Hayle and St Ives

Carbis Bay Hotel continues to draw criticism for unauthorised development, as thousands watch protest video

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A YouTube video about the Carbis Bay Hotel’s unauthorised development has been seen by several thousand people in only a few days, suggesting the issue still...

5,500 extra police heading to St Ives for G7 summit

By Peter Tremayne Devon and Cornwall police will be bringing an additional 5,500 officers to St Ives for the G7 in June. Supt Jo Hall told Cornwall Reports the...

G7 Summit: If world leaders come to St Ives, they will learn of robes, chains, maces and The Loving Cup – thanks to a Labour mayor

By Julia Penhaligon US President Joe Biden and other world leaders will be welcomed to St Ives by a Labour mayor, if they attend the G7 Summit in June....

All in one place: the full list of the Cornwall Council candidates

By Julia Penhaligon A total of 374 candidates have entered the contest to elect a new Cornwall Council on 6th May. The tally of candidates by party, or description...

St Ives police station for sale at £850,000

By Peter Tremayne The police station at St Ives is for sale.  For £850,000 it is, according to estate agents, “one of the most exciting commercial and residential investment...

Hayle man, 74, jailed for nine years for killing ex-partner

By Peter Tremayne Thomas Whitehorn, 74, has been jailed for nine years after admitting the manslaughter of his ex-partner, Rhonda Humphreys, at Hayle last year. Truro Crown Court heard...

G7 Summit: St Ives area facing a week of disruption and new controls as government gives Cornwall Council new powers to say who can be in the water and where they can sail

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall Council has been granted sweeping new powers to manage the coastal area around St Ives during the period of the G7 Summit, seizing the authority...

G7 Summit: Carbis Bay Hotel’s unauthorised development draws colourful protest

By Rashleigh MacFarlane About 150 people attended a demonstration at Carbis Bay, St Ives, yesterday (Saturday) to protest against the unauthorised development of additional hotel space. The hotel owners...

G7 Summit: Unauthorised development at Carbis Bay Hotel provokes protest this afternoon

By Peter Tremayne Up t0 150 people are expected to stage a demonstration today (Saturday) in protest at the unauthorised developments taking place at the Carbis Bay Hotel, St...

Cornwall’s business leaders want to spend more on promoting G7 Summit

By Graham Smith The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership is to re-examine a proposal to spend £75,000 on promoting the G7 Summit – with a view...

All of Cornwall’s leisure centres will reopen on Monday 12th April

By Rashleigh MacFarlane All 12 of Cornwall Council’s leisure centres are to reopen on 12th April, despite the continuing financial difficulties of the private management company GLL. Saltash, St...

G7 Summit: St Ives Town Council rejects Carbis Bay Hotel development, but work continues without planning permission

By Rashleigh MacFarlane St Ives Town Council is recommending the refusal of planning permission for the development already underway at the Carbis Bay Hotel. Town councillors last night voted...

G7 Summit: St Ives MP tells hotel to restore Carbis Bay to its natural state, once the politicians have gone home

By Richard Whitehouse and Rashleigh MacFarlane The MP for St Ives says that the G7 summit this summer should have no “negative impact” on Carbis Bay. Derek Thomas commented...

Hayle harbour development to make another attempt at planning permission, following UNESCO heritage concerns

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The final part of a major harbour redevelopment scheme at Hayle is to make another attempt to secure planning permission next week, after concerns were raised...

G7 Summit: “Don’t blame us,” says everyone, as Carbis Bay Hotel continues development without planning permission

By Richard Whitehouse The government has said it was not involved in the controversial development of meeting rooms for the G7 summit at St Ives. Cornwall Council has urged...

G7 Summit: Carbis Bay Hotel’s 9-page design statement makes no mention of security arrangements – but greatly improves the chances for snipers

By Peter Tremayne The Carbis Bay Hotel has declined to comment on questions posed by its claim that its unauthorised development in St Ives is necessary in order to...

Carbis Bay Hotel claims its tree-felling and building works are necessary to host G7 summit, as planners prepare to ask some unusual questions

By Richard Whitehouse and Peter Tremayne Cornwall Council has called on the hotel which is set to host the G7 summit to halt “unauthorised” building works in St Ives....

Tough questions ahead for County Hall, as leisure centres remain closed until the middle of the election campaign

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The future of Cornwall’s leisure centres is likely to be questioned again tomorrow (Tuesday) when councillors consider the latest update from the Cornwall Council cabinet member...

Council sends enforcement team to investigate tree-felling at G7 hotel

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall Council’s planning enforcement team has been asked to investigate works which are being undertaken at a hotel which will host the G7 summit. The enforcement...

You must pay your council tax, magistrates tell woman, as the strange case of the hole in the ground in Hayle remains a mystery

By Graham Smith Truro magistrates have issued a £701.53 council tax liability order against Hayle’s Mel Sheridan, after rejecting her claim that Cornwall Council’s failure to investigate a mysterious...