Cornwall remembers

13th November 2017 Thousands of people across Cornwall have observed Remembrance Day memorial services.  Towns and villages staged events to respect local friends and relatives who have been killed...

Helston to get new-look library

1st November 2017 By Anne North Helston library is set to re-open later this month after a facelift. The Trengrouse Way library and Information Service is due to re-open...

Cornwall’s foodbanks braced for arrival of Universal Credit

30th October 2017 By Julia Penhaligon Thousands of people in Cornwall are bracing themselves for the introduction of Universal Credit, the controversial new benefit which replaces many aspects of...

Planners say “no” to Porthleven harbour development

24th October 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The battle for Porthleven harbour is over – for now.  Planners yesterday (Monday) voted 11-2 to reject their officers’ advice and turn down...

Decision day for Porthleven harbour

23rd October 2017 Residents of Porthleven should learn today (Monday) if their harbour is to get a large new building which the owners say will be used for an...

Cornwall’s libraries: the “devolution revolution” is taking longer than expected

20th October 2017 By Anne North Cornwall’s “pioneering” reform of the county’s libraries is to be extended for a further year, as council officials struggle to find local partners...

Woman’s body found at Kynance Cove

10th October 2017 The body of a woman has been found at the bottom of cliffs at Kynance Cove, on the Lizard. A 48-year-old woman had been reported missing...

Porthleven harbour decision postponed until 23rd October

10th October 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Residents of Porthleven will have to wait a few more weeks to learn the fate of the town’s harbour, after a site visit...

And this is where the lifeboats are – but there are only 87 seats for 123 councillors, as the scramble for places gets underway

29th September 2017 By Graham Smith The maps reproduced in this article illustrate the first draft of how officials suggest re-drawing Cornwall Council boundaries.  The 2021 local council elections...

Planners signal approval for new arts centre in the battle for Porthleven harbour

18th September 2017 By Peter Tremayne Controversial plans for an arts centre and offices on the Porthleven dockyard have been recommended for approval by council officials. The planning application...