A long-standing member of staff has retired from Helston Community College.

Val Rothery has worked in a number of roles over the 18 years she has been at the college.

A spokesperson for the college said: “Val was popular with both staff and students alike and we will miss her good humour and cheery manner around the college.

“We know that Val will be making the most of her retirement and she is looking forward to some well earned rest and relaxation.”