Caradon area local news




Could Falmouth keep its Minor Injury Unit? New report sheds insights into how health and council bosses are planning the “Kennally Care” future of Cornwall’s community hospitals

18th January 2018 By Graham Smith Further details have emerged of what Cornwall’s local hospitals could look like once the National Health Service converts to a council-led Accountable Care...

Named – the ten Minor Injury Units in Cornwall due to close under Accountable Care

3rd January 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s network of minor injury units are under imminent threat of closure, according to an analysis of NHS plans.  Ten sites, from Bude...

Police confirm woman’s death in New Year’s Eve fire at Looe

2nd January 2018 Police say they have found the remains of a woman following a fire at a bungalow on Barbican Hill, East Looe which happened on New Year’s...

From posh nosh to foodbanks – the New Year Honours sprinkle magic over Cornwall

30th December 2017 By Peter Tremayne Cornwall’s haul of New Year’s Honours includes both a celebrity chef and the founder of the Camborne food bank. The bigger gong goes...

Government to offer Cornwall “debt write-off” worth millions if council agrees to NHS takeover

10th December 2017 By Graham Smith Councillors are preparing to launch a “charm offensive” in a bid to win the battle for hearts and minds over the future of...

Good news for pet owners as fire crews get new life-saving kit

7th December 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Donations from Helston-based The Dog House Grooming Company and the RSPCA mean that all of Cornwall’s on-call stations will now have special life-saving...

National Westminster closes several branches throughout Cornwall

4th December 2017 By Graham Smith National Westminster banks are closing across Cornwall – most are to close next year, but the branch in Wadebridge will close at the...

Universal Credit rolls in to Cornwall on Wednesday: Bude, Launceston and Liskeard are first

4th December 2017 By Julia Penhaligon The controversial new benefit, Universal Credit, arrives in Cornwall this week.  It is due to start in Liskeard, Bude and Launceston on Wednesday...

Livestock auctions draw to a close in Liskeard

28th November 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The end of an era is approaching for Liskeard Cattle Market.  The Christmas poultry sale, on 19th December, will be the final auction...

Budget was “a missed opportunity” to help clean Cornwall’s air quality blackpsots

26th November 2017 By Peter Tremayne Leaders of the UK100 Clean Air Summit – which is supported by Cornwall Council – have written to Environment Secretary Michael Gove calling...