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...

Fire causes severe damage to Edward Hain hospital, St Ives

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Fire has swept through the Edward Hain community hospital in St Ives, causing severe damage. The hospital has been closed to in-patients for four years while...

Major boost for Cornwall’s offshore wind energy ambitions

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Plans to build floating windfarms off the coast of Cornwall have taken a major step forward after being shortlisted for further development by UK Research and...

The curious case of the “goodwill” council tax write-off will be back in court in September

By Graham Smith A court case which is expected to hear how and why Cornwall Council wrote off thousands of pounds in alleged council tax liability, after becoming embroiled...

Three wheels good, four wheels bad? Councillors contemplate a future of small, lightweight all-electric taxis

By Peter Tremayne Small electric rickshaws could become a feature of some Cornish towns if councillors grant a private hire taxi licence next week. The ZBee Tuk-Tuk vehicles would...

Leisure centres at Falmouth, Launceston, St Ives, Saltash and Wadebridge will all remain closed until further notice after another “outsourcing” contract goes bad

By Graham Smith Leisure centres at Falmouth, Launceston, St Ives, Saltash and Wadebridge will not reopen on 25th July, after Cornwall Council surrendered to its private operators GLL over...

Lifeguards rescue 12 caught in rip currents at Porthtowan beach

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Porthtowan RNLI lifeguards responded to a flash rip current which lead to a mass rescue of 12 people yesterday (Monday.)  The rip current pulled the bathers...

Police and Crime Commissioner identifies likely trouble-spots ahead of “Super Saturday”

By Peter Tremayne New funds to help prevent anti social behaviour are being offered to Newquay, St Ives, Truro, Perranporth, Penzance and Bude as local communities anticipate the weekend’s...

RNLI lifeguards to patrol six more Cornish beaches from tomorrow

By Richard Whitehouse More beaches in Cornwall will have RNLI lifeguards patrolling from this weekend. Cornwall Council has announced that from Saturday another six beaches in Cornwall will have...

Black Lives Matter across Cornwall, as anti-racism protestors show solidarity with worldwide campaign

By Anne North Hundreds of anti-racism campaigners turned out in Cornwall today (Sunday) to join in the worldwide condemnation of the killing by American police of a black man,...