It's going to be a rather miserable start to the final month of 2015.Read the full story ›
A last gasp converted try has secured a narrow victory for the Cornish Pirates in the Championship this afternoon.
Alex Cheesman touched down, and fly-half Laurence May kept his nerve to slot the match-winning conversion with the last kick of the game.
That's three wins in a row in all competitions, and lifts them up to 10th place in the table.
The pre-Christmas discount mayhem of Black Friday is upon us and shops are opening early to cope with demand.Read the full story ›
Staff at Cotehele house near Saltash have surpassed themselves with their annual garland at the National Trust property.Read the full story ›
The jury has been sent out in the trial of the founder of Cornish aid charity Shelterbox.
Tom Henderson (seen above on the left) is accused of awarding contracts for camping and survival equipment to his son's firm.
Tom and John Henderson both deny conspiracy to defraud, as does a third man Darren Gervis, from Beaminster in Dorset, who's accused of trying to hide the details from trustees.
The High Sheriff of Cornwall, Anthony Fortescue, has been pronounced dead at his home following a shooting incident.
They say they are currently investigating, but are not treating the death as suspicious.
Cornwall Council Chairman Ann Kerridge paid tribute to Mr Fortescue today.
“I am saddened to learn of the death of Anthony Fortescue, the High Sheriff. I have been fortunate to spend time with him at many civic events during the year at which he was always gracious and welcoming – a true gentleman.
On behalf of Cornwall Council I send our heartfelt condolences to his wife Elizabeth and their family at this extremely sad time.”
A Cornish businessman wants to build the country's first pasty museum in Cornwall.Read the full story ›
A message in a bottle, which was sent by an eleven year-old boy from Massachusetts, has washed up in Cornwall.Read the full story ›
Budget airline Ryanair is expected to confirm it's to resume operating from Newquay Airport.
Ryanair pulled out of Cornwall more than four years ago in a row over a £5-per head levy on passengers. Cornwall Council has decided to scrap the charge which was aimed at raising money for airport development.
A controversial tax on passengers flying from Newquay Airport is to be scrapped. Cornwall council has taken the decision to remove the £5 fee from the end of March next year. The hope is that it will help encourage new airlines to fly from the airport.
The council says since “public service obligation” was introduced there's been an increase in the numbers of people using the airport.
Adam Paynter, the council’s cabinet member for resources, said that this had resulted in higher revenues which had, in turn, led to a reduction in the current level of subsidy provided to the airport.
Ryanair are holding a press conference tomorrow regarding the changes.