Weekend Round-Up: What's been making the headlines this week
Here at thepacket.co.uk we like to give you a little look back at what has been making the headlines, and highlighting those stories you may have missed.
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First up, two Falmouth men and a child were acquitted of riding jet skis carelessly after an accident last summer that left one of the riders with devastating injuries. Click here to read more
Read the Packet's exclusive coverage of the crash: Falmouth shipyard worker shattered pelvis in jet ski crash
Next, the findings of an unannounced inspection by Ofsted into the way Cornwall Council keeps vulnerable children and young people in Cornwall safe from harm has been called "adequate". The improvemnet comes after the authority was slammed for putting children at risk over a period of years. Click here to read more.
A burst pipe left chunks of Penryn without water for 12 hours, with a part of the town described as like 'Venice', but not in a good way - VIDEO Click here to see the pictures and read the report.
A well known Falmouth face. Click here to read the obituary of Falmouth glass worker Cliff Miller.
Next is the ongoing fallout from a decision to freeze council tax. The Conservative group has continued to haemorrhage it's top councillors after another cabinet member quit the group at county hall over a decision to freeze council tax. With the blame game now cranking up, the report contains links to related stories. Click here to read more
Announced with a great fanfare, Falmouth’s taxi marshal scheme could be reduced to just one night a week unless additional cash is found to allow it to continue operating on both Friday and Saturday nights. Another victim of the cuts? Click here to read more.
Some good news to warm the cockles of your heart. While a baby’s birth is always a reason to celebrate, for one couple at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro on Wednesday morning it was a double celebration, thanks to a marriage proposal. Click here to read more.
Next is how Falmouth harbour officials have been accused of failing to help a local boatman who is desperate for a commercial mooring for his new vessel. Click here to read how the family, Cornish through and tyhrough, say this is a bitter 'Pill' to swallow