- Caradon Community Network Panel to discuss policing and young peoplePeople 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 safelyCornwall 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 teamA 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 IvesA 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 CouncilCornwall 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, PenrynCornwall 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 BodminJoseph 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 vehiclesFollowing 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 plannedAs 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 rediscoveredA 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 […]
- Monday: Light Rain Shower, Maximum Temperature: 14°C (57°F) Minimum Temperature: 11°C (52°F)Maximum Temperature: 14°C (57°F), Minimum Temperature: 11°C (52°F), Wind Direction: South Easterly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1009mb, Humidity: 96%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:59 BST, Sunset: 18:09 BST
- Tuesday: Sunny Intervals, Maximum Temperature: 15°C (59°F) Minimum Temperature: 11°C (52°F)Maximum Temperature: 15°C (59°F), Minimum Temperature: 11°C (52°F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1022mb, Humidity: 82%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:00 BST, Sunset: 18:08 BST
- Wednesday: Light Cloud, Maximum Temperature: 15°C (59°F) Minimum Temperature: 10°C (50°F)Maximum Temperature: 15°C (59°F), Minimum Temperature: 10°C (50°F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1029mb, Humidity: 86%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:02 BST, Sunset: 18:06 BST
- Newquay Tide Times for 24th October 2016Tide Times & Heights for Newquay on 24th October 201600:18 - High Tide (5.53m)06:59 - Low Tide (2.53m)12:58 - High Tide (5.67m)19:55 - Low Tide (2.36m)
- Newquay RNLI lifeboat volunteers assist six people in strong offshore windNewquay RNLI lifeboat volunteers responded to three calls on Tuesday (16 August) and assisted six people in a dinghy, kayaks and a fishing boat.
- Newquay RNLI lifeboat volunteer rescues swimmerOne of Newquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers has rescued a woman from the sea near Newquay Harbour after responding to his RNLI pager on his fishing boat early on Sunday morning (31 July).
- Newquay RNLI lifeboat volunteers respond to capsize alertNewquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers responded to their pagers at 9.49pm on Wednesday (20 July) and launched within four minutes, in response to several 999 calls reporting four people in the water from a capsized boat off Great Western Beach.
- Newquay RNLI lifeboat volunteers assist couple trapped by tideNewquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers were alerted at 7.05pm on Friday (15 July) and launched the charity's two inshore lifeboats to a group of people in difficulties at Porth.
- Newquay and St Agnes RNLI lifeboat volunteers search for two peopleNewquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers were alerted at 1am on Sunday (29 May) and took part in a large search for two people reported missing from the beach at Perranporth.
- RNLI New Quay Lifeboat Operations Manager visits counterpart at Newquay CornwallNewquay RNLI's Lifeboat Operations Manager, Gareth Horner, welcomed his counterpart and fellow volunteer, Roger Couch from New Quay in West Wales, to the Cornish lifeboat station on Monday, 16 May.
- Newquay meets New Quay at Cornish RNLI lifeboat stationNewquay RNLI's Lifeboat Operations Manager, Gareth Horner, welcomed fellow volunteer Roger Couch, his counterpart from New Quay in West Wales, to the Cornish lifeboat station on Monday (16 May).
- Newquay RNLI lifeboat volunteers rescue pair trapped by tideNewquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers were alerted just after 4pm on Sunday (24 April) and launched both inshore lifeboats to assist two people trapped by the tide at Bedruthan Steps.
- RNLI lifeguard and lifeboat crew rescue elderly woman and dog in Newquay estuaryAn elderly woman and her blind dog were rescued after being cut off by the tide in an estuary in Newquay yesterday thanks to a combined effort from an RNLI lifeguard, RNLI lifeboats, Coastguard and police.
- Newquay RNLI lifeboat launched to help angling boat taking on waterNewquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers were alerted at 3.22pm on Monday (4 April) and launched the charity's Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Gladys Mildred to assist a charter angling boat which had hit a submerged object and was taking on water near Towan Head.