£170 million regeneration of Truro’s Pydar area recommended for approval

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A controversial £170 million redevelopment of Truro is due to come a step closer next week when planners debate the conversion of a former council building...

Truro City football club will have to play “home” games in Plymouth

By Peter Tremayne Truro City football club is moving out of Truro and – if its Southern League ever restarts – will be playing “home” games in Plymouth. The...

Post-lockdown jet ski ride ended in court appearance

By Peter Tremayne A jet-skier has been ordered to pay costs after he admitted speeding on Truro River without permission. Joshua Gotts, of Camborne, admitted failing to navigate a...

Old County Hall is for sale at £3.5 million

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The Old County Hall building, close to Truro railway station, is once again for sale.  Estate agents Lewis Haughton Wills are offering the 2.2 acre site...

Penzance, Falmouth and Truro to get more cash for cycling and walking

By Peter Tremayne The government is giving Cornwall another £607,000 to help develop sustainable transport during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The money will be spent in Penzance, Falmouth and Truro....

Demolition squad gets ready to bring bulldozers to the heart of Truro

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A major demolition project is due to get underway in Truro in April, if Cornwall Council proceeds as planned with its £170 million “regeneration” of the...

No new Nightingale hospital at Truro, as the sudden appearance of hospital beds on a retail estate puzzles locals

The former Cornwall Farmers store on a retail estate at Threemilestone has been the focus of much speculation following the sudden appearance of hospital beds The Royal Cornwall hospital...

Covid-19 forces the closure of several Cornish pubs

By Julia Penhaligon A growing number of pubs in Cornwall are closing because of Covid-19.  The specific reasons vary, with some blaming staff shortages following reported contact with a...

Truro New Town’s “energy centre” looks set to win planning approval

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Planners look set to grant approval for a pioneering “energy centre” which is to become a crucial part of the proposed Truro New Town. Cornwall Council’s...

The loneliness of the long-distance footballer: Truro City is Southern League’s only team in Tier 1 for Covid-19

By Peter Tremayne One consequence of the government's tiered-approach to local Covid restrictions is the havoc it has played with “non-elite” outdoor organised sport. Truro City – the only...