Hook, Line and Drinker!

The fish in Falmouth Aquarium have been flailing in the summer heat. But help has come from an unlikely source...

Ainslie retires from Olympic sailing

Four-time Olympic gold medal winner Ben Ainslie, who grew up in Cornwall, has announced his retirement from Olympic sailing.

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Consultation begins into docks job losses

80 jobs are under threat at A & P Falmouth. Credit: ITV News West Country

A consultation is underway after it was announced that 80 jobs are under threat at docks in Cornwall.

A & P Falmouth employs more than 300 people but says it needs to make the cuts as it restructures the ship repair business.

The 30 day consultation period with staff and unions has begun but management say the job losses are unavoidable.

Countdown to Tall Ships Regatta

Sights like this should return to Falmouth next summer Credit: ITV News West Country

There's just one year to go until the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta. The iconic ships last sailed the Fal in 2008 - and next year a fleet of up to 30 are expected to race from Falmouth to Greenwich.

The countdown has already begun in London - where celebrations are taking place all day on Woolwich pier.


'Pirate' back at sea

A classic powerboat from the 1970s was re-united with the ocean today - after three years in a Falmouth boatyard.

The boat, called Pirate, was originally a contender in the 1972 Round Britain Race.

Now, after being fitted with two brand new engines, it's back to full speed.

Francesca Carpenter was there for her final sea trials...


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