THE 39th ever Launceston Steam and Vintage Rally was held over the Bank Holiday weekend and features heavily in this week’s Post Series.

Inside is a report plus a double-page spread on the event that was held in glorious weather.

There’s outrage in Bude as residents complain over proposals for a well-known hotel to be converted into housing.

Elsewhere in the town, The North Cornwall Marie Curie Fundraising Group have held their first-ever fundraising event at Budehaven School, and it proved a massive success as over £1,200 went to the charity.

A Bude man has also been taking part in the Three Peaks Challenge for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Not too far away in Bradworthy, the village’s young farmers club have held a charity big breakfast, while in Torridge, the Torridge Planning Team has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

The Post’s new office in Launceston was officially opened last week with local mayors Cllr Helen Bailey and Cllr Nigel Kenneally both visiting.

We chat to paramedic Matt Grahame as he prepares to walk the South West Coast Path in memory of his late wife, while in Calstock, the local council are looking to team up with a food charity to help those struggling.

There’s also the latest Westminster column from North Cornwall MP Scott Mann on the progress made since Rishi Sunak took over as Prime Minister, while former BBC Spotlight presenter Justin Leigh is back with his latest column on giving away your favourite places to visit.

As ever there’s all the latest community news including Trevena-Tintagel WI planting a new tree, while up in Holsworthy, life-saving techniques have been taught at the Thursday Friendship Group.

Schools across the area were busy in the final week before half-term. We check in at Windmill Hill and St Stephens in Launceston, and St James CofE in Okehampton to see what’s going on.

A Bodmin councillor has told a meeting at Cornwall Council about having to deal with the lack of support following the recent stabbing at Eclipse nightclub which took the life of Michael Allen.

See this week’s Post for all of this plus much more.