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Visitor saved after Fistral plunge

Visitor saved after Fistral plunge

A holidaymaker was dramatically airlifted to safety after he fell from a cliff onto rocks at Little Fistral on Monday afternoon.

The 49-year-old suffered cuts and bruises when he plunged around 12-foot before becoming trapped in a gully at about 1.40pm.

The man, who suffers from an existing back problem, was walking along the coastpath...

Big runway key to spaceport plans

Big runway key to spaceport plans

THE Government has revealed the reasoning why Newquay Cornwall Airport has been shortlisted as a potential site to locate the UK’s first spaceport.

A cross-government team, including the UK Space Agency, Civil Aviation Authority and Department for Transport, has selected the facility as a possible location as its 2,745-metre runway can be extended to over 3,000 metres in length, which is needed for the spacecraft to take off and land.

The Government-backed Aerospace Enterprise Zone has also been singled...

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Spectators enjoy most exciting Atkinson's Trophy race in years

Spectators enjoy most exciting Atkinson's Trophy race in years

NEWQUAY watched on as one of the most exciting pilot gig races in Cornwall took place on Monday evening as four crews from the rowing club fought it out for the prestigious Atkinson Trophy....

Duke set to visit harbour

THE improvements at the historic Newquay Harbour are due to receive the Royal seal of approval.

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh will be visiting the new fishermen’s stores and Newquay Rowing Club on Friday, August 1.

The Royal visit is the result of a letter to Buckingham Palace from John Cuthill, the chairman of the rowing club, inviting the Duke to see the historic gigs and meet...

Gig crews in race for hospice

Gig crews in race for hospice

FUNDRAISERS made a big splash taking part in the annual charity gig race in Newquay Bay on Sunday.

Teams took to the water in Newquay Rowing Club’s historic gigs in a competition to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West.

Teams participating included the Headland Hotel, Ohana Beach Café, Little Harbour fundraising teams, Cornwall Rowing Association for the Blind, NewquayVoice, Newquay Police, Newquay Towan Blystra Lions teams, Children’s Hospice South...

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