Cornwall Gateway

Developers prepare to try again at Broadmoor Farm site, near Carkeel

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Developers hoping to build on farmland close to the Carkeel roundabout, off the A38 near Saltash, say they will be submitting revised plans later this year....

Top engineering prizes for Tintagel Castle bridge and Polperro Tidal Gate

By Peter Tremayne The bridge at Tintagel Castle has taken the South West’s top civil engineering award, with Polperro Tidal Gate and a graduate from Cornwall also picking up...

Covid-19: Cornwall now has 10 clusters, and 20 new cases in 24 hours

By Anne North There are now 10 Covid-19 clusters in Cornwall, with a developing concentration of cases in the Camborne-Pool-Redruth area. Government data published this afternoon (Wednesday) shows that...

Covid-19: Cornwall’s rate of infection doubles in three days; 70 new cases since Friday; five clusters

By Anne North Thirty-seven new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in Cornwall in the past 24 hours, more than double the number of positive test results in a single...

Covid-19: St Germans and Mellion come off the “cluster” list but another 17 new cases in Cornwall in 24 hours

By Anne North The St Germans and Mellion area has come off the Public Health “watch list” of Covid-19 clusters, after the number of cases there fell below three....

Covid-19: South East Cornwall cluster on Rame peninsula

By Anne North Three areas in Cornwall are currently reporting “clusters” of Covid-19, of concern to Public Health officials. The Kingsand, Antony and Maryfield parishes, near Torpoint, on the...

Tamar Bridge tolls to rise unless government provides more cash

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall Council and Plymouth City Council will continue to press the Government to provide money to cover the loss of income on the Tamar Bridge and...

Cornwall Council facing Judicial Review of planners’ one-vote decision to approve large detached house in Rame AONB

By Richard Whitehouse A group of campaigners has raised almost £10,000 towards a legal campaign against a decision to allow a house to be built in a protected beauty...

Covid-19: Financial impact on Tamar Crossings could mean “major reductions to services” or increases in tolls

By Peter Tremayne The financial impact of Covid-19 on the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint ferry operation is so severe that there could be “major reductions to services,” according to...

Covid-19: Test & Trace closes another Cornish pub

By Anne North Another of Cornwall’s pubs has been forced to close as a precaution against Covid-19. The 17th century Devon and Cornwall Inn, at Millbrook, has been notified...

More than 1,300 petition Cornwall Council to reverse its single-vote planning decision to allow a large four-bedroom house in Rame’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

By Richard Whitehouse and Rashleigh MacFarlane More than 1,300 people have signed a petition calling on Cornwall Council to reverse a decision to approve plans to build a new...

Leisure centres at Falmouth, Launceston, St Ives, Saltash and Wadebridge will all remain closed until further notice after another “outsourcing” contract goes bad

By Graham Smith Leisure centres at Falmouth, Launceston, St Ives, Saltash and Wadebridge will not reopen on 25th July, after Cornwall Council surrendered to its private operators GLL over...

Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry operators seek government cash to recover from Covid-19

By Richard Whitehouse Councillors responsible for overseeing the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry have criticised the government for lack of funding to help cover the cost of the suspension...

Covid-19: who will pay for the decision to stop collecting tolls on the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry?

By Anne North The decision to stop collecting tolls on the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry because of Covid-19 has contributed to a raid on reserves of nearly £2...

“We’re in the money!” Penzance in line for a multi-million pound windfall, while North and East Cornwall can only wait for crumbs

By Peter Tremayne Towns in Cornwall have been given details of the financial help they can expect for “regeneration.”  Penzance is the big winner – with almost everywhere north...

Tolls resume on Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry on Monday

By Julia Penhaligon Tolling will resume on the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry from Monday 1 June. Tolls on the two crossings were suspended on 25th  March to help...

Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry “will run out of cash in 12 weeks”

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall’s senior councillor for transport has warned that the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry only have reserves to last until the end of July unless the...

Menheniot temporary classroom approved

By Richard Whitehouse A primary school has been granted planning permission for a temporary classroom which it says is needed because a bid for funding for a permanent building...

Vandals attack historic gun emplacement at Rame Head

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Police are investigating a graffiti attack at Rame Head.  Vandals have daubed paint on a former gun emplacement, which is in the care of Historic England....

South East Cornwall MP Sheryll Murray says NHS staff have the protective equipment they need

By Richard Whitehouse One of Cornwall’s MPs has found herself at the centre of a row over protective equipment for health and care workers, after claiming they had sufficient...