An ancient Egyptian statue, that was nearly thrown away in a house clearance, goes under the hammer at an auction in Cornwall today.
The bronze bust of a cat, thought to date from the 26th dynasty is expected to reach more than £10,000 when it goes on sale in Penzance this morning.
A hotel cat from Cornwall - who is so popular he's been written about on Trip Advisor - has been kidnapped.
Jerry, the 13-year-old blue Burman, was taken from Hotel Penzance last week. CCTV shows a man talking to the pet before apparently making off with him.
More than £200,000 is being spent to replace and revamp the railings along Penzance's Promenade.
The waterfront was battered by storms last February, with powerful waves tearing up the paving, wrecking the Jubilee Pool and damaging railings which have stood for over 100 years.
The historic iron vertical poles have stood along the Penzance seafront for more than one hundred years.
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The coming of midsummer is being celebrated in Penzance this weekend at the Golowan Festival. Hundreds of school children have spent weeks crafting these paper and willow sculptures for the Mazey Day processions.
There's also a pop up exhibition on Cornish families that emigrated abroad in the mining boom. David Nebesnuick is the Mayor of Penzance...
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Police have confirmed that the body of a man discovered in a disused building at Penzance Dry Dock last month is that of Christopher Agar who has been missing since April.
Mr Agar, 34, was reported missing from his home in Bath on 4 April and was seen on CCTV getting off a train in Penzance that evening.
An extensive missing person enquiry was undertaken at the time but he was never located.
Police were called around 5.20pm on 23 May 2014 after the discovery of a man’s body in a vacant building at the dry dock in Wharf Road.
Formal identification has now been carried out and Mr Agar’s next of kin have been informed. The death is not being treated as suspicious and police will produce a report for the coroner.
Hundreds of pirates gathered in Penzance yesterday to see if they could break the world record for the number of people dressed as a pirate in any one place. They didn't quite make it, but as Kathy Wardle reports, they still managed to make their presence felt:-
A world record attempt in Penzance to get the most pirates in one place has failed.
14,154 people gathered in the town but they were just 77 pirates down and failed to get more than a group in Hastings last year.
The event was raising funds for the RNLI at Penlee.