Padstow has always had one major problem – on the equinoctial spring tides, it floods. In 1988 this problem was addressed and over the period of two years, the present day flood-defence scheme was built – sheet piling and extending the pier in the Inner Basin, building a tidal gate and raising the walls on Langford’s Quay. 56 more words
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Chris Swabey, 54, from Padstow, made St Austell Pigeon Club history after winning all trophies for the 2009 season.
The local builder, who has been racing since he was eight, said a mix of work, dedication and treating his pigeons like family were the key to his success 6 more words