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Boscastle to hold first festival
Park and ride services will operate over the festival weekend
A Cornish village devastated by floods last year is holding its first ever food, arts and crafts festival.

The three-day festival in Boscastle is being supported by local celebrities, including Cornish-born Olympic gold medallist Ed Coode.

The festival starts on Friday night with entertainment in local pubs and a marquee deemed "the foodies' paradise" in the village car park.

There will be cookery demonstrations and stalls selling local produce.

A free park and ride scheme will operating from the Tintagel and Bude side of the village.

More than 100 people were rescued on the 16 August 2004 when a 3m (10ft) wall of water crashed through Boscastle.

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