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Protect your internet security for free

Devon & Cornwall Police provide info on how to protect your internet security for free. Domain Name Systems (DNS) are like public phone books for the web. They’re the reason […]

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Citizens Advice praises rural post office funding

Citizens Advice has said that £370m in funding for the Post Office network will help create a “sustainable future” for these valued assets. The government has announced it will commit […]

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Council is committed to Citizens Advice but it’s too late for Bude

It’s a bit too late in the day for Bude which, when I arrived in 2010, had a thriving Citizens Advice service at Neetside, providing a great service, run by a […]

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Items needed for trip to help refugees in Calais

This comes from local councillor and photographer, Bob Willingham: My wife and I will be filling our VW T4 with items to take to the refugees in Calais. Needed: Warm, […]

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Fraudsters targeting jobseekers…

From the police messaging service (thanks, Lucille, for sending this in): The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) have identified a trend whereby fraudsters are posing as online job agents and are recruiting […]

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Go #TechFree15 minutes

I admit I was a little surprised to see that #TechFree means 15 minutes, but nonetheless, YoungMinds and Cyber Aware are encouraging young people to take a break from smartphones to […]

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Grenfell firefighters visit Cornwall

Cornwall Council have highlighted the generosity of the Penzance Community Fire Station which hosted 12 of the firefighters from London Fire Brigade (LFB) who attend the Grenfell Tower incident back June […]

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What’s your tipple?

The Office for National Statistics has given us a few clues about adult drinking behaviour.   In Great Britain, 56.9% of Opinions and Lifestyle Survey respondents aged 16 years and […]

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Stand up to domestic abuse

The Safer Cornwall Partnership has launched a campaign in partnership with the South West based charity First Light and Pirate FM urging people to stand up to domestic abuse. A […]

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1 Man, 1 hand-cycle, 2,500 miles, 27 Days. Saving our oceans …

On the 12th July, there will be a hand cyclist called Rob Groves on local roads. Please be kind and considerate to him when driving, for Rob will be hand cycling […]

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Scott Mann welcomes fishing pledge

Scott Mann, MP for North Cornwall, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will today start the ball rolling to taking back control of Britain’s fishing waters as promised by […]

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Tory humiliation down to campaign length and cult of May – Norman Tebbit Q&A

Tim Bale, Queen Mary University of London The following interview with Lord Tebbit took place at the House of Lords on June 28, 2017. He was interviewed by Tim Bale, […]

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Watch out for smishing

Smishing – the term used for SMS phishing – is an activity which enables criminals to steal victims’ money or identity, or both, as a result of a response to […]

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London Bridge attack: why the terror threat level was downgraded

The scene at London Bridge. PA Dan Lomas, University of Salford It’s a depressingly familiar story. Terror on the streets of London, almost two weeks after the Manchester bombing. This […]

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