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Police investigate “suspicious death” of a man at St Austell

Police are investigating the “suspicious” death of a man whose body was found close to Truro Road, St Austell, in the early hours of this morning. The man’s identity...

CPS to consider files on three local MPs caught up in election accounts probe

9th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsDevon and Cornwall Police say they have now questioned three Members of Parliament who are caught up in a row over the...

Ombudsman tells council to “think again” abouts its £1,600 rates bill for refugee group

6th January 2017 By Graham SmithThe local government Ombudsman has told Cornwall Council to think again about its decision to charge business rates on a Wadebridge industrial unit used...

Bodmin rail passengers face long wait for the next commuter train

Commuter train services will not return to Bodmin any time soon, Cornwall Council has confirmed. A confidential feasibility study, obtained and published by Cornwall Reports last month, draws attention...

Simon scoops the prize for most calls to Devon & Cornwall police

The South West journalist who works hardest at making contact with the police has been revealed as the BBC’s regional Home Affairs correspondent, Simon Hall. A log of “less...

Flybe flights from Newquay to Stansted resume in March for £29.99 one-way

Flybe has confirmed its summer route from Newquay airport to London Stansted will resume in March.Flights are available for booking now at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £29.99...

Detailed plans for housing on Wadebridge football club within weeks

Detailed plans for the development of nearly 160 homes on the site of the Wadebridge Town football club are expected to be submitted in a few weeks. Developer Michael...

Debate over the future of Bodmin’s Public Rooms drawing to a close

The New Year is set to see a decision on the future of Bodmin’s Public Rooms, with town councillors having to select one of four bids to take over...

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...