Cornish promenade in £360k revamp

Falmouth Packet:

10:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A long awaited scheme to regenerate Porth Promenade is due to be completed by the end of August.

New affordable housing opened near Truro

Falmouth Packet:

9:58am Friday 22nd August 2014

A new affordable rural housing scheme in Grampound Road near Truro has been completed this week and residents have moved in.

Truro High School pupil achieves 11 A*s among top GCSE grades

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

There was a room full of happy people when students collected their GCSE results at Truro High School yesterday.

Hospital patient sees her car being driven out of Treliske car park by thief

Falmouth Packet: John Hamer pleaded guilty to 21 charges at Hereford Magistrates Court.

11:59am Thursday 21st August 2014

A woman who was at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro for an appointment had a shock when she saw her car being driven out of the car park by a stranger.

Truro kebab shop owner gets his chips after opening late

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A Truro kebab shop owner pleaded guilty at Truro Magistrates Court on Tuesday August 19 to operating beyond his licensed opening hours in contravention of the Licensing Act 2003.

Truro motorcyclist dies in St Mawes collision

Falmouth Packet:

9:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision at St Mawes, in which a motorcyclist died.

Man rescued after attempting to save daughter caught in Porth rip current

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A man who swam out to help his 14 year-old daughter after she was caught in a rip-current at Porth on Monday evening has been rescued by Newquay’s RNLI lifeboat crew.

Crew called to Penstraze chimney fire

Falmouth Packet:

5:46pm Monday 18th August 2014

A fire crew was called to a chimney fire at Penstraze near Truro a little after 11.40am this morning.

Skinners and River Cottage collaborate on Truro Old Ale House menu

Falmouth Packet:

12:06pm Monday 18th August 2014

The Old Ale House in Truro is launching a new menu to coincide with the Great Cornish Food Festival on September 27.

Newham Farm planning application submitted to Cornwall Council

11:41am Monday 18th August 2014

The partners behind Higher Newham Farm and Village have submitted their plans to Cornwall Council’s planning department, following three months of public feedback.

Hospital parking charge rise a 'kick in the teeth' for low paid staff

Falmouth Packet: Cornwall heart specialist's work restricted after 'potential concerns'

12:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A decision to massivly hike staff parking charges at the Royal Cornwall Hospital (RCHT) have been called a kick in the teeth for low paid workers, by a union.

Windsor Castle to become 'boatique' hotel

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

The Windsor Castle, the former Northern Lighthouse tender Fingal currently in dry dock at A&P Falmouth is to become a bespoke floating hotel berthed next to the Royal Yacht Britannia.

No plea over charge Carnon Downs' man indecently assaulted child

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Peter Henry Phillips, aged 67, of Carnon Valley, Carnon Downs, entered no pleas at Truro Magistrates’ Court to 16 charges of indecent assault on a child under the age of 14 years.

Falmouth man's drunk and disorderly charge after urinating over Tesco wall in Truro

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

A group of street drinkers causing a problem outside Tesco in Truro one night saw police officers called there and they succeeded in moving them on — all but one.

Woman with learning difficulties sexually assaulted

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

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Police in Launceston are appealing for witnesses after a woman with learning difficulties was sexually assaulted in the town.

Push for A30 dualling funds to solve gridlock between Carland Cross and Chiverton

Falmouth Packet: Carland Cross lorry fire causes traffic problems

11:20am Thursday 14th August 2014

The Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin has been pressed for Government funding to try and solve repeated gridlock on the the A30 between Carland Cross and Chiverton.

Police appeal after man grabs woman in Liskeard

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

10:25am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Police in Liskeard are trying to trace a woman who they believe was grabbed by a man in the town on Friday, August 8.

Linda says farewell after 28 years at Duchy Hospital

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

One of Duchy Hospital’s much loved and longest serving members of staff retired last Friday after 28 years’ service.

Polzeath lifeguards rescue 32 people in one evening

Falmouth Packet:

12:37pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

RNLI lifeguards at Polzeath rescued 32 people in one evening after they extended their patrol hours.

VIDEO: Robin Williams found dead at Californian home - 10 of his most distinctive roles

Falmouth Packet:

9:23am Tuesday 12th August 2014

In tribute to comedian and actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his home in California, here we profile his 10 most distinctive roles.

Cables laid across River Fal to bring superfast broadband to Roseland

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

The Roseland Peninsula is being hooked up to superfast broadband thanks to cable being laid across the bed of the River Fal.

Wild weather causes cancellation of Boardmasters' final day: VIDEO

Falmouth Packet:

9:17am Monday 11th August 2014

The organisers of Boardmasters had to pull the final day of musical shennanigans due to the wild weekend weather.

Biomedical scientist says farewell after 40 years at Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

After 40 years of working for Royal Cornwall Hospital, staff from the Pathology department bid a fond farewell to Susan Carswell, senior biomedical scientist as she retires after 40 years at the trust.

Truro jobseekers group celebrate completing Phoenix course

Falmouth Packet: Cornwall fire service called to 22 flooding reports in six hours

7:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

A group of people referred by Truro Jobcentre Plus will be celebrating their achievements after completing a course run by Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service’s Phoenix Works team.

Parents fined after failing to ensure their children went to school

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

3:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

The parents of two secondary school pupils in Cornwall have been prosecuted for failing to ensure their two children attend school on a regular basis.

Cornwall Pride set to make colourful return to Truro

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

This year’s Cornwall Pride event will take to the streets of Truro on Saturday 23 August.

Free crime prevention day for Cornwall's retailers

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Cornish retailers are invited to attend a free crime prevention day to help reduce shoplifting on their premises.

Secure your home warning after burglar strikes in Chasewater

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Police are reminding people to secure their homes properly after burglary near Chacewater.

Have you seen this dog? Concerns Bella may have been stolen

Falmouth Packet:

3:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Concerns have been raised that a missing dog may have been stolen from her home in Newquay.

Spate of burglaries sparks police warning

Falmouth Packet:

10:37am Thursday 7th August 2014

Police in St Austell are advising people to secure their homes to avoid being targeted by opportunist thieves after a number of burglaries in the area.

Police make anniversary appeal for missing Cornish man

Falmouth Packet:

2:50pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

 Detectives have made an anniversary appeal for sightings of a missing St Austell man one year on from his disappearance.

One freed from wreckage after A39 crash at Playing Place

Falmouth Packet:

9:51am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Firefighters were called to Kea Corner at Playing Place on the A39 after a crash this morning.

Busy weekend for RNLI lifeguards on north Cornish coast

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

RNLI lifeguards at Perranporth rescued a novice surfer who’d become exhausted battling against the strong current on the afternoon of Sunday, August 3.

Woman suffers serious chest injury in crash near Truro

Falmouth Packet: Councillor probes accident tragedy after woman, 28, dies in car smash

2:54pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision near Truro which left a woman with a serious chest injury.

Man needs 18 stitches in face after vicious Newquay attack

Falmouth Packet:

2:52pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an unprovoked assault which left a Newquay man with a serious facial injury.

Girl choristers to join choir at Truro Cathedral for first time since it opened in 1887

Falmouth Packet:

9:43am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Truro Cathedral will see the introduction of girl choristers aged 13 to 18 for the first time since it opened its doors in 1887.

Three in court over death of man at Roche farm

Falmouth Packet:

2:47pm Monday 4th August 2014

Three defendants have been summonsed to appear at Bodmin Magistrates' Court tomorrow over the death of a man at a Roche Farm in 2011.

Woman freed from lift in Truro

Falmouth Packet:

2:41pm Monday 4th August 2014

Firefighters were called to a lift at Merriford Close in Truro this morning after a woman became stuck.

German film crew shoot Rosamunde Pilcher adaptation at Truro College

Falmouth Packet:

11:00am Monday 4th August 2014

Truro College’s training kitchen of Spires Restaurant has been the film set for the latest Rosamunde Pilcher adaptation, ‘Happy Go Lucky’ for a film crew from a German production company.

Missing 17-year-old from Gloucestershire spotted driving into Cornwall: UPDATE

Falmouth Packet:

8:46am Monday 4th August 2014

UPDATE: UPDATE: Michaela was located by police in St Agnes, Cornwall, on August 3.

Guests raise funds for Cornwall Air Ambulance at 007 themed ball

Falmouth Packet:

12:00pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

More than 200 guests have raised around £13,000 for the Cornwall Air Ambulance at a James Bond-themed ball at the charity’s airbase.

New road to Cornwall’s Crealy brings traffic relief for village residents

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Cornwall’s Crealy Great Adventure Park has opened a new access road to reduce traffic congestion and travelling time.

Traffic nightmare as A30 crashes close lanes: UPDATE

Falmouth Packet:

12:12pm Friday 1st August 2014

Ther are reports that the A30 westbound has been closed by police after a multi-vehicle crash.

Casualty freed from vehicle after A39 crash

Falmouth Packet:

10:14am Friday 1st August 2014

A casualty had to be cut free from the wreckage of a vehicle on the A39 near Truro yesterday evening.

18 month old child freed from locked car in Truro

Falmouth Packet:

9:59am Friday 1st August 2014

Firefighters were called to Malabar, Truro yesterday after a report of a child accidentally locked in a car.

Council slashes mobile library service with one van plan for 172 stops across Cornwall

Falmouth Packet: All mobile libraries and mobile one stop shops in Cornwall face the axe

12:30pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Government cuts have been blamed as Cornwall Council looks set to slash the mobile library service, leaving just one van serving the whole of the county.

A30 and A39 traffic troubles after two accidents this morning

Falmouth Packet:

10:28am Thursday 31st July 2014

There are reports of slow traffic and one lane closed due to a three vehicles crash on the A30 near Carland Cross.

Garden fire sparks call out for Truro firefighters

Falmouth Packet:

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

Firefighters were called to Falmouth road, Truro, last night after a report of a 'large fire' in the grounds of a property.

Parents fined after child went to school for just four full days out of 88

Falmouth Packet:

10:48am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The parents of a secondary school pupil in Cornwall have been ordered to pay costs of £1,245 for failing to ensure their child attends school on a regular basis.

Teenager from Cornwall arrested after 17 injured by 'out of control' car

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 19-year-old has been arrested after 17 people were injured during a ‘car cruise’ event in Plymouth on Saturday night.



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