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Thousands share appeal to find elderly woman's dog

Tens of thousands of users on social media have shared an appeal to help find an elderly woman's missing dog.

Barney disappeared in Penzance on 30th April. The woman, who has dementia, relies on Barney as a care dog.

The post was shared by her carer Jodie Mann who described Barney as "a huge part" of her life.

Nearly 30,000 people have shared the initial post, with thousands of users commenting about potential sightings.

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Idris Elba to play at Boardmasters festival

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Award-winning actor Idris Elba will be coming to Cornwall this summer.

The Luther and Jungle Book star will be taking his musical talents to the surf and music festival, Boardmasters, in August.

Although he may be better known for his on-screen roles, Elba is also a musician, who has previously performed at Glastonbury.

He will appear alongside MC Wretch-32, DJ Shadow and up-and-coming star, Raye.

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