Penzance councillor Tim Dwelly breached Code of Conduct standards by spreading false “porngate” rumours on social media

By Julia Penhaligon Penzance councillor Tim Dwelly has been found guilty of breaching County Hall’s Code of Conduct after spreading false rumours on social media that the Member of...

Boris Johnson must go, says St Ives MP Derek Thomas, so that we can have a “real Conservative” as Prime Minister

By Julia Penhaligon St Ives Conservative MP Derek Thomas has further distanced himself from Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a blistering attack during a television interview. Mr Thomas told...

St Austell-A30 link road traffic calming schemes among capital projects at risk, as government denies County Hall extra cash to meet rising costs

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall councillors have been warned that some major projects could have to be scaled back or scrapped due to rising construction costs. With inflation hitting all...

Council leader’s tour of Cornwall is “good value for money”

By Graham Smith The tour of Cornwall by County Hall leader councillor Linda Taylor is “good value for money,” she insisted this week. Councillor Taylor faced questions from councillors...

St Ives MP Derek Thomas, having declared no confidence in Boris Johnson, demands government action on Cornwall’s housing crisis as the price of future support

By Graham Smith St Ives MP Derek Thomas suddenly catapulted himself into the position of Cornwall’s most influential politician yesterday (Monday) after confirming that he has no confidence in...

St Ives MP Derek Thomas calls on Boris Johnson to resign as Prime Minister

By Graham Smith St Ives MP Derek Thomas has told Boris Johnson to resign. Mr Thomas has confirmed that he submitted a letter of confidence on 21st April. In...

Under the hammer: Sale of outdoor education centre “could see it converted to housing”

By Richard Whitehouse A group of families have slammed plans by Cornwall Council to sell off an outdoor education centre with fears it could see the facility closed and...

Police stations to reopen at Penzance and Falmouth

By Peter Tremayne People will once again be able to use police stations at Penzance and Falmouth. The inquiry desks at both towns closed in 2014 but should now...

Mayoral referendum petition is struggling to make an impact

By Julia Penhaligon A petition intended to force a referendum on whether or not Cornwall should have a directly-elected Mayor is failing to reach even half of its necessary...

Cornwall councillor risks Code of Conduct inquiry after spreading false rumour that “Porn MP is from Cornwall”

By Graham Smith A local councillor could be facing disciplinary action after falsely claiming that the Conservative MP who watched pornography in the chamber of the House of Commons...