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Hundreds turn out in Falmouth for anti-Trump rally

31st January 2017   Hundreds of people attended a protest in Falmouth last night (Monday) to condemn US President Donald Trump for his travel restrictions on people from mainly...

How anti-Trump is your backyard?

30th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReportsThousands of people in Cornwall appear to have spent the day clicking an online petition calling on their MP to help prevent...

Council rejects homes plan at Higher Trenant, Wadebridge

30th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReports Planners have rejected proposals to build 95 homes on land at Higher Trenant, Wadebridge – which had once been earmarked for...

Brexit delays Newquay spaceport plans – possibly for a very long time

30th January 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Follow @CornwallReportsPlans for a spaceport at Newquay appear to be in danger of losing momentum, as government plans to publish a Modern Transport...

Falmouth demo this evening against Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban

30th January 2017A demonstration is planned today (Monday) in Falmouth against President Donald Trump’s restrictions on people from mainly Muslim countries entering the United States.The demo is to be...

Offenders could avoid prosecution as Devon & Cornwall Police urged pilot new scheme

30th January 2017 By Peter Tremayne Follow @CornwallReports Offenders in Devon and Cornwall are to be offered the chance to avoid prosecution by signing up to new “diversionary” ways...

Decision Day for former Sainsbury’s site at Wadebridge, as planners consider bid for 95 homes

30th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReports Plans to build 95 homes on the site which was once earmarked for a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Wadebridge look set to...

Cornwall’s EU culture bid in chaos as Lib Dems split and Tories demand further scrutiny

Cornwall’s bid to make Truro a European Union “capital of culture” appears to be in chaos as leading political figures queued up at the weekend to denounce it. Approved...

Petition to save Longreach mental health unit passes 1,500 names

29th January 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Follow @CornwallReports An online petition against the possible closure of the Longreach House mental health unit at Barncoose, Redruth, has so far attracted...

More than a 100 council hopefuls get a taste of life at County Hall

28th January 2017 By Graham SmithMore than 100 people have attended a seminar at County Hall, Truro, to learn more about what it takes to be a local councillor.After...

The battle for Bodmin’s Public Rooms heats up as the lawyers go in

28th January 2017 By Graham SmithThe battle over Bodmin’s Public Rooms has escalated, with the serving of a formal “letter before action” warning the town council of possible legal...

Want to be a councillor? Today’s your chance to find out all about it

28th January 2017 By Anne NorthProspective Cornwall councillors are being urged to attend a seminar at County Hall, Truro, today (Saturday) to learn more about what they can expect...

Former RCHT boss guilty of making false claims on his CV

27th January 2017 By Julia PenhaligonA former chairman of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is to be sentenced on 1st March after pleading guilty to making false claims about...

14th March date for Wainhomes planning appeal at Par

A date has been set for a public inquiry to hear Wainhomes’ appeal against the refusal of planning permission for 183 homes at Par, St Austell.Cornwall Council’s Strategic Planning...

Planning inspector rejects Liskeard homes bid

A planning inspector today (Friday) dismissed an appeal against the refusal of permission for 14 homes on land south east of Trevillis Park, Liskeard.Cornwall Council refused the planning application...

Two men killed in car crash on A39 at Perranarworthal

Two men have been killed in a car crash near Truro.The accident happened at about 10.30pm last night (Thursday) on the A39 at Perranarworthal, near the Norway Inn.A blue...

Bodmin’s library gets ready for next week’s move to new premises

26th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReports Bodmin’s library closes its doors at its current location next week and moves to the new council offices at Chy Trevail,...

A39 roadworks at Treluswell roundabout, Falmouth, to start on Monday – and will last 12 months

26th January 2017 By Graham Smith Follow @CornwallReports Motorists in Falmouth are steeling themselves for major roadworks, due to start on Monday (30th January) which will see the current...

Cornwall’s rough sleeping crisis gets even worse, as council finds extra cash

The number of people sleeping rough in Cornwall has hit a new high – 99, up more than 50% on the previous year. The 2015 figure was itself a...

Planning officials again urge lifting of “holiday only” condition at former Wild West resort

The owners of the former Wild West theme park near St Columb are to make a fresh bid for what planners fear could become an “instant village.” Planning officials...