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210211 | Cornwall Council Cabinet recommends budget which invests in residents' priorities | 1.99%, +3% Gov adult SC £1.52/week

If budget is adopted, council tax will rise by 1.99%, plus an extra 3% for the Government precept for adult social care. This is equivalent to an extra £1.52 a week for the average property (band D).  read more »


210210 | 'Big explosion' heard and houses shake after 'sonic boom' in Cornwall author image

A Typhoon fighter jet. It is not yet clear which aircraft caused the noise (Picture: PA)
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The flightpath of an RAF aircraft flying above Cornwall today (Picture: FlightRadar24.com)

‘Big explosion’ heard and houses shake after ‘sonic boom’ in Cornwall

200208 | Reports reveal impact of G7 summits on hosts | benefits for businesses "For most summit had no impact"

proportion of businesses experiencing a positive impact appeared to be largely counterbalanced by those where the impact was negative

Reports reveal impact of G7 summits on hosts

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210208 | Biggest rail upgrade in Cornwall since 1950s now complete

Biggest rail upgrade in Cornwall since 1950s now complete
The work to upgrade the St Ives - Carbis Line in West Cornwall is now complete (Image: Network Rail)

 

Biggest rail upgrade in Cornwall since 1950s now complete

The upgrade work to the St Ives train line has now been completed

8 February 2021 Biggest rail upgrade in Cornwall since 1950s now complete

By Olivier Vergnault

The biggest investment in Cornwall’s rail network since the 1950s is complete.  read more »

Padstow 210129 | Padstow to ban second home owners from buying new builds

Padstow to ban second home owners from buying new builds

'Our own residents have told us it is depressing to have so many houses in the town empty'  read more »

210122 | G7 in Cornwall: joy and concern as Carbis Bay chosen to host summit

G7 in Cornwall: joy and concern as Carbis Bay chosen to host summit

Local people expect an economic boost but worry about potential mayhem in the small seaside resort  read more »

210117 | 17th January G7 2021 summit coming to Carbis Bay, Cornwall

17th January  read more »

200113 | Owners of South Crofty mine to list on AIM to finance new tin and copper drilling at United Downs; £5m

Owners of South Crofty mine to list on AIM to finance new tin and copper drilling in Cornwall

Cornish Metals are hoping to drill to 8Km to prospect for tin, copper and lithium  read more »

201230 | Cornwall train line to get £3million upgrade in St Ives

 

30th December  read more »

201222 | Ultrafast broadband in Cornwall from Wildanet with £50m funding

Ultrafast broadband in Cornwall from Wildanet with £50m funding

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201201 | Celebrity chef Raymond Blanc films ITV series at new TV studio in Cornwall It’s a venture between a Cornish hotel and

Raymond Blanc recording his new TV series at the Cornish studio
Celebrity chef Raymon Blanc filming at the Carbis Bay TV studio

Celebrity chef Raymond Blanc films ITV series at new TV studio in Cornwall

It’s a venture between a Cornish hotel and production company  read more »

201013 | Cornwall MPs vote to overturn Agricultural Bill amendments

Cornwall MPs vote to overturn Agricultural Bill amendments

'Save British Farming' tractor demonstration in July, stock images representing chlorinated chicken and hormone injected beef
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201012 | Christmas lights in St Ives will be turned on in OCTOBER this year

Christmas lights in St Ives will be turned on in OCTOBER this year

The town wants to lift people's spirits after what has been a challenging year  read more »

201006 | Rude tourists, the Instagram effect and Cornwall's summer of Covid

Rude tourists, the Instagram effect and Cornwall's summer of Covid

Cornwall's summer season of Covid with 2m visitors was like no other  read more »

200923 | Farewell, Gibraltar – Cornwall’s former neighbour in European Parliament decides which side its bread is buttered

Farewell, Gibraltar – Cornwall’s former neighbour in European Parliament decides which side its bread is buttered

Posted By Julia Penhaligon on 23rd September 2020

By Julia Penhaligon  read more »

200921 | Minister meets tourism sector September 21, 2020 0 195 L-R: Nick Reynolds (Paradise Park), George Eustice MP, Nigel Hu

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