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Memorial to brave Bodmin man

He was just a humble boy from Bodmin. But he grew up to be a hero on the battlefield.

Now James Finn will have a permanent memorial in his home town. It'll mark the gallantry which won him the Victoria Cross, our biggest military honour.

The Government has agreed to pay for the memorial which'll be placed in the town centre in time for next year's centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.



Cornish kite maker prepares for international festival

A kite maker from Cornwall is putting the last minute touches to his design, ahead of this weekend's Bristol Kite Festival.

Martin Lester has been making his famous 'leg' kites, which are synonymous with the festival, at his workshop near Bodmin for the last 30 years.

What started out as a hobby has now become a thriving business and Martin has sold around 6,000 pairs.

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