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TWO women accused of running a fraudulent property lettings agency in Truro received prison sentences at Truro Crown Court this week. Elizabeth Ann Treneer, 38, of Chapel Meadows, Perranwell Station, admitted running a fraudulent business designed to deprive its victims of rental and deposit payments. She also admitted having tried to undermine the criminal investigation …

POLICE have named the woman whose body was found on Perranporth beach on Monday as Anastaszja Plusa – and appealed for information over her final moments. Officers investigating 22-year-old Anastaszja’s death would like to hear from anyone who may have seen her in and around the town from 7.45pm onwards on Sunday, April 14. Anastaszja was …

A spring festival recently held at St Erth Parish Church as a celebration of the Cornish daffodil has raised £3,840 which is being split between Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) and St Erth Parish Church. The church opened its doors for more than 1,000 people who visited and admired the various displays of daffodils over …

THE family of Frankie Macritchie, the nine-year-old boy from Plymouth who died whilst on holiday at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe on Saturday, have paid tribute to a cheeky boy who had a very special heart. In a statement the family said: “Frankie was a very happy cheeky boy. He had a very special heart …

DEVON County Council’s cabinet has approved the next section of the strategic cycle route in Exeter. Councillors agreed the construction of an improved £1.5million, pedestrian/cycle route, starting from the junction with Pilton Lane on Pinhoe Road, up to the railway bridge on the northern end of Exhibition Way. Currently the cycle route along this section …

POLICE have named the nine-year-old boy who was killed by a dog at a holiday park in Looe. Frankie Macritchie, from Plymouth, was pronounced deceased at the scene after emergency services were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday just before 5am on Saturday. The youngster was attacked by a dog, believed to be a …

A nine-year-old boy has died following a dog attack at a holiday park in Cornwall. Police were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe just before 5am on Saturday morning, following reports of a boy in an unresponsive state after being attacked by a dog, believed to be a bulldog-type breed. Emergency …

POLICE have welcomed the conviction of a couple who funded their extravagant lifestyle with the proceeds of drugs and money laundering offences. Ryan Walsh (pictured) and Amber Bruce were recently sentenced at Truro Crown Court. Walsh, aged 27, of Ennors Road, Newquay, admitted possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply, possession of a …