Labour selects Jayne Kirkham as Parliamentary candidate for Truro & Falmouth

Local councillor Jayne Kirkham was confirmed as Labour's prospective Parliamentary candidate for Truro & Falmouth last night (Wednesday.)   Councillor Kirkham was selected from a shortlist of two at a...

Truro stadium: council leader confirms that bid for government cash will not proceed

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall Council leader Linda Taylor has confirmed that County Hall is no longer seeking government Levelling Up cash to build a stadium at Truro – only...

Decision day for Labour Party to select Truro & Falmouth candidate

By Graham Smith Labour Party members from the Truro and Falmouth constituency meet this evening (Wednesday) to select their Parliamentary candidate for the next general election. They have to...

Cyclists win their campaign for a bridge over the A30 at Chiverton Cross

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Proposals to build a bridge for pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders over the dual carriageway at Chiverton will go ahead, Cornwall Council has confirmed. The announcement follows a...

Cornwall Council agrees to seek “land grab” Compulsory Purchase Orders to pursue its vision of Truro New Town

By Graham Smith Cornwall Council is to proceed with the compulsory purchase of several tracts of land in pursuit of its ambition to build a Truro New Town at...

EXCLUSIVE: Truro New Town and Compulsory Purchase Orders – the lawyers are watching

By Graham Smith A major landowner has suggested he might seek a Judicial Review of any Cornwall Council decision to compulsorily purchase his property to pursue its Truro New...

Does the Truro New Town scheme, with 65% of it intended for the open market, justify Compulsory Purchase Orders?

By Richard Whitehouse and Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council will have to force landowners to sell the land needed to build the 3,550-home Langarth Garden Village near Truro, known by...

Labour sets date for Truro and Falmouth candidate selection

By Julia Penhaligon Labour Party members in the Truro and Falmouth constituency have been told to attend a meeting at Truro College at 7pm on Wednesday 22nd June to...

Lights out at Truro Cathedral

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The lights at Truro Cathedral are to remain switched off at night, church authorities have ruled. The decision follows months of internal wrangling. Initially the move...

Labour activists in Truro & Falmouth poised to choose their champion

By Graham Smith The Labour Party is approaching its final decision over who will be its Parliamentary candidate in the marginal Truro and Falmouth constituency, with the result expected...