Today is last chance to board the ships at Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

This is The West Country:

1:20pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Today is the last chance for visitors to go on board the tall ships at the Falmouth Tall Ships regatta 2014 before the ships head off the Greenwich for the final stage of the event tomorrow.

Flushing boatyard repairs storm damage described as 'like a graffiti artist with a knife had run free'

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Yacht damage described as “looking like a graffiti artist with a knife had run free” sustained in a severe spring storms has been painstakingly repaired by a Flushing boatyard.

Thousands more visitors expected to flock to Falmouth Tall Ships 2014 today

This is The West Country:

1:03pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Thousands more people are expected to flock to Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014 today with visitors being asked to leave their cars at home.

Date set for 35th annual Porkellis produce and craft show

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

The 35th annual Porkellis Village Produce and Craft Show will take place in the Village Hall on Saturday, September 6.

Hundreds watch crews parade at Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

This is The West Country:

11:53am Saturday 30th August 2014

The second day of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta culminated with the Crew Parade starting at Events Square and processing through the town.

Police staff reject pay review offer

This is The West Country: Devon and Cornwall's Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg (left) congratulates Shaun Sawyer on his selection as chief constable

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Police staff have voted against a pay offer and grading from chiefs.

Penryn College students celebrate GCSE results: PICTURES AND RESULTS

This is The West Country:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Staff and parents were on hand to witness the shouts and jumps of joy from students at Penryn College as they ripped open the envelopes containing their much anticipated GCSE results on Thursday.

Falmouth School pupils effort rewarded with GCSE results: PICTURES AND RESULTS

This is The West Country:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Teachers and staff at Falmouth School have congratulated year 11 pupils on their GCSE results as the number of pupils achieving ten A* to A grades rose 15 per cent.

Gorsedh award for Cornish radio presenter

This is The West Country:

8:40am Saturday 30th August 2014

A radio broadcaster from Camborne has been honoured by the Council of Gorsedh Kernow at their annual awards.

Hair of the dog for K9 Crusaders

This is The West Country:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Many people say they would do a lot for their dogs, but these brave volunteers from the K9 Crusaders Dog Rescue Centre have proved it and shaved their heads to raise money for their furry friends.

Breage Church to hold fundraising fete

This is The West Country: The charity is putting on stalls with bric-a-brac, toiletries, gifts, jewellery and homemade treats on sale

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Breage Church is holding its benefice fete tomorrow (Saturday) between 11am and 3pm.

Holby's Jac Naylor to open Redruth show

This is The West Country: Dog agility and dog show
Pembrokeshire County Show 2014
August 19-21
Pictures: Ceri Coleman-Phillips, Lisa Soar, Jenny Hanson, and Joanna Sayers

4:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

Holby City's Jac Naylor, aka actress Rosie Marcel, will be opening the Last Chance Hotel's family fun day and dog show at Briggan Farm Kennels in Redruth on September 14.

Trespassers risk death or serious injury on heavy goods lines near Fowey

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

British Transport Police (BTP) has issued a warning to people who are using the railway as a shortcut and trespassing on a branch line in Cornwall.

Guild fete raises funds for RNLI

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Falmouth RNLI Guild managed to make the best of the bad weather at the weekend after rain forced their summer fete off the lawn of the Falmouth Hotel.

No shock that Mullion Scarecrow Festival was 'best ever'

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Scarecrows have been dotted throughout Mullion over the last week for what has been described as “the best ever” Scarecrow Festival.

Major amendment to Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta events programme - TODAY AND TOMORROW

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11:30am Friday 29th August 2014

A major amendment has been announced to the programme of evening events at the ongoing Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta.

Coverack Show celebrates 60th year

This is The West Country:

11:20am Friday 29th August 2014

Coverack Horticultural Show has celebrated its 60th anniversary in style.

Sex offences on vulnerable adults not recorded as crimes - REPORT FINDINGS

This is The West Country: Man dies following road traffic collision in Exeter

11:18am Friday 29th August 2014

Sexual offences and assaults on vulnerable adult are not always being recorded as crimes.

Trebah Garden opens amphitheatre

This is The West Country:

9:35am Friday 29th August 2014

After 18 months in development, Trebah Garden’s new amphitheatre will host its first performance on Friday (August 29).

French twin town group arrive in Helston

This is The West Country: Chance to watch Falmouth Tall Ships from new schooner

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A group of visitors from Brittanyhas arrived in Helston for a visit, with plans to visit Falmouth’s Tall Ships festival.

Support pours in for Falmouth dock worker crushed by falling steel

This is The West Country:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

The father of a Penryn football player crushed by falling steel at Falmouth Docks has thanked well-wishers for their messages of support.

Child rescued from locked bedroom

4:17pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A young child had to be rescued from a bedroom earlier today after they accidentally locked themselves in.

Helston Town Band perform at 'special' annual Lismore Proms: PICTURES

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

This year marked a very special Lismore Proms for Helston Town Band.

Access to Greenbank Gardens in Falmouth secured after land swap agreed

This is The West Country: Greenbank Gardens land swap questioned

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A step free access into Falmouth’s Greenbank Gardens has been secured after a land swap deal was agreed |and although not everyone is happy, |the local Cornwall Council member|has conceded it is probably the best |solution.

Help needed to get Sea Fury that crashed at Culdrose back in the air

This is The West Country:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Donations are needed to help get an historic aircraft flying again, after it crash landed at RNAS Culdrose Air Day.

Thousands flock to Falmouth Docks as Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta gets underway

This is The West Country:

1:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta is finally underway with 2,000 people flooding through the gates within the first 35 minutes, all eager to climb on board the 11 vessels open to the public.

Soil, plants and stones pushed into car's fuel tank in Falmouth

This is The West Country: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Police are trying to trace those responsible for pushing plants, soil and stones into the petrol tank of a black Vauxhall Omega parked in Bar Lane, Falmouth, overnight Friday/Saturday.

Get ready for Helston Harvest Fair weekend: DETAILS

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IT is the final countdown to Helston Harvest Fair Weekend, when the town will be taken over with two days of festivities.

Introduction of water voles to Cornwall sees them return to the every county in England for the first time since 1989.

This is The West Country:

12:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Wildlife experts at the Environment Agency have confirmed that water voles have returned to every county in England, following the final release of 60 captive bred voles within the Bude river catchment in Cornwall.

St Austell firefighters called to release child from bedroom

This is The West Country:

11:21am Thursday 28th August 2014

A young child had to be rescued by firefighters after locking themseves in a bedroom in St Austell yesterday.

Helston pony to compete in Horse of the Year Show

This is The West Country:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A horse rider has qualified for this year’s Horse of the Year Show on a pony owned by her Helston-based brother-in-law to-be.

Dissenters cemetery open day a huge success

This is The West Country:

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

The custodians of a restored cemetery in Falmouth became a victim of their own success last week, when over 200 people visited on the first open evening.

French naval tall ship rekindles wartime memories

This is The West Country:

11:45am Thursday 28th August 2014

Memories will be rekindled in Falmouth and the Helford River with the arrival with the tall ships fleet of the French sailing vessel Mutin, the oldest ship in the French navy, which has strong wartime links with this area.

Supporters help Lizard RNLI with fundraising abseil

This is The West Country:

9:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

In an odd role reversal members of the public helped rescuers from the RNLI by abseiling down cliffs at Kynance Cove at the weekend.

Tributes paid to 'fantastic' man killed in car crash

This is The West Country:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

The grieving partner of a well known figure killed in a car crash has paid tribute to a “fantastic” man.

Call for action as parked cars delay paramedics racing to ill child in Penryn

This is The West Country:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A mother in Penryn is calling for action over parked cars blocking emergency vehicles after paramedics had to run to her house to help her ill child.

Fantastic atmosphere at 35th annual Penryn Fair Day: PICTURES

This is The West Country:

4:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Crowds of people turned out to enjoy the rides and the stalls at the 35th annual Penryn Fair Day on Saturday.

List of work needed at Helston's Guildhall drawn up

4:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Helston Town Council was due to meet last night, Tuesday, to discuss necessary maintenance work to be carried out on the town’s Guildhall.

Tall ships sail into Falmouth

This is The West Country:

4:12pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Tall ships have started arriving in port at Falmouth today ahead of tomorrow's regatta opening.

Falmouth Castle to Castle Swim rescheduled for October

This is The West Country: Entry opens for 2014 Castle to Castle swim

3:20pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE RNLI’s Castle to Castle swim, which had originally been scheduled to take place in June but was called off because bad weather had been forecast, will now take place on Saturday, October 4.

Dog owner sought after bite at Helston Football Club

This is The West Country: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

3:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Helston police want to identify the owner of a tan coloured Staffordshire type dog following an incident where another dog was bitten.

Two year ban for Falmouth drink driver

This is The West Country: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Louise Brailey, of Foxs Lane in Falmouth, has been banned from driving for two years after she admitted driving while more than |twice the legal drink-drive limit.

Flambards fireworks end of season finale this evening

This is The West Country: The fireworks display at Oakleaf Sports Complex in Newton Aycliffe could be brought back as a ticketed event

1:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Flambards is holding its end of season firework finale tonight (Wednesday).

Third Porthleven characters charity photography book set to launch

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A husband and wife photography team in Porthleven are set to launch their third charity fundraising book.

PIRATES: Stadium For Cornwall enabling plans submitted

This is The West Country: Supermarket approval could 'end the dream' of a Stadium for Cornwall near Truro

12:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

INOX and Henry Boot Developments have formally submitted their enabling plan for the Stadium For Cornwall to planners.

Storm hit Castle Beach Cafe reopens in time for Falmouth Tall Ships

This is The West Country:

12:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Hard work has paid off for the owners of Falmouth’s Castle Beach Cafe, which has reopened just in time for this week’s Tall Ships Regatta.

Plans for 340 new Helston homes move a step closer

This is The West Country:

12:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Developers have taken a step closer towards a major housing development being built in the north of Helston.

Co-op at former Falmouth pub gets green light

This is The West Country: Mr Jenner is banned from Co-operative Food stores

11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Work is expected to start within months on Falmouth’s newest supermarket after the Co-operative’s plans for the former Clipper Way pub at Boslowick were granted approval by Cornwall Council.

Largest of visiting tall ships, Dar Mlodziezy, ties up at Falmouth docks

This is The West Country:

10:15am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The largest of the visiting tall ships, the Dar Mlodziezy, has arrived for the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta and is tied up at Falmouth Docks.

One treated for smoke after Feock summerhouse fire

This is The West Country:

10:06am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Firefighters were called to Penelewey, Feock, yesterday afternoon after a report of a fire in a summerhouse.








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