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DaveCDM published Calls for Tamar Bridge tolls to be scrapped after Government axes...
Calls have been made for the tolls on the Tamar Bridge to be scrapped after the Government announced it would be scrapping the charges on the Severn Bridge next year. The tolls will be scrapped for people travelling into Wales from the end of 2018, it was announced by Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns. However, no plans are in place for a similar move on the bridge between Cornwall and Devon. It has been claimed the move will boost the economy of South Wales by around £100 million a year and...

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West Briton published Brave Elowen Reeves, aged 6, from Liskeard cuts long hair for...
A six-year-old Cornish girl made the brave decision to cut off at least twenty centimetres of her hair in memory of the grandmother she lost to cancer. Elowen Reeves, from Liskeard, had her hair cut on Thursday (July 20) at Craig Chapman Hair Design in Launceston. This comes after the passing of her grandmother in February this year. Carol Lay, Elowen's grandmother, died "after a short and very dignified battle with cancer". Carol had spent her life supporting children as a special...

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CGMikeS published Prince Charles and Camilla in Cornwall for royal visit to Newquay...
The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall are spending Friday here in the county and we're covering their visit live. We'll have regular updates from Newquay as Charles and Camilla head to Newquay. Read next: Here's what happened when Prince Charles and Camilla visited Porthleven, Truro and Bodmin today The Duke and Duchess will start by visiting the Tregunnel Hill estate, where they will award prizes to the winners of a hanging basket competition. They will then attend a street party on the...

Prince Charles and Camilla in Cornwall for royal visit to Newquay...


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LBarton published Man Engine celebrates first birthday with a tour of Cornwall and...
The team behind Cornwall's magnificent Man Engine is recreating its world-famous tour across Cornwall to celebrate its first birthday with an ambitious bid to take to the world stage. The astonishing 10 metre high recreation of a Cornish miner brought out massive crowds to the streets across the Mining World Heritage Site last year proving to be one of the most successful events ever under taken. In a series of celebrations today and tomorrow, the team behind Man Engine will visit and thank...

Man Engine celebrates first birthday with a tour of Cornwall and...


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CGMikeS commented Torrential rain causes more flooding in Cornwall - live updates
Heavy rainfall and strong winds have brought more flooding to Cornwall. The Met Office has issued a sever weather warning covering the whole of Cornwall, meaning conditions could be hazardous for driving and any outdoor activities. Roads in several towns across Cornwall are flooding this morning, making life tricky for motorists. Read next: Major search operation launched in Newquay after tourist mistakes wood for a human headThe Met Office warning is in place from 5am until 7pm. A...

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CGMikeS published Newquay - major search operation launched after holidaymaker...
A major search operation was launched in Newquay after a holidaymaker thought he discovered a human head inside a cave, which was actually a piece of burnt wood. Emergency search teams searched the area around Polly Joke beach for over two hours following the tourist's discovery on the afternoon of Monday, July 10. Teams from the Newquay and St Agnes coastguards and the Newquay RNLI lifeboat station searched the area for two hours, but the high tide meant they were unable to access the...

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HannahCL published Update on condition of victim hospitalised after brutal alleged...
The victim of an alleged hammer attack in Truro has been operated on and is in a stable condition in hospital, police have confirmed. The 31-year-old man was first taken to Treliske Hospital with a serious head injury. He was later transferred to Derriford in Plymouth. Read more: Major crime team brought in to investigate suspected hammer attack at Malpas Road in Truro Yesterday the suspected victim underwent surgery and was said to have had a cracked skull. He is now out of surgery and...

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CGMikeS published Summer 2016: Looking back at seven tragic deaths in Cornish seas...
The summer of 2016 was one of the most devastating in our seas in recent history – as seven people lost their lives off the Cornwall coast. The merciless sea can turn precious moments into heart-breaking tragedies in just a matter of seconds. Last year's events provided a stark reminder of just how ruthless and unpredictable the water can be.Read next: Coverack couple who were airlifted from roof of their home watched as water filled itHere we take a look at how these tragic events...

Summer 2016: Looking back at seven tragic deaths in Cornish seas...


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C_Becquart published Torpoint mum loses £700 on Ed Sheeran tickets after she...
A Cornish mum who bought tickets for her super fan seven-year-old son to see Ed Sheeran lost £700 after Ed Sheeran cancelled tens of thousands of tickets coming from touts. The world-famous singer cancelled 10,000 tickets being sold at rip-off prices by scalpers in an attempt to prevent fans from paying over the odds to touts like Viagogo. Read more: Rape and murder of Cornish girl Caroline Dickinson, 13, in Brittany remembered 21 years onMany fans got furious when they realised they...

Torpoint mum loses £700 on Ed Sheeran tickets after she...


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LBarton published Children as young as 13 arrested for knife crime in Cornwall
Dozens of children have been arrested on suspicion of knife crime in Devon and Cornwall. According to information revealed by the police, some children as young as 13 have been arrested or questioned.Overall, 40 young people under the age of 18 have been scrutinised by police since 2015, with the youngest of these just 13. The data suggests that the final totals for knife arrests and questioning for 2017 will be similar to the totals for the two years just gone.Read more: Coverack flash flood:...

Children as young as 13 arrested for knife crime in Cornwall


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