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Wednesday 22nd October
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Doormen deny manslaughter charge

Doormen deny manslaughter charge

A jury at Truro Crown Court has heard how a man who violently assaulted a man with learning difficulties in a Newquay nightclub died whilst doormen were restraining him.

Michael Kearnes, aged 48, was thrown out of Sailors nightclub after he picked up a bar stool and hit a man over his head and body five times – the assault was captured on the club’s CCTV and shown to the jury. But as he confronted the man for a second time he was physically taken out of the club and held to the ground by four doormen, which eventually led to his...

Bio-gas blockade plans

built in Fraddon unless a new access is created.

Higher Fraddon Residents Action Group is concerned a nearby residential area will be blighted by lorries driving to and from the site at Penare Farm.

They are demanding Cornwall Council ensures a new road is built that enables lorries access on and off the site without having to pass the homes before the facility can...


Peppermints in need of confidence

Peppermints in need of confidence

NEWQUAY AFC assistant manager Paul Clarke has told the NewquayVoice that he doesn’t think the Peppermints are far from turning a corner, but that he and interim manager Ross McOnie are having to working hard to bring confidence out of the players.

Newquay slipped to their eighth consecutive CSWPL Premier Division defeat on Saturday afternoon as Exmouth Town returned home with all three points, thanks to a first-half goal from hotshot striker Ace High.

High's goal means it is now over eight weeks since they scored any points...

Town police team honoured

Town police team honoured

NEWQUAY police personnel were commended for their outstanding work and achievements on Friday.

Constables Kerry Danneau, Mark Henniker and Tony Hannaford, along with police volunteer Lauren Hartley, were honoured at the Cornwall Awards Ceremony held at Bodmin Police Station.

PC Tony Hannaford was presented with a Superintendent’s Commendation for his quick thinking and bravery after investigating a petrol theft from a Newquay filling...

Bid to keep coach visitors here!

NEWQUAY’S tourism leaders are embarking on a project to encourage coach visitors to stay longer in the town.

Newquay Business Improvement District (BID) says the “outdoor mecca” of Newquay makes for the ideal laid-back or active mini-break, and is a perfect stop that should not be missed on a Cornish adventure.

However tens of thousands of UK and international coach visitors are driven right...

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