Lonely and Primrose Appeal for Donkey Hospital in Cornwall

In 2020 Flicka will be celebrating their Silver Jubilee - 25 years of animal rescue.

Help the Flicka Foundation reach their target of £300,000 to build an equine hospital providing the best care for rescued donkeys and ponies.

Please donate online at www.flickafoundation.org.uk/hospital-appeal or print out the PDF to donate by post.

You can also donate in person by visiting the Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary


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BBC Cornwall | Cornwall
Porthminster beach attacks: Witness appeal after arrest
Two women were attacked on Porthminster beach near St Ives in similar circumstances, police say.
St Ives 'beautiful old wall' knocked down despite planning refusal
A resident in St Ives said the demolition was "like someone's pulled a massive tooth out".
Thomas Cook collapse: What happened to its planes?
The company had a fleet of 34 planes when it went into liquidation - but where are they now?
Repeat offender 'threw chance in judge's face'
Jake Campbell reoffended within 15 days of being given a chance to show improved behaviour.
Musician Paul Cheese records song of the UK's sounds
A musician has spent several months cycling thousands of miles to record the sounds of the UK.
Wadebridge crash: Man dies when car overturns on A39
The crash happened on the A39 near Wadebridge in Cornwall shortly after 09:00 BST.
The Cornwall teenager with a two hour bus commute
Everyday 17-year-old Tegen has a two hour bus commute through rural Cornwall to get to college.
What is life like on Penzance's Treneere estate?
Four family members describe life on Penzance's Treneere estate - one of England's most deprived areas.
Overcoming loneliness in Penzance
Kelvin Liew moved to Cornwall after his marriage ended and struggled to make new friends in an unknown area.
Plastic-free Penzance: The UK's most eco-friendly town?
Where businesses cut down on plastic, fishermen collect litter and students march about the climate.
The musicians helping to revive the Cornish language
Bands and singers in Cornwall are leading the fight to try and keep the Cornish language alive.
Cornish Pirates star's kit stolen on return to UK from World Cup
Fiji player Sam Matavesi says three kit bags were stolen from his car when he returned from Japan.
Cornish Pirates impress to beat Ealing 30-10 in Championship opener
Cornish Pirates coach Alan Paver hails his side's defence after beating Ealing 30-10 in their opening Championship match of the season.
Cornish Pirates ready for league after impressive Championship Cup win
Cornish Pirates director of rugby Chris Stirling praises their 'polished' Championship Cup win at Nottingham.
Truro City can still improve says manager Paul Wotton after Yate victory
Truro City boss Paul Wotton says there is still room for improvement from his side after their 3-0 win at Yate Town.
Tyler Harvey: Truro City boss Paul Wotton 'can get best' out of striker
Truro City boss Paul Wotton believes he can get the best out of Tyler Harvey after his two-goal return to the club.

BBC News | UK | World Edition
Brexit: Johnson in race to win support for deal
No 10 is trying to persuade MPs to back the PM's deal ahead of a vote in the Commons on Saturday.
Scottish court considers bid to stop 'illegal' Brexit deal
The Court of Session has heard legal arguments in the case brought by anti-Brexit campaigner Jo Maugham.
Dad who raped daughters given 40-year term at Swansea Crown Court
The man from south west Wales fathered at least six children with one of his daughters.
Maids Moreton: Ben Field jailed for author's murder
Benjamin Field, 28, seduced 69-year-old Peter Farquhar into changing his will before killing him.
Harry Dunn: Parents ask police to charge crash death suspect
Harry Dunn's family say US officials are "ruthlessly" protecting Anne Sacoolas from facing justice.
Tate Modern fall: Boy, 6, 'out of intensive care'
The six-year-old boy is in a rehabilitation centre with splints keeping some of his limbs in place.
Extinction Rebellion: Westminster targeted by protesters despite ban
Protesters take to Whitehall to demand action on climate change despite a London-wide ban.
Suspected mumps among south Wales university students
Public Health Wales says it is investigating at least 28 possible cases of the virus.
Police arrest 743 in blitz on 'county lines' drugs gangs
A week of raids across England and Wales netted cocaine, crack and heroin worth over £400,000.
Sainsbury's to stop selling fireworks
The supermarket is the first to end sales amid calls for a ban to protect pets and the vulnerable.
Feeding ducks bread: Viral sign sparks anger and confusion
A sign has stirred up confusion and angry debate about whether or not ducks should eat bread.
Brexit: What to expect from Parliament's Saturday sitting
The weekend sitting of Parliament will see MPs vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
Legal bid at Court of Session to stop MPs passing 'illegal' Brexit deal
Anti-Brexit campaigner Jo Maugham has lodged a petition at Scotland's highest civil court.
Brexit deal: What does it mean?
Boris Johnson has agreed a new Brexit deal with the EU - but what does it mean and will Parliament pass it?
Brexit deal: Where have the UK and EU compromised?
After tense negotiations, both sides made concessions to reach a new deal.
Harry Dunn: Parents' grief on hold after US trip
BBC journalist Duncan Kennedy reflects on a harrowing trip for Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn.
Boris Johnson, Jennifer Arcuri, and the mysterious Annie Tacker
Questions surround Boris Johnson's friendship with Jennifer Arcuri, including her UK media manager.
Autism: Strangers help Abertillery girl celebrate birthday
The father of a five-year-old girl thanks those who responded to a plea after friends failed to show.
Motorbiking to Everest: Landslides, monsoons and altitude
The first all-female motorcycling group have reached Everest base camp - but it was far from easy.
Gerry Adams: A past that hasn't gone away
How a case about a 1972 murder led to questions about Gerry Adams' past in a Belfast courtroom.
Channel 4 move makes Leeds the new media city
The broadcaster opens a new "national HQ" to better reflect life across Britain.
The man who owns 1,000 meteorites
Graham Ensor says finding rocks that have travelled billions of miles "is an incredible feeling".
Harry Dunn death: Is extraditing Anne Sacoolas a realistic prospect?
What are the legal options that might provide Harry Dunn's parents with the details of his death?
What impact will US tariffs have on Scotch whisky?
The whisky, shortbread and cashmere industries explain how the new 25% tariff could affect their business.
Brexit: Crunching the numbers on key MPs' vote on Johnson's new deal
The House of Commons will sit on Saturday to vote on the new Brexit deal proposed by Boris Johnson.
Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal - will MPs support it?
With an agreement reached with the EU, Boris Johnson now needs MPs to back it in Parliament.
New Brexit deal: Four ways it's different, one way it's the same
Brussels correspondent Adam Fleming compares Boris Johnson's withdrawal agreement with Theresa May's.
BBC's Joanna Gosling slips up over Sex and the City star name
BBC presenter Joanna Gosling corrected herself after mistakenly calling her colleague by a celebrity name.
Brexit: What is the DUP and what does it believe in?
The BBC's Jayne McCormack explains why the Democratic Unionist Party has so much power.
BA passengers: Cabin fumes affected our health
Passengers on a British Airways flight that filled with smoke mid-air say they're still having breathing difficulties two months on.
Killer husband Shaun May told wife to shut eyes and expect gift
Shaun May left his wife in bed with her eyes closed as he fetched a kitchen knife, police say.
Scottish department store Watt Brothers goes into administration
Administrators have made 229 of the company's 306 employees redundant with immediate effect.
Brexit: DUP 'encouraging' Tory MPs to reject deal
The party's Brexit spokesperson says it wants Conservatives to "take a stand" in Saturday's vote.
Brexit: MPs who reject deal 'should look voters in the eye'
The Welsh secretary urges MPs to back Boris Johnson's deal and honour the referendum result.
Yousef Makki inquest adjourned over ambulance delay
A security guard reviewed CCTV footage and contacted Yousef Makki's family, an inquest hears.

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