Plans to axe long-stay car parking in Truro head for the long grass, as councillors rebel

By Richard Whitehouse Proposals to axe long-stay car parking in Truro in a bid to reduce the amount of traffic into the city should be dropped, according to councillors....

Campaigners say “no” to Threemilestone Aldi, as Truro shopkeepers worry about the future

By Richard Whitehouse Campaigners have urged Cornwall Council to refuse planning permission for an out-of-town retail park because it could “kill” Truro city centre. A planning application is in...

After a couple of quiet opening nights, Cornwall’s new “singles only” bar throws open its doors for free

By Anne North The new “Single Mingle” bar in Truro, after failing to attract customers following Monday’s opening, has dropped its £20 entry fee. The new venture failed to...

Truro Stadium land deal “still not over the line” as County Hall holds firm on promise of community benefit

By Graham Smith Claims before Christmas that the Truro Stadium project has completed the land-transfer necessary to start construction were premature, the Cornwall Council cabinet member responsible for the...

First night nerves at Truro’s alternative to speed-dating?

By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall’s latest “singles-only” bar, in Truro, appears to have attracted little interest on its opening night last night.  Passers-by say the “Single Mingle” venue was closed...

Hall for Cornwall steel sub-contractor goes bust

By Anne North One of the sub-contractors employed on the refurbishment of the Hall for Cornwall, Truro, has gone bankrupt, councillors heard this morning. Councillor Adam Paynter, cabinet member...

Is this the end of long-stay car parking in Truro?

By Richard Whitehouse New plans have been revealed to end long-stay parking in Truro in a bid to stop people driving into the city. Cornwall Council is looking at...

The moment Cornwall has been waiting for is close at hand

By Rashleigh MacFarlane One of the more eye-catching attempts to breathe new life into Truro’s night-time economy opens its doors for the first time this evening. Single Mingle will...

Planners to meet next week to rule on Truro stadium proposals

By Anne North Planners are due to meet next week (Thursday 23rd January) to rule on plans for a Truro stadium. Although outline permission was granted originally in 2011,...

How Cornwall’s wild beavers are protecting villagers against flooding, and could help shape government policy

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Villagers at Ladock, near Truro, may have a cete of beavers to thank for protecting their homes against flooding, according to research published today (Thursday.) A...