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Graham Smith's 2001 documentary about the former chemical weapons factory at Nanckeuke:




Cornwall’s libraries: the devolution revolution has been postponed

23rd January 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane The transformation of Cornwall’s library service is going to take twice as long as previously thought, according to council officials. In 2015 the...

Could Falmouth keep its Minor Injury Unit? New report sheds insights into how health and council bosses are planning the “Kennally Care” future of Cornwall’s community hospitals

18th January 2018 By Graham Smith Further details have emerged of what Cornwall’s local hospitals could look like once the National Health Service converts to a council-led Accountable Care...

Work starts to repair Portreath harbour wall (again)

5th January 2018 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Cormac is hoping to start work today (Friday) to repair Portreath’s harbour wall, after it was destroyed by Storm Eleanor on Tuesday. It...

Named – the ten Minor Injury Units in Cornwall due to close under Accountable Care

3rd January 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall’s network of minor injury units are under imminent threat of closure, according to an analysis of NHS plans.  Ten sites, from Bude...

Good news for pet owners as fire crews get new life-saving kit

7th December 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Donations from Helston-based The Dog House Grooming Company and the RSPCA mean that all of Cornwall’s on-call stations will now have special life-saving...

National Westminster closes several branches throughout Cornwall

4th December 2017 By Graham Smith National Westminster banks are closing across Cornwall – most are to close next year, but the branch in Wadebridge will close at the...

Government cash for surf life saving in Cornwall

24th November 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton has welcomed the news that two water rescue charities based in the constituency have won more than...

Planning officials recommend approval of Towan Valley chalet expansion

17th November 2017 By Rashleigh MacFarlane Controversial plans for a further 44 holiday chalets at Porthtowan have been given a thumbs-up by Cornwall’s planning officials, ahead of a councillors’...

Cornwall remembers

13th November 2017 Thousands of people across Cornwall have observed Remembrance Day memorial services.  Towns and villages staged events to respect local friends and relatives who have been killed...

Stray bonfire night firework sparks large gorse fire at St Agnes

6th November 2017 Firefighters had to spend several hours dealing with a large gorse fire in St Agnes last night (Sunday).  The blaze is thought to have been started...