Penzance man proves he is 'Tuff Enuff' by beating international field

Falmouth Packet:

11:06am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A Penzance kickboxer has shown he is 'Tuff Enuff' after beating athletes from as far away as Germany, Ireland and South Africa in a gruelling Cornish terrain race on Saturday.

'Good progress' in West Cornwall badger vaccine project

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, says he is encouraged by the "good progress" being made in the project to roll out a badger vaccine in West Cornwall.

Three injured in Carbis Bay crash

Falmouth Packet:

8:52am Monday 29th September 2014

Three people were injured in a crash at Carbis Bay on Sunday.

Cornwall's community hospitals first to be recognised for end of life care

Falmouth Packet: Image for Social Care Consortium

11:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Ten community hospitals in Cornwall have become the first in the UK to receive a major national award recognising the quality of care they are providing their patients as they approach the end of their lives.

Final piece of funding for £11.9m scheme to improve St Mary’s and Penzance harbours

Falmouth Packet: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

3:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

The final piece of the funding package to support a £11.9m scheme to improve St Mary’s and Penzance harbours has been confirmed.

Advice to bathers in Cornwall as RNLI lifeguards pack up at end of season

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

The RNLI is preparing to finish its lifeguard patrols on the majority of the region’s beaches this Sunday, however, a number of beaches in Cornwall and Devon will have lifeguard cover into October.

Builders host 'Big Breakfast' for Macmillan Cancer funds


11:09am Thursday 25th September 2014

The Penzance and Porthleven branches of RGB Building Supplies will be joining in with Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday (Sept 26) by hosting a Big Breakfast Morning.

New hospital helipad and night flights will help save lives in Cornwall

Falmouth Packet: Critically ill patients in danger at night as Air Ambulance says landing facilities 'unsuitable'

3:33pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CORNWALL Air Ambulance says a new helipad to be built at Derriford Hospital will make a dramatic difference to Cornish patients.

Two arrested over alleged Penzance assault

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

3:52pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Two men have been arrested following an attack on a man in Penzance that left him needing hospital treatment.

Tractor on fire in Gwithian field sparks call out for crews

Falmouth Packet:

9:16am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Firefighters were called out to a farm near Gwithian yesterday evening after a tractor caught fire.

Vicious attack leaves Penzance man in hospital

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

2:17pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in the Treneere Estate area of Penzance at the weekend.

Owner foots the bill as action taken to save 'important' listed building in Penzance

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

An 'important' grade II listed building in Penzance has been save from further deterioration after Cornwall Council stepped in to make repairs, and make the owner pay.

Fishermen warned as 'critically endangered' Porbeagle sharks landed

Falmouth Packet: The Porbeagle shark

1:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

The Marine Management Organisation has issued guidance following the recent landings of porbeagle sharks, a species considered critically endangered in the North East Atlantic.

Do you know man sought for alleged fraud in West Cornwall?

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Police are trying to identify a man they would like to speak to in connection with several fraud-related crimes in shops in Redruth, Camborne, Helston and St Ives.

Urgent call for 'blue badge' tax disc holders in Cornwall as rules change

Falmouth Packet: Blue badge criminal uses dead mother’s badge to park

11:11am Thursday 18th September 2014

Are you a blue badge holder in Cornwall who does not pay road tax? Well the rules are about to change.

Carbis Bay electric radiator sparks call out for firefighters

Falmouth Packet:

2:18pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Firefighetrs were called to Trewartha Estate, Carbis Bay, in the early hours of this morning after a report of a smoking electric radiator.

Fears person trapped inside burning Penzance flat

Falmouth Packet:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Firefighters raced to a burning flat at Regent Terrace, Penzance, on Sunday, to find there was a fear someone was trapped inside.

Police appeal for information on missing Sheffield man thought to be in St Ives

Falmouth Packet:

9:48am Monday 15th September 2014

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a 20-year-old Sheffield man thought to have travelled to the St Ives area.

Wildlife experts abuzz with excitement as rare bees found in West Cornwall

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is abuzz with excitement after two very rare species of bee were discovered on their new Bartinney Nature Reserve near Sennen.

700 bales of straw go up in flames in Marazion barn blaze

Falmouth Packet:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Firefighters from three towns were called to a farm near Marazion on Thursday after a report of a large barn full of straw bales on fire.

Drunk jailed after assault on landlord and customer at St Erth pub

Falmouth Packet:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Trouble with a drunk man at the Star Inn at St Erth led to the licensee and his wife, plus a customer, being assaulted.

Smashed windows at Penzance chippy sparks police appeal

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Police are appealing for information after windows were smashed at the Sea View Fish and Chip Shop in Penzance.

Animal ban for St Ives llama farmers after offences reported again 'within days' of first trial

Falmouth Packet: Llamas and geese recruited in fight against crime in Sussex

12:02pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A couple who kept llamas on a farm near St Ives have been fined and banned from keeping animals after failing to care for them.

Body found in sea off St Ives is identified

Falmouth Packet:

11:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Police have confirmed that the body of a man recovered from the sea off St Ives on Monday, September 1 is that of a 49-year-old doctor.

Have you seen this bike stolen from Penzance shed?

Falmouth Packet:

12:59pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Police are appealing to the public for help to trace a valuable mountain bike stolen from a shed in Penzance.

Are you 'Tuff Enuff' to take on the Cornish landscape?

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Organisers of one of the UK’s most challenging obstacle races is throwing down the gauntlet to endurance athletes from across the UK and Europe, asking if they have the stamina to take on the Cornish landscape.

80-year-old woman missing from St Ives: UPDATE

Falmouth Packet:

12:30pm Monday 8th September 2014

UPDATE: An 80-year-old woman who went missing from St Ives has been found safe and well after a search involving police, coastguard and Cornwall Search & Rescue says Falmouth Coastguard.

Arson suspected in Penzance derelict shed fire

Falmouth Packet:

9:33am Monday 8th September 2014

Police have been called in after a fire in a derelict shed off St Clare Street, Penzance on Sunday.

Hayle ASDA to have signs in Cornish language

Falmouth Packet: File photo dated 19/02/14 of a sign at an ASDA Store as Asda boss Andy Clarke today hailed an improvement in quarterly sales growth and claimed its supermarket rivals were scrambling to keep up. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 14, 201

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

The new ASDA store in Hayle will have signs in the Cornish language, after a request by a  Celtic League member.

Cornish drivers told to belt up during September crackdown

Falmouth Packet:

4:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Police in Cornwall will be cracking down on motorists not wearing seatbelts during September.

Lands End cyclists to help Cornwall Blind

Falmouth Packet: Sedgemoor trio raise cash for charities

10:50am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

CYCLISTS taking part in the Tempus Leisure Lands End 100 cyclosportive are being invited to raise money for visually impaired people in Cornwall when they take on the gruelling course.

Body found in sea off St Ives

Falmouth Packet: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

2:18pm Monday 1st September 2014

Fishermen have found a man's body in the sea off the seaside resort.

Truro and Penwith College sponsor Cornwall Sports Awards - and nominations still open

Falmouth Packet: Skipton Rugby club holds a Sports Skills Camp for youngsters during their half term break . Picture shows Harry Crabtree scoring a goal during a game of Handball with coach Ashley Greaves and other children looking on . (6574500)

5:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Truro and Penwith College have once again agreed to sponsored the Cornwall Sports Awards.

Amazing late summer display from Cornish marine wildlife

Falmouth Packet:

1:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Cornwall’s marine life has exploded into action again recently with reports of dolphins surfing in St Ives Bay, minke whales breaching off Penzance, basking sharks feeding near Porthgwarra, and rare Risso’s dolphins bow-riding alongside boats returning from the Isles of Scilly.

Hundreds of punks turn out for Penzance festival

Falmouth Packet:

5:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

Wet weather couldn't tame the mohawks as hundreds of punks braved the weather in West Cornwall to enjoy the atmosphere of the second 3 Chords music festival.

Three shouts in as many days for Penlee lifeboats

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The volunteer crew of the Penlee RNLI had a busy weekend with three shouts in three days.

Penwith radio station set to launch on FM

Falmouth Packet: Amateur radio operators use QSL cards to confirm two way radio contact between stations

11:39am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A new FM radio station dedicated to the people of west Cornwall is set to officially launch this Saturday.

Art Deco poster goes on sale in aid of Jubilee Pool

Falmouth Packet:

12:53pm Sunday 24th August 2014

The Penzance Save Our Lido campaign is set for a boost from the sale of limited edition copies of a rare early Art Deco poster advertising Jubilee Bathing Pool.

Police to continue operation targeting illegal raves in Cornwall

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Police are fully preparing to prevent and disrupt any illegal rave activity in Cornwall this coming August Bank Holiday.

Firefighters put out car on fire at Hayle roundabout

Falmouth Packet:

11:15am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Fire fighters were called yesterday evening to reports of a car on fire at the Loggans roundabout on the A30 in Hayle.

Police remind Cornish public to be aware of theft from vehicles

Falmouth Packet:

7:21pm Monday 18th August 2014

Police in Cornwall are urging the public to be aware of opportunist thieves looking for valuables left in vehicles after a number of incidents in the county.

Lifeguards help overturned kayaker at Praa Sands

Falmouth Packet:

3:46pm Monday 18th August 2014

RNLI lifeguards at Praa Sands have helped a man who fell from his kayak and was struggling to get back aboard.

Hospital asks people to think twice as emergency department sees summer surge

Falmouth Packet: Passing A&E doctor helps at Apperley Bridge crash

11:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

As Cornwall’s main emergency department in Truro sees a surge in attendances, hospital staff are urging the public to 'Choose Well' when they need help with minor illness or injury.

Leak in oil fired oven sparks call out for Helston firefighters

Falmouth Packet:

10:56am Friday 15th August 2014

Firefighters from Helston and Camborne were called out to Nancegollan yesterday after a reoccuring fire in an oiled fired oven.

Woman rescued as Penzance fish and chip shop goes up in flames

Falmouth Packet:

10:51am Friday 15th August 2014

A woman had to be pulled to safety after a fire at a fish and chip shop on Adelaide Street, Penzance , yesterday.

Young boy's foot impaled on metal spike in St Ives - PHOTO

Falmouth Packet:

3:16pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A young boy has impaled his foot on a metal spike buried in the sand at one of St Ives’ most popular beaches.

£10million to improve sea links to Isles of Scilly and repair storm damage at Cornwall's ports

Falmouth Packet: Cash to restore storm battered Newlyn Green promised

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced a £10 million package to improve sea links between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, upgrade roads on the island and carry out ports repairs.

St Ives toilets fire suspected arson

Falmouth Packet:

11:25am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A fire at public toilets at Tregenna Place, St Ives, last night was suspicious say firefighters.

'Fragile' transport link to Isles of Scilly on the table as Secretary of State for Transport visits

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, says that the fragility of the transport link to the Isles of Scilly will be on the table when the Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, visits West Cornwall and later this week.

French fishermen fined for illegal fishing in Cornish waters

Falmouth Packet: VISIT: HMS Severn

7:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

The owner and master of a French vessel fishing in Cornish waters and taken into Newlyn with illegal net modifications have been fined a total of £25,000.



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