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The only care home on the Isles of Scilly, Park House, will close in two months time. [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A derailed frieght train in the South West will cause delays...
Major delays are being caused across the South West this evening after a freight train was derailed. A spokesperson for Great Western Railway confirmed that the back end of the train had come off the tracks. The incident happened in between Castle Cary and Westbury at around 6pm this evening, Monday March [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Pedestrian flown to hospital after collision with car in Illogan...
A pedestrian has been flown to hospital with life-changing injuries after a collision with a car. Police said that they were called to Lower Broad Road in Illogan after a pedestrian was involved in a collision with a car. The road has been closed and the victim has been flown to Derriford. The [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A man phoned his mother to help a woman he had seen fall in a remote Cornish village via a webcam 200 miles away. [...]
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Win Your Dream Wedding triumphant couple revealed
A couple from Newquay have been announced as this year's winners of our Win Your Dream Wedding competition. Michael Delaney and Kelly Langmaid are now excitedly preparing for their big day that will take place at Tregenna Castle later this year. The competition was run by Cornwall Live, West Briton, Cornish Guardian, [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Why the word 'Easter' been dropped from chocolate eggs in shops...
Chocolate eggs are a huge part of the tradition of celebrating Easter, so why has the Christian festival's name gone missing from packaging this year?More chocolate eggs than ever before are now on sale in the UK with Easter even being mentioned on the backing, but the Coventry Telegraph has [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
NATO warships take part in war games off coast of Cornwall
Four naval warships laid on a rare treat as they took part in an international war game off the coast of Cornwall. The NATO ships, which included the British Navy minesweeper HMS Ramsey, came close to the shore off the Roseland peninsula on Friday (March 17). They anchored overnight off Gerrans [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Ponsanooth post office and stores wins Countryside Alliance rural...
A woman who has transformed a village shop and post office as well as the community itself has helped it win a 'rural Oscar'. Ponsanooth Village Stores has been named the top in the South West by the Countryside Alliance awards. Michelle Firminger took on the stores in 2013 but just [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Mylor Yacht Harbour announces £1million marina expansion
A £1million investment to extend a marina in Carrick Roads has been unveiled. Mylor Yacht Harbour has started a consultation into the project. It describes the scheme as a "small and sensitive extension" to its existing marina, which will provide additional berths for 30 boats. Formal and informal consultation is currently taking [...]
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An ex-soldier appears in court in Armagh charged over the killing of a man with learning difficulties in 1974. [...]
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Charlestown primary appoints new head following poor Ofsted and...
A new head teacher has been appointed at Charlestown Primary School following last year's poor Ofsted report and shock departure of its former head teacher in the weeks following the inspection. Formerly executive head teacher at Upton Cross and St Kew, Mark Clustom replaced Stephen Gibson as interim head at [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Future bouncier than ever for Redruth springs manufacturer...
Manufacturing may be going through 'tumultuous times' but for a Cornish business, the future is bouncier than ever. For Redruth-based European Springs and Pressings a post-Brexit surge has led a bulging order book and plenty of future growth on the cards too. End of year results saw the spring manufacturer at Treleigh [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Camborne optician Alan Honeybone's warning to others after...
A Camborne optician has revealed details about his battle with glaucoma in a bid to raise awareness about the condition. Alan Honeybone has been the director of Specsavers in Camborne for 30 years. Six years ago he was diagnosed with glaucoma after one of his colleagues spotted symptoms of the disease during [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Cornish Pirates coach Gavin Cattle says their game against Doncaster will decide whether they finish in the play-offs. [...]
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Eighteen-month-old Milo would spend his days in the foyer of Tesco's Penzance store. [...]
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The cow is now back "happily grazing in the field" despite her ordeal, the fire service said. [...]
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Probation officers fear lives are at risk because offenders are not being supervised properly, a BBC investigation has learnt. [...]
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Sections of tattooed human skin that have been preserved are also on display. [...]
Fri, Mar 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The farewell flypast has been organised to mark the helicopter's 41 years of service. [...]
Fri, Mar 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Fifty years ago, the supertanker the SS Torrey Canyon hit rocks off the coast of Cornwall, spilling more than 100,000 tonnes of crude oil. But it was the clear-up operation that led to the real environmental disaster. [...]
Fri, Mar 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source