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200920 | Signature ice cream sold in tribute to Falmouth seller who died from coronavirus

Falmouth Dairy ice cream van at Pendennis Point in tribute

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200922 | Coronavirus testing system 'isn't working' says council leader

Coronavirus testing system 'isn't working' says council leader

By Richard Whitehouse Local Democracy Reporter
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200922 | Two new areas of Cornwall reporting coronavirus clusters as positive tests spike

Two new areas of Cornwall reporting coronavirus clusters as positive tests spike

It comes as the numbers of positive tests in Cornwall continue to increase.  read more »

200918 | Media statement for Pilgrim's Pride food factory

 

 

 

Media statement for Pilgrim's Pride food factory

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200918 | Coronavirus confirmed at Cornwall food factory

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200914 | Cornwall faces cold homes pandemic

Cornwall faces cold homes pandemic

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

Nigel Huddleston in Cornwall - L-R: Nick Reynolds (Paradise Park), George Eustice MP, Nigel Huddleston MP, Jonathan Bray

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200917 | Strong objections to planning changes

Strong objections to planning changes

By Richard Whitehouse Local Democracy Reporter
House building

House building  read more »

200916 | Respect the rule of six to protect yourself and others | Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police
Respect the rule of six to protect yourself and others

Latest coronavirus regulations

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200916 | Frustration over 'farcical' and 'inadequate' COVID-19 testing in Cornwall

Frustration over 'farcical' and 'inadequate' COVID-19 testing in Cornwall

“We’ve heard cases of people being asked to travel miles out of Cornwall for a test, or having to wait more than a week for the results – neither of which is remotely acceptable"  read more »

200916 | 'Urgent changes' needed to Covid testing says council as some forced out of Cornwall

14th September

Cornwall coronavirus testing bad experience - contact council

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200916 | Cornwall and Devon GPs criticise 'inadequate' testing capacity as locals are offered tests in Aberdeen and Cardiff

Cornwall and Devon GPs criticise 'inadequate' testing capacity as locals are offered tests in Aberdeen and Cardiff

Dr Bruce Hughes and Dr Will Hynds said some people living in Cornwall and Devon have been offered tests at centres as far away as Cardiff and Aberdeen  read more »

200911 | Public Health ask residents to follow new rules from Monday to keep cases low in Cornwall

Public Health ask residents to follow new rules from Monday to keep cases low in Cornwall

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200910 | Popular Christmas lights display that illuminates whole village cancelled for 2020

Seven swans a-swimming

Popular Christmas lights display that illuminates whole village cancelled for 2020

Angarrack Christmas lights usually attract visitors from across West Cornwall  read more »

200909 | Co op jobs in Cornwall as new store to open Rosudgeon near Helston

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200904 | Cornwall coronavirus testing emergency cover amid national issues

Cornwall coronavirus testing emergency cover amid national issues

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200903 | Government withdraws Covid-19 testing capacity from Cornwall

Government withdraws Covid-19 testing capacity from Cornwall in bid to fight the Coronavirus elsewhere

Posted By Anne North on 4th September 2020

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200902 | Police and crime commissioners are urging people to take 60 seconds to influence Government policy on roads policing.

Commissioner's newsletter: August edition

Police commissioners seek public views on road safety

Police and crime commissioners are urging people to take 60 seconds to influence Government policy on roads policing.

Alison Hernandez, the national PCC lead on road safety, has asked the other 41 commissioners in England and Wales to support and promote a survey so results can be fed into a Department for Transport Call for Evidence.

She is hoping for a significant response to what is believed to be the first national poll co-ordinated by PCCs.

The poll, which can be found here, is open until 30 September 2020.
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200901 | UFO frenzy as strange glowing light filmed darting across Cornwall sky The strange object shifted its path from right

A glowing light was spotted hovering at the left side of the frame before it darted across to the right

UFO frenzy as strange glowing light filmed darting across Cornwall sky

The strange object shifted its path from right to the left before shooting upwards at a high speed. One conspiracy theorist even sensationally believed it was evidence of an alien base in the area  read more »

200831 | Inside most unique tourism season Cornwall has ever seen: Hospitality workers have been reduced to tears, businesses

Inside the most unique tourism season Cornwall has ever seen

Hospitality workers have been reduced to tears, businesses are fighting for survival and beaches have been as busy as ever  read more »

200823 | Holiday park worker in Cornwall writes open letter to rude tourists after being left in tears Beth says number of visi

Padstow on a busy summers day in July 2020
Everyone was doing their best to keep a distance but it was not always possible

Holiday park worker in Cornwall writes open letter to rude tourists after being left in tears

Beth says a number of visitors believe Cornwall is immune from COVID-19  read more »

200901 | Great Western Railway emergency agreement extended All revenue and cost risks will be held by the Government until at

Great Western Railway emergency agreement extended

All revenue and cost risks will be held by the Government until at least June 2021  read more »

200725 | Trying to keep my distance in a Cornish town left me weighing up the lives of strangers: Opinion Is it really possible

Padstow on a busy summers day in July 2020
Everyone was doing their best to keep a distance but it was not always possible

Trying to keep my distance in a Cornish town left me weighing up the lives of strangers: Opinion

Is it really possible to social distance in busy Cornwall town this summer?  read more »

200826 | Covid-19: Royal Cornwall Hospital takes part in nationwide study

Covid-19: Royal Cornwall Hospital takes part in nationwide study

 Royal Cornwall Hospital takes part in nationwide study

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 7:20am 26th August 2020.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is taking part in a nationwide study into coronavirus and immunity.

The SIREN trial is being run by Public Health England and hospitals across the country are taking part.  read more »

200825 | Police and bomb disposal called to property in Hayle

Police and bomb disposal called to property in Hayle - live updates

The Royal Navy explosive ordnance disposal team have been called in to assist  read more »

200825 | 'Artillery shell' safely exploded on Cornish farmland after shocking discovery

'Artillery shell' safely exploded on Cornish farmland after shocking discovery

Police and Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal attended the scene  read more »

200823 | Inside the huge riverside development which aims to transform Hayle forever

The area of Hayle harbour
Simon Wright, CEO of Corinthian Homes
Construction work continues at the North Quay development
Workers are digging two underground car parks
CGI of what Hayle harbour could look like after being transformed
Cannery Row, which will offer waterside townhouses
CGI on how the finished townhouses at North Quay, Hayle, could look

Inside the huge riverside development which aims to transform Hayle forever

The ongoing construction works will turn a brownfield site into a new bustling quarter with waterside homes, restaurants, shops, a gin distillery, a cinema and a hotel  read more »

200425 | Small businesses urged to claim grant before Government deadline | Cornwall Council

Small businesses urged to claim grant before Government deadline

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200824 | Churchtown Farm, Gwithian kindness plea | The Shipwrights Arms, Helford closed 24h | Coronavirus in Cornwall round up

24th August

Coronavirus in Cornwall round up: Monday, August 24

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200901 | Work progressing well in regeneration of North Quay | Hayle Pump

Work is progressing well on the regeneration of North Quay with a number of milestones achieved in recent weeks. North Quay logo

Corinthian Homes started work on site in January and the first block of new quayside townhouses, Cannery Row, has superstructure complete and is on course for the first residents to move in during autumn. We are also busy with major excavations and reinforced concrete work to quaysides in preparation for further development, including the creation of underground car parking and incorporation of tidal defences as part of site-wide flood mitigation measures.
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200901 | Dynamic Dunescapes Project | The Towans | Hayle Pump

Many of us know and love sand dunes as beautiful coastal landscapes, but they are also listed as one of the most threatened environments in Europe for biodiversity loss.

These dunes are an important habitat for several rare species which are particularly adapted to life in the sand, but historic dune management has resulted in some dunes becoming over-stabilised, with too much vegetation. We now know that healthy sand dunes need to be free to move -to be dynamic.  read more »

200901 | North Quay Footpath Registration-Your Help Needed

Many of you will have noticed fencing and signs going up on North Quay cutting off footpaths that have been walked, unimpeded, for decades if not centuries. This sign accompanies the fencing cutting off the paths to the south and west of the cricket club.

Even the Electric Works Road, used since 1905 when the original footpath was cut off by the power station, now has a ‘permissive footpath’ sign implying that the owner could refuse permission at any time. I can remember driving a car along this path back in the 70s and 80s.
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200901 | What’s happening with healthcare in West Cornwall?

What’s happening with healthcare in West Cornwall?


You may have noticed that healthcare in our area (and across the UK) has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a summary of information provided to the Penwith Integrated Care Forum on 9th July, that may be useful.

Routine work (non-urgent) was stopped, but this is now in the process of being ‘switched back on’ in a safe way.

Most GP surgeries have moved to a telephone triage system, which means that people who contact them for help are called in the first instance to see if the problem can be dealt with over the phone, or using video consultation, or photos that are sent to the practice.
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200820 | Bid To Ban Supertrawlers from UK Waters

BID TO BAN SUPERTRAWLERS FROM UK WATERS


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200820 | Floating wind farms in the Celtic Sea could soon be a reality after the plans were shortlisted for government cash

FLOATING SEA WIND FARM MOVES CLOSER


200818 | Vital rail link into Cornwall is a step closer to being better protected

Vital rail link into Cornwall is a step closer to being better protected

Vital rail link into Cornwall is a step closer to being better protected

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:46am 19th August 2020.  read more »

200818 | Doctors in Cornwall welcome roll out of 'Covid-friendly' cancer treatments

Doctors in Cornwall welcome roll out of 'Covid-friendly' cancer treatments

Doctors in Cornwall welcome roll out of 'Covid-friendly' cancer treatments  read more »

200818 | NHS and social care need more than 'clap on doorstep' says West Cornwall health watchdog

NHS and social care need more than 'clap on doorstep' says West Cornwall health watchdog

West Cornwall Healthwatch believes the health and social care sector need more than 'a clap for carers' but true long-lasting investment.  read more »

A30 Carland Cross to Chiverton - Planned roadworks for the next 7 days

Planned roadworks

Planned roadworks for the next 7 days around this project.

View on the Roadworks search page for more search options.  read more »

A30 Carland Cross to Chiverton - virtual information event on Friday 21 August

A30 Carland Cross to Chiverton - virtual information event on Friday 21 August

HIGHWAYS ENGLAND
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200814 | Italian living in Cornwall will deliver his amazing puddings to your door

Ugo with his delicious creations
Italian food on the road in Cornwall
The kind of Italian meals you can get delivered to your door
Ugo and his mamma Daniela
The chocolate variety of TiramisUGO

Italian living in Cornwall will deliver his amazing puddings to your door

Ugo Massabò is becoming renowned for his delicious tiramisu desserts  read more »

200817 | Nearly 5,000 Cornish badgers are about to be shot

Nearly 5,000 Cornish badgers are about to be shot and there is nothing the Prime Minister, his wife, or Cornwall Council can do about it

Posted By Rashleigh MacFarlane on 17th August 2020

By Rashleigh MacFarlane  read more »

200816 | Eat out scheme causing 'hostility towards staff'

Eat out scheme causing 'hostility towards staff'

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200811 | Floating windfarms off Cornwall's coastline could be a step closer

Floating windfarms off Cornwall's coastline could be a step closer

Floating windfarms off Cornwall's coastline could be a step closer  read more »

200811 | £150 fine for littering in first prosecution by Civil Enforcement

£150 fine for littering in first prosecution by Civil Enforcement

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200811 | Celtic Sea floating windfarms project shortlisted for £30m boost Scheme would see latest energy generating technology

Celtic Sea floating windfarms project shortlisted for £30m boost

Scheme would see latest energy generating technology placed in the Atlantic Ocean off Wales and the South West  read more »

200811 | Harbour authority supports new robotic survey techniques

200811 | Cornwall A30 Chiverton to Carland Cross upgrade to end delays

Cornwall A30 Chiverton to Carland Cross upgrade to end delays

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200811 | Changes to planning laws which could lower number of affordable homes built in Cornwall by third criticised

Calls for rethink after rule changes put affordable home provision at risk

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Litter Kills! It doesn't matter who dropped the litter; If you see it pick it up

"Litter kills" Bandeira
"Litter kills" Screenshot

A very simple message...#litter


200811 | ‘Clean Power and Green Jobs’ off the coast of Cornwall

‘Clean Power and Green Jobs’ off the coast of Cornwall

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200811 | Major boost for offshore wind energy ambitions

200807 | Level two heat health alert issued for Cornwall

Level two heat health alert issued for Cornwall

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200807 | Answering NHS Test and Trace calls is the key to keeping Cornwall Covid safe

Answering NHS Test and Trace calls is the key to keeping Cornwall Covid safe

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Planning Matters ... | Hedgehogs

Planning Matters ...

Hugh Warwick
Oxford, ENG, United Kingdom

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200807 | NHS properties: what we all need to know

NHS properties: what we all need to know

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200805 | Council calls for “care and consideration” to be shown to those emerging from shielding

Council calls for “care and consideration” to be shown to those emerging from shielding

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200803 | Concerns about struggling businesses and rising job losses in Cornwall

Concerns about struggling businesses and rising job losses in Cornwall

Concerns about struggling businesses and rising job losses in Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:45am 3rd August 2020.

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

200803 | Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rises in Cornwall

Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rises in Cornwall

Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases rises in Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:57am 3rd August 2020.

Written by Daniel Clark, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

200803 | New lockdowns don’t affect tourists coming to Cornwall

New lockdowns don’t affect tourists coming to Cornwall

New lockdowns don&rsquo;t affect tourists coming to Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:17am 3rd August 2020. (Updated at 12:32pm 3rd August 2020)

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter, and Sarah Yeoman. Photo: Stock image  read more »

200804 | Public health officials warn transfer of Covid-19 testing to private firm is a 'risk'

Public health officials warn transfer of Covid-19 testing to private firm is a 'risk'

Public health officials warn transfer of Covid-19 testing to private firm is a 'risk'

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:28am 4th August 2020.

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

200731 | Plan to reopen venues and events scrapped by Boris Johnson with hours to spare

Latest coronavirus updates as plan to reopen venues and events scrapped by Boris Johnson with hours to spare

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200731 | Up to 30 local lockdowns could be imposed to control spike in Covid-19 cases

Up to 30 local lockdowns could be imposed to control spike in Covid-19 cases

Stark warning comes after Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed a second wave of the virus could hit within two weeks  read more »

The area of Wales that missed coronavirus - and the simple system it set up. Fantastic story of how one local council set up a s

The area of Wales that missed coronavirus - and the simple system it set up. Fantastic story of how one local council set up a simple but effective contact tracing system very early- and it worked

 

The area of Wales that missed coronavirus - and the simple system it set up

The answer could be down to one council's 'homemade' test track and trace system  read more »

200730 | Approved with conditions | PA18/10457 | Construction of 24 new dwellings, internal shared surface access road

New Planning Application for the yard under the viaduct, opposite ASDA

 

Construction of 24 new dwellings, internal shared surface access road of existing traffic signalled junction and associated parking and infrastructure - Foundry Yard Carnsew Road Hayle

Ref. No: PA18/10457 | Received date: Mon 05 Nov 2018 | Status: Approved with conditions | Case Type: Planning Application

 

[via OCR - you are strongly advised to check the original
http://planning.cornwall.gov.uk/online-applications/files/1575E30E2A384F1C19730C6E46D84D14/pdf/PA18_10457-ACFULZ_-_CONDITIONAL_APPROVAL-5106003.pdf]
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200730 | New 600-home neighbourhood with primary school to be built in Hayle

Community Consultation 29 June to 10 August 2020 | Hayle Growth Area Concept Plan
Introduction and background | Hayle Growth Area Concept Plan
Concept plan showing layout and uses | Hayle Growth Area Concept Plan
Community Consultation - A 6-week public consultation is running from 29 June to 10 August 2020 | Hayle Growth Area Concept Plan

New 600-home neighbourhood with primary school to be built in Hayle

Construction on the first houses is likley to start in late 2021  read more »

200728 | Test, track and trace in Cornwall: a tangled web

Test, track and trace in Cornwall: a tangled web

 Photo by Anna Shvets at Pexels

Cornwall has the resources to do effective Covid-19 contact tracing. So why is it not being allowed to do so? Jane Stevenson talks to Councillor Colin Martin, who has been trying to find out.  read more »

200729 | Boris Johnson says there are signs of a COVID-19 ‘second wave’ as he defends new travel rules

Boris Johnson says there are signs of a COVID-19 ‘second wave’ as he defends new travel rules

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200729 | Covid-19: NHS campaigners in Cornwall call for urgent pandemic review

Covid-19: NHS campaigners in Cornwall call for urgent pandemic review

 NHS campaigners in Cornwall call for urgent pandemic review

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 8:45am 28th July 2020.  read more »

200727 | Warning about large tidal range at Hayle beach

Warning about large tidal range at Hayle beach

Warning about large tidal range at Hayle beach

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:49am 27th July 2020.

A warning has gone out to beach-goers in west Cornwall about the dangers of a large tidal range.

Lifeguards are urging people not to enter the Hayle Estuary on Monday because of an increasing swell.

There has been an increase in the number of people parking near the river where there is no lifeguard cover.  read more »

200727 | GWR, CrossCountry and South Western Railway announce latest train timetable changes

GWR, CrossCountry and South Western Railway announce latest train timetable changes

There's more trains connecting Devon and Cornwall with the rest of the country  read more »

200727 | Over 3,000 Cornish businesses 'at risk' as government withdraws funding

Over 3,000 Cornish businesses 'at risk' as government withdraws funding

Over 3,000 Cornish businesses 'at risk' as government withdraws funding

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:27am 27th July 2020.

Written by Richard Whitehouse, Local Democracy Reporter  read more »

200726 | More than a third of jobs furloughed in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

More than a third of jobs furloughed in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

More than a third of jobs furloughed in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 10:01am 26th July 2020.

More than a third of jobs have been furloughed in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, according to new figures.

The Trades Union Congress has called on leaders to provide more support for businesses to "stem the tide of redundancies” when the scheme ends in October.  read more »

200725 | Ten more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Cornwall

Ten more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Cornwall

Ten more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Cornwall

Published by Helen Down at 2:32pm 25th July 2020.

By Local Democracy Reporter, Daniel Clark  read more »

200724 | Ground-breaking bovine TB cattle vaccine trials given the go-ahead

Ground-breaking bovine TB cattle vaccine trials given the go-ahead

A cattle vaccine could spell the beginning of the end of controversial badger culling  read more »

150301 | Cornwall Wildlife Trust support badger vaccination as the best option for Cornwall

Cornwall Wildlife Trust support badger vaccination as the best option for Cornwall and have begun our vaccination programme on our North Cornwall nature reserves, as well as the West Cornwall vaccination programme, covering the entire Penwith peninsula. We work with farmers, vets, academics and others as part of the Cornwall TB Eradication Group, a group initiated by Defra.

Badger Vaccination - The Science  read more »

200723 | Face coverings become mandatory in all shops and retail premises | Devon and Cornwall Police

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police
Face coverings become mandatory in all shops and retail premises
Being socially responsible
From Friday, July 24, Government COVID-19 legislation changes mean it is mandatory to wear a face covering in all shops and retail premises.
The measure will see all shops able to prevent entry to the premises to anyone not wearing a face covering.
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