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Delabole petition passes 1,500 as campaigners protest County Hall’s “walk to school” ruling

4th July 2018 By Graham Smith More than 1,500 people have signed an online petition calling on Cornwall Council to reverse its decision to make children walk from Delabole...

The EU Repeal Bill and what it means for Cornwall

4th July 2018 By Gavin Barker Last week, a group of policy experts came down to Cornwall to give a briefing on the impact of the EU Withdrawal Bill...

Bark and ride comes to Truro

4th July 2018 By Peter Tremayne Dogs are now allowed on Truro’s park-and-ride bus service.  Cornwall Council yesterday (Tuesday) started a three month trial to allow pets to accompany...

Some Cornwall Council workers still get less than the living wage

4th July 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Councillors have voiced concerns that not all staff connected to Cornwall Council are being paid a living wage – despite the council bidding...

Is anyone saluting? The flag of St George makes an appearance at County Hall, but possibly for one day only

3rd July 2018 By Julia Penhaligon The absence of wind meant it was all a bit of a let down.  But the flag of St George was hoisted up...

NHS Kernow agrees to fund new diabetes monitoring

3rd July 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Cornwall’s health chiefs have agreed to make a new diabetes treatment available – but only in certain circumstances. The “Freestyle Libre” procedure for...

Only 55 days to say what you think about the planned Cornwall-Devon-Dorset police force

3rd July 2018 By Peter Tremayne The people of Cornwall and Devon have only 55 days to comment on plans to merge the police force with that of Dorset. ...

Why I quit Cornwall Council – by Bude’s Nigel Pearce

3rd July 2018 By Graham Smith The Cornwall councillor from Bude who announced his resignation in a Tweet has told Cornwall Reports of the reasons behind his decision. Nigel...

Cornwall councillor in hospital with life-threatening injuries after fall from horse

3rd July 2018 By Graham Smith The Cornwall councillor for Breage, Germoe and Sithney is recovering in hospital after a life-threatening accident in which he fell from a horse...

Porthleven harbour plans rejected by 8 votes to 7

2nd July 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Plans for a controversial harbour front building in Porthleven have been rejected by 8 votes to 7. The plans, which included a circular...

Experts say it’s time for Cornwall Council to drop the European Union flag

2nd July 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Flag experts have advised that Cornwall Council can safely lower the European Union symbol tomorrow (Tuesday) in order to fly the flag of...

Decision on 225 new homes north of Wadebridge “by September”

2nd July 2018 By Anne North New plans have now been submitted formally for 225 houses to the north west of Wadebridge, between the A39 Ball roundabout and the...

Bude councillor quits, triggering another Cornwall Council by-election

2nd June 2018 By Graham Smith One of Bude’s Cornwall councillors has resigned, triggering another by-election. Nigel Pearce, who was elected as a Liberal Democrat councillor last year, announced...

Cornwall on its way to Farnborough for spaceport announcement

1st July 2018 By Peter Tremayne Final preparations are underway for the proposed Newquay Spaceport to exhibit at the Farnborough Air Show later this month, where the government is...

Campaigners collect “Get Well Soon” signatures for Cornwall’s NHS

1st July 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Health campaigners took to the streets of Cornwall yesterday (Saturday) to collect “Get Well Soon” signatures for the National Health Service. The NHS...

EXCLUSIVE – NHS bosses reject “easy cash” from TV company who wanted to film at disused Bodmin Treatment Centre

30th June 2018 By Graham Smith Health bosses have turned down the chance to earn an easy £12,000 for the NHS by refusing to let TV producers use the...

Flag of St George to fly at County Hall for England’s next World Cup match

29th June 2018 By Graham Smith The flag of St George is to fly over County Hall next week.  It is thought to be the first time the flag...

Camelford bypass petition presented to Parliament

29th June 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane A petition calling for a bypass around Camelford, to address air pollution and spur economic growth, has been presented to Parliament by local...

Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Panel chairman survives – on the toss of a coin

29th June 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are embroiled in a spat over the chairmanship of the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner panel,...

Cornwall, Your Cornwall

CLICK THE "As I Please" LINK (ABOVE) TO REGISTER AND READ THIS FREE ARTICLE 29th June 2018 As I write, highly civilised human beings around the world are gathered...