Aberfest celebrates links between Cornwall and Brittany: VIDEO

Falmouth Packet: Aberfest celebrates links between Cornwall and Brittany: VIDEO

4:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

There was a raft of cultural events celebrating the close links between Cornwall and Brittany as AberFest returned to Falmouth over the Easter weekend.

Falmouth burger bar booze plan gets some support from council

Falmouth Packet: Debbie and her Bang Thaidy burger (Photo: Carl Sukonik at The Vain)

3:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

A Falmouth burger bar’s attempt to secure permission to stay open later and sell alcohol has received partial support from town councillors.

Outstanding work of Falmouth Mission to Seafarers recognised

Falmouth Packet: Rev Andrew Knight with Penny Phillips, chairman of the Falmouth branch of the mission and author and former harbour pilot, David Barnicoat

2:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

THE Mission to Seafarers secretary general, the Rev Andrew Knight, paid a visit to Falmouth Docks last week where he met volunteers and invited guests, who included the mayor, Geoffrey Evans.

Falmouth electronics firm triples turnover and doubles staff

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth electronics firm triples turnover and doubles staff

1:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

A Falmouth electronics company has tripled its turnover and doubled its staff in three years.

Falmouth Lifeboats called to boat without power in the Carrick Roads

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Lifeboats called to boat without power in the Carrick Roads

10:40am Monday 21st April 2014

Both Falmouth Lifeboats were called to assist a boat drifting without power in the Carrick Roads on Saturday.

Falmouth mayor's new role as president of longest established theatre group

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth mayor's new role as president of longest established theatre group

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Geoffrey Evans, who has been Falmouth’s longest serving mayor, has become president of one of the town’s longest established theatre groups.

Broken down train on Truro to Falmouth rail line

Falmouth Packet: Snow cancels trains and bus services

9:01am Monday 21st April 2014

A bus service has replaced trains between Truro and Falmouth Docks due to a broken down train.

Falmouth's Duchy Hotel plans to expand

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth's Duchy Hotel plans to expand

7:00am Monday 21st April 2014

ONE of Falmouth’s most prominent hotels is looking to create 21 extra bedrooms and upgrade its dining and leisure facilities, including building an outdoor swimming pool.

Community Games return to Penryn university campus next week

Falmouth Packet: Next phase of university development at Tremough to go on show this Thursday

1:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

The Falmouth and Exeter Students’ Union, FXU will be hosting the Tremough 2014 Community Games at the Penryn Campus on Sunday, May 4, from noon until 4pm.

Dog over cliff near Mawnan leads to rescue

Falmouth Packet: Teenager and dog rescued by coastguards. Copyright: The Martime and Coastguard Agency

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Coastguard rescuers are warning owners to keep dogs on leads after a collie took a tumble over a cliff near Mawnan.

Cruising from Falmouth starts next week as Funchal sets off for the sun

Falmouth Packet: Crusiing from Falmouth starts next week as Funchal sets off for the sun

2:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Cruising from Falmouth starts next week with the arrival of the cruise ship Funchal, which will embark passengers at the docks for her cruise “South to the Sun”.

Falmouth opticians asks for old spectacles to help charity

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth opticians asks for old spectacles to help charity

1:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A Falmouth opticians is hosting a collection drive for old and unused glasses in aid of Vision Aid Overseas  throughout April.

Bid to dredge in Falmouth presses ahead as pro camp says test 'not a waste of money'

Falmouth Packet: Job losses at docks not due to dredging delay, despite claims: LETTER

10:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

FALMOUTH Harbour Commissioners are pressing ahead with their plans to dredge a deep water channel into the port, dismissing claims that a test dredge showed the project could not go ahead without causing environmental damage.

Mabe pupils' sunshine walk for solar panel project funds

Falmouth Packet: Mabe pupils' sunshine walk for solar panel project funds

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Children from Mabe Primary School had a spring in their step as they walked ten miles from Helford Passage to the Prince of Wales Pier in Falmouth.

Arts and craft fair at Mylor brings in the charity funds

Falmouth Packet: Arts and craft fair at Mylor brings in the charity funds

8:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

An arts and crafts fair at the Ord Statter Pavilion in Mylor Bridge has raised money and awareness for Cornish multiple sclerosis sufferers.

UK’s first barrel of fair-transport rum arrives in Falmouth: VIDEO

Falmouth Packet: Skipper Arjen with Fluffy, who arranged the shipment for the town

4:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

This was the moment that Falmouth took delivery of the UK’s first barrel of fair-transport rum, delivered by sail from the Dominican Republic.

Penryn and Falmouth cut price parking trial extended

Falmouth Packet: Enfield had the seventh highest number of parking tickets issued in the country

3:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Motorists in Falmouth and Penryn could save money after Cornwall Council extended its trial of reduced price car parking season tickets until the end of April.

Games on The Moor in Falmouth returns tomorrow

Falmouth Packet: Damp day fails to stop first ever 'Games on The Moor' in Falmouth

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Saturday will see the return of Games on The Moor in Falmout.

Rhyse and Keeley choosen as Penryn carnival king and queen: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet: King and queen, Rhyse Jeffery and Keeley Coggin, centre, with attendants Shannon Pierce and Gracie Glasby and judges, Penryn’s mayor Beverly Hulme, councillor Cait Hutchings, and Saracen Award winner Julie Tucker

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A new fairy king and queen have been crowned by Penryn’s mayor ahead of this year’s carnival.

Race for Life warm up 'cancer slam' in Falmouth: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet: Race for Life warm up 'cancer slam' in Falmouth: PICTURES

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

The Moor piazza in Falmouth was taken over by a group of pink-clad fitness fanatics on Saturday to drum up support for this year’s Race For Life.

Hammocks stolen from Perranarworthal marquee

Falmouth Packet: Man dies following road traffic collision in Exeter

11:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Two large hammocks were stolen from a marquee in the Perranarworthal area between 3.30pm on Sunday, April 6, and 3.30pm the next day.

Penryn wharfside traders charity party tomorrow

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Wharfside traders in Penryn aim to get the summer season off to a lively start with a charity party between noon and 5pm this Saturday, April 19.

Restraining order after Penryn man admits assault

Falmouth Packet: Victims to be able to confront criminals in Cornish courts

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Penryn man William Wilson has been slapped with a 12 month restraining order after he admitted assaulting Michael John Pill.

Falmouth council wants fewer new homes, but Penryn council wants more. What do you think?

Falmouth Packet: No support for Woodlane new home application

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Falmouth and Penryn town councils have been discussing the number of houses required over the next 16 years, but while one wanted less than proposed by Cornwall Council, the other wanted more.

Falmouth Lifeboat rescues pair stranded at Maenporth

Falmouth Packet: Better safe than sorry after confused shout for Falmouth lifeboats

3:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Two people exploring near the wreck of the trawler Ben Asdale had to be rescued by Falmouth RNLI yesterday afternoon.

A&P Falmouth port operations director Mike Reynolds steps down

Falmouth Packet: A&P Falmouth port operations director Mike Reynolds steps down

2:40pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The Port of Falmouth says a sad farewell next week to A&P Falmouth port operations director Mike Reynolds, who is moving on after spending 17 years actively promoting the port and town to the shipping industry worldwide.

Police try to trace Penryn dog walker after 'incident'

Falmouth Packet: Man dies following road traffic collision in Exeter

12:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Police are trying to trace a woman who was seen walking a brown Labrador dog in Penryn after a report of an “incident” 

Can you help police trace Falmouth graffiti suspects: CCTV

Falmouth Packet: Can you help police trace Falmouth graffiti suspects: CCTV

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Police are appealing for help in identifying two people they want to talk to in relation to reports of graffiti and in Falmouth.

UK first as Falmouth teenager aims to sets up 'Curvy Girls' spinal charity

Falmouth Packet: Emi Hopkins

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A Falmouth teenager battling a painful spinal condition is trying to help others by setting up the first UK branch of an international support group.

Easter treat for seafarers in Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Easter treat for seafarers in Falmouth

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Ships crews in Falmouth and Fowey will be cheered with a special delivery of Easter eggs this weekend.

Swamp Circus 'Release the Beast' this weekend

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Deep in the woods, fields and river of Chyan something is stirring. This Easter Swamp Circus are ready to release The Beast, a celebration of nature and seas to audiences in Penryn.

Concern as plan for 100 new homes in Penryn has only 21 'affordable'

Falmouth Packet: Cornwall Council has announced it's 2014 budget

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Pre-application advice is being sought for a development of more than 100 homes at Kernick in Penryn.

Not for the squeamish! Giant rat caught nibbling dog food in Penryn: PICTURE

Falmouth Packet: Not for the squeamish! Giant rat caught nibbling dog food in Penryn: PICTURE

2:44pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

This mutant rat was dispatched in Cornwall earlier this year after being caught nibbling on dog food in a Penryn shed.

Can you help trace Falmouth theft suspect?

Falmouth Packet: Can you help trace Falmouth theft suspect?

2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Police are appealing for help in identifying a woman after an allegation of shoplifting in Falmouth.

Work set to start on retirement homes at old Admiral Nelson pub site

Falmouth Packet: Work set to start on retirement homes at old Admiral Nelson pub site

12:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WORK is to start soon on a new block of retirement homes which are to be built on the site of the Admiral Nelson pub next to Falmouth Docks.

Director of National Maritime Museum in Falmouth to step down

Falmouth Packet: Director of National Maritime Museum in Falmouth to step down

1:04pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Jonathan Griffin will be stepping down as Director this September after 11 years at the helm at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

Helford 'beach bushcraft' sessions tomorrow

Falmouth Packet: Helford 'beach bushcraft' sessions tomorrow

3:55pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Helford Marine Conservation Group will be holding a beach bushcraft event at St Anthony in Meneage on April 17 at 10.30am.

Penryn Rugby Club asks for help with big spring clean tomorrow

Falmouth Packet: Anger as Penryn Rugby Club thieves cost more in damages than the money they take

11:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Penryn Rugby Club is asking supporters to help with a tidy up at Kernick Road tomorrow ahead of a big weekend at the ground.

Support for seven new homes in Penryn... if affordable housing cash is handed over

Falmouth Packet: Cornwall Council has announced it's 2014 budget

10:47am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Plans for a development of seven houses at Vinery Meadows in Penryn have been supported by Penryn Town Council.

Tottering for charity as men in high heels parade through Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Tottering for charity as men in high heels parade through Falmouth

9:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

QUITE a sight greeted visitors to The Moor in Falmouth on Saturday where six burly men were seen dancing around in high heels, skirts, stockings and garters.

Falmouth plan for 46 retirement apartments on Bar Road gets green light

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth plan for 46 retirement apartments on Bar Road gets green light

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Planning permission has been granted for a new development of 46 retirement apartments in Falmouth.

Red engine day at Mawnan School as firefighters visit

Falmouth Packet: Red engine day at Mawnan School as firefighters visit

2:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Children from Mawnan School were excited to see the crew from Falmouth Fire Station turn up at their school last week.

Rescue launched after dog takes tumble over cliff near Mawnan

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Team called out to yacht off Greenbank Quay

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Coastguard rescuers are warning owners to keep dogs on leads after a collie took a tumble over a cliff near Mawnan on Sunday.

Falmouth woman denies harassing estranged husband

Falmouth Packet: Victims to be able to confront criminals in Cornish courts

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A Falmouth woman has denied harassing her estranged husband.

Can you help preserve Falmouth's footpaths?

Falmouth Packet: A footpath through the woods.

10:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

The Falmouth and District Footpaths Preservation Society is appealing for new members.

German version of Falmouth town map made for cruise visitors

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Cruise Ship Ambassadors with the Seabourn Pride, the final visitor to Falmouth this season

10:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A German version of Falmouth's town map has been created to cater for the thousands of cruise ship passengers which disembark in the port each year.

Penryn Council in bid to cut car park rent bill

Falmouth Packet: Abandoned vehicles cause Penryn car park crackdown

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Councillors in Penryn will continue in their attempts to reduce the bill for outstanding rent on Permarin car park.

First Minke whale spotted off Falmouth: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet: First Minke whale spotted off Falmouth: PICTURES

5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

The spectacular marine wildlife off Falmouth was on show last week when the first Minke whale of the year was spotted swimming off the coast.

Falmouth woman still going strong at 100-years-old

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth woman still going strong at 100-years-old

3:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

The 100th birthday of a resident at the White House care home in Falmouth saw celebrations tinged with a little sadness.

What a difference a year makes: Once sandy Kynance Cove a 'mass of boulders'

Falmouth Packet: Kynance Cove - Destroyed !

2:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

These pictures sent in show the impact of the wild winter storms at Kynance Cove.



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