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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 …

A NEW species at Paignton Zoo will evoke fond memories for a generation of cartoon fans. The name Californian earth-cuckoo may not mean much, but say roadrunner to people of a certain age and it conjures up images of cartoon capers, usually with unfortunate outcomes for a certain not-so wily coyote. A pair of roadrunners …

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a number of arson attacks in Redruth. Officers are investigating a series of incidents in the Treruffe Hill, Sunnyside, Bond Street and Clinton Road areas of the town. The most recent incidents happened on Friday, April 5 between 11pm and 11.30pm when a van parked in the rear car …

CORNWALL Council is urging people visiting their beaches during the Easter holiday take their litter home with them. Cornwall has more iconic beach blue flags and seaside awards than any other county in the UK and thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the Duchy in the next couple of weeks. And the council …

A MAN has died in a car accident near Hayle on Sunday afternoon. At approximately 12.18pm on Sunday police were advised of a single vehicle road traffic collision in Millbank Meadow, Leedstown. Emergency services attended and despite the best efforts of emergency service personnel the only occupant of the vehicle, a local male could not …

FIVE people have sent to prison for an armed robbery in north Devon at the start of the year. Police were called at 6.20pm on Saturday, January 26, 2019 to Lyncroft Stores in Landkey, Barnstaple, following reports of a robbery. Three people entered the store with their faces partially covered, in possession of firearms weapons …