Man arrested in Camelford for carrying offensive weapon

Falmouth Packet:

12:46pm Monday 20th October 2014

Police have arrested a man after an incident in Camelford on the evening of Saturday, October 18.

Two crews sent to fight Newquay freezer fire

Falmouth Packet:

9:37am Monday 20th October 2014

A fire in a freezer in Newquay sparked a call out for fire crews on Sunday morning.

Tributes to TV actress who loved Cornwall

Falmouth Packet:

9:07am Monday 20th October 2014

A TV presenter whose love of Cornwall saw her make a TV series promoting the Falmouth and Helston area has died from cancer.

NHS radiographers to strike for first time since 1982

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy professionals who are members of the Society of Radiographers will be taking industrial action on Monday, 20 October.

Emergency contact info idea for redundant tax disk holder

Falmouth Packet:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

An idea for a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen is spreading across the UK, and it could save lives.

'Orange army” of engineers that worked to reopen rail line at Dawlish win prestigious Brunel Medal

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

The team of engineers who worked to reopen the rail link following the severe weather at the start of 2014, have been awarded the prestigious Brunel Medal at the 2014 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Awards.

Traffic troubles and delays for drivers as the A30 between Carland Cross and Chiverton closes for repair

Falmouth Packet: ROADWORKS: Hagley residents are facing six months of roadworks in their village. SP

8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

There is the chance of traffic troubles and delays for drivers as the A30 between Carland Cross and Chiverton closes at night for repairs in October and November.

Police appeal over attack that left victim with 18 stitches: Do you know this man?

Falmouth Packet:

9:28am Friday 17th October 2014

Police are seeking the public’s to help identify a man in connection with a serious assault which left a Newquay man with a serious facial injury.

Teenage boy critically injured in Newquay claff fall named as sixth form pupil Connor Simmonds

Falmouth Packet:

2:21pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A teenage boy who fell from a cliff in Newquay and remains in a critical condition has been named as sixth form pupil Connor Simmonds

'Abusive' door to door salesmen targeting elderly

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Police are warning of unscrupulous salesmen calling at homes in Devon and Cornwall.

Scale of child sexual exploitation in Cornwall laid bare: DETAILS

Falmouth Packet: ABUSE CONCERN: Child protection agencies such as Napac believe young victims of sex offenders are not being protected. Picture posed by model.

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Child sexual exploitation has been hitting the headlines nationwide and while many may think that it does not happen in their area, a Freedom of Information request has laid bare the scale of concerns in Cornwall.

Elderly woman found in cave after cliff fall dies

Falmouth Packet: 'Suicidal' woman talked down from Newquay cliff top

1:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Police investigating the death of a woman in Newquay are keen to trace a man she may have been due to meet on the day she died.

Teenager suffers life threatening injuries in cliff tumble

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A teenager is in hospital with life threatening injuries after falling from a Newquay cliff.

Have you seen this missing man?

Falmouth Packet:

4:07pm Monday 13th October 2014

Police are looking 52 year old Andrew Page, who was last seen on September 18.

First Great Western get three year extension to run rail services

Falmouth Packet: Snow cancels trains and bus services

11:16am Monday 13th October 2014

Cornwall Council has welcomed the news that First Great Western will continue to operate rail services in the region until 2019.

Health staff in Cornwall walk out on strike over pay

Falmouth Packet:

8:47am Monday 13th October 2014

Health workers in Cornwall have walked out on strike, many for the first time in their lives, in protest at the Government's decision not to give them a recommended 1% pay rise.

Have your say on how railways are policed in Cornwall

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

Rail passengers and staff ain Cornwall are being given the chance to have their say on the way the region’s railways are policed.

10,000 handmade poppies to flutter down through Truro Cathedral

Falmouth Packet: Dedications from Honour The Pals appeal donors

8:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Up to 10,000 handmade poppies are to flutter down through Truro Cathedral next month in one of the most poignant events of Remembrance Week.

Sarah Newton visits Truro Army Reserve centre to welcome new recruitment drive

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

 A new recruitment drive at the Truro Army Reserve Centre has won the support of Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton.

Celebrating Cornish and Celtic culture at Perranporth's Loender Peran festival

Falmouth Packet: Penzance readies for St Piran Day festival

10:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Perranporth will come alive with music and dance this October as over 300 performers from Cornwall, Brittany, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man arrive for Lowender Peran: Cornwall’s annual festival celebrating Cornish culture and its Celtic connections.

Swimmer and rescuers rescued from pounding waves at Perranporth

Falmouth Packet:

1:34pm Friday 10th October 2014

A swimmer who became exhausted in strong swell off Perranporth Beach, and two would be rescuers, had to be airlifted to safety.

Ten day festival of commemoration at Truro Cathedral to mark centenary of start of Great War

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Friday 10th October 2014

This November, during Remembrance Week, Truro Cathedral will be holding a ten-day festival of commemorative arts events to mark the centenary of the start of the Great War.

Eden to host body painting festival

Falmouth Packet:

10:50am Thursday 9th October 2014

The Eden Project in Cornwall will host painted bodies among the biomes as the location for the fifth annual 'International Body Painting Festival'.

Crews battle barn fire near Truro for six hours

Falmouth Packet: ON FIRE: Firefighters tackle the blaze at Crathorne Hall.  Picture:RICHARD DOUGHTY

9:51am Thursday 9th October 2014

Firefighters from three towns were called out to battle a barn fire in the Idless area near Truro this morning.

£22million privatisation plans in Cornwall for child mental health services, school nursing and more: POLL

Falmouth Packet: File photo dated 07/12/10 of an NHS logo. Social enterprises are being allowed to take over £900 million of NHS services without safeguards to ensure they save the taxpayer money and will not go bust, a watchdog has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

1:27pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A range of children’s health and wellbeing services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are to be privatised.

Big sleep out at Eden for homeless charities

Falmouth Packet:

12:01pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Fundraisers are being invited to take part in a challenging all-night event at the Eden Project on November 6 in support of young homeless people.

Bee decline summit to use Cornish expertise

Falmouth Packet:

7:20am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Beekeepers, environmentalists and academics will heading to the Royal Cornwall Showground this Friday for a summit to discuss the global decline in bee populations.

Meeting over Perranporth beachside hotel plans

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

1:20pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Cornwall Council will be holding a public meeting to share information and listen to public opinion on plans to demolish the Ponsmere Hotel in Perranporth.

Fire crews battle to free casualty from A38 wreckage

Falmouth Packet:

9:18am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Firefighters were called out to free a casualty 'severly trapped' in a vehcile after a crash on the A38 in the early hours of this morning.

Perranporth curate to live in tent to highlight plight of refugees

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

The Rev’d Caspar Bush, curate in the group of parishes that covers Perranporth, Cubert and Crantock, will spend next week living in a tent outside of St Michael’s Church in Perranporth to raise awareness of the plight of refugees.

Police start house to house interviews after car park shooting

Falmouth Packet:

3:22pm Monday 6th October 2014

Police have started house to house enquires after the shooting of a woman in a Cornish car park.

Truro pub closes for refurbishment

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

The Rising Sun in Truro has closed its doors while it undergoes a "transformation to boost the overall look and feel of the pub".

Storm hits Truro Magistrates Court as roof collapses for second time

Falmouth Packet:

2:14pm Monday 6th October 2014

Wind and heavy rain has been blamed for a second collapse of the roof at Truro Magistrates Court.

Repair work to start on iconic 'Huer's Hut' on headland

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

Cornwall Council has formally appointed a contractor to carry out works to the Huer’s Hut, one of the most well known landmarks in Newquay.

Jobs under threat as Lloyds bank to cut more posts

Falmouth Packet:

12:46pm Monday 6th October 2014

Jobs in Cornwall could be under threat as state-backed Lloyds Banking Group reportedly prepares to cut thousands more jobs and close branches across the nation as part of its "digitisation" strategy.

Witness identified in Cornwall car park attempted murder investigation

Falmouth Packet:

11:11am Monday 6th October 2014

 Police have identifed a potential witness in an attempted murder investigation following the shooting of a woman in a Cornish car park.

Very old and very young in Cornwall urged to get flu jab

Falmouth Packet: How to spot the symptoms of swine flu

9:00am Monday 6th October 2014

As flu season approaches, at risk groups in Cornwall are being reminded to get vaccinated.

Latest group celebrate completed Phoenix Project course

Falmouth Packet:

12:20pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A group of ten people with learning disabilities will be ‘passing out’ at Truro Community Fire Station on Monday October 6 after completing a Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service Phoenix Project course.

Bucket of water used to extinguish Wadebridge garden fire

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

Firefighters used a bucket of water to extinguish a fire in a Wadebridge garden yesterday morning.

Lifeboat rescuing St Agnes swimmer discovers two more casualties

Falmouth Packet:

10:10am Saturday 4th October 2014

RNLI volunteers from St Agnes lifeboat station worked with coastguard volunteers to rescue a swimmer who became exhausted in strong swell.

Burnt out motor sparks morning call out for Newquay firefighters

Falmouth Packet:

3:53pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Firefighters from Newquay were alerted by an automatic fire alarm in Pentire Avenue at a little before 10pm this morning.

Do you know this potential witness in 'attempted murder' inquiry?

Falmouth Packet:

2:35pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Police have issued images of a potential witness they wish to identify in an attempted murder investigation.

Fire crews called to Porthkea portable building fire

Falmouth Packet:

10:38am Friday 3rd October 2014

Cornwall Fire Service were called just before 3pm yesterday to several reports of a shed on fire in Porthkea, near Truro.

Hospital park and ride agreement welcomed

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

Truro’s MP has welcomed confirmation from the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust that it is prepared to fund an extension of the Truro Park and Ride service to better support hospital staff.

Burglar with links to Truro, Newquay and St Austell wanted after prison break

Falmouth Packet:

4:09pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Police are searching for a convicted burglar, formerly of Cornwall, who has broken free from a South Gloucestershire prison.

Proposed demolition of Perranporth hotel to be discussed at public meeting

Falmouth Packet:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

The proposed demolition of the Ponsmere Hotel in Perranporth and its replacement with residential properties will be discussed at a public meeting next month.

Out of hours NHS help to be put out to tender

Falmouth Packet:

12:20pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Out-of-hours NHS services in Cornwall are to be put out to tender.

Robber demands cash in post office raid

Falmouth Packet: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

2:13pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Police are appealing for information after a robbery at a post office in St Austell.

Third man arrested after woman shot in car park: UPDATE

Falmouth Packet: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

12:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Police have arrested a third man in connection with the shooting of a woman in a car park in Cornwall.

Traffic troubles as lorry and car crash on A30

Falmouth Packet:

10:19am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Firefighters were called to the A30 close to the Chiverton roundabout after a crash involving a lorry and a car this morning.



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