Egyptian vulture visits the Isles of Scilly

By Rashleigh MacFarlane The world of ornithology has been excited by a sighting of an Egyptian vulture, on Tresco, Isles of Scilly.  It is the first sighting in the...

Accidental death verdict recorded after coroner hears how spy writer John Le Carre injured himself in a fall

By Rashleigh MacFarlane An inquest has recorded a verdict of accidental death, after hearing how the spy writer John Le Carre fractured his ribs in a fall at his...

Too many Tweets make a Twat: Culture Secretary blunders over Minack Theatre cash boast

By Julia Penhaligon Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has deleted a Tweet in which he incorrectly claimed the government had given financial support to Cornwall’s Minack Theatre. The blunder happened...

Falling pupil numbers force Coverack primary school to consider teaching infants only

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Coverack primary school, on The Lizard, is consulting parents about teaching only infants aged 4-7 because of a steep drop in pupil numbers. The school’s most...

Cornish singer Graham Hart admits inciting racial hatred

Peter Tremayne Cornish singer and disc jockey Graham Hart, 68, has admitted inciting racial hatred.  He will be sentenced in August. Mr Hart, of Penponds, Camborne, was once a...

As Boris Johnson heads for Cornwall to talk about world poverty, St Ives MP Derek Thomas rebels on overseas aid spending

By Julia Penhaligon St Ives MP Derek Thomas has joined a growing band of Conservative rebels who could defeat the government on Monday over cuts to the overseas aid...

Not so fast – Cornwall Council told to withdraw “loos with a view” from auction to give locals a chance

By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council has been forced to withdraw from auction a former toilet block “with stunning sea views” so that the local community can make a bid...

Tour of Britain: £156 to watch people riding their bikes

By Peter Tremayne People in Cornwall are being invited to pay £156, including VAT, to watch a group of sweaty cyclists pedal furiously at the start and finish of...

Girl dies in West Cornwall campsite accident

By Peter Tremayne A girl has been killed in collision with a vehicle at a campsite in the Helston area. It happened around 12.50pm yesterday (Wednesday.)  The air ambulance...

Another local newspaper for Cornwall as Penzance finds its Voice

By Rashleigh MacFarlane Another new local newspaper launches in Cornwall today (Wednesday) as part of the Voice group, owned by businessman and former Truro football club owner Pete Masters....