Author: theboss

Potentially hazardous “oil drum” recovered from St Ives beach

Experts are preparing to examine the contents of what appeared to be an oil drum, washed ashore at Porthmeor beach, St Ives, yesterday(Saturday.)Firefighters wearing gas-tight chemical protection suits recovered...

Carbon monoxide poisoning incident at Nanpean, St Austell

Three people, two adults and child, have been taken to hospital by ambulance with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning after an incident at a house in Nanpean, near St Austell....

Corbyn praises St Ives referendum and calls for more controls over second homes

14th January 2017 By Graham SmithLabour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has added his voice to calls for limits to the numbers of second homes in Cornwall.In a BBC interview...

Police name Tammy Platow, 31, as victim of A30 fatal accident near Redruth

Police have named the woman killed in an accident at the A30 Avers junction near Redruth on Wednesday evening. She was Tammy Platow, 31, from Penryn. She died when...

St Austell MP Steve Double calls for closure of hostel for homeless people

13th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReports St Austell MP Steve Double has called for the closure of the town’s Cosgarne Hall, a hostel which provides accommodation for...

Bodmin’s Public Rooms to become cinema, as council rejects local community bid

13th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReports  Supporters of a public bid to take over Bodmin’s Public Rooms say they are angry and disappointed by reports that the...

Three men in court today accused of St Austell murder

Three men are due to appear before Bodmin magistrates today accused of murdering 31-year-old Stephen Bull, whose body was discovered in Truro Road Park, St Austell,  just after 5am...

Three men due in court tomorrow accused of St Austell murder

Police have charged three men in connection with the death of 31-year-old Stephen Bull, whose body was discovered in Truro Road Park just after 5am on Wednesday.Josh Buscombe, aged...

MP calls for answers about murder inquiry links to nearby hostel for homeless

Part of the investigation into the background to the murder investigation at St Austell is focusing on a nearby hostel for homeless people.Cosgarne Hall provides accommodation and support for...

Man found dead in St Austell playground had been knifed, say police

12th January 2017Police have confirmed that the man found dead in a playground at Truro Road, St Austell, died of a knife wound.  The man has yet to be...

No petrol in Wadebridge during refurbishment of town’s only filling station

12th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsWadebridge is soon to be without a filling station, during a refurbishment of the only petrol sales forecourt at Tregoning’s garage on...

Woman, 31, killed in last night’s accident on A30 near Redruth

Police have confirmed that a 31 year old woman from the Penryn area was killed in last night’s accident on the A30 near Avers in the Redruth area.The collision...

Police treating St Austell death as murder; three men arrested

Police have launched a murder investigation following a report from a member of the public who discovered the body of a man in a park in St Austell. Police...

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...