Hayle and St Ives

Fresh ideas for Edward Hain building at St Ives, as councillors call for a new, purpose-built hospital in West Cornwall

30th November 2017 By Graham Smith The chance of the Edward Hain hospital in St Ives ever re-opening as a facility to provide community beds has been dealt a...

Labour Party will have a new General Election candidate in Camborne, Redruth & Hayle constituency as Graham Winter withdraws

28th November 2017 By Graham Smith Graham Winter, who came within 1,578 votes of beating Conservative George Eustice at the General Election earlier this year, has withdrawn from the...

New group set up to study St Ives health facilities – including Edward Hain hospital

23rd November 2017 By Anne North A new working group has been set up to consider the future of health services in St Ives – including the town’s Edward...

Cornwall remembers

13th November 2017 Thousands of people across Cornwall have observed Remembrance Day memorial services.  Towns and villages staged events to respect local friends and relatives who have been killed...

Labour activists prepare to select their candidate for Camborne & Redruth

12th November 2017 By Graham Smith Labour Party activists are about to embark upon a hectic few weeks of internal campaigning as they set about selecting their Parliamentary candidate...

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...

Hundreds brave Brian to demonstrate support for St Ives hospital

23rd October 2017 Hundreds of people braved “Storm Brian” on Saturday morning to link hands around St Ives harbour in protest at the continuing refusal of NHS bosses to...

And they’re under starter’s orders: Labour ready to select Parliamentary candidate in Camborne & Redruth

21st October 2017 By Graham Smith The Labour Party is about to fire the starting gun for the contest to select its Parliamentary candidate for the Camborne & Redruth...

Brian can’t stop today’s protests

21st October 2017 By Peter Tremayne Today’s severe weather associated wth "Storm Brian"seems unlikely to stop two protest rallies – one in St Ives, about the Edward Hain hospital,...

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...

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...