Author: Peter Tremayne

Brian can’t stop today’s protests

21st October 2017By Peter TremayneToday’s severe weather associated wth "Storm Brian"seems unlikely to stop two protest rallies – one in St Ives, about the Edward Hain hospital, the other...

In their own words: Cornwall health chiefs’ “expression of interest” asking government for permission to run their own show

19th October 2017By Peter TremayneCornwall Reports has obtained a copy of the how local health chiefs see their future – their bid to central government to be allowed greater...

EXCLUSIVE: Launceston hospital land – the restrictive covenant not mentioned by the auctioneers

17th October 2017By Peter TremayneThe low price sought by NHS Property Services for the sale of land next to Launceston hospital might be explained by a restrictive covenant, which...

Cornwall’s MPs lost for words about Falmouth University chief’s £300,000 pay and pension deal

11th October 2017By Peter TremayneAll but one of Cornwall’s MPs appear too busy to comment on news that the Vice Chancellor of Falmouth University is on a pay-and-pension package...

South West Green MEP calls for second referendum on Brexit

8th October 2017By Peter TremayneSouth West Green Party Euro MP Molly Scott Cato has told her party conference that there must be a second referendum on Brexit, before Britain...

Cornwall councillors and business leaders on £30,000 taxpayer-funded trip to New Mexico spaceport

30th September 2017By Peter TremayneA delegation of local councillors and business leaders from Cornwall are about to jet off to the United States on a £30,000 trip to the...

Youth arrested after 14-year-old stabbed in Truro

28th September 2017By Peter TremaynePolice are investigating an incident in which a 14-year-old boy was stabbed in Truro.A Devon and Cornwall Police statement said: “Police and ambulance were called...

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

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

Parents’ concern as Newquay’s Treviglas Community College goes straight from “outstanding” to “inadequate” – and special measures

11th September 2017By Peter TremayneA council-run school at Newquay has been placed in special measures following a damning Ofsted report.Inspectors branded Treviglas Community College as “inadequate.”  Four years ago...

Brothers die in Treyarnon Bay fishing tragedy

6th September 2017By Peter TremayneTwo brothers who were swept into the sea while fishing off rocks in Cornwall have been named as Charles Allen and Dr Robert Allen from...

Planners back North Cornwall quarry expansion, guaranteeing its future for 30 years

31st August 2017By Peter TremayneCornwall’s planners have approved controversial plans for the major expansion of a North Cornwall quarry.An attempt to halt the expansion of Greystone quarry, at Lezant,...

When two tribes go to war: Devon’s planners complain that Cornwall’s planners want to spoil their view

22nd August 2017By Peter TremayneControversial plans for the major expansion of a North Cornwall quarry have been recommended for approval.The application has set Cornwall’s planning officials against their colleagues...

Local crime boss Alison Hernandez again looks to Torbay to provide another key partner

18th August 2017By Peter TremayneThe likely next chief executive of the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commission office is being interviewed now (Friday) by members of the local...

Two Cornwall family businesses in the finals of British Farming Awards

18th August 2017By Peter TremayneTwo North Cornwall family businesses have been shortlisted as finalists for the British Farming Awards.They are Fionagh and Richard Harding (right), whose Norton Barton Artisan...

Dramatic footage of Bude cliff and sea helicopter rescue

15th August 2017By Peter TremayneFootage just released shows the dramatic moment a Coastguard helicopter winchman was battered by waves as he rescued three casualties in Bude on Sunday.The UK...

Hot Fuzz – Jodie gets her skates on

8th August 2017By Peter TremayneA Cornwall police officer has taken to her new beat – in roller skates.PC Jodie Fellows, a youth intervention officer, will be patrolling skate parks...

Alison Hernandez and the “vigilante” suggestion – now Cornwall Council to consider “no confidence” call

31st July 2017By Peter TremayneCornwall Council is coming under pressure to take a position on the future of Police & Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez, over her controversial remarks about...

Cornwall’s pioneering Telehealth system to be scrapped

25th July 2017By Peter TremayneCornwall’s Telehealthcare system is to be scrapped.  The project, announced to a fanfare of high-tech trumpets five years ago, is to be axed following a...

Former child protection officer to be sentenced next month for indecent image offences

25th July 2017By Peter TremayneA 70-year-old former police child protection officer has admitted possessing  hundreds of indecent images of children.  Robert Branney, of St Austell, appeared via video link...

Plan to make Bodmin’s old library a centre for the arts

19th July 2017By Peter TremayneThe former library in Bodmin could become a centre for the arts, if plans coming before the town council tomorrow (Thursday) win support.A new group...