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Mobility scooter users in Cornwall could be breaking the law and...
Thousands of elderly and disabled people in Cornwall who drive large mobility scooters could be breaking the law and might not even know they are. Mobility scooters have been used on roads and pavements in Cornwall for many years and, while they are a great help for people with limited mobility, [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Battle of the beards at Truro's Old Ale House won by a man with...
If you spotted some magnificent moustaches and brilliant beards in Truro on Saturday there was a very good reason behind it. The South West Beard Club, in association with The Lions Barber Collective and Truro's very own Mariner Jack, brought some lighthearted facial-hair fun to the capital of Cornwall while also [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Falmouth film footage taken in 1990 shows just how much the town...
It may have been filmed less than 30 years ago, but this footage shows just how much Falmouth has changed over the years. The film was shot on June 5, 1990, by a German tourist and features many of the best-known parts of the town, including the quay and pier, the [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Archie and Woody the Cornwall fire dogs are bidding for film...
Two of Cornwall's fire and rescue service dogs are making a bid for film stardom with the launch of a new animation to highlight fire, road and animal safety. The new animation, 'Archie and Woody's Fire Investigation Adventure', is believed to be the first to feature a fire investigation dog. It has [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Saltash nurses pose for their last ever photo together amid...
Staff at a temporarily closed hospital unit in Saltash have posed for what they believe may be their last photo together. St Barnabas Hospital temporarily closed its minor injury unit on February 1 for a period of three months, citing low staff numbers in Liskeard as the cause of closure with [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A bunch of Valentine's Day flowers cost a Helston man £300...
Arranging to send his wife flowers for Valentine's Day, despite a court order forbidding him to contact her, led to the 65-year-old husband appearing before Truro magistrates. Peter Roberts, his solicitor Deborah Von Kohler said, loved his wife Yvonne very much and had not accepted that their 12-year-old marriage was over, [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
There's never been such a more exciting time for businesses to...
The Cornwall College Group is the largest provider of apprenticeships in the South West. With 3,400 people on its courses, the Cornwall College Group and its business facing entity CCB deserves its name as the 'Career College'. The sixth largest college in the country for 16-18 apprenticeships, TCCG celebrated the 10th anniversary [...]
Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The 8 companies told to keep the noise down after you complained...
Eight companies were told off for being too loud in in Cornwall in 2016. A quarry, a pub, a pizza shop and a handful of nightclubs and bars were all told to pipe down by Cornwall Council's environmental officers after members of the public complained. No specific area or town was [...]
Sat, Feb 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Truro cafe issues warning to businesses amid claims homeless...
A Truro cafe has issued a warning to other business owners in the city after two homeless people allegedly tried to steal their staff tips after they tried to help them. The Indulge Waffle House on Victoria Square said a man and a younger girl entered the cafe on Saturday and [...]
Sat, Feb 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Bodmin teenager Huw Roberts is through to the final of Take That...
Bodmin teenager is through to the final of BBC One Take That talent show Let It Shine. Huw Roberts, 16, and his new band Nightfall were the first to be picked to go through to next week's final on the prime time Saturday night show. The TV programme has been created by [...]
Sat, Feb 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Peter Skellern, who was ordained as a priest last year, had a hit in 1972 with You're A Lady. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The video was shared by a music magazine to social media, where it received almost six million views. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A man who paid for a stranger's Valentine's Day gifts says he wants the act of kindness passed on. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
A former patient has spoken of how he was injected with drugs and abused at a mental health hospital as a teenager in the 1960s. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Billions of the tiny plastic pellets, the size of a lentil, are covering Britain's shoreline. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Teenagers from London were most likely to apply while those in the South West were least likely. [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Thirty-one men died in 1919 at the Cornish mine, where scenes from the hit TV drama were filmed. [...]
Thu, Feb 16, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The man, who weighs 23-stone, says he fell on his back after the specially adapted wheelchair he was in toppled over. [...]
Wed, Feb 15, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Dorset and Nottinghamshire saw the highest increase in reports of hate crime, police figures show. [...]
Wed, Feb 15, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Traffic officers were given permission to use a 'box manoeuvre' to stop the car on the dual carriageway. [...]
Tue, Feb 14, 2017, Continue reading at the source