Fire crews from Wadebridge Community Fire Station were called to Trevilling Road this afternoon following a lightning strike. People said there was a smell of burning. The crews used a thermal imaging camera to check that there was no fire.
The town of Wadebridge in Cornwall has been short-listed as one of Britain's top eco-towns. One in ten householders there has signed up to the Wadebridge Renewable Energy Network. The Energy Minister visited to see how local people are also being encouraged to generate their own power.
A fourteen year old boy has been arrested in connection with a mugging of a 96 year old woman in Wadebridge, Cornwall. Zoe Sheppard had her handbag snatched as she walked home earlier this month. Police say the boy is from Bodmin. He has been released on bail while more inquiries are made.
A 96-year-old woman who was mugged in an alleyway as she made her way home from her local shop has told us she's been left afraid to go out because of her ordeal.
Zoe Sheppard's handbag was snatched in broad daylight in Wadebridge on Wednesday afternoon.
It's thought a teenage boy is responsible for the attack.
She has been speaking exclusively to our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy:
Police have resumed their search for a missing 90-year-old man.
He failed to return home to his wife last night and a search began. Officers, along with Falmouth Coastguard, are now searching the Camel Trail area between Wadebridge and Padstow.
The family of a Cornish farmer murdered ten years ago have asked those shielding his killer to come forward. It came after a verdict of unlawful killing was recorded at the inquest into the death of 71 year- old Les Bate.
He was found battered to death at his farmhouse in north Cornwall in April 2002. The case remains unsolved. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.
The family of a Cornish farmer murdered ten years ago have made an emotional appeal to those shielding his killer to come forward.
71 year old Les Bate was found battered to death at his farmhouse near St Kew Highway in north Cornwall in April 2002.
Today a verdict of unlawful killing was recorded at an inquest in Truro.
The case remains unsolved.
An inquest into the death of a Cornish farmer who was killed ten years ago is due to finish today. Les Bate who was 71 was found dead at his farmhouse. His death is still unsolved. Yesterday, the inquest heard he was carrying more than 500 pounds in his wallet the night before he died.
The inquest into the death of Les Bate has been told he was carrying more than £500 in his wallet the night before he died.
Witnesses told the inquest in Truro that he often carried large amounts of cash as his home had been burgled twice. In one raid £25,000 in cash and jewellery was stolen.
The inquest begins in Truro today into the brutal death of a Cornish farmer ten years ago.
Les Bate was found with head injuries and broken ribs at his farmhouse near St Kew Highway, North Cornwall, on April 14, 2002.
No-one has ever been charged with the 71-year-old's death.