Author: Peter Tremayne

The complex issue of suicide prevention, and raising walkway barriers on the Tamar Bridge, will have to be decided by Cornwall Council’s cabinet

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall Council’s 10-member cabinet will have to decide whether or not to raise parapets on the Tamar Bridge, following calls that to do so move might...

Nigel Farage on his way to Cornwall

By Peter Tremayne Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage is coming to Cornwall next week for a rally in Camborne. He is due to speak at the Carn Brea leisure...

Paperwork mix-up cancels Jeremy Corbyn visit to Falmouth University

By Peter Tremayne Young Labour Party activists in Falmouth were disappointed when university students had to cancel a planned visit by Jeremy Corbyn last night (Thursday) because of a...

Four new UK routes from Newquay Airport

By Peter Tremayne It will soon be possible to fly direct from Newquay airport to Newcastle, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Norwich. Loganair has announced four new routes to start in...

Cornwall Council appoints its new boss for Children, Schools and Families

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall Council has appointed a new director of Children’s Services, responsible for schools and families. Meredith Teasdale (right) had previously been Director of Education with Wolverhampton...

Branson’s rocket finally arrives on the runway, but needs more tests before trying to reach the stars

By Peter Tremayne There are signs that Richard Branson is preparing for his first serious attempt to put a rocket into orbit, ahead of a make-or-break decision by Cornwall...

Why build a spaceport which no-one will use? ask councillors, as Richard Branson again delays his first test flight

Northrop's Pegasus system is nearly 30 years ahead of the Virgin Orbit horizontal-launch system - but Northrop does not need a spaceport at Newquay

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...