Royal Cornwall Hospital boss quits after “vengeful whistleblower” row

By Anne North The director of Human Resources at the Royal Cornwall Hospital is leaving her job after tensions which saw her describe some colleagues as “vengeful.” Kerry Eldridge...

Truro New Town to be “reassessed” in value for money quest if I am the next council leader, says Linda Taylor

By Richard Whitehouse Looking out across the saltings at Lelant on an unseasonably chilly April afternoon Linda Taylor looks like a captain assessing the waters before setting sail. As...

The parish council where only one candidate put himself forward for election

By Julia Penhaligon Hundreds of town and parish councillors across Cornwall have been elected without a contest, as not enough candidates came forward. In St Merryn, the future of...

All in one place: the full list of the Cornwall Council candidates

By Julia Penhaligon A total of 374 candidates have entered the contest to elect a new Cornwall Council on 6th May. The tally of candidates by party, or description...

Elections 2021: Boris Johnson showers £23.6 million on Truro

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today (Wednesday) announced a £23.6 million investment in Truro. It is part of an extremely ambitious plan to develop the city...

All of Cornwall’s leisure centres will reopen on Monday 12th April

By Rashleigh MacFarlane All 12 of Cornwall Council’s leisure centres are to reopen on 12th April, despite the continuing financial difficulties of the private management company GLL. Saltash, St...

Hundreds gather in Truro to protest against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

By Peter Tremayne More than 200 people took to the streets of Truro yesterday (Saturday) to protest against government plans to impose 10-year prison sentences on those it considers...

Cormac-gate: the report is nearly ready, but is unlikely to be published until after Cornwall Council elections

By Graham Smith Dominic Adamson, QC, is putting the finishing touches to his investigation into “Cormac-gate” – the cover-up of a serious industrial accident more than four years ago. ...

Protest for the right to protest: civil liberties on the line in Truro on Saturday

By Peter Tremayne The way that Devon and Cornwall police might interpret any new powers they get from the government’s latest “anti-nuisance” legislation could be tested on Saturday (20th...

Tough questions ahead for County Hall, as leisure centres remain closed until the middle of the election campaign

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The future of Cornwall’s leisure centres is likely to be questioned again tomorrow (Tuesday) when councillors consider the latest update from the Cornwall Council cabinet member...