IT MIGHT be January but there’s plenty to get your teeth stuck into in this week’s Post Series.

In Launceston, an appeal has been launched after the Co-op garage on Western Road was broken into earlier this week.

Elsewhere around the town, the Launceston branch of Marie Curie are looking for more volunteers ahead of their first fundraiser of the year on Saturday, while employees at RGB Building Supplies’ Launceston and Holsworthy branches are to receive a one-off winter payment to help with the cost of living.

Up in Bude several are celebrating.Martin Dorey has received an MBE for his work with The 2 Minute Foundation, while The Bude Climate Partnership is awarded nearly £2-million in funding to address climate change.

On a more sombre note, the owners of Rosie’s Kitchen have vowed to bounce back following their recent fire, while the town’s canal will be closed for a couple of days later this month for dredging works.

Across the A3072, we hear about a Holsworthy Community College student who has helped the local foodbank in their time of need, while a Devon farmer is given a suspended sentence for illegally grazing cattle on a nationally important Site of Special Scientific Interest.

There’s also a report and pictures from the recent Holsworthy Army Cadets Force Christmas dinner and presentation evening, with several cadets receiving their all important promotions.

Cornwall’s prosperity is the remit of Cornwall Council, and we hear from several local Cornwall councillors including Adrian Parsons, Dominic Fairman and Barry Jordan, on their thoughts of the new Cornwall Devolution Deal which has seen its first consultation take place.

As ever there’s all the latest community news as Plough Sunday is held in Tremaine, while there’s delight in Bridgerule as the Cholwill family reach a very special fundraising landmark.

Columns wise there’s the latest at Westminster from North Cornwall MP Scott Mann, while former BBC Spotlight presenter Justin Leigh talks about the challenges facing pubs this month.

The four-page farming diary is also back, which includes a trip to Kenya for a YFC member.