Remembrance events to be by invitation only – and streamed online

By Richard Whitehouse Remembrance events and services in Truro City Centre are set to be invitation only this year due to COVID-19 with the main service to be streamed...

Plate protestors ask Truro & Falmouth MP to think again about free school meals during holiday

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Protestors have laid a “plate protest” outside the office of Truro and Falmouth MP Cherilyn Mackrory, demanding that the government takes action to alleviate food poverty...

From the Mayor’s parlour: why I used my casting vote to reject an immediate development boundary for Truro

By councillor Bert Biscoe Last night at Truro City Council I had to do what a chairman has to do. It is never easy, the tug-of-war between heart and...

Cornwall about to deploy its first Covid-19 marshals to enforce social distancing

By Peter Tremayne Cornwall is about to get its first permanent Covid-19 marshals.  The officials, who will be employed by Cornwall Council, could be seen on the streets of...

Newquay, Falmouth, Truro, St Ives and Penzance are Cornwall’s parking ticket hot spots

By Richard Whitehouse Parking tickets, the bane of a motorist’s life.  Whether you have decided to quickly park somewhere you shouldn’t to run an errand or quickly nip into...

Primary school closes for two-day “deep clean” following Covid-19 outbreak

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The Archbishop Benson Church of England primary school in Truro will be closed today (Thursday) and tomorrow for “deep cleaning” following an outbreak of Covid-19.  More...

After yesterday’s £6 million bail-out, the battle for Cornwall’s leisure centres is only just getting started

By Rashleigh MacFarlane People who use Cornwall’s leisure centres are waiting anxiously for details of a “strategic review” which will see all sites operate up to and beyond next...

Covid-19: Cornwall records 42 new cases in 8 days, a school class has to close, and council appeals for information about testing chaos

By Anne North Another nine people from Cornwall have tested positive for Covid-19 within the past 24 hours, according to government data.  Cornwall has now recorded 42 new cases...

“Save Our Pool!” – Wadebridge fears its leisure centre is at the top of County Hall’s “hit list”

By Graham Smith About 30 protestors staged a peaceful, socially-distanced demonstration in Wadebridge on Friday evening to highlight the loss of their local leisure centre. The swimming pool, gym,...

Cormac-gate: Cornwall Council leader’s “investigation” failed to produce a report

By Graham Smith An “investigation” by Cornwall Council leader Julian German, into a serious accident which ended a Cormac worker’s career, has failed to produce any report. In April,...