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Fund for sports clubs hit by storms

Sports clubs which have suffered damage in the recent bad weather are being encouraged to apply to a new fund to help with repairs.

The stand at Truro City Foootball Club was badly damaged by high winds - they''ll be applying for money to help repair it, as Bob Constantine reports.

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Truro hotel evacuated after fire takes hold

The fire at the Alverton Manor hotel is now under control. Credit: Steve Hardy/ITV News

Fire crews have been tackling a fire at the Alverton Manor hotel in Truro, Cornwall.

The blaze broke out in the Manor's Great Hall and all guests and staff were evacuated.

The fire is now said to be 'under control' and crews are beginning to assess the damage.

TRAINS: Reduced service between Falmouth and Truro

There's a reduced service on First Great Western trains between Falmouth Docks and Truro due to staff shortages.

Tickets are being accepted on First Devon and Cornwall bus services. Fewer trains are running with some trains being cancelled and replaced by buses.

Buses will replace all trains after 8pm tonight. Tickets accepted on bus route 88.

Truro becomes City of Lights

Thousands of people watched the annual City of Lights parade in Truro last night.

Now in its 17th year, it attracted people from across Cornwall for a procession of giant lanterns handmade by hundreds of local schoolchildren.

It also marked the beginning of the city's festive celebrations.

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