a rumour about handing his son a lucrative deal so he could buy a house was started by an over-excited employee holding a cheque for A 263,200 in his hand. Tom Henderson, 64, is accused of ensuring contracts for camping and survival equipment were given to his 35-year-old son John's companies between 2007 and 2012.

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  6. Consultation on Porthleven Skate Park gets rolling Porthleven's...Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Porthleven's skaters, children and their parents took the chance to have their say on designs for the village's new skate park at a recent public consultation. The plans were viewed by 76 visitors to the event last week, who were able to look at designs by three different companies before casting votes for their preferred choice.

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    Oct 22, 2015 | Western morning News

    The former international director of disaster relief charity ShelterBox has told the Old Bailey how he thought it was a mistake to sack the charity's founder, who is now accused of fraud. Lasse Petersen said he was "surprised at the overzealous actions" of the Helston-based disaster relief charity's board in getting rid of Tom Henderson over an alleged conflict of interest.

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    Oct 22, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    Camborne Science and International Academy was placed top of the table for the percentage of students achieving five A* to C grades at GCSE, including English and maths. In the provisional figures released last week by the Government, the school had 66 per cent of students reach that target and, although the total was 5 per cent down on the previous year, it remained top of the table.

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  9. Dismay at retrospective Wetherspoon Helston pub plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    Helston Town Council took a dim view of the company's proposal to vary the conditions of its existing planning consent for its new premises in Coinagehall Street. The changes relate to the terrace being built at the rear of the property, proposed screening and the height of the building where it meets Five Wells House.

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  10. Cornwall youth narrowly lose to Devon rivals Although leading twice,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Although leading twice, Cornwall's County Youth Under-18s ended up going down to a 3-2 defeat against their rivals across the Tamar from Devon. Manager Glynn Hooper had to make some enforced changes to the squad that beat Guernsey last month with Dario Pisano, Harry Clarke and Will Drew all injured, while an unwell Kieran Parker had to pull out a couple of days before the fixture.

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  11. Falmouth fall to rivals in League Cup tie FALMOUTH Town came unstuck...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    FALMOUTH Town came unstuck when they came up against an in-form Helston side at Kellaway Park on Friday, in what was the first cup tie ever played under the new lights. The Walter C Parsons League Cup second round game was perhaps more even than the 3-1 scoreline suggests, with Falmouth creating numerous openings but failing to capitalise on them.

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  12. Wetherspoon's astro turf walls not supported by Helston's councillors ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    JD Wetherspoon may have to undo work that has been carried out at its new Helston premises if planners at Cornwall Council follow the town council's recommendations. The company has applied for retrospective planning permission after fitting astro turf to a section of the roof and eaves of the grade II listed building, formerly furniture store Oliver and Son, and raising the ridge line of part of the building.

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  13. Cornwall Council cancels some Helston funeral parking tickets, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Mourners who were slapped with parking tickets during a funeral in Helston recently have admitted some confusion after some fines were revoked while others were upheld by Cornwall Council . Cornwall Council's leader ruled out a "blanket" cancellation after around 25 people were issued with penalty charge notices during the funeral of popular Nancegollan farmer Blair Hocking at Helston Methodist Church, when they parked on grass verges because Tyacke Road car park was full.

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  14. Harvest festival boost for Helston foodbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Helston and the Lizard Foodbank has received a large boost after one school handed over their harvest festival collection to the organisation to be given to those in need. The pupils at Trannack School held an assembly where they demonstrated their knowledge by guessing what food goes into a food box.

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  15. Road to recovery for amputee seal pup at Gweek A three-week-old grey...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    A three-week-old grey seal pup is recuperating at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary after surgery to remove a severely wounded rear flipper. In only the second such operation performed on a rescued seal pup in the UK, Paul Riley, a director at Head and Head vets in Helston, amputated the flipper after discovering that all bar one of the metatarsal bones were not just broken, but were actually necrotic and starting to slough out of the wound.

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  16. Helston funeral parking tickets quashed on appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    But with the main Tyacke Road car park full, some family and friends were forced to leave their cars on the grass verges around Grange Road. Councillor Andrew Wallis who represents west Helston said: "I am pleased to say 18 of the 25 parking tickets issued have been cancelled.

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  17. Renowned environmental activist speaks in Porthleven and HelstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    The CAST, Cornubian Arts & Science Trust, building on Penrose Hill is currently hosting a series of geographical talks under the name: CAST Cafe Geographic Co-founder of Greenpeace UK Pete Wilkinson will be talking this weekend in Helston and Porthleven in light of the recent release of his autobiography. The first talk will be on Saturday, October 24 in Porthleven Village Hall from 7.30pm and will mainly focus on his new book, From Deptford to Antarctica: The Long Way Home, which details his colourful history as an environmental activist combating whaling and nuclear dumping.

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  18. Helston Police Station to close as budget cuts deepenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Helston Police Station will be closed by 2019 as enforced savings of at least A 29 million push Devon and Cornwall Police to cut services still further. Redruth, St Ives, the Truro police shop front and Camborne traffic centre are all on the list of 34 stations to be closed across the two counties in the next five years, with the police aiming in most cases to build smaller, more cost effective facilities or share facilities within their communities.

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  19. Cornish villagers of Porthleven up in arms over Origin Coffee's HQ plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Locals in the Cornish fishing port of Porthleven are up in arms over plans for a coffee company to base its HQ there - in case the smell of roasting coffee beans spoils the fresh sea air. Origin Coffee, a Cornish firm, is keen to move to Porthleven from a business park four miles away in Helston because it is 'an iconically Cornish location'.

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  20. Fifth annual Rotary golf day raises cash for charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    The Helston- Lizard Rotary Club recently held their annual Charity Golf Day at Killiow Golf Club near Truro. Arranged for the fifth year by Rotarian Hjalmar Wara, 19 teams of four golfers took part in a Texas Scramble.

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