Surf therapy to be offered to anxious children across Cornwall

From Cornwall Council: Surf therapy will be made available to anxious children across Cornwall following a new partnership agreement between Cornwall Council and The Wave Project. The Council’s children’s services directorate, called Together for Families, has signed an agreement with the surfing charity to provide ‘surf therapy’ services for children […]

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Record weekend of 999 calls in Devon and Cornwall

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon & Cornwall Police is calling on communities and tourists to respect our region after a weekend which saw record 999 calls and increased levels of anti-social behaviour and public order incidents. Over Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9, 2020, the force saw 2,301 […]

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Man jailed for Liskeard murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A 46-year-old man from Liskeard has today, Wednesday 12 August, been jailed for murder. Carl Smythe, of Varley Lane, Liskeard, previously denied fatally stabbing 20-year-old Damien Bendelow on 26 January 2020, but was convicted at Truro Crown Court of murder following trial. Smythe has been […]

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Thunderstorm warning for this afternoon

The Met Office says many parts will see a good deal of dry weather, but areas of thunderstorms are likely to continue to develop over parts of the UK on Wednesday, particularly later in the afternoon. This includes Devon and Cornwall but we are not sure of exactly where. Many […]

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Bude’s loos at the end of the day

I am quick to point out that no one other than me was in the Summerleaze ladies’ toilets this evening, and this is not something I’d normally take photos of. However, I felt sorry indeed for the cleaning staff who have to sort this mess out either tonight or first […]

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If you are expecting visitors from lockdown areas

The government has announced some adjustments to the roadmap to recovery set out on 17 July. This is because we are starting to see warning signs that the virus may be growing again. See further information regarding local lockdown areas. It is important to know what happens if you are […]

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