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...

Covid-19: the “post-tourist” recovery flattens out, leaving a lasting impact on Cornwall’s health

By Anne North Cornwall’s post-tourist “recovery” from Covid appears to be coming to an end as the drop in the infection rate has now slowed, falling only slightly in...

Cornwall’s Tories triumph in town council by-elections, despite national “cross-over” opinion poll

By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall’s Conservatives are celebrating two town council by-election victories, with results which will bring the Tories some comfort on the day that a national opinion poll...

Lots of lycra on display as two-wheel fans prepare to salute Tour of Britain cycle race

By Peter Tremayne A four-year campaign to bring the Tour of Britain cycle race to Cornwall will be realised this morning (Sunday) in Penzance. It was in November 2017...

EXCLUSIVE: The Covid-19 postcode lottery which says that if you don’t wear a mask on the Isles of Scilly you won’t be allowed to fly, but when you land at Newquay it’s a matter of individual choice

By Anne North A major change in the government’s Covid vaccination policy, offering jabs to children aged 12-15, is expected this week, councillors on the Isles of Scilly heard...

“Unserviceable” boats in Penzance harbour to be scrapped

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Cornwall Council is poised to scrap several privately-owned boats and yachts in Penzance. A total of eight vessels, which County Hall says are “unserviceable” are stored...

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...

Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust improves surgical services, after a series of “never events”

By Anne North The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has improved its surgical care service, after a series of “never events” last year.  Overall the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro,...

Cornwall’s MPs strike different tones in debate about Afghanistan disaster

By Julia Penhaligon Only one of Cornwall’s six MPs spoke in yesterday’s (Wednesday’s) emergency debate about Afghanistan.  Newquay and St Austell’s Steve Double was concerned that a “resettlement scheme”...

Plans unveiled for new outpatient unit at West Cornwall hospital

By Richard Whitehouse Plans for a new £9 million outpatients unit at West Cornwall Hospital have been welcomed by local councillors and residents. Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT)...