Friday Round-Up: What's been making the headlines this week

Friday round-Up: What's been making the headlines this week

Friday round-Up: What's been making the headlines this week

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We have that Friday feeling here at thepacket.co.uk, so it must be time for our round-up of what has been making the headlines this week.

First up - police have released more details after a teenager threatened a girl in a Falmouth park last week. Alex Rudi Burgoyne, of Trevaylor Road, was committed to a Young Offender's Institution on Saturday after being caught carrying three kitchen knives near Falmouth Cricket Club. READ THE FULL STORY HERE.

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Next up. It was Helston's big day on Wednesday as the town celebrated Flora Day.

Read the report, watch the videos and look at the picture galleries here

Next up a quick warning to be on your guard against pickpockets after one was caught in the act this week. Click here for more

Falmouth Packet: The Packet Race for Life team: Emma Ferguson, Elaine Waters, Yvonne Drakeford, Carol Churcher and Charlotte Reed.

The Packet Race for Life team: Emma Ferguson, Elaine Waters, Yvonne Drakeford, Carol Churcher and Charlotte Reed. To sponsor them, click here.

It is the Falmouth Race for Life on Saturday. The event starts from the Gyllyngvase Beach car park at 11am. Keep checking back for pictures and a report of the big event.

Speeding vehicles, drunk or rowdy behaviour, dog fouling, litter and parking were the issues most cited as being a blight on local communities, according to the results of a Cornwall wide survey. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY

Five Cornish disability charities have joined forces to say the re-lected councillor, who resigned over comments that disabled children should be 'put down' as they cost Cornwall too much, is not fit to hold office. Click here to read what they say.

One of the most succesful television adaptations of all time, iconic 1970s drama Poldark,  is set for a return to TV. Will it be as popular as the original? Click here for more

Falmouth Packet: Another view of the new veterinary surgery from above

Plans for a new multi-million pound veterinary practice in Penryn, first revealed by the Packet earlier this year, have been formally submitted. Click here to read more!

Read the Packet's original exclusive story (VIDEO) here

Children from primary schools across Cornwall put across their point, in the way that only kids can, that letting your dog foul and not cleaning up after it is not acceptable to them, their friends or their families. (VIDEO) Click here to watch

Last the 'hero' who jumped aboard an out of contriol speedboat in Padstow has said that there were many heroes in this tragic incident. Click here to read more and see the original story

Remember you can check the weather, look back in our archives and even check live traffic and travel info at thepacket.co.uk.

As an added extra, here at thepacket.co.uk we have figured out how to live stream Source FM via our webpage. Have a look at our front page at thepacket.co.uk and click the yellow and black 'Source FM' button.

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