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.
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.
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.