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  • Tiverton Balloon Festival in 5 days!

    By freespeech88 at 14:35 on 20/08/12
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    Whether it's folk, rock, jazz or pop, the live music at this year's Tiverton Balloon Festival 2012, starting this bank holiday weekend, is set to showcase a dazzling array of local talent. With over 20 live acts confirmed so far, there is sure to be something to get everyone tapping their feet. A wide range of live performing acts will also be popping up in different locations around the festival grounds throughout the weekend, with...
  • Easy Read Cornwall Council Budget Worth a Look

    By chris_wasey at 19:16 on 11/06/12
    Cornwall Council office just outside Truro
    Ever wonder what Cornwall Council spend your tax revenue on?  Aside from some stadium based scandals in the local paper, it's not often that we take the time to leaf through budget documents with a fine tooth comb.  So Cornwall Council has produced an 'easy read' pdf document, which has minimal text,bright colours and lots of thumbnails, making it a less arduous experience. It is actually a very interesting document,...
  • Council Approves Truro Langarth Development by Wafer Thin Margin

    By chris_wasey at 18:42 on 03/05/12
    Cornwall Council vote in favour of Langarth development in Truro
    Cornwall Council approved Truro's hotly debated development proposal today, by a wafer thing margin of 10-9. Langarth Development Truro This development, the largest proposed in Truro's history, includes 1500 houses, an expansion to the existing park and ride, a new school and a new care home.  It didn't get much notice during consultation at Truro College, but it has certainly sparked opinion since... Supporters point to...
  • Truro businesses collaborate to produce official city guide

    By Mpad Ltd at 09:18 on 23/11/11
    The team behind the official Truro Guide: MPAD designer Matt Hollands, Fal River Cornwall’s Toby Budd, Demelza Davies, manager of Truro Tourist Information Centre, MPAD project manager Sam White and Fal River Cornwall’s Emily Caulfield.
    Two Truro businesses have joined forces to deliver the official guide to the city. Cathedral Lane-based marketing agency MPAD and Feock-based Fal River Cornwall, the destination marketing partnership, last week won the tender to deliver Truro City Council's official tourism guide. The partnership was selected by the council for its strong editorial offering, graphic design, advertising sales expertise and distribution services. ...
  • Number of Rough Sleepers on the Rise in Truro & Cornwall

    By chris_wasey at 17:51 on 01/10/11
    Number of rough sleepers on rise in Truro and Cornwall
    A recent survey carried out by Cornwall Council has shown an increase in the number of people who consider themselves to be 'sleeping rough' has increased by 20% since October 2010. Cornwall Council Survey This year's survey took a 'self assessment' approach, asking people who access housing support services, soup kitchens, food banks and One Stop to provide a range of information on a questionnaire.  They were asked about...

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