Old County Hall is for sale at £3.5 million

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The Old County Hall building, close to Truro railway station, is once again for sale.  Estate agents Lewis Haughton Wills are offering the 2.2 acre site...

Penzance, Falmouth and Truro to get more cash for cycling and walking

By Peter Tremayne The government is giving Cornwall another £607,000 to help develop sustainable transport during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The money will be spent in Penzance, Falmouth and Truro....

Demolition squad gets ready to bring bulldozers to the heart of Truro

By Rashleigh MacFarlane A major demolition project is due to get underway in Truro in April, if Cornwall Council proceeds as planned with its £170 million “regeneration” of the...

No new Nightingale hospital at Truro, as the sudden appearance of hospital beds on a retail estate puzzles locals

The former Cornwall Farmers store on a retail estate at Threemilestone has been the focus of much speculation following the sudden appearance of hospital beds The Royal Cornwall hospital...

Covid-19 forces the closure of several Cornish pubs

By Julia Penhaligon A growing number of pubs in Cornwall are closing because of Covid-19.  The specific reasons vary, with some blaming staff shortages following reported contact with a...

Truro New Town’s “energy centre” looks set to win planning approval

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Planners look set to grant approval for a pioneering “energy centre” which is to become a crucial part of the proposed Truro New Town. Cornwall Council’s...

The loneliness of the long-distance footballer: Truro City is Southern League’s only team in Tier 1 for Covid-19

By Peter Tremayne One consequence of the government's tiered-approach to local Covid restrictions is the havoc it has played with “non-elite” outdoor organised sport. Truro City – the only...

Three more GP surgeries now offering Covid-19 vaccination

By Anne North Three more GP surgeries in Cornwall are starting to vaccinate people against Covid-19.  Doctors and nurses at Falmouth and Penryn, Camborne and Redruth, and Newquay have...

Government awards Covid-19 “culture cash” to help Cornwall’s cinemas

By Rashleigh MacFarlane    Eleven cinemas in Cornwall are sharing in a government “culture recovery fund” to help them survive the economic consequences of Covid-19. The cash has been...

Cornwall to get significant increase in Covid-19 testing capacity

By Anne North A new regional Covid-19 testing site capable of carrying out up to 2,000 tests a day is set to open in Truro before Christmas. The facility, located...