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  1. RNLI crews called to vessel stranded in waist-deep water in Poole HarbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bournemouth Echo

    LIFEBOAT volunteers were called to an emergency call after a 19-foot vessel ran aground in Poole Harbour on Tuesday. A crewmember aboard the Cornish shrimper made a 'pan pan' message at 12.50pm when the vessel ran into trouble halfway between Furzey Island and Round Island.

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  2. Sketch club holds 76th annual summer exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | This is Local London

    Members of Pinner Sketch Club are preparing for their most important event of the year, the 76th annual summer exhibition. More than 70 artists are taking part to produce an exhibition of two hundred paintings and drawings, alongside ceramics and sculpture - all are for sale.

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  3. Falmouth travel to Looe while Helston host Penzance in first round of Senior CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Falmouth Packet

    Penryn Athletic are one of 13 clubs to receive a bye into the second round of this year's Cornwall Senior Cup Porthleven will visit Combination League side Carharrack in the first round. Carharrack won the Supplementary League Cup under the guidance of former manager Harry Pope last season.

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  4. A rare gem: lovely Cornish home comes with its own mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Cornish Guardian

    Minehouse Farm in South East Cornwall is a real gem: and for this week's vendor, a collector of Cornish minerals, would know better than most. It was once the counthouse for Herodsfoot mine, famous for two species of antimony, tetrahedrite and bournonite - the bournonite specimens have never been surpassed worldwide since the initial finds in the 1850's.

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  5. Ten year old girl tragically dies after being thrown from a quad bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Falmouth Packet

    Lily McCormick, from Liskeard, was a passenger on the bike when the male rider lost control of the vehicle on a farm in Looe on Sunday . Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident, although it is not being treated as suspicious.

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  6. Girl, 10, dies after quad bike incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | ITV

    Lily McCormick, from Liskeard, suffered fatal injuries after being thrown from a gator utility vehicle which had overturned on land at Looe, Cornwall, on Sunday evening. "The death is not being treated as suspicious but the circumstances of the incident are being investigated by police," a force spokesman said.

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  7. Prince Charles' favorite food - and the 1 thing to never serve a royalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | IVillage

    ... some cheese as they tour a market on day one of their annual visit to Devon and Cornwall on July 14, 2014 in Looe, England. When it comes to a royal pain in the tastebuds of Prince Charles and other family members, the duchess divulged that garlic ...

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  8. The UK's secret seaside holiday destinations: 9 coastal towns...Read the original story

    Jul 4, 2018 | IcStafford

    Summer is officially upon us - and unlike most of the summers of late, 2018 actually seems to be delivering some decent weather so far. Predictions have been made for prolonged and lengthy periods of sunshine - and while we might take that with a pinch of salt, it never hurts to be prepared.

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  9. Five stunning train journeys that include some of Britain's best viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | This Is Bristol

    Train travel isn't just about the daily grind - it's a great way to discover some of the the country's hidden gems If your usual experience of travelling by train involves the daily commute to the office, then you've probably stopped noticing the view out of the window. Chances are, the view of your smartphone or laptop screen has become far more compelling.

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  10. History shows two people die on the A38 between Bodmin and Saltash every yearRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2018 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    An average of two people die on the A38 between Bodmin and Saltash every year, a sickening statistic which has led to increasing pressure on the authorities to take action. Two of the most treacherous stretches of the A38 are considered to be in the Glynn Valley between Bodmin and Liskeard, and the winding section between Trerulefoot and Saltash further east.

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  11. Cornwall end campaign with hammering at Hertfordshire in final pool gameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    CHANGED Cornwall team were soundly beaten by Hertfordshire in their final County Championship game at Bishop's Stortford RFC on Saturday. With their hopes of reaching a sixth successive Twickenham final dashed by defeat to Devon last weekend, Cornwall made nine changes to the team with several players unavailable.

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  12. 4,000-year-old human cremation site unearthedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Scientists have discovered an intact 4,000 year old human cremation site along with pottery from the 12th or 13th century pointing to unaccountable activity from the medieval period, The Times of India reports. Catherine Frieman from Australian National University recently excavated an untouched ancient barrow near the town of Looe in South East Cornwall.

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  13. 4,000-year-old burial site along with 12th century pottery discovered ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | DNA India

    Scientists have discovered an intact 4,000 year old human cremation site along with pottery from the 12th or 13th century pointing to unaccountable activity from the medieval period. Catherine Frieman from Australian National University recently excavated an untouched ancient barrow near the town of Looe in South East Cornwall.

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  14. Four Penryn players included in Cornwall squad to face HertfordshireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    FOUR Penryn players are named in the Cornwall squad to take on Hertfordshire at Bishop's Stortford RFC in their final County Championship game of the season on Saturday . Last weekend's surprise 20-19 defeat to rivals Devon means that Cornwall's hopes of reaching a sixth consecutive County Championship final are over, with this weekend's game effectively a 'dead rubber'.

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  15. Ancient human remains and a mystery unearthed in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - An archaeologist from The Australian National University has hailed her excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound in south west England a huge success with the discovery of an intact 4,000 year old human cremation as well as evidence of unaccountable activity from the medieval period on the same site, Science Daily reports. Dr Catherine Frieman recently excavated an untouched ancient barrow near the town of Looe in South East Cornwall.

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  16. Ancient human remains and a mystery unearthedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Science Daily

    An archaeologist from The Australian National University has hailed her excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound in south west England a huge success with the discovery of an intact 4,000 year old human cremation as well as evidence of unaccountable activity from the medieval period on the same site. Dr Catherine Frieman recently excavated an untouched ancient barrow near the town of Looe in South East Cornwall.

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  17. Ancient human remains unearthed by ANU archaeologistRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    To find an intact clay urn buried 4,000 years ago just centimetres beneath the surface is nothing short of a miracle An ANU archaeologist has hailed her excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound in south west England a huge success with the discovery of an intact 4,000 year old human cremation as well as evidence of unaccountable activity from the medieval period on the same site. Dr Catherine Frieman recently excavated an untouched ancient barrow near the town of Looe in South East Cornwall.

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  18. Results Update: Looe and Caradon take World Pilot Gig Championships 2018 titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    Looe's Currah's Pride boat held off a strong late fightback from second-placed Ann Glanville from Caradon to win their maiden men's crown, while defending champions Falmouth finished third in Black Rock. Looe finished second to Falmouth in five of the past six years - including each of the two previous years - but have finally got their hands on the gold.

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  19. Racing Cancelled: World Pilot Gig Championships 2018 on the Isles of ScillyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    Heavy sea mist this morning first led a delay in the start time, but organisers have taken the decision to cancel all racing until lunchtime. It means teams miss out on the chance to raise their ranking further up the tables, as the top two in each group of 12 move up a group, while the bottom two move down.

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  20. Gigs line up at St Agnes ready for racing. Photo: PS Colin Taylor/TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    The most important event in the gig rowing world has got underway on the Isles of Scilly this bank holiday. This year marks the 29th World Pilot Gig Championships, with 158 pilot gigs so far confirmed for a weekend of hard racing.

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