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Review of Cornwall's local news media

(cover pic: Gerry Wood)

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Is the Newquay airport goose being fattened up for privatisation?

Getting into space is about maths and physics, not public relations: why Cornwall Council should say “no” to Richard Branson

A lesson for Cornwall? Why Brecon & Radnor might not be the Brexit game-changer the bookies are forecasting

After Peterborough: while politicians try to understand what happened, Labour should bring back its £3 supporters’ scheme and then ballot to determine Brexit policy

Why Cornwall should brace for defeat next week

Why only Jeremy Corbyn can beat Nigel Farage, and why it’s all about the turnout – a partisan view

Inside Kennally Care: details start to emerge of how charities and companies are now taking over Cornwall’s health service – with orders to cut spending

Glittering Prizes – The Cornwall Reports New Year Honours

A day in the life of the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator

All the way from Arabia – a sci-fi vision of Cornwall’s future?

Got an allotment? Get ready to once more Dig For Victory, as the new Agriculture Bill looks set to devastate Cornwall

Slow Train Coming: why the Devonwall boundary changes are not entirely welcome news for the Tories

Cornwall’s local government: no place for grown-ups

Cornwall and the idea of a tourism tax: a tale full of sound and fury, signifying nothing

Jumpers for goalposts: Why we need a Cornwall United to get serious about public health, and why the council should start its own football club

In a sleepy part of rural North Cornwall, another revolution is underway

Tragedy, farce, repeat: why County Hall would be an ideal location for Midsummer Murders

Bucaneers and Pirate Ports: time for Cornwall’s LEP to re-think its strategy on Economic Zones

After the football – business as usual with Cornwall’s NHS, and why it’s important to keep an eye on what’s happening in Parliament

The best possible birthday present for Cornwall’s NHS would be management from outside Cornwall

Cornwall, Your Cornwall

A design for life

Bread & Circuses, joining the dots between the Coliseum and a Stadium for Cornwall

Is dementia to blame for Brexit? In Cornwall, it’s a serious question

Why badgers should take extra care on the A38, and why I miss the sight of a squashed hedgehog

Cornwall, the Final Frontier, and how to make “devolution” more inspirational than a stale fart

Struggling in the stormy seas of shrinking ratings, BBC local radio’s “Dementia FM” heads for its iceberg

Newquay spaceport: reach for the stars, but watch your wallet and beware of half-baked big ideas

Brexit splits the anti-Tory vote and Cornwall stays true blue


EXCLUSIVE: The knives are out on County Hall’s fourth floor: a story of fear, loathing and bitter disappointments

Sport England walks away from Truro Stadium project, as Pirates rugby club asks Cornwall Council to hand over its £3 million anyway

Cornwall Council’s financial position further downgraded, from “stable” to “negative”

Hopes appear to be fading for South Crofty to resume tin mining by 2021

Organisers reveal the Tour of Britain cycle race route, from Penzance to Bodmin

Opinion pollsters and tactical voting gurus provide election talking points in Cornish constituencies

Newquay Airport boss quits

EXCLUSIVE: Cornwall Council loses its chief operating officer

Last-minute registration drive results in 7% increase – in only three weeks – in the number of general election voters in Cornwall

Cornwall Council votes 66-34 to spend £12 million on Newquay spaceport, as protestors watch in dismay

Doctors criticise Cornwall Council over privatisation of sexual health services

Is Branson selling out Newquay? Daily flights to Heathrow look set to end next year, with passengers forced to fly to Southend instead

EXCLUSIVE: Cornwall Council confirms it spent more on building houses than it was able to get by selling them

“Give 16-year-olds the vote in Cornwall Council’s 2021 local elections” urge councillors

Cornwall’s NHS: Will the general election signal the end of the road for Kennally Care?

Cornwall waits 14 years for a Liberal Party candidate, and then six turn up all at once

And they’re off! The official runners and riders for Cornwall’s 2019 general election


Dismay as council prepares to scrap recycling banks

Cornwall’s dustbin AND recycling collections will both be fortnightly, as row looms over bungled waste contract

Sanctuary Housing walks away from Truro New Town project

Cornwall Council says its trip to Sicily cost taxpayers £1,625 and was necessary to maintain “invaluable” membership of think-tank

Cornwall’s roads to be “electric vehicle-only” by 2050, according to new study

We’ll tell high-flying staff to justify their carbon footprint, promises Cornwall Council

New byelaw demands that salmon caught in River Camel must be released

Why the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund is lending £850,000 to a company which recently switched production from Cornwall to Kent

Planning inspector says “no” to “60% affordable” housing scheme near Rock

Public Works interest rate rise will cost Cornwall Council millions

Cornish badger study confirms the science – culling actually spreads TB in cattle

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

EXCLUSIVE: The curious case of the £450 million “new hospital cash” that nobody asked for

Fraud, bribery and corruption at County Hall: it costs the taxpayers hundreds of thousands of pounds, and two people their jobs

First housing survey in 15 years finds huge catalogue of faults

EXCLUSIVE: Council shelves suggestion that it could put homeless people in shipping containers, as numbers in bed and breakfast plummet

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

County Hall privatises Cornwall’s sexual health services

EXCLUSIVE: How Cornwall is trying to beat the world – by racking up thousands of air-miles, at taxpayers’ expense