Caradon area local news




Council aims to use compulsory purchase powers to build 38 “unaffordable” houses at Liskeard

14th November 2017 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council is planning to buy nearly five acres of land at Liskeard to build more than 50 houses – only 13 of...

Cornwall remembers

13th November 2017 Thousands of people across Cornwall have observed Remembrance Day memorial services.  Towns and villages staged events to respect local friends and relatives who have been killed...

Firefighters called to Connon Bridge landfill site, East Taphouse

30th October 2017 Fire fighters are tackling a blaze at the Connon Bridge waste landfill site, East Taphouse, near Looe. Video shot by Wadebridge fire service (above) shows thick...

Cornwall’s foodbanks braced for arrival of Universal Credit

30th October 2017 By Julia Penhaligon Thousands of people in Cornwall are bracing themselves for the introduction of Universal Credit, the controversial new benefit which replaces many aspects of...

Cornwall’s libraries: the “devolution revolution” is taking longer than expected

20th October 2017 By Anne North Cornwall’s “pioneering” reform of the county’s libraries is to be extended for a further year, as council officials struggle to find local partners...

And this is where the lifeboats are – but there are only 87 seats for 123 councillors, as the scramble for places gets underway

29th September 2017 By Graham Smith The maps reproduced in this article illustrate the first draft of how officials suggest re-drawing Cornwall Council boundaries.  The 2021 local council elections...

No more election hustings for Sheryll Murray, after Callington rumpus

14th June 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The South East Cornwall MP, Sheryll Murray, has said she will no longer take part in election hustings following the national attention which...

“Strong and stable” and “magic money tree” produce more jeers than cheers at Callington

4th June 2017 By Graham Smith Callington Town Forum's general election hustings yesterday (Saturday) produced some lively exchanges, with the contribution from Conservative candidate (and defending MP) Sheryll Murray leading...