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    • Warning following spate of fake officials cases
      People in Cornwall are being urged to guard themselves against fake officials after an elderly couple lost £900,000 in scam - involving a bogus trading standards officer. The pensioners, who had already been fleeced for £300,000 by cowboy roofers, believed their fortunes had changed when the bogus official came calling. However, the crook, thought to […]
    • A392 roundabout near Hendra Holiday Park opens for the school summer holidays
      The new roundabout that is being built as part of the Newquay Strategic Route Phase one near Hendra Holiday Park is now open to traffic following the removal of the traffic lights on Thursday 21 July. The traffic lights, in place for the last few months as part of the construction works, have been removed […]
    • More than one million people set to benefit from extra lane on A30 bottleneck
      A second lane is now in place on the A30 eastbound between Temple and Higher Carblake for the summer - doubling the capacity on the well known bottleneck. With work to build the dual carriageway on schedule for completion next Spring, the construction team from contractors Kier have been working around the clock to meet […]
    • Trading Standards issue cold caller warning following conviction of local rogue trader
      Cornwall Council’s Trading Standards Officers are again urging people not to deal with traders who cold call at properties offering goods or services. This follows a successful prosecution at Truro Magistrates Court yesterday (Wednesday 20 July) of Kane Shane Lee (21) of Wheal Jewel, St Day. Mr Lee was convicted of offences relating to misleading […]
    • Online poll opened for public to have their say on 'Who decides'
      The public are invited to give their thoughts on how decisions about public services in Cornwall should be made in the future in an online poll launched today. John Pollard, Leader of Cornwall Council, has already held a series of public events across Cornwall, with Adam Paynter Deputy leader, to hear views in person but […]
    • People aged 50+ invited to ask ‘Are you being served?’
        Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service’s Fire Prevention and Road Safety team are inviting members of the community aged 50 and over to a partnership event, at St Johns Hall in Penzance on Tuesday 26 July from 10am-1.30pm, offering them the opportunity to access a number of agencies, who are all committed to keeping them […]
    • Plans to improve highway between Barncoose and Tolgus go on show at public exhibition
      People living near or using the road between Barncoose and Tolgus are being invited to an exhibition which will show plans for highway improvements along the A3047 corridor. The exhibition to highlight the improvements as part of the Redruth Strategic Employment Growth Package will take place on Thursday 21 July between 8am and 8pm at […]
    • Cornwall Councillors agree to increase minimum wage in line with rate set by Living Wage Foundation
      Cornwall Council is to increase the minimum wage paid to its lowest paid staff to £8.25 an hour – once again bringing the authority in line with the Living Wage Foundation (LWF) Living Wage. The agreement by Members at this week’s meeting of the full Council follows concerns over the Council’s decision not to implement […]
    • Cash in the attic or garage!
      Have you got any curious documents gathering dust in your attic? Or perhaps you have found a weird or wonderful object in your fields while out on a walk? If so then the Archives and Cornish Studies Service wants to hear from you! This year the Service is taking part in the national Festival of […]
    • Cornwall is awarded £8.9m from Big Lottery Fund to provide emotional health support for young people
      Cornwall has been awarded £8.9m from the Big Lottery Fund’s HeadStart programme to continue its work in supporting the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people over the next five years.  Cornwall is one of just six areas across the country to receive a Big Lottery Fund grant this year which will […]

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      Tide Times & Heights for Newquay on 25th July 201603:42 - Low Tide (0.97m)09:38 - High Tide (6.54m)16:00 - Low Tide (1.23m)22:04 - High Tide (6.64m)