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Police search for missing Cornish girl

Talia Barrasford hasn't been seen since Sunday Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Police in Cornwall are searching for a 14 year old girl who has been missing for 2 days. Talia Barrasford was last seen at her home in Launceston on Sunday night. Officers say they are concerned for her welfare.

She is described as 5ft 5ins tall, of slight build with pale ginger straight shoulder length hair. She is possibly wearing a navy coloured patterned dress and a white hoody, and carrying a maroon rucksack.

Launceston man accused of drug offences

A 23 year old man from Launceston is due to appear in court today charged with drugs offences. Jamie Hanscombe is accused of possession with intent to supply a Class A controlled drug. He is due to appear at Bodmin Magistrates Court today.

It comes after police found drugs in a car during a stop check.

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Contractors move onto collapsed chapel site

The derelict chapel in Castle Street, Launceston. Credit: ITV News West Country

Contractors have moved in today to shore up the derelict chapel which collapsed in Launceston.

The roof of the chapel in Castle Street caved in after midnight on Thursday, bringing down the side walls.

Cornwall Council says the owners have promised to make the building safe while a decision is made about its future.

Chapel collapses in Cornwall

Fire crews at the chapel on Castle Street, Launceston. Credit: Cornwall Fire & Rescue

Fire crews in Cornwall are dealing with a chapel that has collapsed in Launceston.

They were called to the area at around midnight where searches of the building and debris are now being carried out.

No one is believed to have been hurt but the fire service say Castle Street is closed and people are being asked to stay away from the area.

The collapsed chapel in daylight. Credit: ITV News West Country

Archbishop of Canterbury shocked that numbers using food bank has doubled in Cornwall

by Steve Hardy

The Archbishop of Canterbury was today shocked to hear how the number of needy people using a food bank in Cornwall had doubled in just a year. Justin Welby is on a three day visit to the county.

He is meeting church leaders and support groups who're helping communities hit hardest by the recession.

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