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Police Seek Hit and Run Driver #Launceston

From Devon & Cornwall Police:

Police are seeking a driver who left the scene after being in collision with a 95-year-old pedestrian at a Launceston supermarket.

The vehicle was in …

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Shirley Williams Was In #Cornwall This Week

Former Education Secretary, co-founder of the Social Democrat Party and former Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, Baroness Shirley Williams, joined the election trail in Cornwall t…

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Protect Rural Post Offices

Post Office branches are a lifeline for rural communities and must be protected, says North Cornwall Lib Dem Dan Rogerson.

 

Mr Rogerson, the Government Minister for Rural Affairs, called on…

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Are Supermarkets Conning Us?

The CMA has today received a super-complaint from Which? in respect of perceived concerns about misleading and opaque pricing practices in the grocery market, and I, for one, am not surprised….

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Trev the Traveller Reaches Koh Samet

I’m now on Koh Samet (heaven). I upgraded to a room with air con and my own bathroom it’s costing me a fortune at $8.50 a night!

I’VE DONE ABSOLUTELY NOTHING EXCEPT FOR LIE ON THE BEACH AND READ! O…

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Police Seek Hit and Run Driver #Launceston

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in Cornwall, Emergency Service Notices, Features, Launceston | 0 comments

Police Seek Hit and Run Driver #Launceston

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are seeking a driver who left the scene after being in collision with a 95-year-old pedestrian at a Launceston supermarket. The vehicle was in collision with the elderly man in Lidl car park in Hurdon Road at around 12.40pm today (Friday 24 April). The man was making his way across the car park with the aid of a walking frame when a grey/green coloured vehicle reversed out of a parking bay. He put his hand out on the car and called out for the driver to stop. When the car pulled forward the man fell...

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Shirley Williams Was In #Cornwall This Week

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in Cornwall, Education, Features, Politics, Young People | 0 comments

Shirley Williams Was In #Cornwall This Week

Former Education Secretary, co-founder of the Social Democrat Party and former Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, Baroness Shirley Williams, joined the election trail in Cornwall this week.   Baroness Williams visited Bodmin Pre-School on Tuesday (21st April) as part of Dan Rogerson’s re-election campaign.   The well-known broadcaster toured the facilities at the pre-school and discussed how Liberal Democrat plans to extend free childcare would benefit both working parents and would offer early education for local...

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Protect Rural Post Offices

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Consumer, Cornwall, Features, Politics, Stratton | 0 comments

Protect Rural Post Offices

Post Office branches are a lifeline for rural communities and must be protected, says North Cornwall Lib Dem Dan Rogerson.   Mr Rogerson, the Government Minister for Rural Affairs, called on all political parties to make a commitment not to close post office branches, and said that campaigning to protect and improve branches across North Cornwall would be one of his priorities if he is re-elected as local MP.   A series of Post Office closure programmes under the previous Conservative and Labour governments saw dozens of branches in...

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Are Supermarkets Conning Us?

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Bude, Businesses, Consumer, Features, Food | 0 comments

Are Supermarkets Conning Us?

The CMA has today received a super-complaint from Which? in respect of perceived concerns about misleading and opaque pricing practices in the grocery market, and I, for one, am not surprised. A super-complaint is made when something is thought to be significantly harming consumers. We all hear plenty to criticise supermarkets for, including paying a pittance to producers and dictating terms, but it is also difficult for consumers to easily compare prices on the shelves. I’m lucky in having a very good memory for items/pricing when...

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Trev the Traveller Reaches Koh Samet

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Features, Travel, Trev the Traveller | 0 comments

Trev the Traveller Reaches Koh Samet

I’m now on Koh Samet (heaven). I upgraded to a room with air con and my own bathroom it’s costing me a fortune at $8.50 a night! I’VE DONE ABSOLUTELY NOTHING EXCEPT FOR LIE ON THE BEACH AND READ! OH, AND I’VE BEEN IN THE WARM BLUE SEA.HA HA Tomorrow [5th Dec] is the biggest day in the Thai calendar,  as it’s the King’s Birthday so it’s a public holiday. Thai people adore their King and everyone will be wearing the regal colour which is yellow, which will explain the shirt I wore in the pics....

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The First Lanson Grill Fest

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Cornwall, Events, Features, Food and Drink, Launceston | 0 comments

The First Lanson Grill Fest

Wow. Stick Saturday 2 May in your diary for a day-long love affair with meat, drink, fire and music. The first Lanson Grill Fest hits the ancient capital of Cornwall to celebrate US-style low ’n’ slow BBQ and grilling, craft beer and Americana – and everyone is invited. Enjoy high quality local meat cooked over ethically sourced wood and charcoal by some of the region’s top BBQ chefs. Eat your fill at the BBQ hot street food stands and check out the smoking and grilling demos and professional BBQ equipment. There’s a...

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Spandau Ballet at #Eden

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Arts, Cornwall, Eden Project, Features | 0 comments

Spandau Ballet at #Eden

Hmn, tempting!! Spandau Ballet are today (Monday April 20) announced as the latest superstar act to play this summer’s Eden Sessions with ASUS Transformer Book Chi.   The five-strong group comprising John Keeble, Steve Norman, Tony Hadley, Martin Kemp and Gary Kemp play Eden on Thursday July 9 as part of their Soulboys of the Western World tour.   They will join Paolo Nutini (June 12 – sold out), Elton John  (June 16 and 17 – sold out), Paloma Faith (June 24),  Motörhead and The Stranglers (June 27), and Ben Howard (July 17 – sold...

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