7 people were rescued from a fire at a home in Newquay this morning (Wednesday 18) after a suspected arson attack.
Firefighters were called to the 3 storey property on St Thomas Road at around quarter to 6. They found a fire in the porch and rescued 5 adults and 2 youths from the property - thankfully the blaze was quickly extinguished.
It's believed the fire was started deliberately, police have been informed.
Aer Lingus has announced it'll operate twice weekly flights from Cornwall Airport Newquay to Cork over the summer.
The service will run on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with tickets costing around 35 euros one way, including taxes and charges.
Aer Lingus Regional is operated by Stobart Air and currently operates flights from Cornwall Airport Newquay to Dublin.
Crowds gathered at Fistral Beach in Newquay today to watch a group of surfers tackle the wave break known as The Cribbar.Read the full story ›
The story of the farewell walk for an 18-year-old whippet has so moved a record company that they've released a record in his nameRead the full story ›
Walnut the whippet's owner Mark made an emotional social media plea for people to join him on his final walk with his beloved animal.Read the full story ›
A dog owner has invited people to join him for one last walk with his beloved pet before the animal is put to sleep.Read the full story ›
It's more usually the remit of their cat counterparts - but this time it was a dog who's had to be rescued from a tree.
Fire crews at Newquay Fire Station were called out to reports of "something" in need of a rescue:
Late night call 01:30 to something stuck up a tree and needed rescuing but what?
And it turned out to be somebody's pet!
A little Jack Russell chased a cat up the tree, but got stuck themselves.
So it was not a Cat or a person but a Dog that was a first for all the crew,but safely brought down and handed back to owner
But don't worry, this tail has a happen ending.
Crews used a triple extension ladder to rescue the dog, who's been safely reunited with his owner.
There are reports on social media that Newquay airport has been evacuated after an alarm was sounded.Read the full story ›
Animal welfare officers in Cornwall are caring for a gerbil which they describe as 'barely alive' after being left out with the rubbish.
A man found a cage in a bin shelter on Mayfield Road in Newquay yesterday, 11 October. Two gerbils were inside, one barely alive and the other sadly already dead. There was no food or water with the animals.
The survivor is very skinny and unwell.
RSPCA wants to hear from anyone who recognises the pets or who knows what happened.
- Anyone with information can ring the RSPCA appeal line on 0300 123 8018.
Newquay RNLI lifeboat volunteers were called-out at early on Sunday (18 September) to assist police, Newquay and Padstow coastguard teams, ambulance service and the Coastguard rescue helicopter, after a man fell from cliffs at Whipsiderry.
With high tide approaching, the RNLI crew on the charity's D class inshore lifeboat stood-by in case any of the other emergency teams were cut off by the rising spring tide whilst they worked to treat the man and evacuate him from the shore.
The man in his 20s was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital by the Coastguard rescue helicopter.