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UK Place
Local nameTruru
Population17431 ((2001))
Unitary authorityCornwall
Ceremonial countyCornwall
RegionSouth West England
Other Information
Post townTRURO
Postcode districtTR1-4 TR
Dialling code01872
UK ParliamentTruro and Falmouth

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Truro (c-eniconˈtrʊəroʊ; ) is a city and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, and is the centre for administration, leisure and retail in Cornwall, with a population of 17,431. Truro urban statistical area, which includes parts of surrounding parishes, has a population of 20,920. It is the only city in the county, and the most southerly city in Great Britain. People from Truro are known as Truronians.

Truro initially grew as an important centre of trade from its port, and then as a stannary town for the mining industry. The city is well-known for its cathedral (completed in 1910), cobbled streets, open spaces and Georgian architecture, and places of interest include the Royal Cornwall Museum, the Hall for Cornwall, Cornwall's Courts of Justice and Cornwall Council.

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Truro School to make history by competing Daily Mail RBS Under-15 Cup - Falmouth Packet Tweet this news
Falmouth Packet---Truro- School is set to make history tomorrow (Wednesday) when its Under-15 rugby team step onto the hallowed turf at Twickenham for the final of the Daily Mail RBS Under-15 Cup. They will be the first Cornish School side to reach the fi - Date : Tue, 05 Apr 2011 17:44:52 GMT+00:00
Transfer recommended for man accused of assaulting infant son - Tweet this news A judge has recommended that James Pumphrey, who is accused of trying to kill his two-month-old son, be transferred to protective custody or a different correctional facility. Pumphrey, 23, of Hilden, ... - Date : Tue, 05 Apr 2011 09:07:53 GMT+00:00
Mounties arrest man in standoff - Tweet this news The tiny community of Harmony, near -Truro-, failed to live up to its name Saturday night when a man barricaded himself in a home on Blainedale Drive. The RCMP's emergency response team arrested an unidentified Bible - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 09:10:42 GMT+00:00
Somlack Litthimane charged with drug trafficking in Truro, Nova Scotia - Oye! Times Tweet this news
Oye! Times--On April 4th, 2011 at approximately 5:30 pm, the RCMP Northeast Nova Drug Section arrested an Ontario man at the Acadian Bus Station in -Truro-. Officers seized approximately six pounds of marihuana, 2500 tablets of ecstasy and 650 grams of co - Date : Tue, 05 Apr 2011 18:04:32 GMT+00:00
Mystery machine rusting away in Truro - Boston Herald Tweet this news
Boston Herald--NORTH -TRURO- Ever park your car somewhere and forget where it is, for maybe 50 or 60 years? That very situation may be playing out in the woods of North -Truro-, where an ancient Ford sedan is moldering under pine trees ... - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:46:26 GMT+00:00
Truro Hospital parking fears for staff - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--Staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in -Truro- are being urged to give up their parking permits because the number of parking spaces is being cut. Some 130 spaces will be lost during building work on a new premises for medical companies. ... - Date : Tue, 22 Mar 2011 11:38:38 GMT+00:00
Back in the fold - Truro Daily News Tweet this news
Truro Daily News---Truro- resident Scott Annand will be head coach of the Cobequid Cougars football team next season. Photo courtesy of Mount Allison University -TRURO- - Scott Annand has heard from many people his daughter Emily is a top defender for her - Date : Tue, 22 Mar 2011 01:23:33 GMT+00:00
Teenager assaulted in Truro - Truro Daily News Tweet this news
Truro Daily News--He "grabbed a hold of him, struck him in the face and knocked him to the ground," said -Truro- Police Service Staff Sgt. Brian McDougall. The suspect stuck his hands in the boy's pockets and stole a pen. The suspec - Date : Tue, 22 Mar 2011 01:35:42 GMT+00:00
Man with gunshot wound shows up at Colchester hospital - Truro Daily News Tweet this news
Truro Daily News---TRURO- - -Truro- police are investigating after a 34-year-old man went to the Colchester Regional Hospital Tuesday with a non life-threatening gunshot wound. Police were called at 1:52 pm and the force's criminal investigation divi - Date : Tue, 22 Mar 2011 19:30:11 GMT+00:00
Truro Qualifiers Announced - Standardbred Canada Tweet this news
Standardbred Canada---Truro- Raceway has announced that it has scheduled qualifying sessions in advance of its Sunday, April 3 card of live racing. The sessions have been scheduled for Sunday, March 27 (first-race post time 12:00 noon -- entries must be i - Date : Mon, 21 Mar 2011 16:04:54 GMT+00:00

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