West Carclaze primary school to be housed in Eden Project car park as a “temporary” measure

By Richard Whitehouse A temporary school is set to be built at the Eden Project after a new primary school for the West Carclaze Garden Village was put on...

Climate crisis? What climate crisis? Government gives the final go-ahead for £80 million St Austell link road to A30

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Work could start later this year on a new road linking St Austell to the A30, after the government announced final approval of Cornwall Council’s business...

Three die in car crash near St Austell

By Peter Tremayne Police hope today (Tuesday) to confirm the identities of three people killed in a car crash at Ruddlemoor, St Austell, in the early hours of Sunday...

Real grass is not sustainable, says Eden Project, as it rolls out the plastic and annoys environment campaigners

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The Eden Project has found itself at the centre of a “Twitter-storm” over its use of plastic grass. The Eden Project was opened 20 years as...

St Austell & Newquay Tories will again back Steve Double at next general election

By Julia Penhaligon Conservatives in St Austell and Newquay have re-adopted Steve Double MP to be their Parliamentary candidate at the next general election. While the move is not...

New blueprint for Cornwall’s China Clay villages

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall councillors representing the China Clay area have launched a bid to give the community more of a voice and more help from Cornwall Council. A...

Eden Project plans for new campsite

By Richard Whitehouse The Eden Project is seeking to expand its accommodation for visitors with plans to convert a car park into a new camping and glamping site. A...

Downing Street Party-gate: I’m backing Boris, says St Austell & Newquay MP Steve Double

By Julia Penhaligon The St Austell and Newquay MP Steve Double has become the first Parliamentarian from Cornwall to comment on yesterday’s news about Boris Johnson’s Fixed Penalty Notice...

Eden hot rocks project resumes after last week’s earthquakes

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Engineers have resumed well testing at the Eden Project after hundreds of people in Cornwall’s china clay area were disturbed by earth tremors and loud bangs. ...

Earthquakes halt Eden Geothermal drilling

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The “hot rocks” geothermal drilling at the Eden Project has caused a small earthquake.  The £17 million three-mile-deep drilling operation has been halted pending investigations. A...