Fowey & Lostwithiel

Nearly 20,000 sign online petition calling for “justice” after dog thrown from cliffs near Falmouth

By Peter Tremayne Nearly 20,000 people have signed an online petition demanding “justice” for a dog that was thrown from cliffs near Falmouth last week.  The spaniel was not...

New ownership of Tywardreath village shop “is in the final stages,” says the woman who raised £470,000 in personal loans from local people

By Graham Smith The owner of the Tywardreath village shop has again said she hopes a new owner will take over the business soon.  Trudy Thomson made similar claims...

Company behind Tywardreath village shop goes into liquidation, as local people scramble to get their money back

By Graham Smith The company which owns Tywardreath’s village shop has been forced into liquidation after a brief hearing at a court in Surrey. Hunter Grange Investments Ltd, run...

Tywardreath village shop – winding up proceedings come to court next week

By Graham Smith The owners of the Tywardreath village shop have been summoned to defend a winding up petition next week (Friday 26th April.) Two of the local people...

Labour countdown to St Austell & Newquay selection

By Anne North Labour Party hopefuls who fancy challenging St Austell and Newquay MP Steve Double at the next general election have only a few more days to throw...

Tywardreath village shop and the missing £470,000 – police confirm they are now investigating

By Graham Smith Police have launched a formal investigation into how local people in Tywardreath were asked to raise £470,000 to save their village shop – only to see...

Tywardreath village shop – angry locals demand their money back

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Angry residents of Tywardreath, near Par, have organised a public meeting to consider how they can get their money back after investing £470,000 to rescue their...

End of the road for Tywardreath village shop, as locals ask for their money back

By Graham Smith The village stores at Tywardreath, near Par, have closed – less than two years after the business was “rescued” by two people who raised £470,000 from...

Tywardreath village shop back in the hands of estate agents

8th November 2018 By Graham Smith The Cornish village shop that was “rescued” by a Surrey-based company is again on the market, for the second time in six months....

EXCLUSIVE: How Whitehall has been secretly pulling the strings that have closed Cornwall’s hospitals

16th September 2018 By Graham Smith Plans to close Cornwall’s Minor Injury Units and sell some community hospitals have been developed by a little-known company, owned by the Department...

We still plan to consult the public over Cornwall’s hospital closures, insists NHS Kernow

10th August 2018 By Graham Smith NHS Kernow has again insisted that it has made no final decision about the futures of three community hospitals in Cornwall. St Ives,...

Future of Fowey, Saltash and St Ives hospitals to be determined by October

8th August 2018 By Graham Smith The future of community hospitals at St Ives, Fowey and Saltash is likely to be determined within the next few months, health chiefs...

Par Sands in line for new beach huts

30th July 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Plans have been submitted to place 22 beach huts along the beach at Par Sands. Cornwall Council has submitted a planning application to...

Lib Dems select Colin Martin in South East Cornwall

28th July 2018 by Julia Penhaligon The Liberal Democrats have selected Cornwall councillor Colin Martin to be their Parliamentary candidate in South East Cornwall at the next general election....

Speak Cornish Week draws to a close at Heartlands today

1st July 2018 By Julia Penhaligon The “Gool Kernewek” event is due to start later this morning (Sunday) at Heartlands, Redruth, the mark the end of the 2018 Speak...

A fifth of mammal species now facing extinction, says Natural England

13th June 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Almost one in five of British mammal species face a high risk of extinction, according to the first comprehensive review of their populations...

Four deaths in four weeks lead to renewed calls for road safety on A38

5th June 2018 By Anne North A new road safety campaign has been launched after four fatalities in four weeks on the A38 in East Cornwall. The SAFE38 group...

Tywardreath village shop rumpus: local funders told to “wait and see” for next developments

27th May 2018 By Graham Smith The immediate future of the Tywardreath village shop – and repayment of more than 150 personal “pledges” which financed its purchase – remains...

Tywardreath villagers hope to hear news of their local shop

26th May 2018 By Graham Smith The “toxic feud” which has divided a Cornish village could be brought to an end today (Saturday) at a meeting called to explain...

Peace in our time? Village shop company hopes weekend announcement will end “toxic feud”

21st May 2018 By Graham Smith The owners of the Tywardreath shop say they hope a meeting on Saturday will result in “positive news” which will end a feud...