Truro, England Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. CRICKET: Cornwall CCC 2015 fixtures announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    The side's Minor Counties Championship campaign will get under way against Herefordshire on June 7 at Colwall before welcoming Devon to Truro on June 21. Grampound Road will stage a three-day game for the first time when Wiltshire travel up for their encounter, starting on July 5. The four group winners, after a play-off involving two of the pools, will progress to the finals day at Banbury in July.

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  2. Seafret are latest to introduce themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    Jack Sedman and Harry Draper chose the name Seafret for their music. As well as being a pun on the guitar fret board, it's also a local term; it applies to the rolling mists that come in off the North Sea during summer.

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  3. How to discover Poldark's CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Radio Times

    Based on the novels written by former Cornish resident Winston Graham, the BBC's Poldark follows a soldier who returns from the American War of Independence to his native land of Cornwall, where his family runs a local mine. "I felt there was no way we could film it anywhere other than Cornwall," says producer Karen Thrussell, who maintains that the location is a huge part of Graham's novels.

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  4. Disney trip abuse driver guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Newsday

    A retired coach driver who abused a girl on a trip to Eurodisney in the late 1990s has been told he is a "dangerous offender". Robert Newsham, 78, was found guilty at Exeter Crown Court of two counts of indecently assaulting the 11 year old.

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  5. Jobs at risk and passengers left stranded as Western Greyhound goes underRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    The company carries millions of passengers a year in Cornwall and Devon, with 65 buses and 133 employees from its freehold Summercourt depot. A Cornwall Council spokesman said: "Cornwall Council is aware of the sudden closure of Western Greyhound bus company and is working hard with the industry in attempting to secure alternative services as quickly as possible.

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  6. Animal charity boss 'jabbed dogs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Newsday

    An animal charity boss used a broom handle to jab dogs locked up in crates for 21 hours a day to keep them quiet, a court has been told. Stuart Ford, 54, who runs the Society for the Protection and Rehoming of Animals in Torrington, Devon, is alleged to have suspended dogs off the ground from their necks with a leash.

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  7. Triumph for Ken as he finds his wife's first car 30 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    Rodney Kessell with the Triumph TR4 which is being restored. Below: Jenny Kessell with the Triumph TR4 back when the family owned it the first time around.

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  8. Government 'to oppose drone testing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | BBC News

    The note from the Cornish airport warns that Department for Transport officials feel Newquay would be unable to separate drones from other aircraft. Airport bosses say it would be possible to fit unmanned aircraft into day-to-day operations without any safety risk.

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  9. Pubs are 'Best Bar None' as winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Zafiro's, The William IV and The Office in Truro have been named the 'Best Bar None' in the annual awards set up to honour presponsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises in Cornwall The scheme rewards those that meet minimum standards for licensing legislation including the prevention of crime and disorder, public safety, prevention of nuisance, health and safety and protection of children. Zafiro's and The Office both based in Truro are a family run business and won the Training award as well as Best Bar and Best Club.

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  10. Sivu refreshes the pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    ONE OF the brightest new talents fighting to be heard over the din of the over-crowded British music scene is Sivu. The elegant singer-songwriter returns to Cornwall for a free tour next week, following his support slot with Nick Mulvey in Falmouth last year.

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  11. Falmouth shipping intelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    Singaporean bulker AOM Georgina sailed from Falmouth Bay for Louisiana, USA. Panamanian bulker Global Andes arrived from Vila do Conde, Amazon River, Brazil for bunkers in Falmouth Bay for Sunndalsora, southern Norway.

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  12. Hospital 'black alerts' extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | BBC News

    The news comes as Plymouth Hospitals Trust in Devon confirmed it has been on the alert - the highest level the NHS has - since early January. Extension of the declared alert comes after the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust confirmed it was in the same position last Tuesday.

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  13. Secretary of State for Transport visits Cornwall as election loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    As the general election looms, the Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin spent yesterday visiting road, rail, air and maritime projects across Cornwall. Mr McLoughlin flew into Newquay Cornwall Airport on the early morning Flybe flight from Gatwick before embarking on a whistlestop tour of projects in the duchy, including stop-offs in Penzance, Camborne and Redruth and Truro.

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  14. Arrest in knife robberies probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Newsday

    The 21-year-old, from St Austell, was arrested on suspicion of robbery on Thursday and remains in police custody. A string of robberies and attempted robberies took place at shops in Reawla, Cubert, Scorrier, Porthtowan and Lanner over the last three weeks.

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  15. Five men not guilty of stabbing plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Newsday

    Five men accused of plotting to stab a man in Plymouth have been found not guilty of conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent. A jury found David Woolley, 50, Nigel Saunders, 47, John Randolph, 42, Daryl Baxter, 40, and Thomas Tatam, 26, not guilty of the charge on Thursday.

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  16. Don't fret good music is on its wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    The latest upcoming act confirmed for the SW1 Introducing Tour will be Seafret. Hailing from the North East the hotly tipped duo will play four South West venues next month.

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  17. Travel Times: Catch the dune bugRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Hinckley Times

    The trouble with planning a family holiday in Cornwall is there are just too many fantastic beaches to choose from. Every couple of miles, it seems, there's either a cosy little cove or a wide expanse of golden sand just perfect for kite flying or castle building.

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  18. Almost 100 flood defences 'failing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Newsday

    Problems were found in Truro, Plymouth, Exeter, and Torbay with issues including damaged weirs, flood prevention walls and drainage channels. The Environment Agency data showed the majority were in areas where large numbers of homes and businesses could be vulnerable to flooding.

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  19. 'Extra' 11.3 million for Cornwall growth dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    An extra A 11.3million will be invested in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly between 2016 and 2021, with the cash used to improve broadband, add extra buses and unlock access for developments between Camborne and Redruth. The Government says that the cash is in addition to the A 48.9m of funding committed by the Government on July 7, 2014.

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  20. Dismay at Government's 'U-turn' over EU spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Cornish Guardian

    CORNWALL politicians and business leaders have reacted with dismay after the Government performed a U-turn and said it would not be giving the county control over its European funding. Last year it was announced that the Government and Department of Communities and Local Government would allow Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to administer European funding and decide for itself how it should be spent.

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