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Free parking in Council car parks – Saturday 5 December

Cornwall Council is offering free parking in all of its car parks all day on Saturday 5 December.

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'The good times are back': Luxury retailer returns to Truro after a 5 year absence.

Upmarket electronic retailer Bang & Olufsen (B&O) is returning to the city, and indeed Cornwall (the nearest store is in Exeter) following a 5 year absence.

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Kick off your Cornish Christmas at the Made in Cornwall fair

Kick off your Cornish Christmas at the Made in Cornwall fair. Wednesday 26 to Sunday 30 November on the Piazza in Truro.

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A39 Truro works due to begin next week

Works to improve an 8km section of the A39 between Carland Cross and Buckshead Roundabout in Truro are due to begin on Monday 26 October.

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New business about to launch on board Truro boat

This week brothers Danny and Larry Watson signed a lease agreement with the owner of the former paddle steamer Compton Castle to open a café on board the vessel moored at Truro’s Lemon Quay,

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Trafalgar Roundabout Leaves You Speechless

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Richard Budge, Head of Parks and Gardens for the City of Truro, has seeded part of Trafalgar roundabout in red poppies over which two quarter size Spitfires are flying.

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How have our 10 local Carbon Ambassadors got on in their first attempt at taking the Carbon Pledge Challenge

Ten local personalities, including the Bishop of Truro, have been taking part in a five month project to lower their carbon footprints. They have agreed to undertake two carbon reducing pledges each month (for 5 months) keeping notes of their successes and failures.

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For many businesses, heating and lighting costs are a major expense, especially with the annual energy price rises, whether you are on the mains gas network or have to rely on electric, LPG or Oil.

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Truro to benefit from high street regeneration programme

Truro announced as one of the latest towns across the UK to receive support from some of the UK’s biggest brands.

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Make your mark on history and Sign-A-Slate at Truro Cathedral

It’s not often you can literally sign, scribe or scribble your mark on history, but Truro Cathedral is giving you the opportunity to do just that, all in support of the Roof Appeal launched earlier this year.

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Clare’s Cornish Kitchen shop and gallery opens in London’s Primrose Hill

One of Hall For Cornwall’s trustees, and a top UK caterer, Clare Latimer has just opened a Cornish shop in London to sell and promote the county’s produce and services.

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More than 27,000 people across Cornwall have experienced the wonder of orchestral music as part of a ground-breaking, immersive digital music project. Over the past five weeks, people of all ages and abilities have been composing, conducting, performing, exploring and learning all about orchestral music as part of the Philharmonia Orchestra’s iOrchestra project.

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Truro is declared as an ‘Air Quality Management Area’

Following a public consultation in early 2015, the Council has taken the steps required to formally declare Truro as an ‘Air Quality Management Area’ (AQMA).

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Philharmonia Orchestra is recognised for its pioneering digital audience development project in Plymouth, Torbay and Cornwall in 2014 and The Orchestra wins the ‘Audiences and Engagement’ Award for the third time in six years at the Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

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The Phillpotts Library is pleased to announce that, following the move from Diocesan House, the Library is now open for business again.

Following the sale of Diocesan House the collection of faith and religious books that makes up the Phillpotts Library has been re-located to the Pearson Room in the Cathedral Offices (9.15-4pm) at 14 St Mary’s Street, Truro, TR1 2AF.

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Park for £1.50 after 4pm in most Council Car Parks in Truro

Did you know that since March 2015 you can park on all days of the week within Truro, in a Council Car Park *, for £1.50 from 4pm until 12.30am.

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22:37pm | 27th November 2015