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Can’t buy me love? Exclusive analysis of who-spent-what in Cornwall’s general election, revealing which candidates were best value for money

23rd August 2017 By Graham Smith The three main political parties spent nearly £170,000 between them on the June general election campaign in Cornwall, according to an analysis of...

Shortlist of four possible names for Cornwall’s new fire boat – polls close 6th September

22nd August 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The quest to find a name for the new Cornwall fire boat has been whittled down to a shortlist of four.  A few...

Star-studded line-up for Cornwall Folk Festival

22nd August 2017 By Graham Smith The Wadebridge area is preparing to host this year’s Cornwall Folk Festival, one of the country’s largest celebrations of traditional music. Now in...

When two tribes go to war: Devon’s planners complain that Cornwall’s planners want to spoil their view

22nd August 2017 By Peter Tremayne Controversial plans for the major expansion of a North Cornwall quarry have been recommended for approval. The application has set Cornwall’s planning officials...

Squatters evicted from Newquay’s derelict Edgcumbe Hotel

21st August 2017 By Anne North Police and council officials have evicted eight squatters from the derelict Edgcumbe hotel, Newquay. The council says it had served an enforcement notice...

Electric wheelchair users told they are now “independent” and must make their own way to Cornwall’s hospitals

21st August 2017 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s health and social care chiefs have been asked to explain why a 72-year-old wheelchair-user from Falmouth, who is undergoing treatment for cancer,...

EXCLUSIVE: A Health Commissioner, outside of the NHS – just one of the ideas floating around Cornwall’s STP as private firms design the future

19th August 2017 By Graham Smith Cornwall Reports has obtained a copy of the first private-sector assessment of plans to reduce spending on the local health and social care...

Camborne library to close during council hand-over

19th August 2017 By Anne North Camborne Library is to close for several weeks to allow an extensive repair and refurbishment programme to be completed.   A temporary library will...

Bodmin’s new Callywith College opens its doors for the first time

19th August 2017 By Anne North Callywith College, the new “outpost” of Truro and Penwith College, opens its doors in Bodmin for the first time today (Saturday 19th August.)...

Call for Wadebridge area local plan to curb growth of second homes and holiday homes

18th August 2017 By Graham Smith There are calls for local councillors engaged in drawing up a neighbourhood development plan for the Wadebridge area to consider including a “St...

Local crime boss Alison Hernandez again looks to Torbay to provide another key partner

18th August 2017 By Peter Tremayne The likely next chief executive of the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commission office is being interviewed now (Friday) by members of...

Two Cornwall family businesses in the finals of British Farming Awards

18th August 2017 By Peter Tremayne Two North Cornwall family businesses have been shortlisted as finalists for the British Farming Awards. They are Fionagh and Richard Harding (right), whose...

Residential parking schemes on the way for four Cornish towns

17th August 2017 By Graham Smith Residents’ parking schemes are on the way for at least four Cornish towns, Cornwall Council today (Thursday) confirmed.  Penryn will be first, with...

Nathan Outlaw’s Port Isaac restaurant is the best in Britain

17th August 2017 By Julia Penhaligon Nathan Outlaw’s restaurant in Port Isaac is the best in Britain, according to the next edition of the Good Food Guide. The Guide...

As A-level results are published, new data reveal how where you live makes a major difference to your higher education prospects

17th August 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane With A-level results due out today, thousands of young people in Cornwall will learn if they are going to the university of their...

Man, 27, dies after getting into difficulties in the sea at Crantock beach, Newquay

16th August 2017 A 27-year-old man has died after being rescued from the sea at Newquay last night [15 August]. He was among a group of three young men...

Dramatic footage of Bude cliff and sea helicopter rescue

15th August 2017 By Peter Tremayne Footage just released shows the dramatic moment a Coastguard helicopter winchman was battered by waves as he rescued three casualties in Bude on...

Eyes to the skies on Saturday night at Jamaica Inn

15th August 2017 By Anne North Amateur astronomers are being invited to join experts and other enthusiasts enjoy the internationally-recognised “dark skies” over Bodmin Moor this weekend. Jamaica Inn...

Bodmin cinema gets the go ahead

14th August 2017 By Graham Smith Planners have voted 9-5 to end the long-running saga over Bodmin’s Public Rooms by approving proposals to turn the Victorian-era listed building into...

Company raises £1 million to start hunting for lithium in Cornwall

14th August 2017 By Graham Smith A company set up to lead a California-style “gold rush” for lithium has raised £1million to help further its ambition. Cornish Lithium is...