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  1. Poignant portraits in the sand mark 100 years since the end of the First World WarRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    Tens of thousands of people gathered at beaches in Cornwall, Devon and around the UK today at poignant events to say goodbye and thank you to the millions of men and women who left our shores during the First World War. Four beaches in Cornwall and one in Devon were among 32 across the nation where crowds came to see giant sand portraits of fallen soldiers created as part of Pages of the Sea, Danny Boyle's Armistice Day commission marking the 100th anniversary of the ending of the war.

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  2. Tri-service officers could be coming to a street near youRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Falmouth Packet

    Tri-service safety officers will soon to be fully deployed in areas across the county following a successful pilot proved its value to communities. The TSSOs will be located in areas where the police, the fire and ambulance services have a limited presence and where it is difficult to deploy a resource from a single agency basis given current financial restraints.

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  3. Ten of the best rail aventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | The New Zealand Herald

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  4. Exmouth's big sporting two both suffer disappointment / Saturday nights local sports round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Exmouth Journal

    It was not a good Saturday for Exmouth's leading sports team as Exmouth Town suffered late cup heartache to exit the FA Vase, beaten 4-3 by Cadbury Heath in a Southern Road thriller and the Cockles were once again beaten on their travels, losing their South West Premier Division game at Barnstaple 25-21. First to the football and that Exmouth Town defeat.

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  5. WW1 soldiers to be drawn into the sand on beaches around Britain in Danny Boyle tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Daily Mail

    Faces of brave soldiers who died in the First World War, including Wilfred Owen and Walter Tull, will be remembered on Britain's beaches in tribute by director Danny Boyle All around the nation, the brief lives of the young heroes who died in the First World War will be remembered on Britain's beaches. Fallen soldiers, medics, a munitions worker and the war poet Wilfred Owen will all feature in large-scale sand portraits on November 11. The nationwide event to mark the centenary of the end of the war is the brainchild of film maker Danny Boyle.

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  6. Parkin try double as much-improved Withycombe are edged out at TavistockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Exmouth Journal

    Two tries from John Parkin and one from Jimmy Holman secured a vital losing bonus point for Withycombe in what was a much-improved performance from the team as they were beaten 24-17 on their visit to Tavistock for a Tribute Cornwall and Devon League contest. Withy made a promising start, but a missed tackle resulted in some hard defending being required deep in their own 22. The Withy defence was of a sterling nature, but was finally broken on 20 minutes as the hosts took a 5-0 lead.

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  7. Cave stars as Lacemen serve up 'super show' against visiting Liskeard and LooeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Midweek Herald

    Electing to play up the field, Honiton made an assured start and opened the scoring with a fifth minute Jake Smith try. The visitors settled a bit and made some inroads and the home cause was hit by loss of the influential Robert Price to the bin for a high tackle.

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  8. Woman is forced to tear down dream home she spent A 150,000 renovatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Daily Mail

    Woman is forced to tear down dream home she spent A 150,000 renovating because she didn't get planning permission to extend building by 3ft Sue Wilesmith, 63, built the two-storey timber property on land she purchased in 2012 which included two derelict buildings. She spent around A 150,000 building her dream home, after buying the land near Looe, Cornwall, for A 200,000, which already had two buildings on the site.

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  9. Cornwall Senior Cup: Town to host St Dennis while Blues visit last year's finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Falmouth Packet

    Falmouth Town will welcome Division 1 West club St Dennis to Bickland Park in the second round of the Cornwall Senior Cup. Town, currently third in the SWPL Premier, secured their place in Friday's second round draw after winning 12-1 at East Cornwall Premier Division club Looe Town last week.

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  10. Army's recruitment drive in Cornwall next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    British Army recruitment events are taking place across town centres in Cornwall next week to help local people find out more about what a career in the British Army is like and what opportunities are on offer. Local soldiers and career advisers will be available to answer any questions about the breadth of roles available in the British Army as a Regular or Reservist as well as share information about what it's like to be in the Army.

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  11. Requests for recycling bags have increased by more than 80 per cent in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Falmouth Packet

    Recycling rates across Cornwall for the first quarter of 2018-19 are tracking ahead of target according to the latest data from Cornwall Council . Recycling rates for the first quarter of the year are up by three per cent 42 per cent against a target of 39 per cent.

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  12. South Molton fight back to draw first game in Cornwall and Devon DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | North Devon Gazette

    South Molton drew 12-all with visiting Liskeard-Looe in their first game back in the Cornwall and Devon Division. Liskeard-Looe shot into a 12-0 lead before the break and South Molton had to claw their way back.

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

    Aug 15, 2018 | 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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  14. Sketch club holds 76th annual summer exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | 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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  15. Falmouth travel to Looe while Helston host Penzance in first round of Senior CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | 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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  16. A rare gem: lovely Cornish home comes with its own mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | 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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  17. Ten year old girl tragically dies after being thrown from a quad bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | 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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  18. Girl, 10, dies after quad bike incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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