Isles of Scilly Steamship Company loses £4.3 million in a year

By Anne North Shareholders in the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company have suffered a jaw-dropping £4.3 million loss in the past year, according to the company’s annual accounts. The...

Citizen’s Panel due to meet for the first time to consider Cornwall’s housing crisis

By Julia Penhaligon Plans to set up a “Citizen’s Panel” to study Cornwall’s housing crisis have taken a major step forward.  The panellists have now been found and are...

Penzance debates Brexit

About 200 people attended a debate about Brexit, held at Penwith College, Penzance, on Friday.  Organised by Liberal Democrat candidate Andrew George, the panel also included representatives of the...

Battery-powered passenger aircraft to fly to the Isles of Scilly?

By Richard Whitehouse The Isles of Scilly is in the running to be among the first destinations to see electric passenger aeroplanes. That is the belief of the chairman...

First housing survey in 15 years finds huge catalogue of faults

By Richard Whitehouse Councillors on the Isles of Scilly have agreed to spend more than £400,000 on housing improvements after finding almost half its stock does not meet the...

St Just church bells sound the alarm for climate emergency

By Richard Whitehouse As the chorus of support for the campaign to recognise that the planet is facing a climate emergency continues to grow, a new initiative has been...

Andrew George savages the Liberal Democrats’ new Brexit policy, saying it is “a gift to the hard Right”

By Anne North Divisions within Cornwall’s Liberal Democrats, over the party’s new hard-line policy to scrap Brexit without another referendum, have widened with St Ives Parliamentary candidate Andrew George...

“We will fight them on the beaches” – town and parish councils go to war over once-in-a-generation boundary disputes

By Graham Smith Local councils across Cornwall are preparing to do battle over which of them should survive the current Community Governance Review, with some vowing to “fight them...

Penzance tribute to Peter Le Mare, tireless campaigner for peace

By Peter Tremayne A special festival is planned for Penzance later this month in tribute to one of Cornwall’s most influential peace campaigners, who died in July. Peter Le...

Cornwall Council admits that Truro stadium progress is at the mercy of related road and New Town project

By Richard Whitehouse and Julia Penhaligon Plans for a Truro stadium to host the Cornish Pirates rugby team have run into the quicksand of lawyers haggling over legal agreements. ...