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Cornish & Devon Post
ARMED Forces Day on June 29 will have special significance for a Launceston family — Dad and his three sons are all currently serving in her Majesty’s forces.
LAUNCESTON Monday Club, a social club for people with physical or learning disabilities, is seeking out potential new members and volunteers to join in with weekly activities.
DEPUTY Head of Sixth Form at Launceston College and famed ex-Launceston RFC and Cornwall rugby player Steve Rush set himself a ‘Turning 40 Challenge’ — to cycle ‘end-to-end’ John O’Groats to Land’s End over the May half-term.
A HIGHLY successful barbecue was held in Boyton on Sunday, June 2, to mark the 90th anniversary of the opening of Boyton Church Hall in 1923.
A CHARITY week was recently held by Trevithick House recently at Launceston College in aid of the Launceston Foodbank.
SLIMMERS in Launceston are dropping pounds and bagging up all the clothes they’ve slimmed out of to raise money for a good cause in The Big Slimming World Clothes Throw.
DESPITE a last minute decision to take on the village plant sale, St-Giles-on-the-Heath hall committee raised around £145 on Saturday (June 1).
AS SECRETS of King Henry VIII’s warship, the Mary Rose, are revealed, a fundamental part of its discovery has come to light, writes Amelia Chubb.
WITH just a few simple ingredients, any one of the 118,000 visitors could make a great long weekend out of the Royal Cornwall Show which took place on Thursday to Saturday, June 6 to 8, writes Natalie Venning.
A MELANGE of music, film, poetry and storytelling emanated from Launceston over the weekend, as the Charles Causley Festival marked its fourth year.
A TEN-year-old boy from St-Giles-on-the-Heath underwent a pioneering new surgery last year, merely a month after it was announced in medical journals, and his family are pleased with his progress.
TWO new picnic benches have recently been put in place in Coronation Park, Launceston.
LAUNCESTON residents celebrated the 60th anniversary of The Queen's Coronation by holding a street party in the square on Sunday (June 2).
A GREAT gathering of steam fans descended upon Trebant Farm, at Five Lanes, for the annual Launceston Steam and Vintage Rally over bank holiday weekend.
TESCO Launceston has donated a trolley full of groceries and toiletries to the Surf Action Bude Project.
THERE was a great turnout for the annual Tregadillett Fun Day on Saturday, May 11.
DAY Lewis Pharmacy, Launceston, held a charity fun day on Friday, May 24 for Coppafeel and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
CORMAC Solutions Ltd, Cornwall Council’s highways service provider, recently installed a pedestrian refuge crossing at the entrance to Launceston College, but concerned residents feel is has created greater danger to students, writes Natalie Venning.
AT LAUNCESTON on Saturday, campaigners were out in force to object to a plan that would remove part of the Millennium Avenue of 100 oak trees along the Link Road.
AS THE winter nights drew in last year, LADS (Launceston Amateur Dramatic Society) rehearsals started for the production of Calendar Girls.
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