Cornwall’s secondary school pupils face cut-per-head lottery under new funding formula, as class sizes start to increase

19th April 2018 By Peter Tremayne The cash spent on Cornwall’s secondary school pupils is hundreds of pounds less than needed, according to an analysis of official Department for...

Cornish daffodil “slaves” – still no charges, as police inquiry enters its third month

9th April 2018 By Peter Tremayne Police say they are still investigating slavery allegations at a Cornish daffodil farm, more than two months after three men were arrested and...

The secret jigsaw: how the NHS is Shaping Our Future into a Cornwall of winners and losers, depending on the “Property Asset Scorecard”

23rd March 2018 By Graham Smith The redesign of Cornwall’s health service is set to transfer treatment of existing minor injury units to 25 “enhanced” GP surgeries – posing...

Still no charges, more than a month after the Cornish daffodil farm “slave” raid

12th March 2018 By Peter Tremayne Police say they are still investigating slavery allegations at a Cornish daffodil farm, more than a month after three men were arrested and...

Loe Bar footpath to be re-routed further from the coast

28th February 2018 By Anne North The coastal footpath at Loe Bar,between Porthleven and Helston, is to be re-routed - away from the coast. The path was badly damaged...

Goonhilly to become world’s first commercial deep space tracking station

22nd February 2018 By Julia Penhaligon The Goonhilly Earth Station is set to become the world's first commercial deep-space communications station, capable of tracking future missions to the Moon...

Council pays for refurbishment of eight leisure centres

20th February 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s leisure centres have had a £346,715 facelift since the contract was transferred to the London-based company GLL, according to a Freedom of...

Planners vote unanimously to reject Cornwall’s first 112,000-bird poultry farm

15th February 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Planners have thrown out proposals for what would have been Cornwall’s first industrial-scale poultry farm. More than 20,000 people signed an online petition...

Battle lines drawn for Cornwall Council elections in 2021, as Independents face party political squeeze

14th February 2018 By Anne North Battle lines have been drawn for the next set of Cornwall Council elections in 2021. New ward boundaries, identifying 87 council divisions, were...

All three men released after high-profile “anti-slavery” raid on Cornish flower farm

9th February 2018 By Peter Tremayne Police have released all three men arrested during an “anti-slavery” raid on a farm near Manaccan yesterday (Thursday.)  The releases follows a remarkable...