Education

Cornwall asks to set its own prices for alcohol, as part of wide-ranging bid for health devolution

3rd November 2017By Graham SmithCornwall could get the chance to devise its own alcohol pricing policy, if the government agrees to a set of proposals for devolving more power...

Living in a box? Not yet, as planners throw out proposals to house Falmouth students in shipping containers

31st October 2017By Rashleigh MacFarlanePlans to house Falmouth University students in steel shipping containers have been rejected by Cornwall councillors.The council's central sub-area planning committee voted yesterday (Monday) to...

Falmouth students face prospect of £99/week to live in a modified shipping container

30th October 2017By Anne NorthControversial plans to use “shipping containers” for housing Falmouth University students are due to come before local councillors today (Monday).  If approved, students could be...

Planning officials recommend approval of “shipping container” housing for Falmouth University students

23rd October 2017By Anne NorthControversial plans to use “shipping containers” for housing Falmouth University students have been recommended for approval by Cornwall Council officials.A proposal to provide accommodation for...

TUC chief in Cornwall to draw attention to plight of low paid

20th October 2017By Graham SmithTUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady is in Cornwall ahead of a rally tomorrow (Saturday) to protest against low pay.In a day-long tour today she visited...

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

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

Cornwall’s MPs lost for words about Falmouth University chief’s £300,000 pay and pension deal

11th October 2017By Peter TremayneAll but one of Cornwall’s MPs appear too busy to comment on news that the Vice Chancellor of Falmouth University is on a pay-and-pension package...

EXCLUSIVE: How Falmouth University spent nearly £1 million to say goodbye to its top academics, swapping arts for Asset Finance

14th September 2017By Graham SmithMore than 30 staff have left Falmouth University under “compromise agreements” within seven years, an investigation by Cornwall Reports has established.The direct cost to the...

Government to rule on whether St Martin in Meneage can keep its primary school

12th July 2017By Rashleigh MacFarlaneEducation Secretary Justine Greening will make the final decision about St Martin in Meneage primary school on The Lizard, whose directors have decided to push...