Covid-19: Cornwall infection rate continues to rise

By Anne North St Just and Land’s End has become the most recent part of Cornwall to “go dark” on the Covid cluster map, showing 859 cases per 100,000...

Former pasty factory at St Just could be demolished and site used for housing

By Anne North Controversial plans to demolish what is thought to be Cornwall’s oldest pasty factory and replace it with five dwellings come before councillors later this month. The...

MPs to debate the killing of a pet cat by fox hounds in Cornwall

By Peter Tremayne MPs have been forced to debate the killing of a pet cat by out-of-control foxhounds in West Cornwall earlier this year. House of Commons officials are...

Submarine did not sink French trawler off The Lizard in 2004, inquest rules

By Peter Tremayne The sinking of a French trawler off The Lizard nearly 18 year ago was not caused by a submarine, a judge has ruled. Nigel Lickley QC...

Think Global, Act Local – how to join in the climate summit without leaving Cornwall

Worried about the climate but not able to get to Glasgow?  Cornwall is determined not to be left out of the next two weeks with its own contributions to...

Budget latest: Isles of Scilly gets £48.4 million for new ferries

By Rashleigh MacFarlane St Ives MP Derek Thomas has welcomed a £48.4 million investment in transport to the Isles of Scilly. The cash, announced as part of today’s budget,...

Western Hunt foxhounds case adjourned until December

By Peter Tremayne Charges against a master of foxhounds, whose dogs killed a pet cat in Cornwall earlier this year, have been adjourned until December. John Lanyon Sampson, 55,...

St Ives MP Derek Thomas rebels and votes against the government over sewage discharges

By Graham Smith One of Cornwall’s Members of Parliament has voted against the government. St Ives MP Derek Thomas was one of 22 Tories to rebel and vote against...

Inquest resumes in search for the truth about why French trawler sank off Cornish coast 17 years ago

By Peter Tremayne The inquest has resumed into the deaths of five fishermen drowned when their vessel sank 15 miles off The Lizard in 2004. Central to the mystery...

Isles of Scilly asks government for £48 million to upgrade transport link to Cornwall

By Richard Whitehouse The Isles of Scilly is asking the government for £48 million to upgrade transport to the mainland. If approved, the cash would come from the “Levelling...