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    • Woman jailed for life for murder of Paignton pensioner
      A 29-year-old woman has been jailed for life after stabbing a Paignton pensioner to death in a frenzied attack at his home. Stacey Stripp, of no fixed abode, denied killing 71-year-old Peter Mason but was found guilty of murder by Exeter Crown Court today [23 May]. The jury took just 40 minutes to convict Stripp […]
    • The best night ever...
      Devon and Cornwall Police advising young people how to stay safe during their summer proms and parties. “The best night ever...” campaign aims to educate young people about enjoying themselves at social occasions and reminds them to take measures to ensure they protect their personal safety. Young people’s judgement may be affected by peer pressure, […]
    • Criminal damage, Bideford
      Police are appealing for witnesses and information following reports of criminal damage in Bideford. Police received reports of criminal damage to a vehicle in East the Water overnight between Friday 18 May and Saturday 19 May. A grey Honda Civic was parked on Clifton Street overnight and the owner returned the following morning to find […]
    • Safe Bus to be trialled in Plymouth
      Partners from a wide range of organisations including the police, NHS, City Council and licensing trade are joining forces over the Bank Holiday weekend to help keep those enjoying Plymouth city in the evening safe. In an operation named ‘Plymouth After Dark’ Saturday night will see a ‘Safe Bus’ being trialled in the busy areas […]
    • Wanted: William Halliday-Miranda
      Police are seeking the public’s help to trace an 18-year-old man who is wanted on warrant. William Halliday-Miranda was originally summonsed for driving and public order offences in February.  He is subsequently now wanted for failing to attend Truro Magistrates’ Court in May. Police would also like to speak with Mr Halliday-Miranda in relation to […]
    • Hate incident, Exeter
      Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of a hate incident in Exeter. The incident was reported to have happened on Tuesday 8 May between 7.45pm and 8pm in the Morrisons store on Prince Charles Road. The victim, a teenage boy, was approached by an offender, believed to be known to him. The offender is […]
    • Fatal collision, A30 near Scorrier
      Police were called at around 1.15am on Saturday 19 May to reports of a serious collision on the A30 near Scorrier, Cornwall. Emergency services attended the scene following reports that a small silver van was in collision with a pedestrian. The pedestrian, a man in his 20s, died as a result of his injuries. His […]
    • Chief constable leads national cadet celebration
      The success of the Volunteer Police Cadets will be highlighted at an event hosted by Baroness Harris of Richmond and Devon & Cornwall Police’s Chief Constable, Shaun Sawyer at the House of Lords tomorrow (22 May). Mr Sawyer has national responsibility for the scheme which has recently benefitted from two years of Home Office funding, […]
    • Fatal collision, A30 near Daisymount
      A man has died following a serious collision on the A30 near Daisymount in a single vehicle incident. Emergency services were called to the scene at around 7am today, Monday 21 May, to reports that a white van had been in collision with the barrier at the side of the road. The driver of the […]
    • Serious assault, Plymouth
      Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in Plymouth yesterday morning [17 May] which left two men injured. Two men and a woman were involved in an altercation at the bottom end of Fletemore Road in St Budeaux between 10.50am and 11.15am. Both men, from Plymouth and in their 30s, sustained injuries and […]

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    • Council warning issued after Bude landowner prosecuted for non-compliance of planning enforcement notice
      Cornwall Council has issued a warning to people who ignore enforcement notices following the successful prosecution of Bude landowner David Lang for failing to comply with a planning enforcement notice. The Council issued a notice in July 2016 requiring Mr Lang to stop the unauthorised residential use of land, including the removal of two caravans […]
    • Sprinklers to be installed in all new homes provided by Cornwall Council
      Cornwall Councillors have signalled their desire to lead by example in keeping residents safe from house fires by agreeing to install sprinklers in all homes the Council builds and commissions in the future. At today's full Council meeting, Councillors voted to approve a motion brought by Councillor Neil Burden, Cornwall Councillor for Stokeclimsland. As a […]
    • Council announces fast-tracked £30m blitz on potholes and road maintenance
      Potholes and road maintenance across Cornwall will get a fast-tracked £30 million improvement blitz over three years, Cornwall Council Leader Adam Paynter announced today. Ten million pounds of Highways capital funding will be brought forward to stem the rising maintenance backlog and respond to resident concerns about the state of Cornwall’s roads, bringing the total […]
    • Council Leader calls for Cornwall to be ambitious for the future
      Cornwall Council Leader Adam Paynter has delivered a rallying call for Cornwall to be ambitious for itself and its people and claim its place on the national and international stage.  Delivering his first State of Cornwall in the National Context speech at today’s Cornwall Council meeting, Councillor Paynter said: “In a world such as this […]
    • £1.4m grant from Cornwall Council kick-starts second “hot rocks” project in Cornwall
      Cornwall Council today committed to exploring the future potential of hot rocks beneath Cornwall, by approving a £1.4m grant to Eden-EGS Energy to unlock a new deep geothermal project at the Eden Project, near St Austell. Council Leader Adam Paynter welcomed the decision by members today to approve the £1.4m grant, saying this could be […]
    • Council agrees to support final phase of Newquay Strategic Route
      Cornwall Council today (22 May 2018) agreed to fund a loan of £7.1m from the Council’s capital reserves to the Duchy of Cornwall to bring forward construction of new roads  which will unlock up to 3,880 homes and 58,000 sqm of employment space at Nansledan. The loan will enable the Duchy of Cornwall to deliver […]
    • Caradon Community Network Panel to discuss highways and a greater voice for local communities
      People in the Caradon Community Network area can hear about highways and plans to give local communities a greater voice at the Caradon Community Network Panel meeting on Thursday 31 May.  The meeting takes place at 6.30pm in the Council Chamber at the Callington Town Council Offices.  The agenda and more information about the panel are […]
    • Council Leader Adam Paynter’s State of Cornwall in the National Context speech to full Council
      We live in uncertain times. The impact of Brexit and a world that is still riven by deep inequalities provide us all with the challenge of how we can foster societies that provide for everyone irrespective of their background, gender or race. In a world such as this it would be easy to shrink away […]
    • Stewardship of the Council report by the Chief Executive
      Chief Executive Kate Kennally's Stewardship of the Council report to Cornwall Council members on 22 May 2018. Can I start by congratulating the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council on their re-appointment and pay tribute to the important work that Councillor May and Councillor Frank have undertaken during the past year. I recently had the […]
    • Music equipment seized in Looe noise dispute
      It's a case of 'please DO stop the music' for one West Looe resident who has had his music equipment confiscated for repeatedly ignoring Council requests to turn the music down. A CD player, amplifiers and stereos were removed by the Council's Community Protection Team following an investigation into loud rock music regularly being played […]
    • 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 […]
    • 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 also need to state on the voting document If we vote out […]
    • 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 […]
      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 […]
    • Are things looking good
      Sounds like property prices are moving up again after Brexit and Osborne’s war on Buy to Lets., We might be able to keep the Chinese out of our Nuclear Power stations ie with the failure in France similar production the American Problem and the Australian Problem. Brexit seems to be going into the slow lane.Not […]
    • No to lower interest rates
      Lowering interest rates does not help us. We need the pound to get stronger. No a lot but just enough to stop companies in Europe surcharging us for their loss on selling to us with a lower pound. The Companies in Europe really need to get round this by selling their products in euros not […]
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