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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

List of work needed at Helston's Guildhall drawn up

4:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Helston Town Council was due to meet last night, Tuesday, to discuss necessary maintenance work to be carried out on the town’s Guildhall.

Tall ships sail into Falmouth

Falmouth Packet:

4:12pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Tall ships have started arriving in port at Falmouth today ahead of tomorrow's regatta opening.

Falmouth Castle to Castle Swim rescheduled for October

Falmouth Packet: Entry opens for 2014 Castle to Castle swim

3:20pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE RNLI’s Castle to Castle swim, which had originally been scheduled to take place in June but was called off because bad weather had been forecast, will now take place on Saturday, October 4.

Dog owner sought after bite at Helston Football Club

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

3:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Helston police want to identify the owner of a tan coloured Staffordshire type dog following an incident where another dog was bitten.

Two year ban for Falmouth drink driver

Falmouth Packet: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Louise Brailey, of Foxs Lane in Falmouth, has been banned from driving for two years after she admitted driving while more than |twice the legal drink-drive limit.

Flambards fireworks end of season finale this evening

Falmouth Packet: The fireworks display at Oakleaf Sports Complex in Newton Aycliffe could be brought back as a ticketed event

1:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Flambards is holding its end of season firework finale tonight (Wednesday).

Third Porthleven characters charity photography book set to launch

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A husband and wife photography team in Porthleven are set to launch their third charity fundraising book.

PIRATES: Stadium For Cornwall enabling plans submitted

Falmouth Packet: Supermarket approval could 'end the dream' of a Stadium for Cornwall near Truro

12:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

INOX and Henry Boot Developments have formally submitted their enabling plan for the Stadium For Cornwall to planners.

Storm hit Castle Beach Cafe reopens in time for Falmouth Tall Ships

Falmouth Packet:

12:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Hard work has paid off for the owners of Falmouth’s Castle Beach Cafe, which has reopened just in time for this week’s Tall Ships Regatta.

Plans for 340 new Helston homes move a step closer

Falmouth Packet:

12:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Developers have taken a step closer towards a major housing development being built in the north of Helston.

Co-op at former Falmouth pub gets green light

Falmouth Packet: Mr Jenner is banned from Co-operative Food stores

11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Work is expected to start within months on Falmouth’s newest supermarket after the Co-operative’s plans for the former Clipper Way pub at Boslowick were granted approval by Cornwall Council.

Largest of visiting tall ships, Dar Mlodziezy, ties up at Falmouth docks

Falmouth Packet:

10:15am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The largest of the visiting tall ships, the Dar Mlodziezy, has arrived for the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta and is tied up at Falmouth Docks.

One treated for smoke after Feock summerhouse fire

Falmouth Packet:

10:06am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Firefighters were called to Penelewey, Feock, yesterday afternoon after a report of a fire in a summerhouse.

Falmouth councillors to debate new 4 star leisure resort at Beach Hotel site

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Falmouth councillors will have their chance to comment on plans to create a 4 star leisure resort taking in the site of the former fire ravaged Falmouth Beach Hotel, when the plans for the £25 million investment go before them on Monday.

Three shouts in as many days for Penlee lifeboats

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The volunteer crew of the Penlee RNLI had a busy weekend with three shouts in three days.

Injured six foot blue shark rescued from Lizard creek

Falmouth Packet: RED FLAG ALERT: A blue shark like the one spotted in waters off West Bay

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

An injured six foot shark has been rescued after becoming stuck in a creek on the Lizard peninsula.

Flea Market at Falmouth Wharves this weekend

Falmouth Packet:

2:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Vintage Warehouse 13 and the Fish Factory Art Space will be hosting a flea market at Falmouth Wharves this Saturday.

Camborne festival organisers seeking support

Falmouth Packet: Camborne Music Festival is up and running

2:42pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ORGANISERS of a volunteer run music festival in Camborne are appealing to businesses across Cornwall to support this years’ event.

Bad weather blamed for collapse of Truro Magistrates' Court roof

Falmouth Packet:

2:23pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Heavy rain has been blamed for the collapse of part of the roof of Truro Magistrates’ Court.

Penwith radio station set to launch on FM

Falmouth Packet: Amateur radio operators use QSL cards to confirm two way radio contact between stations

11:39am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A new FM radio station dedicated to the people of west Cornwall is set to officially launch this Saturday.

Roof collapses at Truro Magistrates Court

Falmouth Packet: John Hamer pleaded guilty to 21 charges at Hereford Magistrates Court.

11:23am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Part of the roof of Truro Magistrates Court has collapsed, prompting the closure of the court for the rest of the day.

Extra special Lismore Proms sees stalwart honoured

Falmouth Packet:

10:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

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

Diver dies after getting into difficulties in water

Falmouth Packet: Busy weekend for Falmouth coastguards with three shouts in four hours

9:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A diver has died after getting into difficulties off Trevose Head near Padstow.

Sailing dinghy crew use flares to attract rescuers off Helford River

Falmouth Packet:

8:56am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Two people in a hired sailing dinghy had to use flares to alert the lifeguards after their rudder broke on Monday afternoon.

Third project for makers of Harbour To Harbour charity photo books

Falmouth Packet:

7:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A husband and wife photography team in Porthleven are set to launch their third charity fundraising book.

Plenty of visitors for annual Pavilion garden party

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

The sun shone on Friends of Princess Pavilion as they enjoyed a break in the weather for their annual summer garden party on Thursday.

RNLI Guild refuses to let weather ruin Falmouth fete

Falmouth Packet:

5:28pm Monday 25th 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.

Foul weather turns fair for Flushing fete

Falmouth Packet:

5:18pm Monday 25th August 2014

The sun shone on St Peter's Church fete in Flushing this afternoon after a morning of heavy rain.

Appeal to get Culdrose crash landing plane back in the sky

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

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

Constantine Museum expands its archives

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Monday 25th August 2014

The newly expanded Constantine Museum has been officially opened, giving access to the village’s plentiful archives.

Lifeboats from Falmouth rescue people and dogs on grounded yacht

Falmouth Packet:

10:58am Monday 25th August 2014

Both Falmouth lifeboats were called to help two people and their three dogs whose yacht had run aground between Trefusis Point and Penarrow Point on Sunday.

Newquay firefighters called to motorbike crash

Falmouth Packet:

10:44am Monday 25th August 2014

Firefighters from Newquay were called to a motorbike crash at Watergate Bay yesterday afternoon.

Crews called to St Mawes crash

Falmouth Packet:

10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A crash between Veryan and Pendower Beach yesterday afternoon saw firefighters called out after fears a person was trapped in the wreckage.

Crews called to St Mawes crash

Falmouth Packet:

10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A crash between Veryan and Pendower Beach yesterday afternoon saw firefighters called out after fears a person was trapped in the wreckage.



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