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    Video caption: Boardmasters cancelled? 'It's not going to stop our holiday'
  2. Boardmasters: Festival after-parties to go ahead

    Charley Adams

    BBC News Online

    Nightclubs and bars across Newquay have said after-parties are still going ahead after Boardmasters was cancelled and some new events will be added.

    Sailors in Newquay confirmed its after-parties will still be going ahead.

    It said all headline and support acts have confirmed they will be playing.

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  3. Boardmasters: The rain is on its way

    Dan Downs

    Weather Forecaster

    The clouds are gathering above the Boardmasters site - and here is the wind and rain heading towards Newquay that forced organisers to cancel the event.

    weather map

    Organisers are continuing to clear the festival site before the storm hits.

  4. Met Office played 'no part' in cancellation decision

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    The Met Office has issued a statement to say it had "no part" in the decision to cancel Boardmasters.

    It said: "We provided a weather forecast to Boardmasters and the information on weather warnings, but were not part of any decision to cancel the festival.

    "Reports have referenced 'multiple meetings' and 'the hard decision to cancel' – we only provided facts and were not part of any discussion over the future of the event."

  5. Boardmasters: Newquay 'open for business'

    Tamsin Melville

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Cornwall

    Pubs, clubs and shops in Newquay are keen for people who are in the town for Boardmasters - which has now been cancelled - to stay around.

    They want to deliver the message to visitors that Newquay is open for business.

    Newquay bar sign
  6. Boardmasters confirms ticket refunds

    Organisers of the Boardmasters festival cancelled the event, saying the forecast was "too severe" for it to go ahead.

    They have now confirmed refunds for ticket-holders.

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  7. BreakingBoardmasters: Ticket holders will get full refund

    BBC Spotlight

    Boardmasters has confirmed that anyone who purchased tickets via the Boardmasters website and official ticket sellers will receive a refund in full for the face value of their ticket.

    Organisers say they will release more information regarding how to claim refunds "as soon as possible" via Boardmasters' social media channels.

  8. Two arrested after stabbing

    Guy Bell


    Two people have been arrested after a 30-year-old man was stabbed in his stomach, back and arm in Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex.

    Emergency services were called to Willow Way at 17:48 BST on Tuesday. The victim was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment, but his injuries are not thought to be life-changing.

    It is understood the victim and his attacker are known to each other.

    Following inquiries, two suspects handed themselves in to police later that evening.

    A 30-year-old man from Ilfracombe, Devon, and a 17-year-old boy from Hassocks, were both arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm with intent. They remain in police custody.

  9. Boardmasters: Crowds at Newquay bus station

    Johnny O'Shea

    BBC News Online

    There are queues of people at Newquay bus station as disappointed festival-goers make their return journey home after the cancellation of Boardmasters.

    Newquay bus station
    Newquay bus station
    Newquay bus station
    Newquay bus station
  10. Boardmasters: Traders 'desperately trying to get off site'

    Tamsin Melville

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Cornwall

    Organisers are continuing to clear the Boardmasters site in Newquay after the festival's cancellation.

    BBC correspondent, Tamsin Melville is there and says there's a "huge derigging process going on".

    "Organisers are very keen that all the traders and all the massive stands and stages for the acts are all down as quickly as possible because of this weather warning," she says.

    "The scale of the operation is a massive event and there's a lot to get done.

    "There's a huge hive of activity where people are desperately trying to get off site."

    Derigging process
  11. Boardmasters: 'It doesn't have to be all doom and gloom'

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    A Boardmasters festival worker is trying to create some positivity after the cancellation of the event.

    Alexa Robin, who was supposed to be working at the site in Newquay, has had her picture taken at some of the festival's most popular photo hotspots.

    It can prove impossible to get a picture without someone in the background when the festival is in full swing - so she's taken advantage of the lack of crowds.

    "It's not all doom and gloom", she said.

  12. Boardmasters derigging: Another truck leaves the site

    James Churchfield

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    Truck leaving Boardmasters site
  13. Boardmasters: Campers 'make sure your tent is pegged'

    Johanna Carr

    BBC News Online

    People enjoying a camping holiday in Cornwall should not pack up and go home just yet but need to be aware of the conditions, a camping shop owner has said.

    Damian Rowe, who owns Newquay Camping and Leisure, said he thought the problem with the weather warnings and Boardmasters was more to do with the festival infrastructure rather than people camping.

    "A few years ago they had to cancel because the wind picked up and the stage nearly (collapsed)," he said.


    Mr Rowe said for other people camping in Cornwall should take precautions.

    "Make sure you get plenty of tent pegs, put more guy lines on your tent and make sure everything is as secure as it can be," he said.

    He added the cancellation was the right decision as the Boardmasters stage was as exposed as it could be.

    "If something did happen it would ruin Boardmasters forever," he said.

  14. 'The weekend will be a bit quieter now with my mum'

    Johnny O'Shea

    BBC News Online

    A teenager from Worcester who had a ticket for Boardmasters will now have to stay with his mum for the next five days - rather than the festival campsite.

    James Gilliver, 17, said he was "gutted" when heard the event had been cancelled.

    "It's the only reason we came down", he said.

    "The weekend will be a bit quieter now, with my mum".

    His mum, Tracey Gilliver said she paid "twice as much" for an apartment in Newquay this week because of Boardmasters.

    James, Tracey and Matt Gilliver