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Fury at state of Fistral dunes

Fury at state of Fistral dunes

VOLUNTEER beach cleaners  who give up their own time to clear Fistral Beach of rubbish say they were appalled to find the dunes “trashed” on Saturday morning, writes Sarah Morcom.

The monthly organised beach clean took place on Saturday where volunteers, both local and those on holiday, removed some 15 bags of rubbish, mostly from the dunes area, which were described as being in a “very poor state”.

Among the rubbish collected were fold-up chairs, cutlery and even disposable barbecues...

Animal home cash bonanza!

Animal home cash bonanza!

A DOG rehoming and rescue centre at Porth received a big surprise during a visit from a national pet product supplier on Thursday after being donated £50,000.

St Francis Home for Animals thought representatives from Pets at Home just wanted to discuss its fundraising at local stores but, to their astonishment, they were handed the massive cheque.

The centre plans to spend the money on building a block of six new kennels...

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Footie derby ends even

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Brian Biggin Memorial Trophy
Newquay AFC 1-1 Godolphin Atlantic

A LAST gasp Sam Fearon goal denied Newquay AFC bragging rights going into the new season, as Godolphin Atlantic came from behind to earn a draw in the final game of the 2014 Brian Biggin Memorial Trophy.

In a controversial tie, Luke Weldhen put the Peppermints ahead, after watching a Matt Drummond effort ruled out for offside, while Ollie Dart also hit the base of the post...

New lights for top resort

New lights for top resort

NEWQUAY is set to sparkle after the faulty year-round white decorative lights in the town centre were replaced over the weekend.

The low energy LED lights, which hang between Fore Street and Cliff Road, were exchanged free of charge after they were found to be a faulty batch. The work, which would have cost £17,000, was carried out under Newquay Town Council’s warranty.

Acorn Lighting, which installed the white lights in November, had initially offered...

Zoo sadness at Connie death

Zoo sadness at Connie death

One of Newquay Zoo’s most popular residents has passed away.

Lioness Connie died in the early hours of Sunday morning aged 18. She retired to Newquay Zoo from Longleat Safari Park in 2002.

She was much loved by zoo staff and visitors alike, and had enjoyed a long life at the zoo.
Animal collections manager, John Meek, said: “We are all very sad...

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