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  1. Another week to dig Tin movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Cornish Guardian

    TIN as featured in last week's What's On is being held over for a second week at all seven main cinemas in Cornwall after a successful opening weekend with loads of sell-out screenings. Geoff Greaves, of Merlin Cinemas , said: "It's a very long time since we showed a locally made film that has had such a positive response at the box office.

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  2. MK call on 'wonder boy' to boost election prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Western morning News

    The real Dick Cole, who is hoping his Mebyon Kernow party will make significant gains at the general election on May 7 Cameron may appeal to the posh, Miliband might have the backing of the unions and Nigel Farage has found favour with the far-right - but there's one party leader who will be calling on his superhero namesake to help clinch him a seat in Parliament on May 7. Dick Cole, who has led Cornish party Mebyon Kernow for nearly 20 years, says he is delighted to discover that he shares a monicker with a 1940s comic-book favourite called Wonder Boy. Raised by the benign Professor Blair of the Farr Military Academy, Dick Cole the Wonder Boy went on to fight all manner of baddies.

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    Tuesday Apr 7 | Western morning News

    Mebyon Kernow leader Dick Cole answers questions at a hustings debate in St Austell last week, watched by host Kim Conchie and Liberal Democrat candidate Steve Gilbert A decision to exclude a political party standing in all six of Cornwall's seats from taking part in a BBC election debate has been described by its leader as "frankly ridiculous". Dick Cole, of Mebyon Kernow, has now formally objected to a decision by BBC South West to bar the "Party for Cornwall" from a Question Time-style forum planned for later this month.

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    Wednesday Apr 1 | Cornish Guardian

    Opinion polls carried out in four of Cornwall's six Parliamentary constituencies suggest the general election is indeed going to be as close as the pundits are forecasting - with only one of those constituencies actually changing hands on May 7. Lord Ashcroft, a former deputy chairman of the Conservative Party who resigned his seat in the House of Lords on Tuesday, polled the constituencies of Camborne and Redruth, St Ives, North Cornwall and St Austell and Newquay. The St Austell and Newquay constituency, where the Liberal Democrats are defending a majority of 1,312, is the only one which Lord Ashcroft thinks will change.His poll predicts a Conservative victory in that seat.

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  5. Lord Ashcroft returns to the Lib Dem battlegroundRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Polling Report

    Lord Ashcroft released another batch of constituency polls earlier today, this time revisiting some of the Lib Dem seats where he had previously found close battles. In Lord Ashcroft's previous polling in Lib Dem seats he's often found wide variation from one seat to another, and it's the same here - in some seats the Lib Dems are holding on against the national tide, in other seats they are doing very badly indeed.

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  6. Could Nick Clegg really lose his seat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Spectator

    Will the Liberal Democrats avoid being wiped out at the upcoming election? In his latest round of constituency polling , Lord Ashcroft has revisited eight Liberal Democrat marginal constituencies he deems to be close races. Across all the seats, Ashcroft reports there is presently a four per cent swing to the Tories since the last election.

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    Wednesday Mar 25 | Cornish Guardian

    PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES: Mebyon Kernow's prospective parliamentary candidates at their spring conference. From left, Stephen Richardson, Truro and Falmouth; Rob Simmons, St Ives; Dick Cole, St Austell and Newquay; Loveday Jenkin, Camborne and Redruth; and Andrew Long, South East Cornwall.

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  8. Liberal Party urges supporters to vote UkipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Western morning News

    Paul Holmes, chairman of the Liberal Party in Cornwall, has written to Ukip confirming candidates in Truro and Falmouth, Camborne and Redruth and St Ives have stood down. Mr Holmes, a parish councillor, said the parties share the same views on Europe, renewable technology and farming subsidies, adding it would be a "tragedy" if the Liberals denied Ukip an MP in Cornwall by splitting the vote.

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  9. RUGBY: Single change made to Cornwall U20s starting XV for semi finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Locryn Williams' trip to New Zealand means Tommy Southworth has been brought into the starting line-up for Cornwall U20s JUST one change has been made to Cornwall Under 20s' starting line-up for their County Championship semi final with Yorkshire on Sunday. Redruth's Tommy Southworth has come into the team to replace Locryn Williams, who is currently in New Zealand, at hooker for the match taking place at Camborne, with the kick-off at 1pm.

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  10. Living and working together: England's immigrants in the Middle AgesRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Science Daily

    A major new research database revealing extraordinary data on immigration in England in the late medieval period has been launched by investigators. It reveals evidence about the names, origins, occupations and households of a significant number of foreign nationals who chose to live and work in England in the era of the Hundred Years War, the Black Death and the Wars of the Roses.

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  11. Duchy's side beat Kent 25-18 in thrilling matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    CORNWALL Under 20s produced a storming performance to defeat Kent at Charlton Park 25-18 on Sunday and advance to the semi-finals of the County Championships, writes Bill Hooper. With scores tied at 18-18 and the clock running down, Cornwall knew they needed a score as they trailed on the try-count 3-2 with no extra-time in the offing.

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  12. Currency firm bosses deny fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Newsday

    Peter Benstead from Penzance, Cornwall, 72 and Edward James from Glastonbury, Somerset, 74, are accused of fraudulent trading and false accounting. They are on trial at Southwark Crown Court in London, in a case that has taken four years to get to court.

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  13. Trio are the only changes made to team ahead of Sunday's County Championship quarter final in KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    SELECTORS have made three changes to the 26-man Cornwall Under 20s squad they will take up to Kent on Sunday. The team are heading to Charlton Park for their crucial County Championship quarter final clash, having lost home advantage after being defeated by Devon on January 18. Names coming in include hooker Locryn Williams, who join the Cornish Pirates last summer but has also been playing for Chinnor.

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    Feb 9, 2015 | Western morning News

    South West schools to get a central Government face-lift have been described as "unacceptable" and "past their sell-by date". Details finally emerged of how a A 2 billion national rebuilding programme to fix 277 crumbling schools would affect the region.

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  15. 5 of the best ... quirky eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    THERE'S no shortage of weird and wonderful events in Cornwall and with one of the most culturally unique St Ives Hurling of the Silver Ball just around the corner we thought it was the perfect time to shine the spotlight on some of the craziest. They're just one of things that make Cornwall that little bit different and boy do we love them with a passion.

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    Feb 3, 2015 | Western morning News

    Britain is a step close to becoming the first country in the world to legalise mitochondrial donation, and IVF technique involving cells from three people Legislation to permit a new IVF technique where cells from three people are used to make a baby has passed its first Commons hurdle despite some Westcountry MPs voting against the measure. Regulations to allow the concept, known as mitochondrial donation, which involves using DNA from two women and a man to try and avoid some genetic diseases, was carried by a majority of 254.

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  17. Cornwall without tourists is a delightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    It's a secret I have kept to myself for many years, but the truth is Cornwall without tourists is fabulous. I fully expect to be fixed to the Cornish equivalent of a gibbet for saying this, as it's the one big secret Cornish folk have kept to themselves since time began.

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    Jan 21, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    LIVE transmissions return to Cornish cinema screens this week, with Treasure Island being the first production of the 2015 National Theatre Live season. The show has had stellar reviews, with The Daily Mail calling it "an ingenious production.

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  19. RUGBY: Cornwall Under 20s squad announced for Devon clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Named in the 22 who will travel to Ivybridge for the second game in the 2014/15 County Championship include Adam Hughes and Tony Pellow from Penryn, Redruth's Todd Prisk, who captains the side, and Dan Rutter and Camborne's Neil Stanleick. From this game, four changes have been made to the squad with Tommy Phillips, Sam Fox, Adam Smith and Ashley Taylor coming in.

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  20. Mebyon Kernow announces candidates and calls for TV broadcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Western morning News

    Mebyon Kernow is calling on broadcasters to grant the party dedicated television airtime in the run-up to the general election. The Party for Cornwall responding to a BBC statement that to qualify for a party election broadcast MK must stand candidates "in a minimum of sixth of the seats up for election in one of the home nations of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales".

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