Vehicle left hanging over wall at Swanpool: PICTURE

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Firefighters were called to Swanpool yesterday evening after a car was left precariously balanced on a wall, with its front wheels hanging over the edge.

Home found for Falmouth's charity chickens

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Falmouth charity supporter Nicola Congdon has found a new home for her collection of hens, cockerels and ducks thanks to her dad taking a wrong turn while driving her to college.

'Toucan' have a say on new Kernick roundabout pedestrian crossing plan

3:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Cornwall Council has opened a consultation on the installation of a new ‘toucan’ crossing at the Kernick roundabout on the A39 for bicycles and pedestrians travelling between Mabe and Penryn.

Falmouth's Young Generation bring 'Seussical' to stage

Falmouth Packet:

2:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

“Oh the thinks you can think” when you try to imagine Falmouth’s Young Generation company performing “Seussical” the fabulously, funky musical based on several Dr. Seuss stories.

Core gym staff put on class for Falmouth surgery staff

Falmouth Packet:

2:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

As part of a partnership to actively promote exercise and healthy living in Falmouth, the Core Fitness and Wellbeing Centre laid on a class solely for staff of Trescobeas Surgery and their families.

St Francis pupils raise funds at summer fair: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

St Francis School raised £1,500 with its summer fair in spite of being forced inside by inclement weather for the fourth year running.

Petition for Bank Holiday parking restrictions supported by Penryn councillors

Falmouth Packet: Wythenshawe Hospital has ended all parking charges for disabled visitors

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A petition asking Cornwall Council to apply Sunday parking restrictions on bank holidays, which was proposed by Helston Town Council, has been supported by councillors in Penryn.

Look back in time: Rows over supermarkets are nothing new

12:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Imagine a Falmouth-Penryn area with no Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Lidl, but still with a large, single-screen cinema with audience capacity for many hundreds, writes Mike Truscott.

New bus service for university campuses in Falmouth and Penryn

Falmouth Packet: Open studio event at Academy for Innovation and Research on Penryn campus

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A new bus service that will ferry students, staff and local residents between the university campuses in Falmouth and Penryn will be introduced at the start of the new term.

Horse with leg trapped between metal bars at Ponsanooth is freed

Falmouth Packet:

2:13pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A vet had to be called out to sedate a horse in Ponsanooth this lunchtime, after its leg became stuck between metal bars.

Stinky scenes in Falmouth as rubbish strewn across streets

Falmouth Packet:

10:58am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The seagulls have been at it again, with early morning risers in Falmouth being treated to this scene of rubbish strewn streets due to unsecured bins and litter louts. The picture by Nicola Smith shows Killigrew Street at 6.30am, with Nicola asking: "What is being done to prevent not cure this persistent problem?" What do you think, how can this issue be solved?

Flushing School prize-giving ceremony

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Emma King Flushing Primary school held a prize-giving ceremony on Wednesday July 16, as a reward for the pupils’ dedication and hard work throughout the year.

New paint job for Falmouth's iconic Black Rock

Falmouth Packet: Black Rock looks more like White Rock

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Black Rock, the iconic navigation mark that roughly divides the entrance of the harbour into two distinct channels, the eastern deep water channel and the western more shallow channel, has been given a new top mark painted with an IALA designated isolated danger mark.

Falmouth to Truro rail service cancelled after 'person hit by train': UPDATE

Falmouth Packet: Passengers will be ferried through Wiltshire by First Great Western for another three years

5:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

UPDATE: First Great Western have confirmed that while a person was hit by a train between Bath and Bristol this morning, as the Packet reported, the cancelled trains on the line between Truro and Falmouth were due to a fault.

Police appeal after Falmouth bar assault allegation

Falmouth Packet: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

3:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

A man was allegedly assaulted in Toast in Church Street, Falmouth, at around midnight on Sunday and police are appealing for witnesses.

Penryn traders look at starting 'Shop Watch' scheme

Falmouth Packet: Volunteers monitor Falmouth and Penryn CCTV

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Shop owners in Penryn are being invited to a meeting with the aim of setting up a new ‘Shop Watch’ scheme, similar to the well known ‘Pub Watch’.

Councillors support Captains Walk home extension

2:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

Falmouth councillors are offering no objection to plans to build an extension at 1 Captains Walk to create an additional bedroom.

New timber building to cut class sizes at Constantine School

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A bid to build a new timber framed building to cut class sizes at Constantine School has been given the green light.

Police appeal after bike and dinghy stolen

Falmouth Packet:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Police are appealing for help with a number of offences this week after an incident of criminal damage, alongside the theft of a bike and dinghy.

Airlift from Gyllyngvase Beach after woman's allergic reaction to weever fish sting

Falmouth Packet:

9:47am Monday 28th July 2014

Families enjoying an afternoon on Gyllyngvase Beach on Sunday had to clear the sand after a woman suffered a severe allergic reaction to a weever fish sting and had to be air-lifted to hospital.

Elderly couple's car catches fire... outside Falmouth Fire Station

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

An elderly couple were in the right place when their car caught fire outside Falmouth Fire Station.

Two crew and a dog rescued from boat without power near Falmouth

Falmouth Packet:

9:23am Monday 28th July 2014

Two people and a dog were rescued by an RNLI crew when their open boat was left without power off Black Rock at the entrance to Falmouth Harbour on Friday.

Two homes plan for former Killigrew Street butcher's shop

Falmouth Packet: MEAT: The window display fridge has now been replaced and stocked with food

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Falmouth councillors have backed plans to create two homes at a former butcher's shop.

Falmouth pupils show hand built electric 'fast fire engine' to firefighters

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A group of Falmouth School pupils visited the town’s fire station on Monday, July 14, to receive hoodies and certificates in recognition of their achievements in building an eco-friendly racing car.

Delay to official open of Mawnan school play area

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The official opening of Mawnan School's new adventure play equipment has been postponed until the new term as the school is still waiting for it to be inspected by ROSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Rotary hand out reading prizes to Falmouth Primary pupils

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The Rotary Club of Falmouth's new president, Paul Wyatt, presented reading certificates, prizes and dictionaries to pupils at Falmouth Primary Academy.

Dingy oars and seat stolen in Mylor

Falmouth Packet: Take steps to cut marine crime

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Police are asking for information regarding the theft of a seat and oars from a dinghy at Church Road Beach in Mylor, between June 27 and 30.

Falmouth and Penryn planning round-up

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth residents raise issues at councillor surgery

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Councillors in Penryn have fully supported the demolition of an existing store and the creation of new extensions to an existing utility room at Fuschia, on Chapel Lane.

New arrivals to River Fal lay-up berths

Falmouth Packet: As some ships head for scrapyards more are arriving for lay-up in the River Fal as the recession cliams more victims

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

The River Fal lay-up berths has welcomed another customer when the reefer (refrigerated cargo vessel) Brazilian Reefer arrived from Kronshtadt near St Petersburg to lay up. She joins the reefers Summer Bay and Summer Wind. Next week the Summer Meadow will arrive for lay-up.

Mabe councillor 'fantastic' after beating opponent by single vote

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

The Conservative Party candidate has beaten his Liberal Democrat opponent by just one vote to become the new Cornwall Councillor for Mabe, Perranarworthal and St Gluvias.

Mabe Fair organisers looking for a helping hand

Falmouth Packet:

12:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

The organisers of Mabe Autumn Fair on August 13 are looking for volunteers, bric-a-brac, tombola and raffle prizes and cakes.

Flushing pupils perform end of year play: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

The children of Flushing School drew a large crowd to see their end of year play The Trial of Alice.

Empty Falmouth shops start to fill

Falmouth Packet: Bon Marche branch to close down

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Falmouth’s vibrant and busy events calendar is being credited for generating interest in almost all the empty shops within the town centre.

Fundraising talk at Mylor History Group this morning

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Mylor Local History Group is hosting a coffee morning at Tremayne Hall on Saturday, 26 July, with proceeds going to the RNLI and NCI (National Coastwatch Institution) both of which will be represented at the event which starts at 10am.

A&P Falmouth wins roll on roll off contract

Falmouth Packet: A&P Falmouth collecting sports equipment for African orphans

4:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

A&P Falmouth has won a second important contract with Grimaldi Lines to repair the ro-ro Grande Sierra Leone that arrives next month. The company is also actively chasing other contracts with the Italian conglomerate.

Ferry that 'clipped' seabed docks in Falmouth for repairs

Falmouth Packet:

4:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

Condor ferry Commodore Clipper that struck the seabed off Little Russell, enroute to Guernsey, has docked in number three dock for hull repairs.

Gig club break-in sparks police appeal

Falmouth Packet: Flushing and Mylor gig's 'unforgettable' day at Thames Jubilee pageant

3:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

Officers from Falmouth Boat Watch are investigating a break in at Flushing Gig Club between June 17 and 18.

Dracaena Avenue 'incident' between pedestrians and people in car sparks police appeal

Falmouth Packet:

2:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident which took place opposite the entrance to the Recreation Ground in Dracaena Avenue at about 2pm last Saturday, June 14.

Pendennis Castle WWI exhibition opens with a bang

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A new World War One exhibition opened with a bang as Pendennis Castle fired a rare 1916 anti-aircraft gun.

Penryn man faces rape charge

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PENRYN man has appeared in court facing a charge of rape.

Falmouth Festival fund fashion show this evening

Falmouth Packet: 'Overwhelming support' for fundraising Falmouth fashion show: PICTURES

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

The annual fashion show raising money for the Falmouth Festival Fund takes place at the Princess Pavilion from 7.30pm on Friday night.

Falmouth shipping movements July 15 - July 21

Falmouth Packet: Two sides to one story..... Falmouth's dredging battle and docks job losses

11:01am Friday 25th July 2014

Tuesday, July 15 Liberian bulker Cape Alexandros (92,744/10) sailed from Falmouth Bay for St Lawrence Seaway, Canada Panamanian research vessel Horizon Geobay (3,502/78) sailed from County Wharf to Falmouth Bay and returned to County wharf.

Teenager 'in fear' after assault by Penryn man with 'Jekyll and Hyde' character

Falmouth Packet: Cornish tax officer worker stole £93k in tax credits

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A Penryn man has been made the subject of a community order and a restraining order by magistrates after he admitted assaulting a teenage woman at his home.

Falmouth sports therapist Clifford Pill found GUILTY of sexual assault: UPDATE

Falmouth Packet:

9:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A Falmouth sports therapist has been found guilty on three charges of sexually assaulting female clients.

Open verdict in Falmouth club doorman inquest

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

The coroner has recorded an open verdict at the inquest of a Falmouth bouncer who was found dead at his home on Valentine 's Day.

Should there be a pedestrian crossing for roundabout near Asda Penryn?

Falmouth Packet: CROSSING: A temporary toucan crossing has been installed on Sully Road.

3:12pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Cornwall Council has opened a consultation on the installation of a new ‘toucan’ crossing at the Kernick roundabout on the A39 for bicycles and pedestrians travelling between Mabe and Penryn.

Penryn produces pasties following Falmouth Rowe's fire

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Production of Rowe's pasties was halted this week following a major fire at its Falmouth factory, just days before the peak holiday season.

Falmouth Council gives support to Boslowick Co-op

Falmouth Packet: Carers Trust has awarded grants after netting £6m through its charity of the year partnership with The Co-operative Group

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

PLANS to convert a former pub at Boslowick in Falmouth into a Co-operative supermarket have won the support of town councillors who claim there are no planning reasons to refuse them despite an objection from a neighbouring convenience store.

Falmouth sports therapist 'groped women'

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SPORTS therapist from Falmouth has denied charges that he sexually assaulted three of his female clients.

Carnival returns to Penryn after seven years

Falmouth Packet:

3:18pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Carnival fever returned to Penryn for the first time in seven years, drawing a close to a festival week filled with events and activities.



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