Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014 ends with the spectacular parade of sail

Falmouth Packet:

4:06pm Sunday 31st August 2014

People clung to every vantage point this afternoon to watch the departure of the tall ships at the end of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014.

Thousands expected to watch Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta parade of sail today

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

More than 100,000 people are expected to flock to Falmouth today to watch the spectacular Parade of Sail as the final part of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014.

Truro and Penwith College sponsor Cornwall Sports Awards - and nominations still open

Falmouth Packet: Skipton Rugby club holds a Sports Skills Camp for youngsters during their half term break . Picture shows Harry Crabtree scoring a goal during a game of Handball with coach Ashley Greaves and other children looking on . (6574500)

5:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Truro and Penwith College have once again agreed to sponsored the Cornwall Sports Awards.

Pirates and mermaids descend on Coverack

Falmouth Packet:

2:40pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Coverack celebrated a fun-filled “pirate and mermaid” themed day last week, when people of all ages arrived in the village wearing their best fancy dress costumes.

Hymns come to life at flower show

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Penryn Methodist Church was even more hymnal than usual this weekend as a flower show brought a selection of religious songs to life.

Porthleven hosts World War One concert

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Porthleven's parish church has commemorated the 100th anniversary of World War One with a special concert.

Man broke restraining order after dialling wrong number

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Contacting his ex partner against a restraining order, which amounted to an allegation of harassment in Truro Magistrates’ Court, was the result of a 34-year-old man keying in the wrong telephone number on his phone.

Newquay's Fistral Beach set for fun day

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Five Cornish organisations will be combining efforts to create a free day of beach activities for people with learning disabilities.

Falmouth's Moonlight Memory Walk lowers age limit

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Children’s Hospice South West is calling for the ladies of Falmouth and the surrounding area to come together for their Moonlight Memory Walk – and this year there is even more reason to bring along friends and extended family.

Are these the most accomodating public toilets in Cornwall?

Falmouth Packet: GV of sign for public toilets. PICTURE: Western Telegraph (3746529)

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Two Portscatho residents have come up with a novel way to breathe new life into the village's public toilets - by turning them into a café.

Growing skills at 39th St Martin Show

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Fine weather brought out the crowds at the 39th St Martin Show on Saturday.

Today is last chance to board the ships at Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Falmouth Packet:

1:20pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Today is the last chance for visitors to go on board the tall ships at the Falmouth Tall Ships regatta 2014 before the ships head off the Greenwich for the final stage of the event tomorrow.

Amazing late summer display from Cornish marine wildlife

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Cornwall’s marine life has exploded into action again recently with reports of dolphins surfing in St Ives Bay, minke whales breaching off Penzance, basking sharks feeding near Porthgwarra, and rare Risso’s dolphins bow-riding alongside boats returning from the Isles of Scilly.

Flushing boatyard repairs storm damage described as 'like a graffiti artist with a knife had run free'

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Yacht damage described as “looking like a graffiti artist with a knife had run free” sustained in a severe spring storms has been painstakingly repaired by a Flushing boatyard.

Thousands more visitors expected to flock to Falmouth Tall Ships 2014 today

Falmouth Packet:

1:03pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Thousands more people are expected to flock to Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014 today with visitors being asked to leave their cars at home.

Date set for 35th annual Porkellis produce and craft show

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

The 35th annual Porkellis Village Produce and Craft Show will take place in the Village Hall on Saturday, September 6.

Hundreds watch crews parade at Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Falmouth Packet:

11:53am Saturday 30th August 2014

The second day of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta culminated with the Crew Parade starting at Events Square and processing through the town.

Police staff reject pay review offer

Falmouth Packet: Devon and Cornwall's Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg (left) congratulates Shaun Sawyer on his selection as chief constable

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Police staff have voted against a pay offer and grading from chiefs.

Falmouth School pupils effort rewarded with GCSE results: PICTURES AND RESULTS

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Teachers and staff at Falmouth School have congratulated year 11 pupils on their GCSE results as the number of pupils achieving ten A* to A grades rose 15 per cent.

Penryn College students celebrate GCSE results: PICTURES AND RESULTS

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Staff and parents were on hand to witness the shouts and jumps of joy from students at Penryn College as they ripped open the envelopes containing their much anticipated GCSE results on Thursday.

Gorsedh award for Cornish radio presenter

Falmouth Packet:

8:40am Saturday 30th August 2014

A radio broadcaster from Camborne has been honoured by the Council of Gorsedh Kernow at their annual awards.

Hair of the dog for K9 Crusaders

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Many people say they would do a lot for their dogs, but these brave volunteers from the K9 Crusaders Dog Rescue Centre have proved it and shaved their heads to raise money for their furry friends.

Hundreds of punks turn out for Penzance festival

Falmouth Packet:

5:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

Wet weather couldn't tame the mohawks as hundreds of punks braved the weather in West Cornwall to enjoy the atmosphere of the second 3 Chords music festival.

Breage Church to hold fundraising fete

Falmouth Packet: The charity is putting on stalls with bric-a-brac, toiletries, gifts, jewellery and homemade treats on sale

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Breage Church is holding its benefice fete tomorrow (Saturday) between 11am and 3pm.

Holby's Jac Naylor to open Redruth show

Falmouth Packet: Dog agility and dog show
Pembrokeshire County Show 2014
August 19-21
Pictures: Ceri Coleman-Phillips, Lisa Soar, Jenny Hanson, and Joanna Sayers

4:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

Holby City's Jac Naylor, aka actress Rosie Marcel, will be opening the Last Chance Hotel's family fun day and dog show at Briggan Farm Kennels in Redruth on September 14.

Trespassers risk death or serious injury on heavy goods lines near Fowey

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

British Transport Police (BTP) has issued a warning to people who are using the railway as a shortcut and trespassing on a branch line in Cornwall.

Guild fete raises funds for RNLI

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Falmouth RNLI Guild managed to make the best of the bad weather at the weekend after rain forced their summer fete off the lawn of the Falmouth Hotel.

No shock that Mullion Scarecrow Festival was 'best ever'

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Scarecrows have been dotted throughout Mullion over the last week for what has been described as “the best ever” Scarecrow Festival.

Major amendment to Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta events programme - TODAY AND TOMORROW

Falmouth Packet: Tall Ships Logo 2014 (Read-Only).jpg

11:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A major amendment has been announced to the programme of evening events at the ongoing Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta.

Coverack Show celebrates 60th year

Falmouth Packet:

11:20am Friday 29th August 2014

Coverack Horticultural Show has celebrated its 60th anniversary in style.

Sex offences on vulnerable adults not recorded as crimes - REPORT FINDINGS

Falmouth Packet: Man dies following road traffic collision in Exeter

11:18am Friday 29th August 2014

Sexual offences and assaults on vulnerable adult are not always being recorded as crimes.

Trebah Garden opens amphitheatre

Falmouth Packet:

9:35am Friday 29th August 2014

After 18 months in development, Trebah Garden’s new amphitheatre will host its first performance on Friday (August 29).

French twin town group arrive in Helston

Falmouth Packet: Chance to watch Falmouth Tall Ships from new schooner

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A group of visitors from Brittanyhas arrived in Helston for a visit, with plans to visit Falmouth’s Tall Ships festival.

Support pours in for Falmouth dock worker crushed by falling steel

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

The father of a Penryn football player crushed by falling steel at Falmouth Docks has thanked well-wishers for their messages of support.

Child rescued from locked bedroom

4:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A young child had to be rescued from a bedroom earlier today after they accidentally locked themselves in.

Helston Town Band perform at 'special' annual Lismore Proms: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

This year marked a very special Lismore Proms for Helston Town Band.

Access to Greenbank Gardens in Falmouth secured after land swap agreed

Falmouth Packet: Greenbank Gardens land swap questioned

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A step free access into Falmouth’s Greenbank Gardens has been secured after a land swap deal was agreed |and although not everyone is happy, |the local Cornwall Council member|has conceded it is probably the best |solution.

Help needed to get Sea Fury that crashed at Culdrose back in the air

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Donations are needed to help get an historic aircraft flying again, after it crash landed at RNAS Culdrose Air Day.

Thousands flock to Falmouth Docks as Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta gets underway

Falmouth Packet:

1:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta is finally underway with 2,000 people flooding through the gates within the first 35 minutes, all eager to climb on board the 11 vessels open to the public.

Get ready for Helston Harvest Fair weekend: DETAILS

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IT is the final countdown to Helston Harvest Fair Weekend, when the town will be taken over with two days of festivities.

Soil, plants and stones pushed into car's fuel tank in Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Police are trying to trace those responsible for pushing plants, soil and stones into the petrol tank of a black Vauxhall Omega parked in Bar Lane, Falmouth, overnight Friday/Saturday.

Introduction of water voles to Cornwall sees them return to the every county in England for the first time since 1989.

Falmouth Packet:

12:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Wildlife experts at the Environment Agency have confirmed that water voles have returned to every county in England, following the final release of 60 captive bred voles within the Bude river catchment in Cornwall.

St Austell firefighters called to release child from bedroom

Falmouth Packet:

11:21am Thursday 28th August 2014

A young child had to be rescued by firefighters after locking themseves in a bedroom in St Austell yesterday.

Helston pony to compete in Horse of the Year Show

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A horse rider has qualified for this year’s Horse of the Year Show on a pony owned by her Helston-based brother-in-law to-be.

Dissenters cemetery open day a huge success

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

The custodians of a restored cemetery in Falmouth became a victim of their own success last week, when over 200 people visited on the first open evening.

French naval tall ship rekindles wartime memories

Falmouth Packet:

11:45am Thursday 28th August 2014

Memories will be rekindled in Falmouth and the Helford River with the arrival with the tall ships fleet of the French sailing vessel Mutin, the oldest ship in the French navy, which has strong wartime links with this area.

Supporters help Lizard RNLI with fundraising abseil

Falmouth Packet:

9:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

In an odd role reversal members of the public helped rescuers from the RNLI by abseiling down cliffs at Kynance Cove at the weekend.

Call for action as parked cars delay paramedics racing to ill child in Penryn

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A mother in Penryn is calling for action over parked cars blocking emergency vehicles after paramedics had to run to her house to help her ill child.

Tributes paid to 'fantastic' man killed in car crash

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

The grieving partner of a well known figure killed in a car crash has paid tribute to a “fantastic” man.

Fantastic atmosphere at 35th annual Penryn Fair Day: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

4:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Crowds of people turned out to enjoy the rides and the stalls at the 35th annual Penryn Fair Day on Saturday.

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

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