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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The recruit was taking part in training on a beach when he got into difficulty in the water.
Woman reunited with dad after Facebook friend hint
Karen Harris was shown a list of suggested friends on her Facebook stream that included her birth father.
New Devon railway route 'keeps most of' Holcombe beach
There had been concerns that moving the line could mean the loss of Holcombe beach.
'Agitated' Falmouth man died after Taser used three times
Marc Cole was confronted by police while carrying a kitchen knife on a residential street.
Olympic rower Helen Glover gives birth to twins
The gold medallist said she and husband Steve Backshall are now parents to three children under two.
UK woman shot dead by partner in Texas
Tracey Lovell, from Cornwall, moved to the US in November 2018 after meeting Tom Bailey online.
Flybe to switch Newquay-Heathrow flights to Gatwick
The change could anger firms in the South West, who value the international routes Heathrow provides.
Greyhounds: 'We didn't set out to get 19 dogs'
Rachel and Andy Hicks are "addicted" to greyhounds and whippets, and might still get another one.
Cornwall College Saltash to close due to 'reduced funding'
The vocational training college, which has served students for 35 years, will shut in July.
Love Island: Ollie Williams quits the villa because he 'loves someone else'
The 23-year-old has left the show, saying it wouldn't be fair to date someone on the show.
Cornwall early-discharge patients may 'come to harm'
Cornwall health bosses admit a risk to patients of a plan to ease "significant pressure" on services.
John Stevens: Cornish Pirates forward given four-week ban for dangerous play
Cornish Pirates back-row John Stevens is banned for four weeks for dangerous play in a ruck against Jersey Reds.
Cornish Pirates register 'significant' victory away at Jersey Reds
Cornish Pirates coach Alan Paver says their win at Jersey Reds proves they are capable of being one of the Championship's top sides.
Truro City 'poor' as defeat by Chesham United costs them top spot
Truro City manager Paul Wotton says his side did not deserve anything from the top-of-the-table clash with Chesham.
Kyle Moyle: Cornish Pirates full-back returns after 11 months out in Yorkshire Carnegie win
Cornish Pirates coach Gavin Cattle welcomes the return of full-back Kyle Moyle from a serious knee injury.
Truro City back on top of Southern Premier League with win over Dorchester Town
Truro City boss Paul Wotton praises his side after they go top of the Southern Premier League South by beating Dorchester Town.

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China coronavirus: 'Increased likelihood' of cases in the UK
Fourteen people have now been tested for the virus in the UK, including nine awaiting results.
Harry Dunn: US rejects UK extradition request
The Home Office said the decision over the extradition of Anne Sacoolas was a "denial of justice".
HS2 risks not priced in at the start, say auditors
No-one took full account of how complex the project was going to be, says the spending watchdog.
Morrisons supermarket axes 3,000 managers in huge shake-up
But the supermarket says it will create 7,000 hourly-paid roles as part of a major restructuring.
Bosses set out immigration priorities after Brexit
Industry groups band together to call for flexibility for skilled workers to enter the UK.
Tesco to ditch plastic-wrap for multipack tins
Supermarket giant says the change will remove 350 million tonnes of plastic from the environment.
Jessica Andrews wins Portico Prize for novel about female 'poetry and power'
Jessica Andrews' Saltwater wins the Portico Prize, for books that "evoke the spirit of the north".
Leyton machete attack: Van driver guilty of wounding PC
Muhammad Rodwan repeatedly struck PC Stuart Outten with the machete during a routine traffic stop.
Missing dogs still a mystery as walker Louise Lawford sentenced
Louise Lawford was told that her account that the dogs had run off was not accepted.
Auschwitz: Prince Charles warns world leaders over 'hatred'
He was speaking at an event in Israel marking 75 years since the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
Carbon emissions: Scale of UK fossil fuel support 'staggering'
The government is funding oil and gas projects abroad, despite a commitment to cut carbon emissions.
Mum travels on baby son's passport from Luton Airport
Lenesha Riley said she only realised in Berlin she had her son's passport, not her own.
How Top Gear overcame its 'problem phase'
How the BBC Two motoring show turned its fortunes around after a turbulent few years.
Harry and Meghan: How much privacy can they expect in Canada?
The couple complained about media intrusion within hours of relocating to Vancouver, Canada.
No time off for grieving: 'Inside I was screaming'
Bereavement leave for parents came too late for Ian Bainbridge, whose son was stillborn five years ago.
Stockton earthquake: How many quakes happen in the UK?
A minor earthquake has hit Teesside, but how serious can such events be?
The Glenelg couple cleaning up after Storm Brendan
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Grayson Perry on his new exhibition and being an 'outsider'
The celebrated artist has put together a new exhibition of some of his earliest works.
What's the difference between pandemic and epidemic?
Concerns are growing that the recently-detected coronavirus may spread. Dr Rosalind Eggo explains.
Trevor Phillips: 'We make heroes out of drill artists'
Knife crime is driven by glorifying gang culture the former head of the Commission for Racial Equality says.
Coronavirus: British passenger 'wasn't sure' he could get out of Wuhan
British passenger describes the journey from the virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan after the spread of coronavirus.
Jack's Law: ‘His little life is going to help thousands of people’
Lucy Herd successfully campaigned for parents to get paid bereavement leave after her son Jack died.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband pushed PM to be brave with Iran
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband has met with the prime minister this morning regarding his detained wife.
The Papers: Tests for 'killer virus' in Britain and HS2 report
Many of Friday's newspapers focus on fears that coronavirus has spread from China to the UK.
More prisons to get 'game changing' X-ray body scanners
Sixteen "challenging" jails are to get scanners whose images can instantly reveal concealed contraband.
China coronavirus: Incident team to deal with Scottish threat
Five people are being tested as a precaution after coming back from China with respiratory problems.
MOTs: Faults found on 48 out of 55 lifts in NI test centres
Results of an inspection of all MOT lifts are revealed in an internal letter, seen by BBC News NI.
Swansea health board delays staff recruitment to cut costs
Swansea Bay health board says the move does not affect doctor or nurse recruitment.
The Herefordshire farmer turning insects into flour
Stephen Ware is working with Harper Adams University to turn crickets into protein-rich flour.

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