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Firefighters attended stuck lift, oven fire and fuel leak in busy...
Firefighters reported several incidents they have dealt with today across Cornwall.At 9.15am a crew from Launceston attended reports of a fuel leak from a damaged filling station pump in Newport Square in the town. The station staff had isolated the supply to the pump to make it safe and the [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Emergency services were called after fisherman reported man stuck...
The emergency services were called following reports that a man was stuck in the mud in the River Camel. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said a fisherman on the opposite bank reported that the man was stuck in the river off Jubilee Road at Wadebridge just after 12.30pm today. Firefighters from Wadebridge [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Truro City Supporters' Club wants a crackdown on unruly fans
The official Truro City Supporters' Club has called on the National League South club's officials to crack down on misbehaving fans, who, they say, are bringing City's good name into disrepute.They say that since the start of the season there had been a number of incidents at away games.In a [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Plain sailing as first Islands Regatta on St Mary's in Isles of...
The Isles of Scilly has been on the crest of a wave this weekend as its first ever regatta was declared a huge success. Every hotel and B&B bed on the five inhabited islands has been booked well in advance as thousands of visitors flocked to join the unique celebration of [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Jackdaw flies onto boy's shoulder, stays for a while and raises a...
It's not uncommon for the odd holidaymaker to get mobbed by a peckish seagull or two but this was the bizarre scene in Fowey – when a jackdaw made friends with a young tourist.Stunned David Forbes, 12, was visiting the picturesque port with his family from Torquay when the bird [...]
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Up to 10 camels are to be sold at a farm in Cornwall as the owner has a successful breeding season. [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
​Arson investigation launched after van and car fire near St...
Firefighters are investigating whether an arsonist is responsible for setting fire to a van and a car late last night.Firefighters from St Austell and Mevagissey were called to Hewas Water at 11.30pm, following a call that a vehicle was on fire.A Cornwall Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "Upon arrival the [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Le  Grice and Stepto claim Cornwall 10,000m titles at Carn Brea
Peter Le Grice (Mounts Bay Harriers) and Emma Stepto (Cornwall AC) took full advantage of the runner friendly conditions in the Cornwall 10,000 metre track championships at the Carn Brea Leisure Centre - the final race of the successful 2016 Duchy Athletic Network (DAN) Summer Track Series, writes Alan Rowling.Stepto, [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Pensioner's arm ripped off in bizarre accident after she tried to...
A 78 year-old woman has been airlifted to hospital after her arm was ripped off in a freak accident with her car.Emergency services were called to a bungalow on Penmare Close, Hayle, just after 4pm yesterday, following the bizarre incident which ended with the pensioner's right arm being severed [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Nowell set to return for England's Autumn internationals after...
Newlyn's Jack Nowell should be fit to return for England's autumn internationals as his recovery from surgery on a broken thumb is progressing quicker than expected.It had been feared that the 23-year-old Exeter Chiefs winger, who has scored nine tries in his 18 internationals, would not be fit for [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Motorcyclists to ride today in honour of murdered solider Dave...
A memorial motorcycle ride in honour of murdered soldier Dave Curnow sets off from Cornwall College Camborne this morning. About 1,500 are expected to take part in the poignant ride which will shine a light on the life of the popular Illogan solider while raising money for Care [...]
Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
A man dies after collapsing at the Creamfields music festival, police say. [...]
Sat, Aug 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source
A coroner says he cannot rule out the possibility that a Cornish landowner who was found shot in the head died accidentally. [...]
Fri, Aug 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
An outbreak of a sickness and diarrhoea bug in the South West of England widens to more than 220 cases. [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
A 12-year-old boy is convicted of raping his younger sister twice at their home when he was 11 years old. [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Truro City boss Lee Hodges says his side's poor home form might be down to away teams spending the weekend in Cornwall. [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is fined £500 for driving at 70mph in a 40mph zone. [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
A two-year-old girl whose father was killed when a family were swept off rocks and into the sea by a large wave also dies. [...]
Wed, Aug 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The son of a coach crash victim has called for tougher penalties for people who use mobile phones while driving. [...]
Tue, Aug 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Badger culls are to be carried out in five new areas of England in a bid to control bovine TB, the BBC learns. [...]
Tue, Aug 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source