Author: Peter Tremayne

Marazion man, 32, accused of murdering his partner

22nd May 2017 By Peter Tremayne A 32-year-old Marazion man has been charged with murder, following the disappearance of his partner. Dean Lowe was charged with the murder of...

Man, 22, held on suspicion of murder as police search for missing Marazion woman

19th May 2017 By Peter Tremayne A 22 year old man from the Marazion area has been arrested by police on suspicion of murder.  This man is currently in...

Police investigate cause of fatal accident on A30 near Camborne

14th May 2017 By Peter Tremayne Police are appealing for witnesses to an accident which killed a woman in a car crash on the A30 near Camborne on Friday...

Police hunt burglar who stole 7-inch vinyl record collection near Land’s End

3rd May 2017 By Peter Tremayne Police have asked record shops and second-hand stores to be on the lookout for a collection of nearly 100 7-inch 45rpm vinyl records,...

Traffic disruption near Dobwalls as fire crews continue battle with scrapyard blaze

28th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne Motorists are being warned that the road from Doublebois to Minions, near Liskeard, is likely to remain closed for the rest of today...

Police probe “ram raid” bid at Porthleven jeweller

27th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne Police are investigating a possible "ram raid" on a jeweller's shop in Porthleven. A statement on the police website says: "At 2.52am on...

Property developer cries “foul” over failed housing bid on Falmouth’s Menehay Fields

26th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne A property developer is threatening legal action against Cornwall Council over claims that one of its members failed to declare an interest in...

Bookies still studying the general election form, but one is already certain of a Tory-hold in Camborne

24th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne Bookmakers are slowly getting to grips with the general election, with one firm already offering some prices on individual constituencies. Paddy Power has...

Cornwall’s emergency call-handlers sent Yorkshire firefighters to the wrong address

17th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne An investigation is underway into how Cornwall’s Critical Control Centre, based at Tolvaddon, Camborne, misdirected a fire crew in North Yorkshire – sending...

Police release aerial footage of high-speed car chase in Bude, ended by “stinger”

10th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne Police have released footage of a high-speed car chase in Bude, which was eventually ended after officers used a "stinger" to bring the...

Brown Willy, highest point in Cornwall, is sold

10th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne Brown Willy, on Bodmin Moor, has a new owner.  The sale was completed last week, after the 1,225-acre plot was on the market...

Motorcycle stunt team to return to Royal Cornwall Show

6th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne Another main ring act set to thrill the crowds at the 2017 Royal Cornwall Show has been announced, and it’s not one for...

Cornwall’s Sunday Independent newspaper closes after 209 years

6th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne The Sunday Independent newspaper, which has entertained readers in Cornwall for 209 years, is to cease publication. The Liskeard-based newspaper was established in...

Plans for 226 homes at Falmouth’s Menehay Fields should be rejected, say officials

22nd March 2017 By Peter Tremayne Plans to build 226 new homes on land at Menehay Field, off Bickland Water Road, Falmouth, should be rejected, according to council officials....

Ey oop, chuck, ‘ow ken I ‘elp yer?

16th March 2017 By Peter Tremayne Nearly 260 fires and other emergencies in Cornwall have been controlled from outside the county in the past year – on average, five per...

St Minver fatal “hit and run” case to be heard at Crown Court

9th March 2017 By Peter Tremayne The man charged with causing death by dangerous driving, following the death of a St Minver woman who was killed while walking her...

Is Camelford about to become a council healthcare guinea pig?

9th March 2017 By Peter Tremayne Camelford could be about pioneer a new way of providing healthcare – with Cornwall Council building and owning the facilities. In what would...

Inquiry continues as former RCHT boss is jailed for two years

7th March 2017 By Peter Tremayne The former chairman of the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust board, Jon Andrewes, has been jailed for two years after admitting he lied about...

Re-heated roast lamb contained deadly bacteria

1st March 2017 By Peter Tremayne The former managers of a pub near Truro have been ordered to pay more than £40,000 in fines and costs after a court...

First Cornish language festival starts tomorrow

24th February 2017By Peter TremayneFollow @CornwallReports The first-ever festival to promote the Cornish language gets underway tomorrow (Saturday) in Penzance. The Festival Kernewek is centred on The Acorn, Parade...