Author: theboss

Planners again refuse to lift “holiday-only” condition on Retallack resort, St Columb

2nd February 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsPlanners have again defied their officials and refused permission for the former Wild West theme park near St Columb to become an...

Tempers flare as Wadebridge Town Council considers where to put 1,100 new homes

2nd February 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsThe chances of Wadebridge ever agreeing on a Neighbourhood Development Plan were laid bare at an ill-tempered meeting of the local town...

Truro City Council to hear why it should be Europe’s cultural capital – but not yet

1st February 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsThe Cornish city council which finds itself at the centre of a bid for European cultural super-stardom will get the chance to...

Wadebridge local plan set to recognise difficulties of reaching 1,100 new homes target

1st February 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsWadebridge town councillors meet this evening (Wednesday) to discuss the draft neighbourhood development plan, seeking to inform the debate about where 1,100...

Jeremy Rowe to quit Cornwall Council

1st February 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsThe former leader of Cornwall's Liberal Democrats, Jeremy Rowe, is to quit Cornwall Council and will not seek re-election in May.Mr Rowe,...

A little bit of media history has just been made in Cornwall

1st February 2017Cornwall Reports has successfully installed a paywall, becoming Britain’s first local news website to rely entirely on its readers.The paywall went live at midnight on 31st January...

Police name the two victims of A39 crash near Perranarworthal

31st January 2017 Police have named the two men who were killed as a result of a serious collision on the A39 near Truro on Thursday.David Burnett, 42, from Truro and Dean...

Do more, with less: Cornwall’s children’s services embark on radical shake-up

31st January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsThe way that Cornwall cares for children is about to undergo a radical shake-up – alongside a multi-million pound cut in the...

Hands off North Cornwall’s hospitals, MP tells health bosses

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann has urged health bosses to protect community hospitals ahead of transformation plans being published later this year. NHS and Cornwall Council chiefs are drawing...

Hundreds turn out in Falmouth for anti-Trump rally

31st January 2017   Hundreds of people attended a protest in Falmouth last night (Monday) to condemn US President Donald Trump for his travel restrictions on people from mainly...

How anti-Trump is your backyard?

30th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsThousands of people in Cornwall appear to have spent the day clicking an online petition calling on their MP to help prevent...

Council rejects homes plan at Higher Trenant, Wadebridge

30th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReports Planners have rejected proposals to build 95 homes on land at Higher Trenant, Wadebridge – which had once been earmarked for...

Falmouth demo this evening against Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban

30th January 2017A demonstration is planned today (Monday) in Falmouth against President Donald Trump’s restrictions on people from mainly Muslim countries entering the United States.The demo is to be...

Decision Day for former Sainsbury’s site at Wadebridge, as planners consider bid for 95 homes

30th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReports Plans to build 95 homes on the site which was once earmarked for a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Wadebridge look set to...

Cornwall’s EU culture bid in chaos as Lib Dems split and Tories demand further scrutiny

Cornwall’s bid to make Truro a European Union “capital of culture” appears to be in chaos as leading political figures queued up at the weekend to denounce it. Approved...

More than a 100 council hopefuls get a taste of life at County Hall

28th January 2017 By Graham SmithMore than 100 people have attended a seminar at County Hall, Truro, to learn more about what it takes to be a local councillor.After...

The battle for Bodmin’s Public Rooms heats up as the lawyers go in

28th January 2017 By Graham SmithThe battle over Bodmin’s Public Rooms has escalated, with the serving of a formal “letter before action” warning the town council of possible legal...

Want to be a councillor? Today’s your chance to find out all about it

28th January 2017 By Anne NorthProspective Cornwall councillors are being urged to attend a seminar at County Hall, Truro, today (Saturday) to learn more about what they can expect...

Former RCHT boss guilty of making false claims on his CV

27th January 2017 By Julia PenhaligonA former chairman of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is to be sentenced on 1st March after pleading guilty to making false claims about...

14th March date for Wainhomes planning appeal at Par

A date has been set for a public inquiry to hear Wainhomes’ appeal against the refusal of planning permission for 183 homes at Par, St Austell.Cornwall Council’s Strategic Planning...