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Surgery merger ´stopped collapse of GP system´

By Natasha Swift 27th April 2016

Surgery merger ´stopped collapse of GP system´

A NATIONAL healthcare crisis has seen GP surgeries across the country turn to St Austell for help after the town’s practices stopped the collapse of general practice in the area by joining forces. St Austell Healthcare say thousands of patients in St Austell could have been left without a doctor if the town’s surgeries hadn’t taken quick action and merged following the failure of Polkyth nearly two years ago. Polkyth anno...

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Second Poundland for St Austell

By Natasha Swift 27th April 2016

Second Poundland for St Austell

LESS than two weeks after it was revealed the 99p Store in White River Place would be closing down, it’s been confirmed that the shop will be turned into St Austell’s second Poundland. The Voice reported earlier this month that the store, which was bought by fellow bargain retailer Poundland last year,...

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Sexting warning to parents
Sexting warning to parents

AS THE “sexting” crisis continues to grip schools across the country, one St Austell head is warning pupils to think about the consequences before they hit the send button. Penrice Academy principal, Richard Baker, has spoken out after police were called to the school following an incident of sexting a...

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Long waiting list for allotments
Long waiting list for allotments

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Furniture store raises hospice cash

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Petition to save Carclaze
Petition to save Carclaze

A PETITION has been launched to save an empty school building in St Austell where one of the 20th century’s most famous historians...

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Cornish Language support stopped
Cornish Language support stopped

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Track plan goes to council
Track plan goes to council

THREE months’ of hard work from a dedicated group of volunteers fighting to save Par Running Track will pay off tomorrow as they reveal a plan of action to secure the facility’s future. Concerns the facility could be sold off for development were raised last year...

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Incinerator construction seeks longer working hours
Incinerator construction seeks longer working hours

ROUND the clock construction of the St Dennis incinerator is set to continue as the company behind the 240,000 tonne mass burner looks to extend the site working hours once again. Build time could be cut by three weeks if Cornwall Energy Recovery Ltd’s application to Cor...

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Developer appeals to Government
Developer appeals to Government

A developer looking to build nearly 200 homes in Par has vowed to help resolve existing issues with flooding in the area after St Austell’s MP openly opposed the plans at a public meeting. On Thursday the community shared their views on Wainhomes’ proposals for a...

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Title race is hotting up
Title race is hotting up

The South West Peninsula Premier League title race looks set to go down to the wire, after more twists and turns this week. Defending c...

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Fun night for Laura appeal
Fun night for Laura appeal

Cornwall’s favourite son and best loved comedian Johnny Cowling pulled in a packed house at Tregonissey War Memorial Club last week...

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Gurkha night raises cash for hospices
Gurkha night raises cash for hospices

Staff and management of the Gurkha Restaurant joined forces with community stalwarts and fundraisers for a charity buffet as part of Chil...

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Villagers chip in to revamp shop
Villagers chip in to revamp shop

IT WAS like a scene from BBC’s DIY SOS in Roche on Monday as volunteers armed with tins of paint, brushes and overalls descended on...

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Farewell exhibition at church
Farewell exhibition at church

AN ARTIST’S three month residency at St Stephen-in-Brannel Church to celebrate its 800 year history will culminate in a four day exhibition starting today. Laura Menzies has been working at the church on a range of creative activities to show the history of the medieva...

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Roundabout changes planned for A390
Roundabout changes planned for A390

WORK is due to begin to replace the existing roundabouts on Penwinnick Road in St Austell with a larger single roundabout at the end of this year. These proposed highway improvement works will provide a revised roundabout layout on the A390 at its junctions with Penwinnick Roa...

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Charlotte gets to grips with loo transformation
Charlotte gets to grips with loo transformation

With her svelte figure, immaculate make up and matching pink safety helmet and boots Charlotte Thomson isn’t your everyday builder. In fact the former glamour model turned property developer is exactly that as she tackles converting the former public toilets in Charlesto...

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