£140,000 to stabilise Loggans Mill

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Work is about to start to make safe the historic Loggans Mill building in Hayle, which caused alarm to Cornwall Council bosses in June when it...

EXCLUSIVE: Cornwall’s surf tax is now deep blue, but still costs more to administer than it raises

By Peter Tremayne Eight years after it was introduced, Cornwall’s controversial “surf tax” almost certainly costs more to administrate than it raises, according to a Freedom of Information answer...

“Penny for PM,” says St Ives MP Derek Thomas, while Camborne & Redruth MP George Eustice backs Grant Shapps

By Julia Penhaligon St Ives MP Derek Thomas has declared that he is supporting trade minister Penny Mordaunt to become the next leader of the Conservative Party – and...

Government offers top-price for Cornwall’s offshore wind energy – but the profits will go to Sweden

By Peter Tremayne The government has confirmed that it is to pay a highly lucrative price for wind energy generated off the Cornwall coast. The money will go to...

Boris Johnson used government jet “as personal taxi” to fly family from Cornwall to London

By Julia Penhaligon Boris Johnson has been accused of using a government jet as a “personal taxi” to fly him from Cornwall to London last month. The Sunday Mirror...

The curious case of the five-year delay between closing three of Cornwall’s hospitals and then doing anything useful

By Anne North Health chiefs have still made no decision about the futures of community hospitals at Saltash and Fowey, which have both been closed for more than five...

Boris Johnson must go, says St Ives MP Derek Thomas, so that we can have a “real Conservative” as Prime Minister

By Julia Penhaligon St Ives Conservative MP Derek Thomas has further distanced himself from Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a blistering attack during a television interview. Mr Thomas told...

St Ives MP Derek Thomas, having declared no confidence in Boris Johnson, demands government action on Cornwall’s housing crisis as the price of future support

By Graham Smith St Ives MP Derek Thomas suddenly catapulted himself into the position of Cornwall’s most influential politician yesterday (Monday) after confirming that he has no confidence in...

St Ives MP Derek Thomas calls on Boris Johnson to resign as Prime Minister

By Graham Smith St Ives MP Derek Thomas has told Boris Johnson to resign. Mr Thomas has confirmed that he submitted a letter of confidence on 21st April. In...

What future for Hayle’s Loggans Mill? Council declares exclusion zone around unsafe building

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Cornwall Council has sealed off an historic mill and bakery in Hayle amid concerns that the building might collapse.  But local people are already protesting that...