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  1. How Brooklyn is turning from hipster haven into Mecca for the celebsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Soaking up the sun in Benidorm, the sixty-somethings who've fled bitter Britain for the kinder climate of Spain: Photographer's candid portraits of ex-pat life by the sea Stars reveal their hand luggage secrets: The moisturiser, cashmere and rose-gold headphones A-listers can't be without when they travel It's a revo-loo-tion! China announces plan to overhaul squat toilets in tourist areas after complaints they are 'dirty and chaotic' Don't roll out of bed! Thrill-seeking climbers camp out on side of frozen cliff face while scaling 19,000ft mountain in Kyrgyzstan Emirates' biggest fan! British teacher treated to A 13,000 in upgrades and invited into cockpit for photos... and he even has luxury airline's logo TATTOOED on his arm Does he just wait there? Tourists run up Philadelphia's famous 'Rocky steps'... and find Sylvester Stallone standing at the top Star-studded Italian beach resort ... (more)

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  2. Defeat sees STR Clinton stretch lead in Mining LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Falmouth Packet

    A MINOR setback was handed to Godolphin Club as they lost 3-2 against Redruth B Rail A in the Mining League. The loss coupled with STR Clinton's 5-0 thrashing over Redruth B Rail B means an eight point gap has opened up at the top of Division One.

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  3. After 40 years, portrait of Porthleven war hero finally returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Falmouth Packet

    It has been more than 40 years coming but this week a portrait of Porthleven war hero Guy Gibson finally returned home. The portrait, in its original damaged form and a replacement copy, was presented to Porthleven Town Council by its Helston counterpart on Saturday, along with memorabilia including a shield from Wing Commander Gibson's 617 Squadron and a photo of the German dam they attacked during the Second World War in the infamous Dam Busters raid.

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  4. FOOTBALL: Annear pleased despite Porthleven's 2-1 defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Falmouth Packet

    PORTHLEVEN were unable to prevent Sticker from returning to the top of the South West Peninsula League West table on Saturday. A couple of goals from Jack Bowyer in the first half helped the home side to a 2-1 victory and also elevated back above Helston Athletic at the summit of the division.

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  5. Look back in time: The radar era at GoonhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Falmouth Packet

    Goonhilly Downs was home to a number of wooden and steel pylons, ranging from 240 feet to 325 feet, which controlled radars. One such rigger was Joseph Richards, known to all by his middle name Dudley, who recalls many people being nervous of such heights - sometimes with good reason.

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  6. Victory sees gap at top of Mining League Division One table decreasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Falmouth Packet

    PRESSURE was kept up on STR Clinton at the top of the Mining Snooker League Division One table by Godolphin Club as they started 2015 with a win. The team travelled to Penponds and returned with a 4-1 victory which closed the gap slightly on their championship chasing rivals, who beat St Day 3-2, by a single point.

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  7. Mullion teenager's death after losing control of motorbike and hitting tractor a 'tragedy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Falmouth Packet

    An 18-year-old from Mullion who died after his motorbike went under a tractor was unable to react quickly enough when he rounded a corner, an inquest has heard. Joshua Harry Key, who lived at Mullion Golf Club with his mother Jane, was travelling from Porthleven to Helston along the B3304 on May 2 last year when he rounded a bend to see stopped traffic on his side of the road and a tractor pulling out into the opposite lane.

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  8. Football: St Agnes v Wendron United January 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Cornish Guardian

    WENDRON United returned to winning ways in the Cornwall Combination League and kept the pressure on leaders Mullion with a well-deserved win over fellow title contenders St Agnes on Saturday, writes Scott Haley. A well taken goal from Mike O'Neil, two from Justin Searle and a stunning long range strike from Chris Mulroy helped Paul Murray's side to their first victory in three games, and ensured they remained within touching distance of the leaders having played two games fewer.

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  9. Midfielder says issues which saw him leave Kellaway Park last month have been resolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Falmouth Packet

    Last month the midfielder left the South West Peninsula League West club saying there were "problems" which needed sorting out. Since then he has featured for Porthleven's reserve side who has been dual-registered for four years in the Jolly's Combination League.

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  10. FOOTBALL: Tie made for Jolly's Combination LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Falmouth Packet

    The design which is black and blue with the competition's emblem on was made by RA Design, which is co-owned by Helston Athletic players Chris Strike and Tom Russell. After being approached by the league chairman and Porthleven's secretary Vidal James, the company agreed to create the tie for free.

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  11. Test out your local sporting knowledge from the last 12 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Falmouth Packet

    Emma Stepto had a great 2014. Where did she set a new course record in the opening race of the Grand Prix Series? Name the swimming coach on the right who was named Performance and Development Coach of the Year at the Cornwall Sports Awards? JANUARY 1) Football: Which two players plying their trade at Porthleven and Mullion were on target for Cornwall Under 18s against Gloucestershire? 3) Athletics: Emma Stepto set a new course record at which road race, the first to be held in the 2014 Cornwall Grand Prix series? 4) Rugby: What happened in the game between Clevedon and Camborne which forced the match to be abandoned after 20 minutes? FEBRUARY 6) Table Tennis: Who lost their 100 per cent success record but still ended up on the winning side for Falmouth Docks A? 10) Darts: Name the two BDO darts players who played at a showcase put on by Helston Royal British Legion Club? 12) Surfing: ... (more)

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  12. Highlights from matches played on Boxing Day and December 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Falmouth Packet

    A SURPRISE win for Porthleven Reserves over Helston Athletic Reserves saw the Fishermen claim the Strike Memorial Trophy on Boxing Day. Port travelled the short distance from their Gala Parc base to Kellaway Park for the derby clash sitting just one place above bottom in the Jolly's Combination League.

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  13. A look at the stories which were popular with Packet Sport readers this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Falmouth Packet

    Porthleven and Helston Athletic announced they would be playing for the Mayor's Cup and FE Strike Memorial Trophy for the first time since the 1960s. In the matches played on Boxing Day, Athletic took home the Mayor's Cup while Port's reserves claimed the Memorial Trophy.

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  14. Helston Packet 2014: A year in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Falmouth Packet

    JANUARY: High tides and strong winds brought delight to some people and misery to others, as tidal surges battered the Cornish coastline. Sightseers flocked to Porthleven and Mullion but the Coastguard warned people to stay safe.

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  15. FOOTBALL: Good win for Penryn over fellow title chasersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Falmouth Packet

    IN heavy conditions at Oxland Park the home team did well to get the game on, but they struck it lucky as there was no more rain on the surface, which had already been cut up the day before. The game was only five minutes old when Luke Brabyn turned on the edge of the box to fire home a snap shot, which clipped the upright on its way in.

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  16. FOOTBALL: Helston Athletic win Mayor's Cup in entertaining derby at PorthlevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Falmouth Packet

    FANS were given an extra Christmas treat at Gala Parc on Boxing Day as Porthleven and Helston Athletic battled for the Mayors Cup. In an end-to-end match which featured seven goals, a disallowed goal and a missed penalty, it was the Blues who left the field with the trophy and local bragging rights with a 5-2 victory.

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  17. Mining League leaders move further ahead after whitewashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Falmouth Packet

    AS the halfway point of the Mining League Snooker season is reached, Godolphin Club find themselves six points behind the leaders STR Clinton. This comes despite a wonderful 4-1 victory at home to Breage in the last set of games before Christmas.

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  18. Boxing Day fixtures will be played for Mayor's Cup and Tommy Strike Memorial TrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Falmouth Packet

    EXCITEMENT is building in Porthleven and Helston as the Mayor's Cup and Strike Memorial Trophy return to the football calendar on Boxing Day. It will be the first time since the 1960s the silverware will be fought for by the clubs, with the reserves playing for the trophy before the senior sides battle for the cup.

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  19. Crooked Helston copper admits conning women of moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Falmouth Packet

    A suspended Helston police officer could be spending his last Christmas as a free man for a while after admitting conning women out of tens of thousands of pounds. Having previously indicated he would plead not guilty when he first faced a range of charges, including fraud, back in February this year, last Friday Christopher Higgs appeared before Plymouth Crown Court to plead guilty to 15 offences.

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  20. FOOTBALL: Last gasp goal leaves Helston Athletic with just a pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Falmouth Packet

    HELSTON Athletic were shouting "bah humbug" on Saturday as an equaliser with the last touch of the game saw them take just one point away from Mousehole . The Blues looked to be heading back to Kellaway Park with three points thanks to Mark Goldsworthy's 65th minute strike.

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