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Police & Crime Commissioner caught speeding

By Peter Tremayne Devon and Cornwall Police & Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez has been caught speeding. Ms Hernandez announced on Twitter that she had been caught by a speed...

Sheryll Murray was the only one of Cornwall’s MPs who did not support the Prime Minister over Brexit last night

By Graham Smith South East Cornwall MP Sheryll Murray was the only one of Cornwall’s MPs not to support Theresa May over Brexit last night (Thursday) when the government...

Friday’s news briefing – the daily digest of Cornwall’s headlines

Are you satisfied with Cornwall Council? Last year people gave the wrong answer – so this year County Hall asked someone else

By Graham Smith The latest Cornwall Council survey of “satisfaction” has found a slight improvement on last year – after a radical change to the way the survey is...

Hayle to get multi-million pound taxpayer boost for harbour regeneration – but even that might not be enough

By Richard Whitehouse A former leader of Cornwall Council has said the only way the full benefits of a major redevelopment of Hayle harbour will happen is if the...

County Hall presses ahead with new road linking St Austell to A30

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall Council’s cabinet has agreed to put the final pieces in place for work to start on a new multi-million-pound road linking St Austell with the...

Thursday’s news briefing – the daily digest of Cornwall’s headlines

Wednesday’s news briefing – the daily digest of Cornwall’s headlines

Cornwall Reports business model is worthy of taxpayer support, says review of local journalism

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Subscribers to Cornwall Reports will be able to claim tax-breaks, if the government implements the recommendations of a wide-ranging review of local journalism. The 157-page report...

EXCLUSIVE: No Cannes do – Cornwall Council chiefs abandon their plans for “Champagne-gate 2”

By Graham Smith Cornwall Council will not be represented at a lavish property conference in the south of France next month, having attended for the first time last year....

Tuesday’s news briefing – the daily digest of Cornwall’s headlines

Monday’s news briefing – the daily digest of Cornwall’s headlines

EXCLUSIVE: Cornwall’s secret plan to raise more than £11 million by selling hospitals – building 206 houses instead

By Graham Smith The sale of Cornwall’s community health facilities is expected to bag £11.17 million, according to NHS England.  The sites will be used to build 206 houses....

Inside Kennally Care: details start to emerge of how charities and companies are now taking over Cornwall’s health service – with orders to cut spending

CLICK THE "As I Please" LINK (ABOVE) TO REGISTER AND READ THIS FREE ARTICLE Historians will eventually decide if this was a revolution or a coup.  It was certainly...

Friday’s news briefing – the daily digest of Cornwall’s headlines

Thursday’s news briefing – the daily digest of Cornwall’s headlines

Police say 3am pasties could fuel increase in crime in Falmouth

By Richard Whitehouse Police have opposed plans for a pasty shop to remain open until 3am saying it could lead to crime and disorder. The Pasty Shack in Falmouth...

Wednesday’s news briefing – the daily digest of Cornwall’s headlines

Kennally Care: the new wave of health bosses are “self-selecting” and “set their own terms of reference”

By Graham Smith Cornwall’s health chiefs have moved to reassure people that their new model of governance is “good news” – but risked ridicule by stating that three new...

Signs of tension at County Hall, as the Liberal Democrat-Independent coalition comes under strain

By Anne North The position of chairman of Cornwall Council looks set to become a make-or-break issue for County Hall’s Liberal Democrat-Independent coalition, which was already coming under strain...