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    • Caradon Community Network Panel to discuss policing and young people
      People in the Caradon Community Network area can quiz the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office about their work and learn more about Young People Cornwall’s Your Way project at the Community Network Panel’s meeting on 3 November. The meeting will include an update from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office and the opportunity to take […]
    • Have fun this Halloween – dress children safely
      Cornwall Trading Standards and Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service have been working in partnership to test baby and child Halloween costumes. We tested five locally bought outfits in a controlled environment at St Austell Community Fire Station. The outfits were typical children’s Halloween costumes, a pretty girls dress with billowing net and polyester fabrics, layers […]
    • Cornwall Housing tenants launch volunteer Digital Champions team
      A group of tech savvy Cornwall Housing tenants have formed a volunteer Digital Champions team to help other Cornwall Housing tenants overcome digital phobias and enable them to take advantage of the opportunities the internet offers. With many local authority and Government services and benefits going online it has become increasingly important people are able […]
    • Criminal conviction for woman from Par who sold fake goods in St Ives
      A woman from Par was convicted at Truro Crown Court on 20 October after admitting selling counterfeit goods in Cornwall. Following complaints from local shops, Cornwall Council’s Trading Standards officers had caught Gala Richardson (39) of Kahallen, Par with almost 200 fake fashion baseball caps in St Ives in the summer of 2013. The fake […]
    • Cornwall Council prepares to transfer sites to St Austell Town Council
      Cornwall Council has posted public notices for a number of St Austell’s sites, including public open spaces, so that they can be transferred to St Austell Town Council next month as part of its devolution programme. The devolving of the sites to the town council, which includes 39 different areas of public open space, follows […]
    • Improved access to homes in Penvale Villas, Penryn
        Cornwall Council has begun works to provide a safe access to homes in Penvale Villas, Penryn as part of the works to improve road safety on this section of the A39. The Highways team visited the Falmouth and Penryn Community Network Panel in September 2015 to discuss safety concerns on the A39 and the […]
    • Plymouth man pleads guilty to fly-tipping near Bodmin
        Joseph Buckingham (30) of Woodend Road, Plymouth pleaded guilty at Bodmin Magistrates Court on 19 October 2016 to fly-tipping in a country lane just outside Bodmin in March 2016.  Mr Buckingham was ordered to pay costs in full along with a fine and a victim surcharge totalling £2,095.50.  Bodmin Magistrates stated “Fly tipping is […]
    • Local motor dealer prosecuted for selling misdescribed and unroadworthy vehicles
      Following a two day trial the previous week, on 19 October 2016 Truro Magistrates found Jacqueline Hall of Scorrier Vehicle Sales near Redruth guilty of offences relating to advertising cars which were not in the condition described and instance where a vehicle was found to be in a dangerous condition, despite being available for sale. […]
    • A30 Temple to Higher Carblake improvement - overnight closures planned
      As part of the construction of the dual carriageway on the A30 between Temple and Higher Carblake, there will be a series of overnight closures over the next five weekends. The overnight closures will enable the project team to carry out further essential works on the three new bridges. Overnight closures will be in place […]
    • Lost 1690 map of Falmouth rediscovered
      A copy of a huge map of Falmouth drawn in 1690 which was presumed lost forever has resurfaced and been deposited with the Cornwall Record Office so that it can be made available to the public. The map, which has never before been seen in public, was discovered in the private collection of historian Alan […]

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