Camborne on the march against austerity, after report highlights thousands of extra deaths since 2010

13th June 2018 By Anne North Labour Party supporters in Cornwall have announced plans for an “anti-austerity” march and demonstration next month. The government’s austerity policies since 2010 have...

Pedyr Prior: “a passionate, powerful, brilliant soul”

6th June 2018 By Graham Smith One of the most influential figures in Cornish politics in recent decades has died after a short illness. Pedyr Prior, a former St...

Bad news for Swansea tidal lagoon could impact on Cornwall’s Wave Hub

4th June 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The offshore renewable energy sector is bracing itself for more bad news this week as the government prepares to scrap the proposed Swansea...

Conservatives win St Ives Town Council by-election

18th May 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The Conservatives beat Labour in a two-horse town council by-election in St Ives last night (Thursday). The Conservatives’ Ken Messenger polled 442 votes. ...

Cornwall’s Wave Hub: £42 million down the drain?

16th May 2018 By Richard Whitehouse With hindsight, Cornwall’s Wave Hub “probably” would not have received £42 million in public funds, the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise...

Cornwall’s Wave Hub could be scrapped “within two years”

2nd May 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council could pull the plug on the Wave Hub project “within a year or two,” according to the cabinet member responsible. Councillor...

St Ives library to change hands for just £1

1st May 2018 By Richard Whitehouse Cornwall Council looks set to transfer St Ives Library to the town council for just £1. The library is currently owned and run...

Cornwall’s Wave Hub could be heading for choppy waters

19th April 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The managing board of Cornwall’s Wave Hub meets today (Thursday) to consider the project’s latest business plan, amid signs of growing tension that...

Cornwall’s secondary school pupils face cut-per-head lottery under new funding formula, as class sizes start to increase

19th April 2018 By Peter Tremayne The cash spent on Cornwall’s secondary school pupils is hundreds of pounds less than needed, according to an analysis of official Department for...

Future of Edward Hain hospital awaits architect’s report on potential uses

19th April 2018 By Anne North Health chiefs have brought in architects to consider the future of the Edward Hain hospital, St Ives. The hospital, which has now been...