Illogan & Redruth local nes

Camborne gangmaster shut down after multiple abuses of her workers

29th January 2019 By Peter Tremayne A Cornish gangmaster who systematically exploited her workers through skimming off their pay, sending them to work double shifts with insufficient breaks and...

A timetable for the resumption of tin mining at South Crofty

24th January 2018 By Peter Tremayne A possible timetable for resuming tin mining at South Crofty has been outlined at a public meeting in Pool. Nearly 90 people attended...

Cornwall’s libraries: the devolution revolution has been postponed

23rd January 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The transformation of Cornwall’s library service is going to take twice as long as previously thought, according to council officials. In 2015 the...

Residents to hear latest on plans to resume tin mining at South Crofty

22nd January 2018 By Peter Tremayne Residents in the Camborne, Redruth and Pool area should learn more this evening (Monday) about plans to resume tin mining at South Crofty....

Could Falmouth keep its Minor Injury Unit? New report sheds insights into how health and council bosses are planning the “Kennally Care” future of Cornwall’s community hospitals

18th January 2018 By Graham Smith Further details have emerged of what Cornwall’s local hospitals could look like once the National Health Service converts to a council-led Accountable Care...

Work starts to repair Portreath harbour wall (again)

5th January 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Cormac is hoping to start work today (Friday) to repair Portreath’s harbour wall, after it was destroyed by Storm Eleanor on Tuesday. It...

Named – the ten Minor Injury Units in Cornwall due to close under Accountable Care

3rd January 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s network of minor injury units are under imminent threat of closure, according to an analysis of NHS plans.  Ten sites, from Bude...

Man dies in tractor accident

2nd January 2018 Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following an accident involving a tractor and a van near Praze-an-Beeble yesterday (Monday.) The accident happened on...

Good news for pet owners as fire crews get new life-saving kit

7th December 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Donations from Helston-based The Dog House Grooming Company and the RSPCA mean that all of Cornwall’s on-call stations will now have special life-saving...

National Westminster closes several branches throughout Cornwall

4th December 2017 By Graham Smith National Westminster banks are closing across Cornwall – most are to close next year, but the branch in Wadebridge will close at the...

Labour Party selects Paul Farmer as candidate for Camborne, Redruth & Hayle

3rd December 2017 By Anne North Paul Farmer has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for the Camborne, Redruth and Hayle constituency.  Labour came within 1,578 votes of...

Decision Day for Labour Party members to select Camborne, Redruth & Hayle candidate

2nd December 2017 By Anne North Labour Party members in the Camborne, Redruth and Hayle constituency meet today (Saturday) to select their Parliamentary candidate for the next election. According...

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...

Man killed in industrial accident at Redruth

17th November 2017 Health and Safety Executive officials are investigating the death of a man in an industrial accident in Redruth.  The incident is thought to have involved a...

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...

Candy Atherton, 1955-2017

31st October 2017 By Graham Smith Candy Atherton, the former Labour MP for Falmouth & Camborne, has died.  She was 62. A tireless campaigner for the people of Cornwall...

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...

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...

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...