Two homes plan for former Killigrew Street butcher's shop

This is The West Country: MEAT: The window display fridge has now been replaced and stocked with food

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Falmouth councillors have backed plans to create two homes at a former butcher's shop.

Falmouth pupils show hand built electric 'fast fire engine' to firefighters

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A group of Falmouth School pupils visited the town’s fire station on Monday, July 14, to receive hoodies and certificates in recognition of their achievements in building an eco-friendly racing car.

Ashton hosts Wimbledon themed summer fete

This is The West Country:

2:10pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The whole community turned out for this year’s Ashton village fete, which was blessed with plenty of sunshine and lots of support.

Delay to official open of Mawnan school play area

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The official opening of Mawnan School's new adventure play equipment has been postponed until the new term as the school is still waiting for it to be inspected by ROSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Rotary hand out reading prizes to Falmouth Primary pupils

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The Rotary Club of Falmouth's new president, Paul Wyatt, presented reading certificates, prizes and dictionaries to pupils at Falmouth Primary Academy.

Once derelict land at Tuckingmill now among best green spaces in the country

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Tuckingmill Valley Park has been recognised as being amongst the best green spaces in the country, joining seven other parks and open spaces in Cornwall to receive a prestigious Green Flag Award.

Dingy oars and seat stolen in Mylor

This is The West Country: Take steps to cut marine crime

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Police are asking for information regarding the theft of a seat and oars from a dinghy at Church Road Beach in Mylor, between June 27 and 30.

New youth leaders for Helston and Lizard

This is The West Country:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

As the end of the school year closed in, it was time for Helston and Lizard members of the joint school council SKIP (School Kids in Partnership) to elect their members.

Falmouth and Penryn planning round-up

This is The West Country: Falmouth residents raise issues at councillor surgery

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Councillors in Penryn have fully supported the demolition of an existing store and the creation of new extensions to an existing utility room at Fuschia, on Chapel Lane.

Redruth pasty firm sends 6,000 to France

This is The West Country:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Trevethick’s Pastys’ are sending 6,000 of their pasties to Festival Interceltique in Lorient, Brittany, as part of the food and drink element of the Cornwall exhibition.

New arrivals to River Fal lay-up berths

This is The West Country: As some ships head for scrapyards more are arriving for lay-up in the River Fal as the recession cliams more victims

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

The River Fal lay-up berths has welcomed another customer when the reefer (refrigerated cargo vessel) Brazilian Reefer arrived from Kronshtadt near St Petersburg to lay up. She joins the reefers Summer Bay and Summer Wind. Next week the Summer Meadow will arrive for lay-up.

Mabe councillor 'fantastic' after beating opponent by single vote

This is The West Country:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

The Conservative Party candidate has beaten his Liberal Democrat opponent by just one vote to become the new Cornwall Councillor for Mabe, Perranarworthal and St Gluvias.

Clowns, mime and music as 'Fun Fridays' return to Camborne town centre

This is The West Country:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Clowns, mime artists, jazz bands and more will be back on the streets of Camborne this August as 'Fun Fridays' in Camborne returns "bigger than ever".

Mabe Fair organisers looking for a helping hand

This is The West Country:

12:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

The organisers of Mabe Autumn Fair on August 13 are looking for volunteers, bric-a-brac, tombola and raffle prizes and cakes.

Police hunt arsonist after motor racing club fire

This is The West Country: A firefighter tackles the fierce flames

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Detectives are on the hunt for an arsonist who set deliberately fire to a shed and toilets at a Cornwall motor racing club.

Helston bus shelters on order after decade wait

This is The West Country: Exclusive first look at new Helston bus shelters: PICTURE

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Good news for bus users in Helston with the announcement that two bus shelters for Coinagehall Street are finally on order.

Flushing pupils perform end of year play: PICTURES

This is The West Country:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

The children of Flushing School drew a large crowd to see their end of year play The Trial of Alice.

Empty Falmouth shops start to fill

This is The West Country: Bon Marche branch to close down

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Falmouth’s vibrant and busy events calendar is being credited for generating interest in almost all the empty shops within the town centre.

Chef Nathan Outlaw to open first Fishermen's Mission shop in Helston

This is The West Country: Outlaw takes the bait

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Famous seafood chef Nathan Outlaw will be wading in to help launch the UK’s first ever Fishermen’s Mission charity shop in Helston today.

Fundraising talk at Mylor History Group this morning

This is The West Country:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Mylor Local History Group is hosting a coffee morning at Tremayne Hall on Saturday, 26 July, with proceeds going to the RNLI and NCI (National Coastwatch Institution) both of which will be represented at the event which starts at 10am.

Drink driving arrests fall in Devon and Cornwall during World Cup

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

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A Devon and Cornwall Police crackdown on drink driving during the World Cup has seen fewer people failing breath tests compared to the same month last year.

Sunny summer weather set to continue for Cornwall

This is The West Country: blue sky.jpg

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

After basking in hot sunny weather this week, the fine dry weather is set to continue into August with temperatures set to be above average.

Rescue caught on camera after boy's screams for help heard by lifeguard in Cornwall

This is The West Country: The daring rescue of a boy off a Cornish beach

10:30am Friday 25th July 2014

The daring rescue of a drowning boy from a dangerous rip current off a Cornish beach has been captured on camera.

VIDEO: David Haye delivers weather forecast for dogs plus top 10 tips for keeping your mutt safe during the heatwave

This is The West Country:

1:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world and I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! contestant David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye is back on our screens - this time as a weatherman for dogs.

A&P Falmouth wins roll on roll off contract

This is The West Country: A&P Falmouth collecting sports equipment for African orphans

4:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

A&P Falmouth has won a second important contract with Grimaldi Lines to repair the ro-ro Grande Sierra Leone that arrives next month. The company is also actively chasing other contracts with the Italian conglomerate.

Ferry that 'clipped' seabed docks in Falmouth for repairs

This is The West Country:

4:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

Condor ferry Commodore Clipper that struck the seabed off Little Russell, enroute to Guernsey, has docked in number three dock for hull repairs.

Friday Funny: Casablanca moment for Helston councillor

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

There is a famous quote from the film Casablanca in which Humphrey Bogart tells Ingrid Bergman: “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.”

Air day traffic plan revealed by RNAS Culdrose

This is The West Country: Culdrose Air Day tickets go on sale

3:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

RNAS Culdrose has announced how it plans to ease traffic on the roads around Helston during this year's Air Day.

Get your skates on for Helston roller rink

This is The West Country:

3:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

It’s time to get your skates on in Helston following the opening of a roller skating rink that runs until next week.

Gig club break-in sparks police appeal

This is The West Country: Flushing and Mylor gig's 'unforgettable' day at Thames Jubilee pageant

3:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

Officers from Falmouth Boat Watch are investigating a break in at Flushing Gig Club between June 17 and 18.

Dracaena Avenue 'incident' between pedestrians and people in car sparks police appeal

This is The West Country:

2:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident which took place opposite the entrance to the Recreation Ground in Dracaena Avenue at about 2pm last Saturday, June 14.

Pendennis Castle WWI exhibition opens with a bang

This is The West Country:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A new World War One exhibition opened with a bang as Pendennis Castle fired a rare 1916 anti-aircraft gun.

Penryn man faces rape charge

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PENRYN man has appeared in court facing a charge of rape.

Dozen calls to fire service after gorse blaze breaks out near Godrevy

This is The West Country: False alarms spark bonfire appeal by firefighters

11:22am Friday 25th July 2014

Nearly a dozen calls were received from the public alerting firefighters to a gorse fire near Godrevy yesterday.

Falmouth Festival fund fashion show this evening

This is The West Country: 'Overwhelming support' for fundraising Falmouth fashion show: PICTURES

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

The annual fashion show raising money for the Falmouth Festival Fund takes place at the Princess Pavilion from 7.30pm on Friday night.

Falmouth shipping movements July 15 - July 21

This is The West Country: Two sides to one story..... Falmouth's dredging battle and docks job losses

11:01am Friday 25th July 2014

Tuesday, July 15 Liberian bulker Cape Alexandros (92,744/10) sailed from Falmouth Bay for St Lawrence Seaway, Canada Panamanian research vessel Horizon Geobay (3,502/78) sailed from County Wharf to Falmouth Bay and returned to County wharf.

World War One commemorations begin in Helston

This is The West Country:

10:50am Friday 25th July 2014

Helston has begun its 100th anniversary of the start of World War One commemorations with a civic service.

Teenager 'in fear' after assault by Penryn man with 'Jekyll and Hyde' character

This is The West Country: Cornish tax officer worker stole £93k in tax credits

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A Penryn man has been made the subject of a community order and a restraining order by magistrates after he admitted assaulting a teenage woman at his home.

Falmouth sports therapist Clifford Pill found GUILTY of sexual assault: UPDATE

This is The West Country:

9:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A Falmouth sports therapist has been found guilty on three charges of sexually assaulting female clients.

Cats poisoned with antifreeze in Camborne

This is The West Country:

8:30am Friday 25th July 2014

Two cats have been killed in Camborne, with traces of anti-freeze found in their bodies.

Consequences promised over 'scourge of town' rubbish in Helston

This is The West Country: Fines on the way as rubbish being thrown around Helston with 'gay abandon'

7:10am Friday 25th July 2014

Householders in Helston must realise that their rubbish is their responsibility until it is collected, or face the consequences.

Open verdict in Falmouth club doorman inquest

This is The West Country:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

The coroner has recorded an open verdict at the inquest of a Falmouth bouncer who was found dead at his home on Valentine 's Day.

Plea for help over £50k rebuild of St Keverne Parish Hall

This is The West Country: 'Sensitive' placing of new mobile mast on Lizard due to 'local feelings'

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

St Keverne Parish Hall needs to find an extra £35,000 so that essential repairs can be carried out.

Should there be a pedestrian crossing for roundabout near Asda Penryn?

This is The West Country: CROSSING: A temporary toucan crossing has been installed on Sully Road.

3:12pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Cornwall Council has opened a consultation on the installation of a new ‘toucan’ crossing at the Kernick roundabout on the A39 for bicycles and pedestrians travelling between Mabe and Penryn.

Ten week parking ban for road nearest Helston parish church

This is The West Country:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Parking is to be banned from an area of Helston for ten weeks while the pavements are replaced.

Penryn produces pasties following Falmouth Rowe's fire

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Production of Rowe's pasties was halted this week following a major fire at its Falmouth factory, just days before the peak holiday season.

Pregnancy blamed for illegal driving by banned Helston motorist

This is The West Country:

12:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A Helston man banned from driving in 2001 until he passed an extended driving test had taken the test again, Truro magistrates heard, but failed.

Truro College celebrates 100% International Baccalaureate pass rate

This is The West Country:

11:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

Truro and Penwith College is celebrating a 100 per cent pass rate on its International Baccalaureate programme, which was ranked in the top ten nationally on the Sunday Times list.

Colourful carnival fun in Mullion

This is The West Country:

10:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

Bright colours lined the streets of Mullion last Thursday as the children from Mullion Community Primary School paraded their way through the town.

25 calls over Porthleven bungalow fire

This is The West Country: Man rescued from flat fire after being trapped

10:05am Thursday 24th July 2014

Crews from three fire stations battled a bungalow fire in Porthleven yesterday after receiving 25 repeat phone calls.








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