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Pentire no-go zone for buses

Pentire no-go zone for buses

RESIDENTS living in Pentire have slammed Western Greyhound for leaving them without a bus service for nearly a week. 
Those living in the area and wishing to come both into town and travel further afield, say they have been left stranded at bus stops for several hours before giving up and returning home. One elderly lady, who has heart trouble, even had to walk from her Pentire home to Manor Road.

Resident, Charles Sargent became so exasperated with the service last week he began keeping a diary of events documenting the issues he was experiencing. All information has been sent to Western Greyhound - he is yet to receive a reply.

Last Monday (August 11) Charles arrived at the bus...

Community garden scheme for Newquay

Community garden scheme for Newquay

INNOVATIVE plans are coming to fruition to create a groundbreaking community garden in Newquay.

Community Interest Company Urban Biodiversity has been given the use of a 12 acre site off Trevenson Road by the Duchy of Cornwall to establish the Newquay Community Orchard project to provide a vital recreational, educational and wildlife habitat all year round.

The scheme involves setting up a five acre traditional organic orchard, sensory garden, amphitheatre, community growing space, community centre, classroom...

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Top surf action at Fistral

Top surf action at Fistral

LOCALS mixed it with the world’s best at last week’s Boardmasters Festival of Surf as, once again, the four-day festival drew in large crowds and set up thrilling action.

The UK’s biggest surf and music event opened on Wednesday at Fistral Beach as the blazing sun shone down on one of the most stunning locations in Cornwall. Huge crowds gathered to watch all the sporting action including the first rounds of the international surf competitions and the public BMX and skate sessions.

Amongst the standouts were Newquay’s Adam Griffiths who pipped good...

Minister vows resort support

Minister vows resort support

A CENTRAL Government minister visited Newquay last week to find out more about how coastal communities can be better supported.

Penny Mordaunt, Parliamentary under secretary for the department for communities and local government, met with local councillors and community leaders last Tuesday. 
The visit featured a question and answer session over lunch at Fresh restaurant as well as a whistle-stop tour of the town. 
Town councillors Andy Hannan, Carl Leadbetter, Oliver Monk, Kevin Towill and Linda Cherry quizzed the Minister for High Streets, Town Centres and Markets on when repairs will be made to the damaged Towan Promenade...

RNLI volunteers honoured

RNLI volunteers honoured

 

THREE RNLI volunteers from Newquay lifeboat station have been recognised for their dedicated service saving lives at sea.

Mark Morris, Mark Sutherland and Laurence Pascoe were presented with RNLI long-service awards in recognition of their 20 years service.

The presentations were made by volunteer lifeboat operations manager Gareth Horner at Newquay Harbour on Saturday.

The three serving RNLI volunteers have been part...

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