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BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories - BBC News

Sun, 12/05/2019 - 12:42
BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: Breaking news and local stories  BBC News

Bringing you the news, sport, travel and weather for Devon and Cornwall.

US-China trade talks break up without agreement - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 11/05/2019 - 07:14
US-China trade talks break up without agreement  Falmouth Packet

Donald Trump's administration has hiked tariffs on 200 billion dollars' worth of Chinese imports.

BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: 13 May 2019 - BBC News

Sat, 11/05/2019 - 07:00
BBC Devon & Cornwall Live: 13 May 2019  BBC News

It's going to stay sunny into Monday evening and there will be a dry night with clear skies, although it will remain rather breezy with moderate or *fresh* ...

Husband takes town council seat won by wife after poll error - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 11/05/2019 - 03:34
Husband takes town council seat won by wife after poll error  Falmouth Packet

The couple have managed to find the funny side of the story.

Calls for tougher sentences for fly-tippers as incidents rise 40 - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 23:01
Calls for tougher sentences for fly-tippers as incidents rise 40  Falmouth Packet

Fly-tipping incidents have risen almost 40% in five years, councils have warned as they called for tougher sentences for people who illegally dump waste.

US-China trade talks break up without agreement - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 19:30
US-China trade talks break up without agreement  Falmouth Packet

The Trump administration has hiked tariffs on 200 billion dollars (£155 billion) worth of Chinese imports to 25 from 10.

A & P Falmouth welcomes Viking Jupiter - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 14:58
A & P Falmouth welcomes Viking Jupiter  Falmouth Packet

A&P Falmouth welcomed one of the world's newest cruise liners to the port last week when the Viking Jupiter arrived for a day's stop-over on…

Tennis For Free teams up with Truro City Council and LTA - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 06:00
Tennis For Free teams up with Truro City Council and LTA  Falmouth Packet

National sports charity 'Tennis For Free' has served up an ace for Truro by investing in a programme of free tennis sessions at Boscawen Park,…

One area of Falmouth could be getting a new residents' parking scheme - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 05:30
One area of Falmouth could be getting a new residents' parking scheme  Falmouth Packet

Cornwall Councillors have discussed the possibility of introducing a residents' parking scheme in one area of Falmouth.

New wedding venue, homes and swanky bar plans submitted - Cornwall Live

Wed, 08/05/2019 - 05:00
New wedding venue, homes and swanky bar plans submitted  Cornwall Live

A post office could also be turned into a holiday home.

Composer Jim Carey's tip to Nick Darke in Riots and Lobsters - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 07/05/2019 - 17:13
Composer Jim Carey's tip to Nick Darke in Riots and Lobsters  Falmouth Packet

Audiences in Cornwall are being offered a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the unique talents of world famous playwright Nick Darke and esteemed…

News in brief: Barton Willmore secures planning permission in East Manchester; SEASALT wins student housing grant in Brighton & Hove - The Planner

Tue, 07/05/2019 - 11:50
News in brief: Barton Willmore secures planning permission in East Manchester; SEASALT wins student housing grant in Brighton & Hove  The Planner

Barton Willmore has secured planning permission to transform a derelict corner of land in Holt Town, Manchester, into a hub for artisan and creative businesses.

Councils and Cormac combine for wildflower project in Truro - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 07/05/2019 - 11:08
Councils and Cormac combine for wildflower project in Truro  Falmouth Packet

Driving into Truro will soon be a more colourful experience thanks to a project to plant more areas of wildflowers along the A390. The planting has been carried ...

Bodmin could get a holiday complex for cyclists as Cornwall's cycling capital - Cornwall Live

Tue, 07/05/2019 - 05:00
Bodmin could get a holiday complex for cyclists as Cornwall's cycling capital  Cornwall Live

Although residents have claimed several times that cyclists are snubbing the town, there are currently several projects to turn Bodmin into a cycling and tourism ...

Latest cases heard by Cornwall's magistrates - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 06/05/2019 - 14:23
Latest cases heard by Cornwall's magistrates  Falmouth Packet

A FALMOUTH man who admitted three charges of criminal damage has been given a two-year conditional discharge.

Fairtrade Falmouth seeks volunteers for steering group - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 06/05/2019 - 13:52
Fairtrade Falmouth seeks volunteers for steering group  Falmouth Packet

A Falmouth group dedicated to improving the lives of some of the world's most disadvantaged people is seeking volunteers to help its cause.

Streets in Edinburgh closed to vehicles to cut air pollution - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 15:31
Streets in Edinburgh closed to vehicles to cut air pollution  Falmouth Packet

Open Streets in Edinburgh will take place on the first Sunday of every month in an 18-month trial.

What does Cornwall Council's climate emergency really mean? - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 07:00
What does Cornwall Council's climate emergency really mean?  Falmouth Packet

WHEN Cornwall Council declared a climate emergency in January it was one of the first major local authorities to do so. This week the UK became the first ...

Corbyn praises former Tory voter after she wins council seat for Labour - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 04/05/2019 - 15:04
Corbyn praises former Tory voter after she wins council seat for Labour  Falmouth Packet

Michelle Dorrell hit headlines after an emotional speech on Question Time in 2015.