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A 19-year-old man from Newquay was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and robbery following an incident in St Austell on Sunday evening. Police were called to Holmbush Arch Road at 11.15pm following reports that a man had been threatened and had items taken from him. The man was uninjured. A short while later, reports …

Disciples, Kurupt FM and Young T & Bugsey are joining the exciting line-up for MTV Music Week Plymouth this summer. Running from June, 5-8 MTV Music Week Plymouth will see four live music evening events hosted at venues across the city, in addition to a programme of free daytime events hosted by MTV Breaks. Disciples and …

A MOTORCYCLIST died after a road traffic collision in Exeter on Saturday evening, police have confirmed. The accident happened at 9.49pm on Alphin Brook Road and involved a car and a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was declared deceased at the scene. Specialist officers from the Devon and Cornwall’s Alliance Roads Policing Team attended along with a …

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 …