'We have simply picked up where we left off!' Teenage sweethearts finally marry 60 YEARS after disapproving parents forced them apartEileen and Warner Billington met aged 16 and 17The pair wanted to marry in 1950 but her father refusedBoth married other people but were widowed at the same timeThey finally married aged 78 and 79 in Truro this year PUBLISHED: 11:59 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 1 April 2013 In the sitting room of Eileen and Warner Billington’s home, the black and white photograph on the right takes pride of place. It shows the couple as teenage sweethearts, cuddled up in a photobooth during a charabanc outing to the seaside at Rhyl, North Wales, in 1950
Police divers find body of passenger after car plunges off ferry slipway into river and is submerged for 30 minutesPolice confirm body was recovered when car raised from the waterReports say male driver escaped but female passenger did notFerry service has been temporarily suspended By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 18:08 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 20 March 2013 A pensioner has died after a car rolled into a river while waiting to board a ferry in Cornwall. The vehicle plunged into the River Fal at the slipway to the King Harry Ferry across the River Fal near Truro at around 4pm.
Top Catholic rejects Gove's free school programme as 'problematic' The Catholic Education Service for England and Wales said there was no incentive for church to start up free schoolsCurrently only one Catholic free school, St Michael’s Catholic School in Truro, Cornwall. | UPDATED: 01:34 GMT, 27 November 2012 Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free school programme was rejected as ‘problematic’ by the Catholic Church yesterday. Greg Pope, deputy director of the Catholic Education Service (CES) for England and Wales, said there was a ‘perverse disincentive’ for the church to launch free schools