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A Falmouth war veteran and his family who were denied social housing have today been told been told that decision has been overturned.
Father-of-four Jamie Streets had to leave the army after 15 years' service, and was unable to work due to a brain tumour.
His family applied for a council house because they could no longer afford their private rent, but were turned down as they were classed as making themselves homeless.
However following pressure from forces charities and comments from the Prime Minister, Cornwall Council reviewed the background to the case, and have today overturned that decision.
Having considered this additional information the review has concluded that it would not have been reasonable to continue to occupy their privately rented tenancy and has, therefore, overturned the original decision of intentional homelessness.
The family have now been told they'll be given a suitable temporary house until the right permanent home comes up.
They have told us they are very relieved.
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Yeovilton Air Day is just four days away and the skies above the base have been busy ahead of the event.
30 thousand people are expected at the Royal Naval Air Station on Saturday. Military aerobatic teams from all over the world will be taking part.
Cdr Neil Thompson, Commander Air at RNAS Yeovilton, is organising the day, which will reflect the country's newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, with a celebration of carrier aviation, past and present.
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More than 35,000 visitors have flocked to Yeovilton International Air Day to see aviation stars of the past and present.
A 5 hour flying display included the Royal Navy's new Wildcat HM2 helicopter, built in Yeovil at Agusta Westland.
Cdre Jock Alexander is Commanding Officer at RNAS Yeovilton:
More than 35,000 visitors flocked to Yeovilton International Air Day at the Royal Naval Air Station in Somerset today to see aviation stars of the past and present.
Among those taking to the skies were the military aerobatic teams, the RAF Red Arrows and the Vulcan bomber.
Aviation fans had a chance to see the Royal Navy and Army's latest aircraft - the Yeovil built Wildcat - plus the RAF Chinook and Sea King helicopters.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight attended with the Royal Navy Historic Flight.
The organisers of this year's air day at RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset are expecting big crowds - and no clouds.
Around 40,000 people will have a perfect view as 30 types of aircraft take to the skies on Saturday.