Life in the slow lane for St Austell-Truro motorists

By Richard Whitehouse A small stretch of the main road between St Austell and Truro will see its speed limit cut to 20 mph for eight months while a...

Plans for 4,000-home Truro New Town hit the road

By Julia Penhaligon and Richard Whitehouse Some detail about the proposed Truro New Town might emerge next week, as Cornwall Council embarks on a series of “listening” events designed...

City Council takes over Truro library

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Truro City Council has taken over the local library.  Responsibility for the facility transferred from County Hall yesterday (Tuesday.) The ownership of the Passmore Edwards library,...

Huge turnout for climate change protests across Cornwall

This morning's scene at Truro.  Similar rallies are taking place, particularly at schools, across Cornwall - and the world.  To view the rest of this article, please subscribe to...

No plans to build 4,000 homes in Truro New Town, says council, insisting current planning approvals total only 2,700

By Richard Whitehouse and Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council says there are no plans to increase the number of homes to be built on the Langarth development outside Truro. The...

For sale: 4.3 acres of development land next to Truro railway station

By Julia Penhaligon More than 50 homes could be built on land close to Truro railway station, subject to a suitable planning application. A 4.3-acre brownfield site, owned by...

Truro half marathon draws crowds

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A total of 530 runners took part in yesterday’s (Sunday’s) Truro Half Marathon, sponsored by Duchy Plant Hire.  Hundreds of spectators lined the route to cheer...

“We will fight them on the beaches” – town and parish councils go to war over once-in-a-generation boundary disputes

By Graham Smith Local councils across Cornwall are preparing to do battle over which of them should survive the current Community Governance Review, with some vowing to “fight them...

Cornwall Council admits that Truro stadium progress is at the mercy of related road and New Town project

By Richard Whitehouse and Julia Penhaligon Plans for a Truro stadium to host the Cornish Pirates rugby team have run into the quicksand of lawyers haggling over legal agreements. ...

Truro finally gets its new household waste centre

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Truro’s new £1.75 million Household Waste Recycling Centre finally opened to the public for the first time today (Wednesday.)  Construction of the centre was halted earlier...