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Helston Library to close for refurbishment - Cornwall Live

Helston Library is to close for several weeks, it has been announced by Cornwall Council. This is to allow for a refurbishment programme that, when completed, will increase the customer floor space by more than 10%. During these works a temporary ...and more » Read More...

Helston Library prepares to relocate (From Falmouth Packet) - Falmouth Packet

This week marks your last chance to borrow books from Helston Library before it temporarily reduces in size and relocates to a new home.and more » Read More...

PHOTOS: Fire tears through field in Cornwall - Pirate FM

A fire that tore through a field in west Cornwall has triggered a warning about bonfire safety. Firefighters from Helston were scrambled to Mawgan on Wednesday, after reports of smoke near Culdrose. They called in back-up from Mullion just after 3pm ... Read More...

Standing room only at funeral to remember Helston photographer Keith Richards - Falmouth Packet

Stories were told from his childhood growing up at Porkellis, as a schoolboy at Helston Grammar School, exploits from his time living and working in London with friends during the 1980s and his return to Cornwall, where he began a series of evening ...and more » Read More...

Crematorium packed as hundreds gather to say farewell to photographer and town symbol - Cornwall Live

Well over 100 family members and friends have gathered this afternoon to bid a musical farewell to popular local photographer Keith Richards, who died last month. The funeral service celebrating the life of former West Briton and Helston Packet snapper ... Read More...

History project in Cornwall remembers six Helston men killed in just three weeks in First World War - Cornwall Live

A heart-breaking letter home from a soldier killed just days later in the First World War marks the start of a period of remembrance for one Cornish town. A century ago Helston lost six men in the space of just three weeks. These losses are just a ... Read More...

Nine new Bards named - Holsworthy Post

A DEEP feeling of pride in being honoured with Cornish bardship will be plain to see this year as nine initiates, two of whom are from outside Cornwall, wait to take their place among the 500 or so existing members of the College of Bards of Gorsedh ...and more » Read More...

Local Government Boundary Commission review proposing cutting Cornwall Council members by a third - Falmouth Packet

Cornwall Council's review committee has put forward a counter figure of 99 members, which Helston town clerk Chris Dawson said was closer to the 101 councillors that would be necessary for Helston to maintain two elected members - itself a reduction on ...and more » Read More...

Fourth Helston primary school given planning permission at Hellis Wartha development but Cornwall Council never ... - Falmouth Packet

A fourth primary school for Helston was granted planning permission but never actually built - because Cornwall Council decided it wasn't needed. Lack of school places and a fear that further agreed housing developments in the town will now only ...and more » Read More...

Former Helston councillor Martine Knight and Porkellis resident Dee Harris to be made bards at Gorsedh Kernow festival - Falmouth Packet

They have spent their life promoting the Cornish language and now two women from the Helston area are to receive the highest honour the county can bestow. Martine Knight from Helston and Dee Harris from Porkellis are to be made bards at this year's ...and more » Read More...

Helston Library prepares to relocate - Falmouth Packet

It will also be possible to place reservations online free of charge and the items will be delivered to Isaac House for collection or to any other library in Cornwall. The number of books that can be borrowed will be increased to 36 during this time ...and more » Read More...

How £1million development at Helston Community Hospital could benefit YOU - Falmouth Packet

He pointed to the savings it would make for the NHS not having to transport patients to and from treatments at the Royal Cornwall Hospital at Treliske, in Truro, if some of these could be carried out in Helston instead. He added: "For people that I ...and more » Read More...

Helston woman's anger at demeaning cat-calling after she was labelled 'slut' by stag party - Cornwall Live

A woman has spoken of how she was offended and frightened after a group of men called her a 'slut' as she walked down a high street during the early evening. Lauren Bayfield said was left disgusted and furious at the comment from a group apparently on ... Read More...

Mile High's Tony Brewer emerges from the mist to win St Levan 10k - Falmouth Packet

The procession of local runners making the top ten continues unabated, with the Under 20 Grand Prix champion, Floyd Ratcliffe, (Hayle Runners) finishing seventh and Helston's Paul Whear (Cornwall AC) in eighth place. Ratcliffe maintained his one ... Read More...

PHOTOS: 8 'must-dos' in Cornwall this summer - Pirate FM

It's safe to say Cornwall has some of the best ice cream around. From Jelbert's in Newlyn, which stores just vanillla (and with queues typically out of the door), to Moomaid, which can be found in favourite seaside spots like Portreath and St Ives, we ... Read More...