Illogan & Redruth local nes

Cornwall remembers

13th November 2017Thousands 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 and...

Candy Atherton, 1955-2017

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

Cornwall’s foodbanks braced for arrival of Universal Credit

30th October 2017By Julia PenhaligonThousands of people in Cornwall are bracing themselves for the introduction of Universal Credit, the controversial new benefit which replaces many aspects of the traditional...

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

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

Cornwall’s libraries: the “devolution revolution” is taking longer than expected

20th October 2017By Anne NorthCornwall’s “pioneering” reform of the county’s libraries is to be extended for a further year, as council officials struggle to find local partners willing to...

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 2017By Graham SmithThe maps reproduced in this article illustrate the first draft of how officials suggest re-drawing Cornwall Council boundaries.  The 2021 local council elections will be...