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Council officials want to spend up to £2 million in single transactions without prior scrutiny

27th June 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall Council officials are on their way to gaining new powers which will allow them to spend up to £2 million in a...

Rejection of Swansea Tidal Lagoon project poses new questions over the future of Cornwall’s Dean Quarry

27th June 2018 By Peter Tremayne Residents of St Keverne have welcomed the government’s decision not to support the £1.3 billion Swansea Tidal Lagoon project, which had planned to...

Police hail success of drone unit

27th June 2018 By Trevor Bevins Police drones have been deployed 187 times in a year in Dorset, Devon and Cornwall – saving at least two lives. Director of...

NFU to lobby Prime Minister over the need for post-Brexit migrant workers

26th June 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Farmers’ leaders are due to meet the Prime Minister today (Tuesday) to press the case for encouraging migrant workers to pick fruit and...

How to get to Heathrow from Newquay without a third runway

25th June 2018 By Peter Tremayne As MPs prepare to vote on the possible expansion of Heathrow airport – raising the prospect of direct flights from Newquay – a...

Good news for Cornwall’s gardeners, as South West Water says hosepipe ban is “unlikely”

25th June 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The hot sunshine might be encouraging Cornwall’s gardeners  to enjoy life outdoors – but it is also encouraging them to keep an eye...

Cornwall prepares for “Save the NHS” events to mark 70th birthday

25th June 2018 By Anne North A series of events across Cornwall gets underway later this week to highlight the uncertain future facing the National Health Service, as the...

Councillors to debate “sex on the village green” claims when considering music festival licence

25th June 2018 By Richard Whitehouse The stage is set for a lively debate on Wednesday when councillors have to consider licensing a music festival in the face of...

Parking review is damaging Truro’s economy, says the man who used to be in charge of transport

25th June 2018 By Graham Smith The man who was in charge of Cornwall’s transport policy until last year has called for a review of the decision to scrap...

Mebyon Kernow first on the campaign trail for 2020 Police & Crime Commissioner elections

25th June 2018 By Graham Smith Mebyon Kernow has selected Michael Bunney, of Gorran Haven, as its candidate for the Devon & Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner elections in...

Planes, trains and automobiles – Grayling says Cornwall has never had it so good

24th June 2018 By Richard Whitehouse The main road through Cornwall could be fully transformed into a dual carriageway in the not too distant future. That was the claim...

Cornwall Council spending £20 million to upgrade its computers

22nd June 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Staff at Cornwall Council were wasting  hundreds of working hours as they waited to log on to their computers due to their out-of-date...

A design for life

CLICK THE "As I Please" LINK (ABOVE) TO REGISTER AND READ THIS FREE ARTICLE 22nd June 2018 Last week’s announcement that the government had suddenly found a magic money...

Food hygiene breaches cost St Keverne bakery more than £6,000

21st June 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The owner of St Keverne Bakery has been ordered to pay more than £6,000 after pleading guilty to a string of food hygiene...

Spaceport announcement to be made at Farnborough Air Show next month

21st June 2016 By Graham Smith The long-awaited – and often delayed – announcement about Britain’s first spaceport is set to be made in a few weeks at the...

Cornwall’s businesswomen head for national finals of Venus awards

21st June 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Six of Cornwall’s leading businesswomen are heading for the national finals of the Venus Awards. They are: Naomi Thomas (The Wedding Wishing Well...

Penzance heliport plans delayed as council scraps meeting

21st June 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Plans to build a new heliport in Penzance have been delayed after Cornwall Council scrapped a meeting due to have been held next...

How Cornwall Council plans to spend its £437,489 to help rough sleepers

21st June 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Nearly 10,000 households approach Cornwall Council each year fearing they are at risk of homelessness, council members were told last week. In 2016...

Traditional values in a modern setting – Cornwall Reports joins IGTV

21st June 2018 Cornwall Reports has joined the new social media platform, IGTV, to share its daily video survey of local news media. IGTV – the new Instagram platform,...

Cornwall Council cabinet votes to create “Truro New Town”

20th June 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council’s cabinet this morning voted unanimously to go ahead with a major intervention in the property market to allow a new town...