Cornwall Gateway area local news







“We’re in the money!” Penzance in line for a multi-million pound windfall, while North and East Cornwall can only wait for crumbs

By Peter Tremayne Towns in Cornwall have been given details of the financial help they can expect for “regeneration.”  Penzance is the big winner – with almost everywhere north...

Tolls resume on Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry on Monday

By Julia Penhaligon Tolling will resume on the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry from Monday 1 June. Tolls on the two crossings were suspended on 25th  March to help...

Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry “will run out of cash in 12 weeks”

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall’s senior councillor for transport has warned that the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry only have reserves to last until the end of July unless the...

Menheniot temporary classroom approved

By Richard Whitehouse A primary school has been granted planning permission for a temporary classroom which it says is needed because a bid for funding for a permanent building...

Vandals attack historic gun emplacement at Rame Head

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Police are investigating a graffiti attack at Rame Head.  Vandals have daubed paint on a former gun emplacement, which is in the care of Historic England....

South East Cornwall MP Sheryll Murray says NHS staff have the protective equipment they need

By Richard Whitehouse One of Cornwall’s MPs has found herself at the centre of a row over protective equipment for health and care workers, after claiming they had sufficient...

Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry tolls suspended to protect staff during Covid-19 crisis

By Peter Tremayne Charges to cross the Tamar Bridge or use the Torpoint Ferry have been suspended for at least three weeks because of the Covid-19 Coronavirus crisis. Cornwall...

Trial delayed for Cawsand army veteran accused of attempted murder, 46 years ago in Northern Ireland

By Anne North The trial of a Cawsand army veteran accused of attempting to murder a man during the Northern Ireland conflict 46 years ago has been delayed because...

Tamar Bridge bosses ponder how to tackle anti-social behaviour

By Richard Whitehouse People living near the Tamar Bridge have raised concerns about safety after reporting items being thrown from the bridge including a pig’s ear, traffic cones and...

Marine drowned after jumping out of landing craft during Tregantle beach training exercise

By Anne North The Ministry of Defence has released details of the young Royal Marine recruit who died during a training exercise at Tregantle beach, Whitsand Bay, last week....