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200127 | Inside Devon and Cornwall's renewable energy boom and what has happened since

200124 | Restrictions from 1 July to 31 August 10:00 to 18:00; Blue Flag beaches 15 May - 30 September also 10:00 to 18:00

Summary:

  • Harmonised restrictions from 1 July to 31 August (two months) between 10:00 to 18:00 hours daily
  • Except where a beach has Blue Flag status in place, when restrictions will apply for longer, from 15 May to 30 September (four and a half months) between 10:00 to 18:00.
  • There is an exception for Porthchapel Beach near Land’s End where current restrictions will be lifted, as requested by the private beach owner.
 
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2020 North Quay

North Quay developments 2020

200120 | Black ice warning issued as a cold weather alert hits

Black ice warning issued as a cold weather alert hits

Black ice warning issued as a cold weather alert hits

Published by Emma Carton at 7:29am 20th January 2020. (Updated at 7:50am 20th January 2020)  read more »

200117 | Cornish foodbank gives out 1,700 meals in a session

Cornish foodbank gives out 1,700 meals in a session

Cornish foodbank gives out 1,700 meals in a session

Published by Emma Carton at 8:17am 17th January 2020. (Updated at 4:02pm 17th January 2020)  read more »

200118 | Plans to relax the beach dog bans in Cornwall rejected Plans to relax the beach dog bans in Cornwall rejected

Plans to relax the beach dog bans in Cornwall rejected

Plans to relax the beach dog bans in Cornwall rejected

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 7:00am 18th January 2020. (Updated at 9:34am 18th January 2020)

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter

New restrictions for when dogs can be taken on beaches in Cornwall have been backed by councillors.

However plans to relax the current restrictions were rejected by councillors.  read more »

200103 | Kernow FA qualify for the World Cup

200114 | 'Police incident' closes big stretch of Cornwall's A30

'Police incident' closes big stretch of Cornwall's A30

'Police incident' closes big stretch of Cornwall's A30

Published by Emma Carton at 6:23am 14th January 2020. (Updated at 1:22pm 14th January 2020)

A police incident has shut a stretch of the A30 in Cornwall through the night.

It has been confirmed that a man scaled a power line at Crowlas on Monday evening.  read more »

200113 | New waste contract is agreed for Cornwall

New waste contract is agreed for Cornwall

New waste contract is agreed for Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 5:47am 10th January 2020.

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

200111 | Boris and his promises – time to ‘level up’

Boris and his promises – time to ‘level up’

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191201 | December 2019 and January 2020 | Council Corner

Council Corner

December 2019 and January 2020

Free Parking for Christmas
Shopping on Saturdays

Once again, it will be free to park in
Cornwall Council car parks on
Saturdays in the lead up to
Christmas. From Saturday 30
November 2019 to 21 December
2019 it will be free to park in the
Commercial Road and Foundry
Square car parks. Cornwall Council
has generously committed to one
free Saturday and Hayle Town
Council has agreed to provide a
further three. This year the town
council has agreed to cover the
costs of hiring the Cornwall Council
car parks to encourage people into
Hayle and to support the local
shops. We hope you enjoy your
shopping and we wish you all a  read more »

200107 | Dog beach restrictions in Cornwall could be relaxed

Dog beach restrictions in Cornwall could be relaxed

By Richard Whitehouse Local Democracy Reporter
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191222 | Work to progress on 30km of new multi-use trails for Cornwall | The Saints Trails

Work to progress on 30km of new multi-use trails for Cornwall

Work to progress on 30km of new multi-use trails for Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 9:16am 22nd December 2019. (Updated at 8:51am 23rd December 2019)

A project to create 30 kilometres of new multi-purpose trails across Cornwall has taken a step forward.

Cornwall Council is investing £2 million into the new off-road Saint Trails for cyclists, walkers and horse riders.  read more »

191223 | Flood-hit Hayle comes together to save Christmas post

Flood-hit Hayle comes together to save Christmas post

Flood-hit Hayle comes together to save Christmas post

Published by Emma Carton at 11:46am 23rd December 2019. (Updated at 4:56pm 23rd December 2019)  read more »

191201 | December-January 2020 | RSPB Update | Hayle Pump

Copperhouse Pool is busy with birds!
Up to 3 Osprey were seen on the
Estuary during October, but none
have been observed recently. There
have been 4 Pink Footed Geese on
Copperhouse and 6 Pale bellied
Brent Geese on the estuary. A recent
count of the Canada Geese finished
up with 320. Waders have been
appearing with Curlew, Sandpiper,
Spotted Redshank, Little Stint, Grey
Plovers, Bar & Black Tailed Godwits.

Ornithologist Stephen Jackson has
kindly provided the following notes on
the Grey Plover:  read more »

1954 | Angarrack Wesleyan Sunday School was engaging bands right up to 1954, at least

Angarrack Wesleyan Sunday School was engaging bands right up to 1954, at least. In 1886 they paid Copperhouse Band
£1. 10s. Eleven years later Copperhouse was charging £2.10s. In 1919 they engaged the prodigious
Camborne Town Band for £7.10s. But it must have been a rare luxury for next year it was back to
Copperhouse at £5. So Copperhouse had it until 1928 when St Erth made its first appearance at
the tea treat charging £5.10s. Perhaps fearing price competition they managed to reduce next
year to £4. 14s. 7d! Next year (1933) Hayle came at £5, then Camborne Junior. Marazion Band
came a couple of years and in 1937 they played indoors! Considering the size of the schoolroom
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1827 | Whit Monday procession “to the heights of the Towans”

There is an account2 of the anniversary of the Hayle Sunday School which took place in June 1827
on Whit Monday (4th). The Hayle children were joined by the Angarrack branch of the school and 600
children went in procession with the two Wesleyan ministers at their head, “to the heights of the
Towans” and reached a natural amphitheatre “carpeted with nature's green”. “Appropriate”
hymns were sung after an address by the Rev. Thomas Martin after which they returned to the
chapel for tea and cakes. They then went to the beach, formed a circle where prayer was offered
and hymns sang and, on the way back, rested for a while at Riviere House and may well have sung
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191220 | Hayle flooding: what did we know, when did we know it, and what are we going to do about it?

EXCLUSIVE – Hayle flooding: what did we know, when did we know it, and what are we going to do about it?

Posted By theboss on 20th December 2019

By Graham Smith  read more »

191220 | Christmas misery for businesses affected by Hayle flash flooding

1912209 | Flooding UK: Latest environment agency flood alerts as Cornwall and Somerset UNDER WATER

191219 | Sam Blackledge @samblackledge Incredible flash flooding in Hayle, Cornwall today (video by Stephen Nidds)

Incredible flash flooding in Hayle, Cornwall today (video by Stephen Nidds)

191219 | The A30 at Hayle in Cornwall has turned into a river (video by Rachel Thomas)

The A30 at Hayle in Cornwall has turned into a river (video by Rachel Thomas)

191219 | This was the #A30 near #Hayle after torrential rain swept across the area early ❌ A30 closed at Loggans Moor

This was the #A30 near #Hayle after torrential rain swept across the area early
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191219 | River Hayle hit highest level since 1970

Major incident now stood down.@CornwallCouncil now leading the way on support & recovery.

A superb response to this by about a dozen agencies this afternoon. Around 30 properties flooded, my thoughts with them all.

River Hayle hit highest level since 1970 https://twitter.com/bbcspotlight/status/1207649427512537088 …


191219 | These were the scenes in Hayle today after flash floods hit the town

These were the scenes in Hayle today after flash floods hit the town

These were the scenes in Hayle today after flash floods hit the town.

A clean-up operation is underway but more rain is expected in the coming days: https://bit.ly/38TUW95

Video credit: Ken Whalley


191219 | Here is the gauge data for River Hayle illustrating just how quickly river level rose following significant rainfall

Here is the gauge data for the River Hayle illustrating just how quickly the river level rose following the significant rainfall this morning. #Hayle #flood #floodaware
Here is the gauge data for the River Hayle illustrating just how quickly the river level rose following the significant rainfall this morning. #Hayle #flood #floodaware

191219 | @BBCTravelSW a30 at hayle bypass

@BBCTravelSW a30 at hayle bypass https://twitter.com/i/status/1207614956977426432

191219 | Flash flooding in #Hayle #Cornwall in last couple hours following period of torrential rain

Flash flooding in #Hayle #Cornwall in the last couple hours following a period of torrential rain, some properties have been flooded in the town centre & roads are closed. The @EnvAgency have upgraded to a Flood Warning for the River Hayle; Relubbus to St Erth. Pic: Janssen Cruz.

191219 | The aftermath of flash flooding which hit centre of Hayle today, water rose as high as 3 feet

The aftermath of flash flooding which hit the centre of Hayle today, affecting residents and numerous businesses as water rose as high as 3 feet in the main road following heavy rain and high tide at the river

191218 | Good morning all I need some help to find this car..hit & run in Conner Downs Hayle 13th December at 4.07am smashed in

191219 | Flooding in Hayle

Flooding in Hayle December 19th 2019

A Brief History of Flooding in Hayle

A Brief History of Flooding in Hayle

- In 1970 there was flooding in the Commercial Road area from the Angarrack Stream

- In 1971 the War Memorial flooded, presumably from surface water runoff

- In 1974 Foundry Square, Loggan’s Cross, Marsh Lane, Penmare Hotel and Golden Sands Caravan Park flooded from the Angarrack Stream and Loggan’s Mill Leat

- In 1978 Penmare Hotel flooded, from assumed fluvial sources

- In 1979 Foundry Square and Loggan’s Cross area flooded from the Angarrack Stream and Loggan’s Mill Leat

- In 1981 Foundry Square and adjacent residential areas were flooded due to a combined fluvial and tidal event

- In 1983 Marsh Lane flooded due to unauthorised operation of a sluice  read more »

191216 | Dolphin becomes stranded on Gwithian beach in Hayle

Dolphin becomes stranded on Gwithian beach in Hayle - Cornwall Live - Dolphin becomes stranded on Gwithian beach in Hayle  Cornwall Live [Hayle and Angarrack news | Google]

 

 


Dolphin becomes stranded on Gwithian beach in Hayle

The dolphin is now back at sea  read more »

Government confirms relaxed Permitted Development rules with no neighbour complaints via upwards extensions

Announcement Families able to add two storeys to home WITHOUT planning permission | Robert Jenrick on Twitter
Minister pledges radical change to planning laws to allow extensions
 

Jenrick confirms relaxed rules to boost housing provision via upwards extensions and office demolitions


30 September 2019 by John Geoghegan and Colin Marrs


Housing secretary Robert Jenrick today announced that the government will push ahead with controversial plans to ease planning rules to allow upwards extensions of properties and the demolition of commercial buildings to make way for new homes.

 
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191127 | 94% of people at food banks are destitute

27 Nov 19

More people than ever expected to need a food bank ahead of Christmas

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191205 | Cornish foodbanks hand out more emergency parcels more than two in five to children

Cornish foodbanks hand out more emergency parcels

Cornish foodbanks hand out more emergency parcels

Published by Emma Carton at 8:15am 4th December 2019. (Updated at 12:55pm 4th December 2019)  read more »

191202 | Kernow Weather Team says temperatures fell to -4C over Bodmin Moor

Met Office: Tonight will see another very cold night with a widespread and hard #frost, especially so for England and Wales
2019-12-03 Salting routes and planned treatment valid at Mon Dec 02 2019 12 11
Detail: 2019-12-03 Salting routes and planned treatment valid at Mon Dec 02 2019 12 11

Drive to work ice alert in Cornwall as temperatures drop

Drive to work ice alert in Cornwall as temperatures drop

Published by Emma Carton at 7:13am 2nd December 2019. (Updated at 9:11am 2nd December 2019)

A drive to work ice warning has been issued for Cornwall.

Kernow Weather Team says temperatures fell to -4C over Bodmin Moor.  read more »

191203 | The times police were called to drivers performing dangerous U-turns on the A30 near Hayle

The times police were called to drivers performing dangerous U-turns on the A30 near Hayle

Only three people have been prosecuted  read more »

191202 | The finalised route for Cornwall's stage of the 2020 Tour of Britain has been announced

Route will go through: Penzance, St Just, St Ives, Hayle, Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Falmouth, Penryn, Truro, Newquay, St Austell and will finish in Bodmin
Detail route St Ives to Camborne

Cornwall's 2020 Tour of Britain route is announced

Cornwall's 2020 Tour of Britain route is announced

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 3:00pm 2nd December 2019. (Updated at 3:01pm 2nd December 2019)

The finalised route for Cornwall's stage of the 2020 Tour of Britain has been announced.

The cycling competition will start in the Duchy next year, going from Penzance to Bodmin.  read more »

190708 | A30 blocked at Roseworthy dip after car bursts into flames | CornwallLive

Hayle Area Traffic and Travel

191129 | Food for Fines scheme in Cornwall libraries next month

29th November

Food for Fines scheme in Cornwall libraries next month

By Marco Ferrari Reporter

191130 | The A30 at Loggans has been closed in both directions

    A30 closed as air ambulance lands at serious crash - updates

    The A30 at Loggans has been closed in both directions  read more »

General Election 2019 Camborne and Redruth: Labour need a 1.6% swing to win; Liberal Democrats need a 20.7% swing to win

General Election 2019
Camborne and Redruth
General Election 2019
2019 Candidates
George Eustice, Conservative
Paul Farmer, Labour
Florence
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191119 | Connor Downs: A new housing development which will see affordable homes built first has been given planning permission

Affordable led Housing (revised scheme) development on land off Greenbank in Connor Downs | PA19/00988

New housing development near Hayle gets the green light

New housing development near Hayle gets the green light

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 2:51pm 19th November 2019.

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

Cherry Trees will also be having our own mini switch on at 7:30pm - fit with fireworks and the big reveal of our new Christmas G

Cherry Trees at Christmas