St Ives bar refused 1am licence extension, as councillors hear allegations of “social distancing” breaches

By Richard Whitehouse A bar in St Ives has been refused permission to extend opening hours after neighbours objected. Cornwall Council’s Licensing Act sub-committee heard allegations that the Old...

Cornwall’s Wave Hub is about to become a Wind Hub – and could have a new owner next month

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall’s Wave Hub could be sold next month.  Cornwall Council thinks it has a deal and hopes to announce a buyer within weeks. The Hayle-based project,...

Edward Hain hospital at St Ives will not re-open, rule health chiefs

By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall’s health bosses have endorsed a report which effectively signs the death knell for the Edward Hain hospital at St Ives.  The building has served the...

Last-ditch bid to save the Edward Hain memorial hospital at St Ives

By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall’s health bosses will be asked to think again this morning (Tuesday) about the “temporary” closure, more than four years ago, of the Edward Hain hospital,...

After yesterday’s £6 million bail-out, the battle for Cornwall’s leisure centres is only just getting started

By Rashleigh MacFarlane People who use Cornwall’s leisure centres are waiting anxiously for details of a “strategic review” which will see all sites operate up to and beyond next...

Justice delayed, again, in the strange case of the water pipe in Hayle which all the authorities insist is nothing to do with them

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A 14-year-old question about who is responsible for an underground water pipe in Hayle is going to have to wait even longer for an answer, after...

“Save Our Pool!” – Wadebridge fears its leisure centre is at the top of County Hall’s “hit list”

By Graham Smith About 30 protestors staged a peaceful, socially-distanced demonstration in Wadebridge on Friday evening to highlight the loss of their local leisure centre. The swimming pool, gym,...

Crunch-time approaching for Cornwall’s leisure centres, as nearly 1,800 sign petition demanding that St Ives reopens

By Peter Tremayne Pressure is growing on Cornwall Council to pay extra to reopen some of the leisure centres which its private management company insists must stay closed because...

It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, but Welsh fortune could be at Cornwall’s expense

By Peter Tremayne Wales appears to have stolen a march on Cornwall in the race to develop and exploit offshore wind energy, after the Crown Estate awarded seabed rights...

Fire damage to Edward Hain hospital, St Ives, not as bad as originally feared

By Anne North Fire damage to the Edward Hain hospital, St Ives, is not as bad as first feared – with hopes once again rising that the building can...