A plan to build a wind farm at Week St Mary in North Cornwall - comprising eleven 125 metre wind turbines - has been turned down.
The decision to reject the Big Field Wind Farm planning application was taken by Cornwall Council’s strategic planning committee at a meeting in Truro today.
The RBL's Giant Poppy Run kicked off today. Here is their planned route and arrival/departure times for Saturday (timings approximate)
- — St Blazeyvia Summercourt/A30 — 08:45
- 09:52 — Camborne Square —10:37
- 11:00 — Helston Tesco —12:30
- 12:53 — Sithians Village —13:53
- 14:05 — Penryn ASDA —14:35
- 14:55 — Truro Piazza —15:25
Tonight will see the rain moving in to the west which could bring some quite heavy showers.
Friday morning will be wet around rush hour, but the rain will largely give way to brighter skies for the afternoon.
Highs of 16C.
A football club’s seagull mascot has been ruffling feathers this week after clashing with football fans—from his own side.
The popular Torquay united mascot Gilbert the Gull was spotted arguing with his own supporters at the home match against Grimsby on Saturday.
Afterwards fans took to the Devon team’s website to complain that Gilbert was using threatening gestures and swearing badly.
Torquay United chief executive Andrew Candy investigated the incident, and reprimanded the employee who was wearing the seagull costume.
Gilbert has been allowed to resume his duties but has been banned from Popside home stand to avoid further clashes with supporters.
Caught on camera... the RNLI and navy rescue teams reach the stricken French trawler, Le Sillon....The crew of the Naval helicopter are today being given bravery awards for their role in the dramatic night time rescue off Padstow. Five fishermen were rescued in the incident in February 2014,
Police in Newton Abbot are investigating a rather unusual crime; the theft of an entire garden shed.
To add to the bizarre nature of the incident, the thieves emptied the shed completely and left all its contents behind, making off with only the structure, which measures 6ft by 8ft.
The theft occurred at an empty property in Oliver Place, Heathfield, sometime between 17th and 22nd October.
Police are appealing for witnesses as they think that someone must have seen the large shed being carried away.
EXCLUSIVE: ITV West Country can reveal that nearly four hundred jobs are to go at Cornwall Council.
369 posts will be lost, 280 of them compulsory.
The council wants to make the savings by the end of next March.
Staff and unions have been told the news this morning in a letter from the council's chief executive Andrew Kerr.
Mr Kerr says in a letter to staff that the cuts will save £31 million.
A team of Royal Navy aviators from RNAS Culdrose is today receiving an award for its role in a heroic rescue off the Cornish coast.
The four aircrew from 771 Naval Air Squadron, will be presented with the ‘The Prince Philip Helicopter Rescue Award’ for the ‘Le Sillon’ rescue, the second time in three years that the Search and Rescue Squadron has received it.
During the storms that hit the Cornish coast in February 2014, the Culdrose aviators launched a heroic night-time rescue operation to airlift five French fishermen from almost certain death as their vessel, ‘Le Sillon’, was wrecked off Trevose Head near Padstow.