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Cornwall’s libraries: the devolution revolution has been postponed

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

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

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

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 2018By Graham SmithFurther details have emerged of what Cornwall’s local hospitals could look like once the National Health Service converts to a council-led Accountable Care System.The developing...

Work starts to repair Portreath harbour wall (again)

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

Man dies in tractor accident

2nd January 2018Police 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 an unclassified...

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

7th December 2017By Rashleigh MacFarlaneDonations 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 equipment for...

National Westminster closes several branches throughout Cornwall

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

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

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

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

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who came within 1,578 votes of beating Conservative George Eustice at the General Election earlier this year, has withdrawn from the contest to...

Man killed in industrial accident at Redruth

17th November 2017Health 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 baling...

Council housing returns to Cornwall – but only if private sector profits permit

13th November 2017By Julia PenhaligonThe first bricks have been laid in a housing development which signals a dramatic public sector intervention in Cornwall’s housing market.Cornwall Council aims to resume...

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...

Labour activists prepare to select their candidate for Camborne & Redruth

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

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...