Business

Residents to hear latest on plans to resume tin mining at South Crofty

22nd January 2018 By Peter Tremayne Residents in the Camborne, Redruth and Pool area should learn more this evening (Monday) about plans to resume tin mining at South Crofty....

Tax-dodging second home owners costing Cornwall £10 million a year

22nd January 2018 By Anne North Cornwall Council is being urged to help close a tax loophole which allows the owners of holiday lets to dodge nearly £10 million...

Cornwall to miss out on £350 million “transitional” funds, as Britain staggers out of the European Union

19th January 2018 By Peter Tremayne The minimum economic cost to Cornwall of leaving the European Union has been laid bare in a new official report. On top of...

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEP suggests tax cuts for tourism

17th January 2018 By Anne North The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership is preparing to lobby the government in favour of tax cuts for the tourism...

Newquay anticipates spaceport decision in the next few weeks

17th January 2018 By Peter Tremayne A government decision on whether Newquay could be one of Britain’s first spaceports is now expected within the next few weeks. The long...

20 months later, BBC Radio Cornwall finally says sorry for “unfair” Cormac phone-in

17th January 2018 By Julia Penhaligon The BBC has finally resolved a long-running source of tension between its Cornwall local radio station and Cornwall Council, by apologising for an...

The idea of Cornwall hosting the Tour of Britain cycle race gets back in the saddle

16th January 2018 By Anne North Plans for Cornwall to host a stage of the Tour of Britain cycling race look set to progress next week as the council...

See no evil, hear no evil – how the council’s £250 million private company avoids the public gaze (but is happy to talk about potholes)

14th January 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council has finally published the long-awaited business plan for its wholly-owned arm’s-length company Corserv – leaving many more questions than answers. Corserv...

Official – Truro City Football Club is now up for sale, after council agrees supermarket plan

11th January 2018 By Peter Tremayne Truro City Football Club is up for sale, just a few weeks after Cornwall Council granted permission to build a supermarket on the...

The clock is ticking – is Cornwall’s Wave Hub in danger of disappearing down the Brexit plug-hole?

9th January 2018 By Julia Penhaligon With no new European money on the horizon, what happens when the dowry is spent? It is more than 20 years since Tony...

Cornwall’s Wave Hub still seeking first commercial revenues as US generator faces “challenges”

9th January 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall’s Wave Hub is still looking for its first large-scale electricity-generating customer after a US company pulled the plug on plans to connect...

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...

Hospital car parking charges under scrutiny as data reveals the cost to patients and staff

29th December 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The Royal Cornwall hospital made more than £278,000 from charging patients, visitors and staff to park in the last year, according to research...

Cornwall’s dairy farmers invited to New Year NFU conference

29th December 2017 By Anne North Cornwall’s dairy farmers are being urged to attend a special New Year conference to hear about the latest developments in their industry. Cornwall...

Work starts on building two Spitfires

28th December 2017 By Peter Tremayne Work has started in Cornwall to build two WW2 Spitfire aircraft. A newly-founded not-for-profit organisation based on the Roseland, near Truro, the Parnall...

Campaigners trying to stop council’s takeover of Cornwall’s NHS win first round of legal challenge

27th December 2017 By Graham Smith Campaigners trying to prevent so-called “Kennally Care” from taking over major commissioning decisions from the National Health Service in Cornwall have drawn first...

Planners approve supermarket for Truro City football club site

21st December 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Councillors have voted 9-3 in favour of plans to build a Lidl supermarket on the site of Truro City football club. The footballers...

It’s up to you, government tells Cornwall, as councillors freed to increase local taxes

21st December 2017 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall’s council taxes could rise by a further 1% without referendum, as the government looks for ways to finance local services without subsidy...

Becky Simpson joins the board as Corserv tries to steady the ship

21st December 2017 By Anne North Corserv has finally got round to telling its workers that the boss has gone.  Following yesterday’s (Wednesday’s) Cornwall Reports article reporting that Tony...

Still no-one in charge at Corserv, more than a month after the boss said goodbye

20th December 2017 By Anne North Cornwall Council’s £240 million a year “arm’s length” company Corserv still has no-one in charge, more than a month after the departure of...