Cornwall Gateway area local news







Developers prepare to try again at Broadmoor Farm site, near Carkeel

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Developers hoping to build on farmland close to the Carkeel roundabout, off the A38 near Saltash, say they will be submitting revised plans later this year....

Top engineering prizes for Tintagel Castle bridge and Polperro Tidal Gate

By Peter Tremayne The bridge at Tintagel Castle has taken the South West’s top civil engineering award, with Polperro Tidal Gate and a graduate from Cornwall also picking up...

Covid-19: Cornwall now has 10 clusters, and 20 new cases in 24 hours

By Anne North There are now 10 Covid-19 clusters in Cornwall, with a developing concentration of cases in the Camborne-Pool-Redruth area. Government data published this afternoon (Wednesday) shows that...

Covid-19: Cornwall’s rate of infection doubles in three days; 70 new cases since Friday; five clusters

By Anne North Thirty-seven new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in Cornwall in the past 24 hours, more than double the number of positive test results in a single...

Covid-19: St Germans and Mellion come off the “cluster” list but another 17 new cases in Cornwall in 24 hours

By Anne North The St Germans and Mellion area has come off the Public Health “watch list” of Covid-19 clusters, after the number of cases there fell below three....

Covid-19: South East Cornwall cluster on Rame peninsula

By Anne North Three areas in Cornwall are currently reporting “clusters” of Covid-19, of concern to Public Health officials. The Kingsand, Antony and Maryfield parishes, near Torpoint, on the...

Tamar Bridge tolls to rise unless government provides more cash

By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall Council and Plymouth City Council will continue to press the Government to provide money to cover the loss of income on the Tamar Bridge and...

Cornwall Council facing Judicial Review of planners’ one-vote decision to approve large detached house in Rame AONB

By Richard Whitehouse A group of campaigners has raised almost £10,000 towards a legal campaign against a decision to allow a house to be built in a protected beauty...

Covid-19: Financial impact on Tamar Crossings could mean “major reductions to services” or increases in tolls

By Peter Tremayne The financial impact of Covid-19 on the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint ferry operation is so severe that there could be “major reductions to services,” according to...

Covid-19: Test & Trace closes another Cornish pub

By Anne North Another of Cornwall’s pubs has been forced to close as a precaution against Covid-19. The 17th century Devon and Cornwall Inn, at Millbrook, has been notified...