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Graffiti Improves Skate Park

A project, which councillor, Darren Daniel, saw when he was visiting the Channel Island of Jersey, prompted him to apply the concept to Newquay’s skate park.  Apparently some children, in Jersey, were tasked to create some designs on the boards surrounding a building site there, and Darren thought the designs were every bit as good […]

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Work Progresses at Newquay Aerohub

A new hanger is taking shape at the Aero-hub Enterprise Zone at Newquay Airport, where Apple Aviation Group are establishing their aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company thus providing possibilities for employment as the company aims to have as many as 22 employees by the end of this year. It is because of the […]

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New Use For Waste Plastic

Every DIY guy has experienced that moment when, having paid a small fortune for material, he has to cut it down to size and consequently has several bits left over that are too small to be used elsewhere. It is a waste of material that just cannot be used and we see it in skips […]

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Dawning Of A Family Resort

Following a visit to Bristol’s ‘Stable’ Restaurant, Nick Briant, the owner of the building at the North end of Fistral Beach, realised that Stable’s sixth restaurant should be opened at the former Quiksilver premises on the upper floor of the complex on Fistral Beach..  In keeping with the family focussed ethos, which Newquay is trying […]

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Awards For Marmalade

It is not widely known that Penrith, in the Lake District, again hosted the World’s Orange Marmalade Awards. It was held on the first two days of March, at Dalemain Mansion, with none other than Paddington Bear as front man; well he was always fond of delicious marmalade sandwiches, wasn’t he? If you are wondering […]

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Uncertainty Over Newquay Fish Festival

Uncertainties exist about whether the Newquay Fish Festival will take place this year, given that their funding has been reduced. The town council Tourism and Leisure committee agreed to provide £2,000 of the original £4,000 requested by the organisers and councillors have recommended that the body that runs the festival, Newquay Regeneration Forum, approach the […]

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Bad Weather Keeps Fleet In Harbour

Newquay fishermen are experiencing the most severe weather for over forty years. The small fleet have been unable to get to sea on more that eight occasions in seven weeks and the weather shows little sign of modifying. The crews have been keeping themselves occupied by repairing nets, as well as lobster pots, and searching […]

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Bogus Traders Jailed

It is rare that a news item , in searchnewquay, refers back several months, however it is, perhaps, in the public’s interest to discover that a couple of scum-bags have been apprehended by the police and jailed for conning elderly residents out of thousands of pounds. The initial report here, was in March last year, […]

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Now For A Family Friendly Town

The removal of derelict sites and further investment in Newquay, mean that the town is beginning to take on a new look, and as an alternative to being a paradise for 18 – 30 year olds, it is actually being transformed into a family friendly seaside resort. The most recent announcement by a former London […]

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Development Plans May Be Scuppered

The operations director at Acorn Blue, David Stein, has vigorously denied that a new apartment complex, on the site of the derelict Lusty Glaze Hotel, is going to be 200 feet tall.  Mr Stein said that the campaign on Facebook was against the development and that it is “wrong on a number of issues” and […]

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Persistent Burglar Jailed

At last, a persistent Newquay burglar, who is also a heroin junkie, has been locked up for two years and eight months. Daniel Pugh, 35, of Springfield Road, Newquay, was described by Judge Christopher Harvey-Clark,Q.C., as an “accomplished housebreaker.” Pleading guilty, Pugh admitted breaking into two properties, one of which was a flat on Berry […]

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Dog Fouling Owner Refuses To Pay Fine

The anti-dog mess law seems to be operating, in Newquay, now that dog wardens are being employed to make certain that people clean up after their animals. By all accounts, Mr Hopkinson, a retired policeman, was fined £754 last week for allowing his dog to foul the Gannel Estuary. He confirms he did not remove […]

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Ever Closer Ties With The EU

The local Government Minister, Mr Williams, who originates from Wales, has been asked  when it is expected that Cornwall will be included in the ‘Council of Europe Framework Convention for National Minorities.’ The protection of minority rights is the main aim of the framework, which states:  ’Upheavals of European History have shown that the protection […]

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Beware Of Ransom Virus

Our readers are warned to be aware of an internet scam that is costing £536 a time. The National Crime Agency says the scams are a significant risk and aimed at small and medium sized businesses. It arrives on their computer as an e-mail alerting the recipient to suspicious payments or invoices. If the e-mail […]

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New Hangar For Newquay Airport

A Government paper, released last week, revealed plans to to build a new aircraft hangar at Newquay Airport. The proposal is being marketed at the Dubai Air show, where Exhibitors, visitors and media from all over the world will gather, between 17th and 21st November. The hangar, which will be able to accommodate two Boeing […]

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Real Ale Event in Newquay

The Kernow Campaign for Real Ale, Cornish CAMRA, is staging another event next Saturday, 2nd November, from midday, at Towan Blystra on Cliff Road, where representatives of local breweries will be present and who will demonstrate how their breweries function in order to produce the type of ale produced; they will also illustrate how they […]

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