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Body found at Land's End

The body of a man has been found at the bottom of a cliff at Land's End in Penzance.

Credit: ITV News

The Coastguard and RNLI were as called to the area just before 11am.

Police say they're not treating the death as suspicious.

The family of the man have been informed and a case has been filed with the coroner.

The RNLI was involved in the multi-agency rescue. The Sennen All Weather Lifeboat was called to help whilst out on exercise and assisted other agencies in the operation.

– RNLI Spokesperson

Police searching for missing Alicja find body at Land's End

Police looking for missing Alicja Stawkowski have found a body at Land's End. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police looking for a missing woman have found a body at Land's End.

37-year-old Alicja Stawkowski was last seen at her home in London on the 5th November and was later believed to have been spotted on CCTV at Penzance Station.

Her family has been informed.

A possible sighting of Alicja at Penzance Station last month. Credit: CCTV


Land's End to Scilly flights get go ahead from Europe

The news has been welcomed by the Council of the Isles of Scilly Credit: ITV News

The go ahead has finally been given for 9 million pounds worth of improvements to the airports at Land's End and the Isles of Scilly.

Work to hard surface the runway at Land's End and upgrade navigation aids at St.Mary's had been delayed until it was approved by the EU.

The runway at Land's End is frequently waterlogged because of problems with the current grass surface Credit: ITV News

The European Commission says the improvements will increase the accessibility to the Cornwall region, a key part of Europe’s transport policy. It's hoped it will also help the Scillies in its bid to tackle a worrying decline in tourism.


Paralypian completes 40 marathons in 40 days

The Paralympic gold medallist set off from Helston early yesterday Credit: Tim Goode/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Paralympian Richard Whitehead completed his 40th marathon in Land's End yesterday.

After starting his first marathon in John O'Groats, he ran more than 1500km. He undertook the physical challenge to raise money for Sarcoma UK and Scope.

Paralympian to complete 40th marathon at Land's End

Richard Whitehead will complete his final marathon later. Credit: Tim Goode/PA Wire/Press Association Images

After running more than 1500km, Paralympian Richard Whitehead is due to complete his 40th and final marathon today, finishing at Land's End.

He set off from Helston earlier today and has described the experience as like "a rollercoaster"

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