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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.
If you're feeling pirate-y then Penzance is the place to be as the town attempts to break the world record for most pirates in one place. The event is raising funds for the RNLI at Penlee. They're hoping to get as many as 20,000 people there. The count takes place at four this afternoon.
If you're feeling piratey then Penzance is the place to be as the town attempts to break the world record for most pirates in one place.
The event is raising funds for the RNLI at Penlee. They're hoping to get as many as twenty thousand people there. The count takes place at four this afternoon.
Health chiefs have decided to close Poltair Community hospital on the outskirts of Penzance. The hospital provided ten beds for aftercare patients who'd had surgery elsewhere. More than 7,000 people had signed a petition to keep it open.