The official voting record: how your councillor decided for or against the Truro stadium (and the seven who abstained)

19th April 2018 By Julia Penhaligon Seven Cornwall councillors abstained on the Truro stadium vote, an analysis of the official voting record reveals. The seven councillors, who each receive...

Cornwall’s secondary school pupils face cut-per-head lottery under new funding formula, as class sizes start to increase

19th April 2018 By Peter Tremayne The cash spent on Cornwall’s secondary school pupils is hundreds of pounds less than needed, according to an analysis of official Department for...

Tomorrow is D-Day for the stadium: the odds might be shortening, but it still looks like most councillors will say “no” to a £3 million gift of taxpayers’ cash

16th April 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall councillors vote tomorrow (Tuesday) on whether to gift £3 million towards a private sports stadium at Truro.  All the signs are that...

Here’s one we made earlier: councillors recall how the stadium debate ended in 2012, and wonder if history is about to repeat itself

13th April 2018 By Julia Penhaligon The final countdown to Tuesday’s County Hall vote about a Truro stadium is now well underway, with positions hardening on both sides. Councillors...

Council officials and stadium backers make their final pitch for votes worth £3 million

11th April 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall councillors appear to be increasingly divided over whether to give £3 million of taxpayers’ money to a stadium for Truro. A special...

TV journalist wins car park “fine” court case as judge rebukes debt collectors for making up names

11th April 2018 By Chris Young BBC TV journalist David George yesterday (Tuesday) had a parking fine quashed and was awarded £750 costs after a judge heard how a...

Council officials to step up the stadium charm-offensive, with the crucial vote only seven days away

11th April 2018 By Anne North Cornwall councillors will get the chance to ask questions about the proposed Truro sports stadium today (Wednesday) ahead of the crucial make-or-break vote...

Truro stadium currently has “fewer than 30 votes confirmed” for crucial make-or-break meeting

8th April 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall councillors are bracing themselves for some determined last-minute lobbying as they approach a crucial vote on whether to commit £3 million of...

EXCLUSIVE – Cornwall Council told to expect up to 1,000 extra rugby fans, and nearly double attendances for Truro City, to justify spending taxpayers’ cash on stadium

8th April 2018 By Graham Smith A business plan submitted to Cornwall Council to support the case for a private-sector Truro stadium claims attendances at Cornish Pirates rugby matches...

Truro protest at Gaza killings

8th April 2017 By Peter Tremayne Protestors handed out leaflets in Truro yesterday (Saturday) to draw attention to the continuing human rights abuses in Gaza, where nine people, including...