Helston's MP hopes to 'cut the Bedroom Tax'

Falmouth Packet:

11:37am Monday 1st September 2014

West Cornwall's MP, Andrew George will seek support from fellow MPs to cut the bedroom tax when it is debated in the House of Commons on Friday, 

Pirates and mermaids descend on Coverack

Falmouth Packet:

2:40pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Coverack celebrated a fun-filled “pirate and mermaid” themed day last week, when people of all ages arrived in the village wearing their best fancy dress costumes.

Porthleven hosts World War One concert

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Porthleven's parish church has commemorated the 100th anniversary of World War One with a special concert.

Growing skills at 39th St Martin Show

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Fine weather brought out the crowds at the 39th St Martin Show on Saturday.

Date set for 35th annual Porkellis produce and craft show

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

The 35th annual Porkellis Village Produce and Craft Show will take place in the Village Hall on Saturday, September 6.

Breage Church to hold fundraising fete

Falmouth Packet: The charity is putting on stalls with bric-a-brac, toiletries, gifts, jewellery and homemade treats on sale

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Breage Church is holding its benefice fete tomorrow (Saturday) between 11am and 3pm.

No shock that Mullion Scarecrow Festival was 'best ever'

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Scarecrows have been dotted throughout Mullion over the last week for what has been described as “the best ever” Scarecrow Festival.

Coverack Show celebrates 60th year

Falmouth Packet:

11:20am Friday 29th August 2014

Coverack Horticultural Show has celebrated its 60th anniversary in style.

French twin town group arrive in Helston

Falmouth Packet: Chance to watch Falmouth Tall Ships from new schooner

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A group of visitors from Brittanyhas arrived in Helston for a visit, with plans to visit Falmouth’s Tall Ships festival.

Helston Town Band perform at 'special' annual Lismore Proms: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

This year marked a very special Lismore Proms for Helston Town Band.

Help needed to get Sea Fury that crashed at Culdrose back in the air

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Donations are needed to help get an historic aircraft flying again, after it crash landed at RNAS Culdrose Air Day.

Get ready for Helston Harvest Fair weekend: DETAILS

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IT is the final countdown to Helston Harvest Fair Weekend, when the town will be taken over with two days of festivities.

Helston pony to compete in Horse of the Year Show

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A horse rider has qualified for this year’s Horse of the Year Show on a pony owned by her Helston-based brother-in-law to-be.

Supporters help Lizard RNLI with fundraising abseil

Falmouth Packet:

9:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

In an odd role reversal members of the public helped rescuers from the RNLI by abseiling down cliffs at Kynance Cove at the weekend.

Tributes paid to 'fantastic' man killed in car crash

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

The grieving partner of a well known figure killed in a car crash has paid tribute to a “fantastic” man.

List of work needed at Helston's Guildhall drawn up

4:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Helston Town Council was due to meet last night, Tuesday, to discuss necessary maintenance work to be carried out on the town’s Guildhall.

Dog owner sought after bite at Helston Football Club

Falmouth Packet: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

3:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Helston police want to identify the owner of a tan coloured Staffordshire type dog following an incident where another dog was bitten.

Flambards fireworks end of season finale this evening

Falmouth Packet: The fireworks display at Oakleaf Sports Complex in Newton Aycliffe could be brought back as a ticketed event

1:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Flambards is holding its end of season firework finale tonight (Wednesday).

Third Porthleven characters charity photography book set to launch

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A husband and wife photography team in Porthleven are set to launch their third charity fundraising book.

Plans for 340 new Helston homes move a step closer

Falmouth Packet:

12:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Developers have taken a step closer towards a major housing development being built in the north of Helston.

Injured six foot blue shark rescued from Lizard creek

Falmouth Packet: RED FLAG ALERT: A blue shark like the one spotted in waters off West Bay

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

An injured six foot shark has been rescued after becoming stuck in a creek on the Lizard peninsula.

Extra special Lismore Proms sees stalwart honoured

Falmouth Packet:

10:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

This year marked a very special Lismore Proms for Helston Town Band.

Third project for makers of Harbour To Harbour charity photo books

Falmouth Packet:

7:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A husband and wife photography team in Porthleven are set to launch their third charity fundraising book.

Appeal to get Culdrose crash landing plane back in the sky

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

Donations are needed to help get an historic aircraft flying again, after it crash landed at RNAS Culdrose Air Day.

Constantine Museum expands its archives

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Monday 25th August 2014

The newly expanded Constantine Museum has been officially opened, giving access to the village’s plentiful archives.

Cornish coast watch stations given special call channel

Falmouth Packet: Volunteers needed at Nare Point Coastwatch station

3:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

As of October it will be much easier for seafarers to obtain information and make contact with the land thanks to a new VHF radio channel that will be run by the National Coastguard Institution (NCI), including on the Lizard Peninsula.

Date set for Helston Children's Home reunion

Falmouth Packet: Reunion planned for former Helston children's home residents

11:40am Sunday 24th August 2014

A date has been set for a reunion of former children and staff at Helston's Children's Home.

Top flowers on display at St Keverne Garden Society summer show

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Around 250 competitors came to show off their best gardening and cookery on Sunday for St Keverne Garden Society’s summer show.

Coverack Show to mark 60th year

Falmouth Packet: Wroughton and District Gardeners’ Society Horticultural Show

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Coverack Horticultural Society will be welcoming exhibitors and visitors to its special 60th anniversary show today, Saturday.

Which ice cream makers have scooped 'best in Britain' award from kids?

Falmouth Packet: Hapus Ice Cream at Gelli Farm in Machen, is booming with numbers following the hot weather.  Pictured enjoying his ice cream is Mason Lee aged 7. (8578657)

4:50pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Roskilly's ice cream has scooped the top spot in a national children's guide to holidays in the UK.

Lizard Lifeboat Day draws the crowds

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Kilcobben Cove at The Lizard was the setting for another well supported lifeboat day hosted by crew, shore crew and fundraisers from The Lizard Lifeboat station.

Mullion School students celebrate their GCSE results

Falmouth Packet:

12:43pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Year 11 students at Mullion School took flight yesterday, collecting their GCSE results before heading out in the wider world.

Porthleven given £500k to repair storm damaged harbour

Falmouth Packet: Porthleven pub fundraiser for storm hit fishermen this evening

7:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

Porthleven has been given just over £500,000 to cover repairs of the harbour wall damaged in storms at the start of the year.

Helston GCSE students celebrate top results

Falmouth Packet:

3:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

There were squeals of joy at Helston Community College today when year 11 students picked up their GCSE results after a long summer of waiting.

Public urged to support Helston Wetherspoon by owner of closing business

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The owner of the family business set to be taken over by JD Wetherspoon in Helston has urged people to get behind the new venture. 

Baa-d day for sheep which fell down cliffs near Lizard

Falmouth Packet:

11:32am Thursday 21st August 2014

There was a lucky escape for one woolly jumper yesterday evening, when a sheep had to be rescued after tumbling down a cliff on the Lizard Peninsula.

Heartbroken mum warns tourists of 'dangerous' Thailand after son's death

Falmouth Packet: Investigation launched after Helston man found dead in Thailand

10:10am Thursday 21st August 2014

The heartbroken family of a Helston man found hanged in a Thai prison has warned other holidaymakers of what they describe as a “tourist scam in a dangerous country.”

Family thanks community for support after Helston house fire

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

An “overwhelming” number of volunteers and local businesses, plus a team from RNSA Culdrose, have rallied around a Helston family whose home was devastated by fire in Helston on Saturday.

Watch out for the Dog Poo Crew in Helston

Falmouth Packet:

3:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A new super group has hit the streets of Helston and they’re on a mission.

Helston ShelterBox founder Tom Henderson charged with fraud

Falmouth Packet:

11:43am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Helston’s ShelterBox founder Tom Henderson has been charged with several counts of fraud.

Gunwalloe fundraiser's £500 is the icing on the cake

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A charity fundraising event at Gunwalloe on Sunday saw a huge amount of people donating to the League of Friends of Helston Community Hospital with the sale of cream teas.

Vandals drain Helston boating lake

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Visitors to Coronation Park were in for a surprise over the weekend when they visited the Helston beauty spot only to find the lake drained of water.

Record turnout for Mullion Fire Station open evening

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Mullion Fire Station has declared itself “overwhelmed” with the support and success it received for its annual open evening last Thursday.

Port youngsters enjoy beach action day with Culdrose crews

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A great day of fun was had by children of Porthleven School at Praa Sands, including beach safety, crab hunting and surfing Keen to encourage support of service families and their friends, Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, Porthleven School, and Surf Action got together to create an event to put smiles on the faces of a number of local children.

Porthleven ready for torchlight procession

Falmouth Packet: Porthleven council to pay for torches for this year's Torchlight Procession

11:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Following last year’s revival of Porthleven Torchlight Procession the event is well and truly back on the calendar.

200-year-old Godolphin beech tree reborn as feeding stop for wildlife

Falmouth Packet: One of the bats that has been found to be pregnant in Marbury Park

9:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A dismantled tree on the Godolphin Estate may look a little unsightly – but it is actually hiding a special secret.

Man dies following St Keverne crash: UPDATE

Falmouth Packet:

12:52pm Monday 18th August 2014

The main road to St Keverne remains closed this lunchtime following a serious traffic collision.

Man cut free from vehicle at Goonhilly

Falmouth Packet: Goonhilly lights up to mark the arrival of the Olympic Flame

5:01pm Monday 18th August 2014

Fire fighters had to cut free a man who was trapped in a vehicle at Goonhilly Earth Station on the Lizard peninsula on Sunday.

Annual St Keverne ox roast is a sizzling success: PICTURES

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

ST Keverne Ox Roast went down with a sizzle last Wednesday with around £8,000 raised for St Keverne Band.

Youngsters say farewell as they graduate from Little Lizards

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A special graduation ceremony was held at Landewednack School to say goodbye to the departing youngsters from the adjoining Little Lizards Children's Centre.



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