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Truro City  ring the changes  for final game as they focus on...
Histon 3 Truro City 1City boss Steve Tully made 11 changes for their final Evo-Stik Southern premier game of the season, with Tuesday night's promotion play-off semi-final match the number one priority.In that play-off, City will take on Hungerford Town at Treyew Road (7.45pm) after the West Berkshire side ”>>”
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
Cornish Pirates suffer disappointing defeat in final game
Yorkshire Carnegie 27 Cornish Pirates 5 CORNISH Pirates ended their campaign in pretty disappointing fashion with a convincing defeat to Yorkshire Carnegie at Headingley, writes Nigel Walrond.It saw the hosts complete the double over Pirates, having beaten them 29-18 at the Mennaye Field on the opening day of the season ”>>”
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
Truro teenager to play football against Liverpool, Manchester...
A YOUNG footballer from Truro is set to test his skills against some of the best young players in the country after being selected to take part in a tournament at Manchester United's training ground.William Trew, a student at Truro School has been picked by the Indepedent Schools Football Association ”>>”
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
Celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson stars in opening event of...
PORTHLEVEN'S annual food and music festival got underway this morning despite the hazy overcast weather and threat of rain.The festival opened with a Ready Steady Cook style contest between celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson and Porthleven's own Jude Kereama, owner of the restaurant Kota.Organisers had to turn people away from ”>>”
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
Firefighters attend Penryn property following child hoax call
TWO fire crews were mobilised after a 999 call was received from a house in Penryn last night - which turned out to be a hoax call from a child.Shortly before 8pm the child was heard stating that their house in Mabe Burnthouse was on fire, before hanging up. On ”>>”
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
Backers wish Penryn's Ellen luck for the London Marathon
CHARITY staff and school pupils are wishing a Penryn runner the best of luck as she prepares to tackle tomorrow's Virgin Money London Marathon.Ellen Richards, from Penryn, has already raised more than £2,700 for Children's Hospice South West (CHSW) ahead of the race.Mary Murfin, from CHSW, said: "Ellen has raised ”>>”
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
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"Poldark effect" could be felt in tourism industry for...
VIEWERS are to bid farewell for now to Poldark but the positive effects of the hugely popular BBC show are only just beginning.The remake of the 1970s TV series, based on Winston Graham's series of novels, has created enormous interest in Cornwall – sparking debates over the accent and even ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Businesses could be missing out on "grey pound"...
WESTCOUNTRY hotels, restaurants and tourist businesses could be missing out on a multi-million-pound pay-day by underestimating the power of the "grey pound", according to a new report.Over-65s boosted the UK economy by an estimated £37 billion last year through their hotel and travel spending but the UK hospitality and leisure ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
End of tax break could hit small cider producers hard
WESTCOUNTRY cider producers have issued a last-ditch plea to the Government to resist demands from Brussels to end a tax break given to small-scale makers of the drink.The list of twenty, which includes firms in Cornwall, have warned that abolishing the exemption would deal a severe "blow" to the industry.The ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Accident in Truro
LEMON Quay in Truro is partially blocked near Lemon Street following an accident.The incident happened just after 5.30pm.No further details are available at present. ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
JoJo Maman Bébé to open in Truro
ONE of Britain's leading mother and baby boutique brands has announced it is to open a new shop in Truro.The JoJo Maman Bébé store, which will be the first in Cornwall, will stock the full range of baby and children's collections, a complete maternity collection plus nursery products, gifts and ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Pirates and piskies let loose in Newquay
Dive into Cornwall's fascinating myths and legends this May bank holiday at Cornwall's newest attraction.Pirate's Quest is a unique, fun, family experience in the heart of Newquay which combines talented theatrical actors, amazing special effects and detailed 360⁰ sets in an authentic, fully immersive, walk-through experience. On May 2-4, come ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Sail away with the Tamar Lakes open day
South West Lakes Trust are celebrating 25 years of the Tamar Café with a Tamar Lakes open day. In association with the Upper Tamar Lake Sailing Club, on May 16, the Trust will showcase everything the stunning site has to offer. The day, which will run from 10.00am until ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Cornish bands to perform at Europe's leading festival
Two of Cornwall's most exciting bands will take part in The Great Escape festival in May as it celebrates its tenth year.Wolf Note and Tinnedfruit will take to the much loved 'Cornwall Stage' at the Brighton festival. The stage has established itself as being the opening event to what is ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Strictly Come Dancing favourites perform final ever show
The nation's favourite Strictly Come Dancing stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace bring their ultimate farewell show to Plymouth Pavilions this month.Fresh from their sell-out hit shows Midnight Tango and Dance 'til Dawn, Strictly superstars Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace have created their most moving production yet as they prepare ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Stepto shrugs off injury to run in London Marathon
Emma Stepto has revealed she nearly pulled out of Sunday's 2015 Virgin London Marathon.The Cornwall AC international has been struggling with injuries for the past month and has had to curtail her training at a crucial period.She said: "I started having problems after the Reading half- marathon and have been ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Win two tickets to the WOCAs
TWO lucky readers will be joining us for our What's On Cornwall Awards celebrating the cream of Cornish talent on a night of music, laughter and entertainment.Last year's inaugural event was crammed with performers and nominees but this time we've put aside a pair of tickets to give someone (and ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Top 10 things things to do this weekend!
From delicious food to beautiful garden walks, this weekend ( April 24 –April 26) is filled with an abundance of activity across the whole of Cornwall. What's On bring you this week's top 10 things: FRIDAY: The Porthleven Food and Music Festival begins today. In the first of three ”>>”
Fri, Apr 24, 2015