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    • Ram raid, Exeter
      Police were called around 9.35pm to reports of two vans involved in an alleged ram raid at a premises on Thorverton Road, Exeter, on Saturday 24 June 2017. Officers were dispatched and a pursuit ensued, assisted by the National Police Air Service who tracked the two vans along the M5 and M4. Devon and Cornwall Police […]
    • Appeal after hit-and-run in Torquay
      Police are investigating a hit-and-run collision in Torquay yesterday [Sunday 25 June] which left an elderly woman seriously injured. Emergency services were called at 6pm after the 88-year-old Torquay woman was struck by a car in Happaway Road. The woman was initially taken to Torbay Hospital but due to the severity of leg and head […]
    • Man seriously injured by broken bottle in Dawlish
      Between 9.30pm and 9.50pm on Saturday evening (24 June) near to the lawn on Brunswick Place in Dawlish, a 32 year old local man was assaulted which resulted in a serious wound to the neck. It is understood that the victim was leaving a local takeaway and was confronted by a man and an altercation has taken place.  […]
    • Fatal collision, A390, St Austell
      Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A390 at Hewas Water, St Austell, last night [Sunday 25 June]. Emergency services were called just after 9.45pm to reports of a collision involving a black Vauxhall Vectra Saloon car. As a result of the collision, the passenger, a woman in her 40s, was […]
    • Serious collision A377, near Exeter
      Police were notified at approximately 3.15pm on Saturday 24 June, to a two vehicle collision on the A377 near the Half Moon village. A man in his 30s was airlifted to Derriford Hospital with multiple serious injuries when his motorcycle, a black Yamaha XJ600, was involved in a collision with a silver VW Passat car. […]
    • Fire at care home, Mortonhampstead
      Police were called just after 12.30pm today, Friday 23 June, to reports of a fire at a care home on Court Street in Mortonhampstead.The fire has been safely extinguished and there are no reports of injury. For the safety of the residents, a multi-agency response is in place and residents are being rehoused. Their next […]
    • Police and partners tackle Dartmoor driving offences
      On Saturday 24 June, a large scale Special Constabulary led policing operation took place on Dartmoor National Park to help combat the causes of fatal and serious injury collisions, to help promote road safety by delivering ‘The Honest Truth’ campaign, and to proactively disrupt criminality. As part of the Operational Alliance with Dorset, Devon and […]
    • Spate of vehicle crimes in Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton
      Honda Accords were targeted over the weekend, as car parts were removed and almost £5,000 worth of tools were stolen from two vans. Between 5.30pm on Sunday 18 June and 8am on Monday 19 June an exhaust and a catalytic converter was cut off a blue Honda Accord that was parked in the Fraser Road […]
    • Jail for smash and grab raider, Helston
      Police have welcomed the jailing of a 51-year-old man who carried out a brazen smash and grab raid at a Helston jewellers. Steven Bennett, of St Peter’s Avenue, Aylesbury was sentenced by Truro Crown Court to five years in prison after pleading guilty to the burglary and a second burglary at a home in Helston. […]
    • Man jailed for vicious robbery, Helston
      A man has been jailed for more than six years for a vicious robbery where the victim was beaten in his own home in Helston. Steven Meehan, 24, of no fixed abode in Helston, pleaded guilty to robbery when he appeared before Truro Crown Court on 14 June. He was sentenced to six years and […]

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    • Celebrations at Victoria Park, Redruth
      Works have recently been completed in the popular Victoria Park in Redruth to install two pieces of inclusive play equipment plus a new ramped access to improve accessibility. The park will be officially reopened by Ian Thomas, Cornwall Councillor for Redruth South, who has worked alongside the Friends of Victoria Park  to campaign for the […]
    • Council successfully prosecutes Camborne landlord for overcrowding offence
      On 21 June 2017 at Truro Magistrates Court, Cornwall Council successfully prosecuted landlady Julie Stoddern of Elunda, 1 North Roskear Village, Camborne. Julie Stoddern pleaded guilty to the offence of failure to comply with a Prohibition Order served by Cornwall Council under section 20 of the Housing Act 2004.   Ms Stoddern was fined £500 and […]
    • Burger van man guilty of illegal tobacco sales
      Roy Grenfell of Close Hill, Redruth pleaded guilty at Truro Magistrates Court on 21 June 2017 to the supply of illegal tobacco products in the Pool area of Cornwall. Grenfell, 67, had at the time of the offence been working in a burger van situated in Camborne Retail Park, Pool where, as a side line […]
    • Access path at South Fistral beach temporarily closed for safety reasons
      Unfortunately one of the access points to the beach to the South of Fistral Beach, Newquay has been temporarily closed by Cornwall Council. The path, that leads from the dunes to the beach has suffered erosion to the top section of the path and has been closed on the grounds of public safety. Cornwall Council will […]
    • Local matters on the agenda at the China Clay Community Network Panel meeting
      Residents of the China Clay area are being invited to find out about local matters at the China Clay Community Network Panel meeting on Monday 3 July. As this is the Annual General Meeting, the Panel will be asked to agree and approve the draft local priorities for the China Clay area for the next […]
    • Cornwall Trading Standards issues in car charger warning
      Cornwall Trading Standards is advising visitors who went to this year’s Royal Cornwall Show not to use a small batch of in-car USB chargers which were handed out.  The 6cm white branded chargers fit into car cigarette lighters and were freely given out in a goodie bag at the show by Sekoya Specialist Employment Services […]
    • Public meeting to be held in Falmouth to hear views on planning application PA17/01608
      Cornwall Council is holding a public meeting to share information and listen to public opinion on planning application PA17/01608 - Erection of a 70 bed Premier Inn Hotel with restaurant/breakfast area at Discovery Quay Car Park, Campbeltown Way, Port Pendennis, Falmouth. This is an outline application for the redevelopment of the site to provide a […]
    • Hot opportunity from European investment
      An investment from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) worth up to £10.6m will enable a revolutionary geothermal venture at United Downs near Redruth in Cornwall.  The United Downs Deep Geothermal Power project, which is the first of its kind in the UK, will explore the geothermal resources at depth and hopes to use the […]
    • Plastic recycling on the agenda for Cornwall Gateway Community Network Panel
      Residents of the Cornwall Gateway Community Network area can find out more about plastic recycling at the Cornwall Gateway Community Network Panel’s annual general meeting on Tuesday 27 June at St Germans Community Centre. Cornwall Council’s household recycling scheme is expanding to include plastic pots, tubs and trays, and collections start in south-east Cornwall during […]
    • Bog Casts campaign launches for Men's Health Week
      A new campaign using toilet humour is launching to get men to think about their wellbeing during Men’s Health Week (12th-18th June). The idea for the campaign comes from the fact that some men like to “take their time” while using the toilet, use it as a period of time to lock themselves away, and […]
    • Second Referendum is our only hope
      The Election failed to show us any way forward.We are now in a worse situation. We have to reconsider our situation and ask the public to reconsider their situation NOW before we negotiate with the EU We need to have another referendum. We need to state on the voting document If we vote out it […]
    • Government needs an Action List
      Now The Government is on the back seat mainly because of their own demise. The only answer now is a soft or weaker Brexit. But is it worth going through the pain considering a soft or weaker weaker Brexit. Why not save the turmoil and have another referendum. Maybe the younger voters will now realise […]
    • Brexit and an Election WHAT NEXT ?
      Having an election before Brexit. This appears to gives the Government a chance to impose more ways of getting our money. ie rewrite the Manifesto. WHOSE THE PENSIONER VOTING CONSERVATIVE The country has also had to accept for years that dementia is not an illness and we have to pay for it. Really? Now The […]
    • THE POWER OF THE EU
      Leaving The EU is much more complicated than we all thought. Do we continue in it and change the rules. Employment- We still need to allow employers employ Euro Nationals. We have do not have enough trained educated candidates in the UK. Extreme control over stopping immigration will be harmful and disaster for us. Trade- […]
    • Election is a bit of a gamble
      Half the country never wanted to get out of Europe. They still do not. They will not vote Labour because it would be a wasted vote. They could vote Lib Dem hoping that a power shift away from The Conservatives will dilute a Hard Brexit.
    • Brexit again it will not go away
      We had the vote because the politicians could not decide whether we stayed in The EU. Just over half of the country agreed to leave. We are really still in a position where half the country wants to stay in. How can we find a solution to sort this. The only answer is we have […]
    • Brexit is still not looking well
      The government seem to be doing what governments are good at. Do every thing the population do not want. Most people probably voted out because the EU would not listen and would not put some control over immigration. I say control I do not mean preventing or creating state registers. I agree Human rights also […]
    • SECURITY ISSUES
      Most of the cameras installed in UK government sites appear to be made in China. Its time the orders were given to a company that is UK based. Hinkley Point Power Station the other issue- Will it ever get built maybe The Government takes that view. We will see how we get on with the […]
    • The UK Now
      Our main focus should be to deal with Brexit The panic is over and we appear to have calmed down. Everything is geared to EU finance or put it another way our finance that goes to the EU. We need to re structure all this so it works for us. We appear to be floating […]
    • Need some ACTION
      We are slowing the momentum of Brexit and its creating uncertain times for us and Europe. We now need to restore the economy before it dives. Reduce VAT to 15% Scrap NEW Stamp Duty Increases and Buy to Let extra Stamp Duty Charges. Start a National Council House Building Project. Offer building and development grants […]
    • Nalders Solicitors
      With more than 225 years experience Nalders is committed to providing a quality legal service to each and every one of our clients. http://www.nalders.co.uk/ Truro Office Tel: 01872 241414, Fax: (01872) 242424
    • Clifton Lodge Hotel High Wycombe Bucks
      Clifton Lodge Hotel High Wycombe Bucks Tel 01494 440095 www.cliftonlodgehotel.co.uk