Camelford local news

North Cornwall Lib Dems get ready for the next general election

20th November 2017 By Graham Smith North Cornwall’s Liberal Democrats have signalled their intention to make a significant effort at the next general election by advertising for a full-time...

Government says Tintagel Castle footbridge can go ahead

19th November 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The government has decided not to intervene in the controversy over a new footbridge to Tintagel Castle, following the decision by Cornwall’s planners...

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...

Camelford bypass campaign gets a boost, as Greens lend their support

2nd November 2017 By Anne North Campaigners in Camelford are trying to revive support for a bypass – 13 years after the most recent attempt. The main A39 goes...

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...

Planners vote 13-2 to approve Tintagel Castle footbridge – but government will now have the final say

26th October 2017 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s planners have backed the construction of a footbridge to Tintagel Castle – although a final decision will now be taken by Communities...

Government intervenes to stop Tintagel Castle footbridge

26th October 2017 By Anne North Cornwall’s planners are due to meet today (Thursday) to decide whether or not to support controversial proposals for a footbridge to link Tintagel...

One more week to have your say about Cornwall’s Telehealth service

23rd October 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane NHS Kernow is about to undertake its final week of public consultation over its decision to axe Cornwall’s Telehealth service.  The cash-strapped health...

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...

Dartmoor ponies find a new home

20th October 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Nine Dartmoor ponies have been rescued from possible slaughter and are now enjoying life at a sanctuary near St Mabyn. Every year uncontrolled...

Planning officials recommend approval for Tintagel Castle footbridge

19th October 2017 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall’s planning officials have signalled their approval of controversial proposals for a footbridge to link Tintagel Castle with the mainland. A final decision...

Devonwall returns, as a theoretical prospect, but the Parliamentary maths remain unchanged – for now

17th October 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The prospect of a “Devonwall” Parliamentary constituency has returned to the political agenda, as the Boundary Commission continues its quest to re-draw boundaries...

The battle for Tintagel Castle’s footbridge approaches its endgame

8th October 2017 By Julia Penhaligon A date has finally been set to determine the battle for Tintagel Castle – a planning committee meeting will be held on 26th...

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...

“Devonwall” constituency now unlikely, as parties gear up for another election

26th June 2017 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s political community is already preparing for the next general election, barely three weeks after the last one. Although Prime Minister Theresa May...

No Devonwall, no by-elections: the 2017 General Election will be all about Brexit (again)

18th April 2017 By Graham Smith The prospect of an early general election has killed the suggestion of a new “Devonwall” constituency as all six of Cornwall’s current MPs...