Author: Peter Tremayne

Bovine TB increases in Cornish cattle, despite the badger cull

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall continues to be one of the counties worst affected by bovine tuberculosis, according to new data published by the government. There were 350 new cases...

County Hall promises action after man’s death from “self-neglect”

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall Council has promised to urgently implement an “Action Plan” following the death of a man who died of self-neglect. The man died in 2016, after...

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...

The Brexit Party names its six candidates for Cornwall – depending on when the general election is held

By Peter Tremayne The Brexit Party today (Thursday) confirmed it has candidates ready to fight a general election in all six of Cornwall’s constituencies.  All six of the party’s...

Where there’s muck there’s brass – the cost of emptying Cornwall’s dustbins is about to increase by £62 million

By Peter Tremayne The cost of emptying Cornwall’s dustbins is about to go up.  Council officials tasked with negotiating a new 10-year waste collection contract are asking for an...

County Hall set to help “re-brand” Cornwall’s construction industry

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall’s construction industry needs to be “embedded” in the minds of young people to help them pursue it as a career choice, according County Hall. Council...

American “chlorinated chicken” company takes over in Cornwall

By Peter Tremayne The food processing company Tulip, which has factories in Bodmin and Pool, has been taken over by the American firm Pilgrim’s Pride in a deal worth...

2,000 years after someone took the P – there is a new Cornish word for the English Channel

By Peter Tremayne The English Channel is to be abolished – at least, as far as Cornwall is concerned.  Coastal communities from Torpoint to the Lizard will in future...

Cornwall on the way to football World Cup glory – but fans might want to complete a hostile environment training course before booking tickets

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall’s long march towards becoming an international football superpower took a promising first step yesterday (Saturday) when a Kernow Football Alliance team beat the Chagos Islands...

Water level in Colliford reservoir drops more than 10% in just one month

By Peter Tremayne The water level in Cornwall’s largest reservoir has fallen by more than 10% in the past month, as the dry spell looks set to continue for...

Bude’s new Community Treatment Centre “to open on Friday” – restoring overnight minor injury service

By Peter Tremayne The long-awaited return of overnight emergency NHS treatment in the Bude area is due to happen on Friday, Cornwall Reports understands, after the promised launch of...

EXCLUSIVE: Newquay Airport preparing for the harsh reality of a No Deal Brexit

By Peter Tremayne Newquay Airport and the airlines which operate from Cornwall are bracing themselves for the impact of a No Deal Brexit, after the government’s bombshell announcement that...

Lace up your boots and travel the globe: Cornwall has ambitions to play in football world cup

By Peter Tremayne International football comes to Bodmin on Sunday (25th August) – although neither of the teams is likely to include any multi-millionaire superstars. The Cornish men’s team...

County Hall spent £1.3 million on Cornish language in eight years

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall Council has spent more than £1.3 million on promoting the Cornish language since 2011, according to a Freedom of Information answer. Most of the cash...

Shepherds to stage French-style “No Deal Brexit” protest in bid to save Cornwall’s livestock sector

By Peter Tremayne Sheep farmers plan to drive a small flock of animals past government buildings in Whitehall today (Thursday) to warn of the impact of a no-deal Brexit. ...

Steep rise in police use of armed officers in Devon & Cornwall

By Peter Tremayne New Home Office statistics show that Devon and Cornwall police are deploying armed officers more frequently than ever before.  Last year the force carried out 320...

Whipsiderry beach closed because of fears over cliff stability

By Peter Tremayne There are new fears about the stability of cliffs at Whipsiderry Beach, Newquay.  Coastguards are warning of rock falls and possible landslips. The warning follows concerns...

Small earthquake near Helston

By Peter Tremayne The British Geological Survey (BGS) has confirmed a small earthquake, measuring 2.2 on the magnitude scale, happened about three miles (5km) south-west of Falmouth. Residents in...

Heavy rain expected on Friday, as South West reservoirs continue to empty

By Peter Tremayne The forecast heavy rain for Friday, which contributed to last night’s decision to cancel the Boardmasters music festival at Newquay, could bring much-needed relief to the...

Climate scientists keen to get their hands on County Hall’s spaceport study

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall’s scientific community is bracing itself for a robust exchange of views as it awaits an Exeter University report on the “carbon footprint” of the proposed...