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Wednesday 23rd April
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Bumper Easter for top resort

Bumper Easter for top resort

NEWQUAY’S businesses received a welcome boost thanks to a busy Easter   period which saw thousands of people descend on the resort.

The sunny Easter holiday was enjoyed by families and groups from across the country, with scores of people flocking to the town’s famous beaches to soak up the sun.

Tourism leaders and local business owners say they are now looking forward to a busy summer season. Newquay’s high street was also visibly busy across the two-week period and new stores, including the ice cream chain Ben & Jerry’s, also opened...

Carly fighting back in the States

Carly fighting back in the States

A YOUNG  Crantock woman seriously injured  in an horrrific fall more than two years ago has received specialist treatment in the United States

24-year-old Carly Taylor fell 15ft from Old Bridge Street car park into Truro’s River Allen in November 2011. Her injuries were so severe that she spent a long time being treated at a spinal unit in Wiltshire before being able to return home to live with her mum and dad, Penny and James, and boyfriend Nielson (Nelly) Webber.

Recently, Lions Clubs International came up trumps for Carly who...


Peppermints penalty shout dismay

Peppermints penalty shout dismay

A CONTROVERSIAL late decision marred Godolphin Atlantic’s 3-2 Good Friday win at neighbours Newquay AFC, with Peppermints general football manager Trevor Mewton unable to hide his frustration.

When Newquay’s Ollie Gibson was nudged in the back by Ollie Dart inside Godolphin’s 18 yard box, shortly after Ollie Pinnell’s winning goal, the home team, bench and fans roared for a penalty kick which could have seen them win a share of the points.

However, referee Oliver Green had a look over to his linesman who shook...

Wind farm plans on hold

PLANS for a new wind farm at St Mawgan have been put on hold at the request of a central Government minister – despite being approved by Cornwall Council.  

The authority last week gave the go-ahead for plans to build five wind turbines at Higher Denzell Farm, after the proposal being submitted for a second time following the initial application going to the High Court.

Applicants REG Windpower applied to build five 100-metre turbines, with a tip height not exceeding 100 metres, along with permission to create access tracks, crane...

Goat Track route restored

Goat Track route restored

A MAJOR project to repair the “destroyed” Goat Track at St Columb Minor has been completed.

The path, used by many horseriders and walkers, has been in need of major repair works for more than a year, following a spell of “exceptionally bad” weather.

Working with Cornwall councillor John Fitter and path users, countryside officers assessed the path and ‘bid’ for money from Cornwall Council’s countryside budget to...

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