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Body found in search for missing Elaine Alcock

Elaine Alcock, 54 Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

A body has been found in the search for a missing woman from Bodmin.

Elaine Alcock, 54, was last seen in the town on Wednesday. But two days later Police discovered a body in woodland near the camel trail.

Although no formal identification has taken place, officers have informed Elaine's family, and a planned search by the local community has been called off.

Cornish man killed in Camborne crash named

53-year-old Stephen Fitch died after an accident near Camborne Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A motorcyclist killed after an accident near Camborne yesterday (28th June) has been named as 53-year-old Stephen Fitch.

Mr Fitch, from Connor Downs, was riding on the A3047 at around 7.40am when it collided with a tractor pulling a trailer. Mr Fitch was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital where he later died.

Police are still appealing for witnesses and are asking people to call the non-emergency 101 number or email quoting log number 0135 of 28 June 2016.


Travel: A374 closed at Sheviock

Traffic is stationary on the A374 Credit: Google Maps

The A374 in Cornwall is currently closed with stationary traffic due to an accident and accident investigation work.

The accident has happened around half a mile from Sheviock, and is affecting drivers travelling between Sheviock and Trerulefoot.

Project helping vulnerable people by taking them surfing gets £20k donation

A charitable trust has agreed to donate £20,000 to The Wave Project to run a series of‘beach school’ courses for Cornish children who are struggling at school.

Credit: The Wave Project

The Buffini Chao Foundation, agreed to provide the funding after reading about the Wave Project in a leaflet during their annual holiday at Watergate Bay.

Their donation will enable the Cornwall-based charity to team up with 10 schools in Cornwall and offer a series of classes on the beach, which combine surfing with a specific subject area.

The charity’s core activity is to deliver therapeutic surfing courses and a surf club to socially isolated children. Credit: The Wave Project
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