Are you local? Truro’s “quiet lanes” experiment starts today, seeking to enforce “access only” rules for motorists

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A trial has started today (Thursday) to restrict traffic using narrow rural roads between Shortlanesend and Threemilestone as a short cut to Truro. The quiet lanes...

Cornwall Council to spend £15 million on housing the homeless

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall Council is planning to spend £15 million on acquiring properties which can be used as temporary accommodation for homeless people and those at risk of...

Hard hats on: Cornwall Council edges closer to sending in the bulldozers to flatten Truro’s Carrick House and neighbouring sites

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Cornwall Council’s long-held ambition to demolish the former Carrick district council headquarters in Truro looks certain to take a vital step forward later this month, following...

Covid-19: Cornwall’s “enhanced” status will see door-to-door campaign urging vaccination

By Anne North Cornwall is set to be blitzed with Covid information next week, including a door-to-door campaign urging everyone over the age of 16 to get vaccinated. Cornwall...

The new face of Truro: a “multi-generational living environment” or a concrete jungle?

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Truro City Council has changed its policy towards the controversial £170 million redevelopment of the Pydar area and is now recommending approval of the plans on...

Truro’s £170 million Pydar redevelopment looks as if it now has the votes to win planning permission

By Graham Smith Cornwall Council’s controversial £170 million redevelopment of Truro’s Pydar area appears on course to finally secure planning permission when it comes before councillors later this month....

Cornwall Council’s new plan for Truro’s Pydar area is misleading – says Cornwall Council

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Cornwall Council’s environment service has savaged County Hall’s own “masterplan” for the £170 million redevelopment of Truro’s Pydar area, accusing officer colleagues of giving a false...

EXCLUSIVE: Cornwall Council gets ready to use compulsory purchase powers to progress Truro New Town

By Graham Smith Cornwall Council is preparing to intervene once more in the property market in order to progress its ambitions for Truro New Town. A meeting of the...

Truro’s Pydar redevelopment only three weeks from finally getting planning permission, as bulldozers again prepare to demolish the site

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Cornwall Council’s controversial £170 million redevelopment of Truro’s Pydar area should finally secure planning permission in a little over three weeks. The project, which requires the...

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...