Reports of fire at Docks in Falmouth: UPDATE

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

There are reports of a fire in the Falmouth Docks area.

Savage Falmouth thug slashed man from ear to mouth with blade

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A SAVAGE thug with a history of violence has been jailed for 12 and a half years after slashing a man from ear to mouth with a Stanley knife blade.

Mawnan Primary is ship shape as new play area opens: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Things are looking ship shape – literally – in the new play area which was opened at Mawnan School last week.

Train troubles on Truro to Falmouth line

Falmouth Packet: Snow cancels trains and bus services

3:26pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

There are troubles on the rail line between Falmouth and Truro due to signalling problems.

Maritime Museum in Falmouth wins Britain's 'most family friendly' award

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

The Maritime Museum in Falmouth has been named as Britain’s most family friendly museum, taking on and seeing off competition from five other attractions across the country.

Former pupil returns to Falmouth primary school as deputy headteacher

Falmouth Packet:

12:40pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Taking up her new role as deputy head teacher at St Mary’s School in Falmouth brought back a lot of happy memories for Lucy Draycott as she had been a pupil at the school herself in the |late 1980s.

Falmouth Coastguard warn of tide dangers

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

11:19am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Falmouth Coastguard has issued a reminder to the public to be aware of the tides after checking on individuals who were potentially cut off in the upper reaches of the River Fal at the weekend.

Falmouth Shipping Intelligence (September 23 - September 29)

Falmouth Packet: RFA Argus to return to Falmouth for refit

10:11am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A summary of the ships in port at Falmouth over the past week.

Trial pedestrianisation plan for Falmouth given go ahead

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Falmouth’s main shopping streets could become a virtually car free zone for three months next summer if a planned trial pedestrianisation is given the go ahead.

Serial sex offender who terrified pensioner on Pendennis Point jailed for nine years

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A serial sex offender who grabbed a pensioner at Pendennis point with the intent to commit a sexual offence has been jailed for a minimum of six years.

Travellers asked to leave Quarry car park in Falmouth

Falmouth Packet:

10:43am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Travellers that have set up camp in a Falmouth car park have been asked to leave.

Cornwall Council cuts consultation to roll into Falmouth

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The people of Falmouth and Penryn will have an opportunity to make their voices heard over Cornwall Council budget cuts at public meetings next month.

Date set for Penryn Royal British Legion AGM

Falmouth Packet: Games evening at Abbots Langley Royal British Legion

10:20am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The Penryn Branch of the Royal British Legion will hold its AGM at the Penryn and Falmouth Sea Cadet Unit on Commercial Road in Penryn next Wednesday, October 1, at 7.30pm.

Fuel price war heats up as Asda cuts cost

Falmouth Packet: FILLING UP: 42 petrol stations have closed in the North-East in the past five years

9:36am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Motorists filling up will be getting a little more for their money as a supermarket price war heats up.

End of the road for tax disks tomorrow: DETAILS

Falmouth Packet: Car tax crackdown as thousands don't pay in Helston and Falmouth

9:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The small paper disc which has been a feature on car windscreens in the UK for 93 years will be consigned to history tomorrow.

Sunny September was driest since records began in 1910

Falmouth Packet: Sunshine brings a tourism boost to the Cotswolds

9:10am Tuesday 30th September 2014

This is set to be the driest September across the UK since records began in 1910, with exceptionally low rainfall for many parts of the country, the Met Office said.

Moonlight Memory Walk returns to Falmouth: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

2:39pm Monday 29th September 2014

HUNDREDS of women took to the streets of Falmouth on Saturday night to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) through the annual Moonlight Memory Walk.

Falmouth RNLI Guild helps raise funds to save lives

Falmouth Packet:

2:30pm Monday 29th September 2014

THE Falmouth RNLI Guild held its autumn fair at Mawnan Memorial Hall at the weekend when £310.29 was raised for RNLI funds.

Falmouth Primary Academy reopens after £3 million refurbishment

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

Falmouth Primary Academy has re-opened, after a £3m project to refurbish the entire school was completed on time for the start of the new academic year.

Pendennis apprentices' achievements celebrated

Falmouth Packet:

10:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Olympic sailing hero, Sir Ben Ainslie, celebrated the achievements of 13 apprentices from Falmouth’s award-winning Pendennis Shipyard at an event held at the Southampton Boat Show.

Wartime theme at Mabe fundraiser: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Monday 29th September 2014

With a wartime theme, Mabe Youth and Community Project’s autumn fayre included a commemoration of the part the village played in Britain’s war effort.

Falmouth man fined and banned for driving with no insurance

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A Falmouth man has been fined and banned from the road after being caught driving with no insurance.

Falmouth man admits assault in hospital over rucksack containing cider

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A Falmouth man has admitted an assault after a row over a rucksack containing cider.

Two Falmouth council staff take a tumble and break bones on walk to work

Falmouth Packet: Council to underwrite new Falmouth bus service

2:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

It sounds like a skit from a |comedy show – two council workers ending up in the same A&E department at the same time and both coming out |plastered, but that is the painful truth of what happened in Falmouth on Monday.

Falmouth Spring Flower Show photo competition opens for entrants

Falmouth Packet: IT'S THE WEEKEND: Grow It - Our Welsh national flower, the daffodil

2:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

The organisers of the Falmouth Spring Flower Show have announced the subjects for their 2015 photography competition.

Falmouth Harbour Commisioners look for new board members

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Harbour Commissoners new £100,000 patrol boat.

1:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) are looking for two new members to join its Board of Commissioners, but anyone interested needs to act fast as the deadline for applications is October 5.

Falmouth AgeUK centre needs help with garden

Falmouth Packet: A person pouring water into the watering can. Warm weather means there could be hosepipe bans this summer. See PA Feature GARDENING Gardening Column. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Homebase. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Fe

11:30am Sunday 28th September 2014

The AgeUK Day Centre in Falmouth needs a volunteer to water its garden twice a week. A sensory garden, enjoyed by day centre users, it has hanging baskets and pot plants.

Oars stolen from Falmouth Watersports Centre

Falmouth Packet: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

10:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

A pair of eight foot pine oars were stolen from Falmouth Watersports Centre sometime between September 1 and 13.

Phone stolen from Falmouth bar

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

A white iPhone 4S was stolen from a table near the ground floor dance floor at Mango’s Bar and Club in Falmouth’s Church Street between 1.30am and 2am on September 7.

Look back in time: German U-Boat ace offered wine after sinking ships off Cornwall

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

The Royal Navy is this week marking the World War I sinking of the three cruisers - HMS Aboukir, HMS Hogue and HMS Cressy – sunk by a German U-boat on September 22 1914 off the Dutch coast in the North Sea with a total loss of life of 1,459 men, including sailors from Falmouth and a St Mawes.

Penryn mayor honoured for work with town's sea cadets

Falmouth Packet: Annual awards for Falmouth and Penryn Sea Cadets: PICTURES

3:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

The mayor of Penryn, Councillor Gill Grant, is to be presented with the Lord Lieutenant's Certificate for Meritorious Service to the Reserve Forces and Cadets, at a ceremony at the Alverton Hotel in Truro on Tuesday, October 14.

Penryn Museum volunteers honoured for hard work and dedication over 20 years

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

The hard work and dedication of volunteers over the past 20 years was praised last week when the Arts Council England bestowed full accreditation upon Penryn Museum which opens the doors to future funding and advice.

Last of summer season concerts at Princess Pavilion this Sunday

Falmouth Packet: Abbey Brass in Concert

1:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

The summer season of afternoon band concerts at the Princess Pavilion in Falmouth ends this Sunday with the ever popular Illumination Brass rounding things off.

Tree fern stolen from Falmouth garden

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A tree fern was stolen from a garden in Oakland Park, Falmouth on Saturday, September 13.

Grant given to support Penryn Twinning Association

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth residents raise issues at councillor surgery

11:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

The Penryn and District Twinning Association has been awarded a grant of £400 by the town council towards the cost of hosting visitors from Audierne in Brittany.

Fantastic support for Budock 'biggest' coffee morning: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Budock Water residents came out to support the village’s recent contribution to the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Fancy a Friday funny? Budock comedian delves into the art of making a cream tea

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Budock comedian Colin Leggo is at it again, and this time it is how to make a cream tea.

Traffic troubles after crash near Ponsanooth

Falmouth Packet:

3:02pm Friday 26th September 2014

There are reports of an accident at Ponsanooth on the A393 St Michael's Road between Commercial Hill and Speech Lane.

Falmouth Grammar and High School reunion 'just like old times': PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A great evening was enjoyed by the Falmouth Grammar and High School Class of ’65 at Falmouth Rugby Club on Saturday.

'No change for mariners' as Falmouth Coastguards relocate for refurbishment work

Falmouth Packet: Half of Falmouth Coastguard shifts 'understaffed'  last summer

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

The head of Falmouth Coastguard has said mariners should not notice any change when station staff relocate for two weeks during refurbishment works.

Moonlight Memory Walk returns to Falmouth tomorrow

Falmouth Packet: Hundreds of women took part in the 2012 Moonlight Memory Walk in aid of Childrens Hospice South West

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Preparations are in full flow for Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) 6th annual ladies only Moonlight Memory Walk which is happening in Falmouth on Saturday evening.

Shipping movements (September 16 - September 22)

Falmouth Packet: Bulk carrier docks in Falmouth for repairs: PICTURE

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Shipping movements for Falmouth from Tuesday, September 16 to  Monday, September 22.

Outboard motor stolen from boat off North Parade

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Boat Watch investigating marine thefts

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A Yamaha outboard motor was tolen from a boat moored off North Parade in Falmouth between September 13 and 16.

Falmouth student faces court over Class A, B and C drugs allegations

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A Falmouth student has appeared in court over drug allegations.

'Savage' dog that bit pet and owner must be kept on a lead, says judge

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A “savage” dog that injured another animal in Flushing must now be kept on a lead whenever it is in a public place.

BMX bandit strikes in Falmouth

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A yellow BMX bike was stolen from a garden shed in Berkeley Vale in Falmouth between September 9 and last Tuesday, September 16.

Falmouth councillors to hold public surgery tomorrow

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth councillors vote to refuse car club cash

2:15pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Councillors Diana Merrett and Alan Jewell will be answering questions and addressing issues raised by residents at Falmouth Town Council’s monthly surgery on Friday.

Falmouth town council may need to ask the public if council tax hike is over 2 per cent

Falmouth Packet: BREAKING: Tories retain control of Hillingdon despite losing five seats to Labour

2:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Falmouth Town Council may have to hold a referendum if it wishes to raise its council tax precept next year, according to the chair of the town’s Finance and General Purposes.

Bright orange catamaran stolen from Falmouth mooring

Falmouth Packet:

11:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after thefts in Falmouth, including a bright orange catamaran.

Spectacular Falmouth gardens sweep the board at SW In Bloom awards

Falmouth Packet:

10:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

Falmouth has come up roses after its gardens and open spaces swept the board at the South West in Bloom Awards, winning more than any other town in the competition.



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