Friday round-Up: What's been making the headlines this week
7:00pm Friday 22nd March 2013 in Falmouth/Penryn
It has been a very busy news week here at thepacket.co.uk. So here is a round-up of what has been making the headlines this week.
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First up the tragic death of a Devon woman at the King Harry Ferry slipway. We were first to break the story online, and kept yopu up-to-date as the story developed.
Next is the Thursday and Friday flooding as a deluge caused problems across Cornwall.
Landslide causes block of flats to collapse in Looe: Body of woman found.
We have all tried to be able to squeeze our cars into a parking space that is just to small, but for one Helston driver, the size of their car led to some very 'Smart' parking. Helping avoid a drop into the kennels.
Click here to read: Some 'Smart' parking in Helston to avoid kennels
How about some Jimmy Choos for a criminal price? Fraudster Helen Hart has a much emptier wardrobe, that is for sure, as D&C police auction off the ill-gotten proceeds of her crimes.
It is Helston's biggest day, and to be picked to dance is considered an honour, just ask our news editor Emma. So imagine how these lucky locals feel.
Click here to read Couples honoured to be lead Flora Day dancers
Next is a bit of public service. The benefits system is changing and to help people figure out the detail, Cornwall Council have put together a handy video.
The 'goatman' is back in court over his care for the chomping creatures.
They are meant to protect us, but one PCSO has been jailed, branded a disgrace, unceremoniously kicked out of Devon and Cornwall Police Force and jailed after preying on vulnerable women.
And last, but not least, The Chancellor has detailed the budget.
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