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    • Missing Launceston Man
      Please are concerned for the whereabouts for Stuart Nugent from Launceston, Cornwall who has been missing from Plymouth since 1505 hours on Wednesday 12th December.  Stuart had travelled that day from his home to Plymouth and was planning to stay the night.  He was last seen in the area of Bilbury Street, Plymouth and police […]
    • Serious collison, Exeter
      At 9.20pm on Saturday 15th December 2018, Police were notified of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Alphington Road, Exeter, underneath the railway bridge (OSGR 291660, 091699).  As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries. She was initially taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, but was […]
    • Missing man from Plymouth
      Devon and Cornwall Police are concerned for the welfare of Jon BALL, a 60 year old man who has gone missing from Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. Jon, who is from the Mutton Cove area of Plymouth, is described as a white male, 5’10” tall, 60 years old, of medium build, with brown, greying hair and a […]
    • Operation Tramline 4th – 7th December 2018
      From 4th – 7th December, one of Highways England’s unmarked HGV “Supercabs” was used by Alliance Roads Policing Officers to target driving offences on the A38 in Devon, the A30 in Cornwall, the M5 and in and around Plymouth. The unmarked HGV cab, with a police driver and observer, is used predominately to target offences […]
    • Five charged with illegal money lending in Brixham
      Police have charged a group of suspected loan sharks in South Devon. Jamie Grant, aged 41, and Mahli Binmore, aged 27, from Burton Street, Stuart Grant, aged 39, from Wishings Road and Ian Grant, aged 45, from Bolton Street have all been charged with conspiracy to run an unlicensed money lending business. Jamie Rowlatt, aged […]
    • Police statement following the inquest into Josh Clayton’s death
      Detective Chief Superintendent Steve Parker, Head of Crime and Criminal Justice Department at Devon & Cornwall Police, said: “I acknowledge the decision of the inquest jury today, Wednesday 12 December that the death of Josh Clayton was accidental.  “Following the suspension of the initial inquest into Josh Clayton’s death we conducted an investigation into the […]
    • Police investigate unexplained death in Torquay
      Officers in South Devon are appealing for witnesses following an unexplained death in Torquay. Police were called by the ambulance service at around 10.30pm on Tuesday 11 December following reports of concern for welfare of a woman on Temperance Street. The 45-year-old woman, from Torquay, was treated by paramedics and later confirmed deceased at the […]
    • Suspicious package, Exeter University
      Police were called at around 8:30am (12/12) following concerns in relation to the contents of a package sent to a property belonging to the University of Exeter on St Germans Road. Police, Fire and Ambulance attended the building in question. Within the package was a small bottle containing a liquid; the recipient was not expecting […]
    • Two men charged after alleged assault, Plymouth
      Two men have been charged in connection with an alleged serious assault in Plymouth on Tuesday night [11 December]. Officers were called to Armada Way around 10.40pm and located a 17-year-old boy with a serious knife wound to his chest. He was taken to Derriford Hospital where he remains. Two men have been charged in […]
    • Body Found, Sidmouth
      Police were called to Harpford, near Sidmouth at 3.20pm on Tuesday 11 December after a member of the public reported sightings of a body being seen in the river. Emergency services including, ambulance and fire service attended the area and the body of a man was located nearby in the water at around 5pm and […]
    • Scrapping borrowing limit can help Council to build more homes
      Changes to the rules around how much money councils can borrow to build affordable homes have come into effect this week. A cap, introduced by the Government in 2012, restricted the amount that local authorities were able to borrow against the social housing they own, known as their Housing Revenue Account (HRA). That cap has […]
    • Survey shows four out of five people think recycling is important
      Four out of five people in Cornwall think recycling household rubbish is very important according to the results of a survey published today by Cornwall Council. Last December Cornwall Council conducted a survey to better understand what people think about recycling, their attitudes to food waste and what would help people to recycle more. The […]
    • Minister recognises Cornwall’s work to reduce fuel poverty by 5,000 homes
      Recent figures released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show that Cornwall has reduced fuel poverty by over 5,000 homes in a year. On a visit to Cornwall by Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth Claire Perry visited Cornwall today (Friday 20 July) to learn about Cornwall’s Winter Wellbeing […]
    • Safer St Austell sleep out in solidarity
      Spending a night under the stars may seem like a good idea during the summer, but a group of community workers got a glimpse of the grim reality of homelessness at a special event in St Austell last night. Officers from the Safer St Austell team spent the night at White River Place protected only […]
    • Homes for Cornwall partnership celebrates delivery of over 200 new homes
      This week Homes for Cornwall partners gathered at a new 100% affordable housing development in St Breward to officially celebrate the new homes and welcome new residents. The St Breward development called Moorland Fields and Chyryn Drive provides 21 new homes for local people, ranging from one to four bedrooms. 11 are for rent and […]
    • Par Library to move to Par Running Track under new agreement with community group
      Par Library will move to Par Running Track early next year as part of a new agreement with Par Track Limited to secure the future of a library service in the town. The new micro library at the popular Moorland Road facility will remain part of Cornwall’s library service, so customers will be able to […]
    • Get active and run, walk or cycle the Truro Active Travel Treasure Trail
      Residents and visitors to Truro are being urged to get on their bike, shuffle their shoes or push their pram and stay active this winter by using Truro’s network of shared pathways. Cornwall Council, in partnership with walking and cycling charity Sustrans, has put together the Truro Active Travel Treasure Trail - an exciting winter […]
    • Hot topics for discussion at Cabinet
      Crucial plans for a sustainable Cornwall will be up for discussion when the Cabinet meets next week at New County Hall. The authority’s long-term capital investment plan, the purchase of homes to be used as emergency accommodation, changes to Cornwall’s waste collections, and a proposal to purchase and bring back into use a historic Penzance […]
    • Cornwall’s newest firefighters take to their stations
      Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service's newest recruits have completed their initial training and are ready to help protect their local communities. The group - eight 'on call' firefighters and four Tri Service Safety Officers - were officially welcomed to the service following a 'passing out' parade at Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service's Headquarters in Tolvaddon, […]
    • Enjoy the spectacle of nature’s lights this Christmas and support the ‘Big Dipper’ campaign to protect our night sky
      Businesses and residents across Cornwall are urged to take steps to help protect the star quality of our dark skies as part of a nationwide campaign to reduce light pollution. The ‘Big Dipper’ campaign aims to raise public awareness of light pollution and urges people to help conserve our starry dark night sky so we can […]
    • 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 https://www.open-britain.co.uk/ 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 […]
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