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Lesley rises to the Atlantic Coast Challenge - Stratford Observer

REGULAR off-road runner Lesley Kirk produced a sterling effort to finish 83rd in the Atlantic Coast Challenge in Cornwall. The three-day, ultra-marathon event attracted 154 competitors and started near Padstow and finished at Land's End – a total ... Read More...

The horrifying number of banks, post offices and job centres closing across Cornwall - Cornwall Live

Some banks have a 'mobile branch' which will visit villages or towns on a small number of days a week allowing cash withdrawals, paying in cheques and other services. But other customers will have to travel many miles if they want to avoid internet ... Read More...

Students shooting hoops at Treviglas - Newquay Voice

The development of basketball in Newquay is growing fast, with 120 players playing in the Newquay Primary Schools festival held at Treviglas, with two teams - Newquay Junior and Perranporth - winning the Cornwall School Games Primary Basketball ... Read More...

The fight to save our wildlife from ocean rubbish - The Times

It is a mild November day on Perranporth beach in north Cornwall. People picnic in the sun and walk their dogs, drowsily, because the seasonal dog ban is over and the tourists have gone home. All seems well; idyllic even. But a young woman called Emily ...and more » Read More...

People have forced Perranzabuloe Parish Council to have an election instead of picking its own councillors - Cornwall Live

But people from the parish, which covers the wards of Rose, Goonhavern, Penhallow and Perranporth, raised concerns and argued that they should have the right to vote for who represents them. Perranzabuloe Parish Council confirmed that ten people had ... Read More...

Wort signs on with hat-trick - Indy Online

Perranporth made it through to the semi-finals of the Q Cornwall Veterans League Cup after a comfortable 5-1 home victory over Callington Town, writes Anthony Tucker. New signing Luke Wort led the way with a hat-trick for the home side. Also on target ... Read More...

Half of Perranporth residents back petition calling for Co-op to take on under-threat post office - Cornwall Live

More than half of Perranporth residents are calling on Co-op to take on the village post office to save it from potential closure. A petition with 1,500 signatures is to be handed to the company asking it to take on the branch in one of two stores in ...and more » Read More...

Lego bricks continue to wash up on Cornwall's beaches 20 years after the Tokio Express lost its cargo - Cornwall Live

Ms Williams told Cornwall Live: "Over the last 20 years I personally have found thousands of pieces but have given many away and also loaned them out to institutions around the world, including museums. "We've just dispatched a package to Berlin for an ... Read More...

Wave hello to a one-legged surf legend - Metro Newspaper UK

A BRITISH man with one leg is refusing to let his disability stop him living a full life — as he takes to the waves to represent England, thanks to his prosthetic limb. Rik Bennett, 47 — who changed his name to Pegleg last year — was born without ... Read More...

Birders flock to see timid visitor with a mighty punch - The Times

Some elements of the media label it “the Floating Terror”, leading to beach closures, as occurred recently at Perranporth, in north Cornwall. Yet these creatures feed on plankton and tiny fish. Most men o' war were washed up after the October storms ... Read More...

Perranporth police forced to intervene three times in a week to sort seaside village gridlock - Cornwall Live

Perranporth PC Roger Brierley said: “It's unfortunately a common problem in Perranporth in the summer. “Everyone heads down to Perran; all the vehicles coming from the Newquay side come down into the village and turn left at the roundabout by the Co-op ... Read More...

Pet trade scores a hat-trick - Pet Business World News

Other winners included Perranporth Beach, Cornwall, which won the Beach category in the non-pet business section; Woofstock UK in Devon which won the Day Out category; Forest Holidays for the Large Organisation category; Melton Mowbray for Town/City ... Read More...

Busy night for firefighters dealing with two house fires in two hours near Newquay - Cornwall Live

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service · Newquay · Perranporth · Devon and Cornwall Police. Recommended. Sainsbury'sAldi, Birds Eye, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Next have issued a recall on these food and clothing products · There are fears of a safety risk ...and more » Read More...

17 of the best hot chocolates in Cornwall to warm you this winter - Cornwall Live

Then speciality coffee shop in Killigrew Street, Falmouth, is many people's favourite café in Cornwall – and that's not just the university town's moustachioed hipsters talking. According to Tripadvisor reviewer Mandy P, they serve the “perfect hot ... Read More...

Cornish beach on alert after terrifying Portuguese Man O'War wash up en masse - The Independent

Beaches in Cornwall have seen a record number of Portuguese Man O'War washing ashore after strong winds. Sightings of the sea creature which deliver a painful and sometimes lethal sting have increased to “unprecedented” levels along the county's ... Read More...