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Arson attack destroys van at Davidstow airfield

Police are investigating an arson attack on a van at Davidsow airfield. Fire crews were called shortly after midnight on New Year’s Eve. A spokesman for the Cornwall Fire...

Rescue services pull man from the mud on the Camel Trail

Fire and rescue services from Padstow, Wadebridge and Bodmin spent yesterday afternoon pulling a man from the mud at Pinkson Creek, on the Camel Trail. The rescue teams used...

Cornwall’s 2017 New Year honours

Several people from Cornwall have been recognised in the 2017 New Year Honours list. The list includes the former chairman of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise...

Further tests needed to establish cause of deaths in St Austell flat

It could be weeks before police learn what caused the deaths of two men in a flat at St Austell last week. The bodies of a 31-year-old man, and...

Post mortem examinations to establish what killed two men in St Austell flat

Post mortem examinations are underway today (Friday) in an attempt to establish the causes of death of two men whose bodies were found in a St Austell flat on...

Police investigate “unexplained deaths” of two people at St Austell

29th Decembeer 2016Police are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a St Austell flat yesterday (Wednesday.)A three-storey building on Tregonissey Road was the focus...

North Cornwall’s “Poldart” MP helps raise £500 for charity – but comes second to SNP in darts final

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann was beaten into second place in the Parliamentary darts tournament, by SNP MP Gavin Newlands, in a charity competition staged at the Alexandra Palace...

Diocese of Truro to buy a house in Cornwall for Syrian refugees

The Diocese of Truro is to purchase a house in Cornwall for Syrian refugees. The property is expected to cost at least £200,000. The Right Reverend Tim Thornton, Bishop...

Fly-tipping at Illogan costs Truro man more than £1,000

A Truro man has been ordered to pay fines and costs of more than £1,000 for fly-tipping at Illogan.Darren Longar, aged 36, pleaded guilty at Truro Magistrates Court to...

Wadebridge Town Council cool on proposals for 1,050 new homes

Wadebridge Town Council has rejected plans for a 450-home housing development on farmland between Bodieve and the A39 Ball roundabout to the north west of town. And by 7...

Egloshayle parish council rejects proposals for 1,050 homes

Egloshayle parish council last night rejected two planning applications which between them would bring more than 1,000 new homes to Wadebridge. The council voted unanimously to say “no” to...

EXCLUSIVE – the feasibility study on running commuter trains to Bodmin, which officials didn’t want you to see

The prospect of commuter train services returning between Bodmin General and the mainline Bodmin Parkway station faces significant challenges, according to a confidential feasibility study obtained by Cornwall Reports.The...

Egloshayle parish council to discuss “Wadebridge New Town” plan this evening

Egloshayle parish council is this evening (Tuesday) expected to debate a planning application for 600 homes behind the Trelawney Garden Centre, Sladesbridge, near Wadebridge.The project, known as Church Park,...

It’s Cornwall vs Scotland as arrows fly in MPs’ darts final

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann is through to the final of the Parliamentary darts tournament.  He is due to play Scottish Nationalist MP Gavin Newlands, in front of thousands...

Zippy’s Diner secures street trading licence and can continue serving burgers near Carland Cross

A fast-food unit at Carland Cross, between St Agnes and Truro, has won its right to continue trading from a grass verge close to the A30 Carland Cross roundabout....

Lords warn of Brexit’s “threats and opportunities” for Cornwall’s fishing fleet

Cornwall’s fishing industry could be left isolated and without access to vital markets – even forced to compete with differing support regimes in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland -...

More than 1,500 badgers killed in Cornwall during recent anti-TB cull

More than 1,500 badgers were shot and killed in Cornwall during the recent cull, according to figures released by the government last night.The cull zone, which stretched from Wadebridge...

Council officials get their wires crossed over business rates relief for refugee support group

A business rates dispute between a refugee support group and Cornwall Council has taken a new turn after senior officials sent emails to all members suggesting possible divisions in...

Cornwall’s schools in line for £10 million boost as government shakes up National Funding Formula

Cornwall’s education chiefs are hoping a new Whitehall funding formula could deliver a £10 million boost to the county’s schools.The Department for Education is consulting about its proposals for...

More armed police for Devon and Cornwall

There is to be a 28% increase in the number of armed police officers in Devon and Cornwall. The move will see a rise of 36 officers carrying lethal...