“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...

Outsourcing company which runs Cornwall’s leisure centres asks taxpayers to top-up staff’s wages

By Anne North The company which runs Cornwall’s leisure centres is asking local taxpayers to top up its staff wages, as central government pays only 80% of normal salary...

Construction work resumes at Hayle harbour

By Peter Tremayne Construction has resumed at the £250 million Hayle harbour development, following its suspension because of the Covid-19 crisis. Developers Corinthian Homes have announced a “phased return”...

Covid-19: A month since the lockdown: how is Cornwall’s health and care system holding up?

By Graham Smith Cornwall’s health service appears to be holding up extremely well to the Covid-19 challenge, with only 20 Coronavirus patients currently receiving treatment at the Royal Cornwall...

Cornwall’s health chiefs: “Don’t bring your minor injuries to Truro – we need to focus on Covid-19”

By Anne North Truro’s minor injury patients have been told to go to Camborne-Redruth instead of the emergency department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, as Cornwall’s only acute facility...

The next big idea: Cornwall’s £150 million offshore windfarm

By Richard Whitehouse A major £150 million project to install floating offshire windfarms off the coast of Cornwall could become a reality within the next five years. Cornwall and...

How Airbnb is changing the face of Cornwall’s holiday lettings industry

By Anne North Nearly 12,500 properties in Cornwall are registered with Airbnb, the online holiday lettings organisation which traditional tourism organisations and traders fear is posing a threat to...

Council tax write-off was “a gesture of goodwill, and not an admission of liability” says County Hall, as magistrates say that Hayle woman can have her day in court

By Graham Smith Cornwall councillors were not involved in the decision to write off thousands of pounds in unpaid council tax for a Hayle woman who accuses County Hall...

Campaigners gather at Truro magistrates court for council tax protest as 14-year row over Hayle water pipe takes a new twist

By Graham Smith Dozens of protestors joined Hayle resident Mel Sheridan outside Truro magistrates this afternoon (Wednesday) as she sought to use an unpaid Cornwall Council tax bill to...

Labour Parties in North Cornwall and St Ives nominate Emily Thornberry as their leader

By Graham Smith Labour Party members in the North Cornwall and St Ives constituencies have nominated Emily Thornberry to be their leader. Last night’s (Tuesday) decisions means that across...