Fowey & Lostwithiel

Firefighters called to Connon Bridge landfill site, East Taphouse

30th October 2017 Fire fighters are tackling a blaze at the Connon Bridge waste landfill site, East Taphouse, near Looe. Video shot by Wadebridge fire service (above) shows thick...

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...

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...

Lostwithiel library to be run by volunteers as Town Council takes over

9th October 2017 By Oscar Morse Lostwithiel Town Council is set to take over the local library and run it with volunteers. Negotiations with County Hall are all but...

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...