Carbis Bay Hotel withdraws “G7 meeting rooms” planning application – council says site will be restored to its original condition

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The unauthorised building of “G7 meeting rooms” at the Carbis Bay Hotel is to end with their demolition.  The site is to be restored to its...

Dolphin which played with Hayle harbour swimmers found dead in Ireland

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The dolphin which delighted swimmers in Hayle harbour last month has been found dead. The animal is thought to have been hit by a boat.  The...

While Cornwall dips a toe into some of the controversial issues surrounding the housing crisis, the Welsh government is already into its formal public consultation

By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council’s attempt to get a grip on its housing crisis will be asked to study a similar initiative in Wales, which is already allowing local...

Carbis Bay Hotel, six months later: planning application still not on the agenda

By Rashleigh MacFarlane There is still no date for when the unauthorised developments at the Carbis Bay Hotel, near St Ives, will be considered by any elected local councillors...

Will Cornwall Council find a way of taking the politics out of Carbis Bay Hotel’s unauthorised development?

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The stage appears to be set for a major planning battle later this month when councillors should finally get the chance to debate unauthorised development at...

Cornwall’s motorists urged to make sure their cars are not parked on Tour of Britain cycle route this weekend

By Peter Tremayne Temporary parking restrictions will be imposed on some Penzance roads this week in advance of the Tour of Britain cycle race, which starts on Sunday (5th...

Covid-19: Cornwall’s infection rate has trebled since “Freedom Day” only one month ago

By Anne North Cornwall’s Covid infection rate saw another huge increase yesterday (Wednesday) and now stands at 771.3 per 100,000 population, the highest in mainland Britain.  The average for...

So long, and thanks for the fish: Hayle dolphin waves goodbye after delighting harbour swimmers

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A dolphin which delighted a group of children and adults by playing with them in Hayle harbour has been coaxed out to sea by wildlife experts....

Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust improves surgical services, after a series of “never events”

By Anne North The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has improved its surgical care service, after a series of “never events” last year.  Overall the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro,...

Cornwall’s MPs strike different tones in debate about Afghanistan disaster

By Julia Penhaligon Only one of Cornwall’s six MPs spoke in yesterday’s (Wednesday’s) emergency debate about Afghanistan.  Newquay and St Austell’s Steve Double was concerned that a “resettlement scheme”...