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Saltash is switched to 4G

Saltash will be the first town in Cornwall to switch to 4G
Saltash will be the first town in Cornwall to switch to 4G Credit: Rowan Staszkiewicz/PA

Saltash is the first town in Cornwall to benefit from mobile internet speeds five times faster than 3G

It's one of 21 towns across the country to have 4G switched on today. It's hoped the arrival of 4G will make Cornwall one of the best connected areas in the Britain.

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Man due in court charged with Saltash stabbing

The stabbing happened in Alamein Road in Saltash on Tuesday 27 Ma Credit: Bing

A 25-year-old man from Saltash is due before magistrates this morning charged after a teenager was stabbed in the town.

Police were called to Alamein Road at around 2pm on Tuesday 27 May. A 19-year-old man was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth suffering from a number of stab wounds.

Andrew Barker is due before Bodmin Magistrates today, charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Officers are continuing to investigate in the Alamein Road area would like to hear from any witnesses.

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2 men die in crash on A38, Saltash

Two men have died after their car lost control on the A38 at Saltash, Cornwall. It happened just before midnight last night. Police say no other vehicles were involved and next of kin have been told. The road was closed for most of the night.

It comes just days after a major five vehicle pile up on the same stretch of the A38.

Cornwall Council to discuss cuts in Saltash today

Cornwall Council are holding meetings with the public in Saltash this morning to discuss budget cuts.

Last week they announced that 24 million pounds needs to be saved.

The cuts include more than 11 million pounds from adult social care, and a doubling of the charge to use Newquay Airport.

The discussions take place at Saltash Town Council's Guildhall from 10am.

100 silk banners unveiled to honour forces personnel

More than 100 silk banners in all the colours of the rainbow will be unveiled to the public in the grounds of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cornwall, today. The banners have been created by women from forces families and community groups in Saltash, Torpoint and Plymouth.

They mark the launch of a week-long art installation celebrating the region's maritime heritage and the vital support role played by the families of service personnel deployed abroad.

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