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    • Awareness of dangerous drugs network campaign
      Today Devon & Cornwall Police have launched the next phase of their campaign to raise awareness of dangerous drug networks – known as “county lines” – and how members of the public can help spot the signs of criminal exploitation happening in our communities. Detective Superintendent Antony Hart explains: “The next phase of our campaign […]
    • Missing Penzance man FOUND
      A 38-year-old man who was reported missing from Penzance has been located safe. Police were concerned for the welfare of Adam Dickinson-Knight who was last seen in the Sancreed area yesterday afternoon [20 January]. He was located in Redruth this morning. Police would like to thank the public for their assistance with this matter.
    • Stolen tools found in Plymouth
      Police are seeking the public’s help to trace the rightful owner(s) of a number of power tools recovered in Plymouth. The suspected stolen items were found in the early hours of 31 December by officers who saw a man pushing a wheelbarrow up Charles Street, Plymouth.  The items are described as a Makita power drill […]
    • Suspicious approaches towards children, Exeter
      Police are currently investigating reports of school children being approached on their way to school in Exeter. One incident that was reported involved an 11-year-old girl being approached by two men in a small white van, at 8am between Cowick Lane and St Hill Close, whilst walking to schoolon Wednesday 16 January. Sector Inspector Simon […]
    • Appeal to identify body of man in North Devon
      Detectives in North Devon are appealing for help from the public to identify the body of a man found on a beach at Instow. Police were called by the Coastguard at 2.20pm on Thursday 17 January following reports that the body of a man had been located on the North Devon Beach. Officers are now […]
    • Fatal collision, Newquay
      Police were called at around 4:15pm on Thursday 17 January following reports of a single vehicle collision in Newquay. A Kia Venga collided with the railings on Henver Road, Newquay, with the junction of Porth Way on the B3276. Air ambulance attended as well as the police. The driver of the car, a 73-year-old local […]
    • FOUND: Curtis White
      33-year-old Curtis White who was wanted after failing to appear at Plymouth Magistrates court in June 2018 has been located and remanded in police custody.
    • Theft from vans, Launceston area
      Police have been notified of 13 separate offences of thefts or attempted thefts from vehicles in the Launceston area between Tuesday 15 January and Wednesday 16 January. The offences have mainly involved vans and power tools worth thousands of pounds were stolen.   Similar spikes have been recently seen in St Austell, Bodmin and other […]
    • Hit-and-run Port Gaverne
      Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit-and-run in Cornwall. The incident took place at around 4pm on Friday 11 January in Port Gaverne, near Port Isaac, when an 11-year-old boy was struck by a silver Mercedes car, which failed to stop following the incident and drove off at speed. The vehicle described as sporty […]
    • E-fit released following rape in Barnstaple
      Police have released an E-fit of a man that they would like to speak to in connection with a rape in Barnstaple. Internal investigations using the image initially put forward two persons of interest who have now been eliminated. Therefore this image is now being released to the public. The incident happened on Friday 22 […]

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    • Full Council to debate proposal to purchase land at Langarth Farm
      Cabinet at their meeting today have agreed that a proposal that the Council purchases a development site at Langarth Farm in Truro so that the Council can take the lead in its development, should be referred to full Council for a final decision.  The Cabinet agreed in principle at their meeting last month (02 May […]
    • Recycling rates are up as awareness grows and demand for bags hits record levels
      Recycling rates across Cornwall for the first quarter of 2018-19 are tracking ahead of target according to the latest data from Cornwall Council. Recycling rates for the first quarter of the year are up by three percent – 42% against a target of 39%. In the first six months of 2016, the Council received 10,295 […]
    • Local funding and highway improvements on the agenda at the Truro and Roseland Community Network Panel meeting
      Residents of the Truro & Roseland area have the opportunity to find out about new funding available through the Coast to Coast Local Action Group and hear about improvements to local traffic management at the next Community Network Panel meeting on Tuesday 25th September at 7pm in the Trelawny Room at New County Hall, Truro.  […]
    • Waste and recycling collections over the Christmas period
      With the festive season almost upon us, Cornwall's residents are being reminded of changes to waste and recycling collections over the Christmas period. As in previous years, there will be no waste and recycling collections on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. Collections due on Christmas Day: Rubbish due to be collected on Christmas Day will […]
    • Support for Cornwall families at Christmas
      Christmas can be a difficult time for some of Cornwall’s most vulnerable families. This year, to help families on a budget spend time together, Cornwall Council’s Family Information Service has compiled a list of activities taking place in Cornwall which are free and under £5. Activities range from arts and crafts, Santa’s Grottos, fun days […]
    • Cornwall Council flying the flag for Pride
      Cornwall Council is supporting this year’s Cornwall Pride event in Newquay on Saturday 25 August 2018 and will be proudly flying the rainbow flag at New County Hall leading up to and through the Pride weekend. Cornwall Pride celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) / lesbian, kethreydhel, dewreydhel, treus (LKDT) communities of Cornwall […]
    • Two successful prosecutions by Cornwall Council Trading Standards
      Residents were reminded to stay alert to counterfeit goods and fake services as three men behind counterfeiting and fraud offences committed across Cornwall were sentenced at Truro Crown Court last Friday (17 August 2018) following two prosecutions brought by Cornwall Council Trading Standards. The first case saw two men sentenced after admitting charges relating to […]
    • Council consults on what social landlord tenancy policies should look like
      Ensuring that tenants have a secure home should be at the heart of all housing providers’ tenancy policies across Cornwall. The Council has launched a consultation so that social landlords, tenants and prospective tenants can have their say on what else the Council expects social landlord tenancy policies to include. We want your views on […]
    • Apprenticeships will help boost prosperity for all of Cornwall
      A wonderful opportunity to gain a degree in surveying while working in beautiful Cornwall is just one of many amazing apprenticeships on offer through Cornwall Council this summer. The Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship gives applicants the chance to be trained, supported and mentored to achieve a degree in surveying, while being paid a competitive salary. […]
    • Calling all students – add vaccines to your to do list before heading off to University
      Following yesterday’s A-Level results many students will now be busy getting ready to head off to university…but one thing many students forget to sort before they leave home is their vaccinations. To make sure students get the most of their university experience and not become seriously ill, Cornwall Council’s Wellbeing and Public Health team are […]
    • Government Brexit policy wrong again
      The government our playing games with peoples lives. They will not admit they have failed sorting brexit out They are out of touch with the real world. Brexit has been dragging on. The economy is stuck and is drifting down. Companies are going bust, There is no clear policy coming from the government. The government […]
    • Latest Brexit Compromise
      The governments latest agreement to leave the EU is technically a brexit but is worse than staying in the EU. So how can we support it? As we have not been able to negotiate decent terms to leave the EU. THE GOVERNMENT MUST DECLARE THAT IN THE INTEREST OF THE COUNTRY WE DO NOT LEAVE […]
    • Government have got immigration wrong
      We need workers for Care Homes, Hostels, Restaurants, Hotels English people are reluctant to work in these sectors The governments plan is to ensure there are no immigrants for these sectors. Once they do that these companies will have to reduce their services or close. No Hope for us Tags: immigration
    • MPs still don't have the answers to Brexit
      Let the people have a second referendum. The questions to ask is "Stay In or Out" (Maybe using the same terms as a Norway or Canadian solution) We have got fed up of years of weak discussions and uncertainties that are creating a poor economy. The government is also not focusing on the real problems […]
    • Brexit Cabinet Paper is a weak compromise
      The time is coming for The Government to admit it is unable to sort Brexit out. It has cost us money and time and they are no further forward. They are getting stuck into a black hole. We can only now give it back to the voter to decide. Leave without a deal or stay […]
    • Why Focus on Africa and not Europe
      Our trade with Europe is hundreds of Billions. Why is The Government having a trade mission to Africa. Our trade with them is less than 10 Billion. Why are we pushing a Cabinet Brexit document to the EU that does not improve our chances of promoting trade to America. Why is the government focusing on […]
    • Brexit is still a mess. ANOTHER REFERENDUM PLEASE
      The EU and Government cant get it together. The people need to act again. They now have better information. We are all beginning to realize we voted for something that cant work. Nobody can make their minds up. Its costing the country millions in loss trade research and development. The government are in turmoil The […]
    • Does online social Media such as Facebook need controlling
      It is time we all realized we are wasting our time and life using social media. Some people do not have the understanding of it and what it is doing to them. Children should be banned from using it until at least aged 18. Most children cant handle it and are getting abused using it. […]
    • People’s Vote campaign
      PRESS RELEASE Home News Launch of the new national People’s Vote campaign Post published: April 15, 2018 After the biggest ever Day of Action by anti-Brexit campaigners on Saturday, with over 300 events across the country, today [Sunday] sees the national launch of the campaign for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal. […]
    • Brexit-We have no chance in sorting this out
      The government and the country is clearly split on Brexit. We are therefore struggling to sort out an agreement with The EU.. This will not be good for The UK or The EU. So where do we go. The financial data appears to show. If we leave there is not much to gain. Plus it […]
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