Police are still trying to identify the body of a man found on the beach at Golant near Fowey.
Police were called to the scene yesterday lunchtime after a member of the public reported a body in the estuary. The coastguard, RNLI lifeboat and fire service also attended.
Police are treating the death as unexplained.
A man's body has been found on the beach at Golant near Fowey.
Police were called to the scene at lunchtime today after a member of the public reported a body in the estuary. The coastguard, RNLI lifeboat and fire service also attended. Police are treating the death as unexplained.
A man's body has been found on the beach at Golant near Fowey in South Cornwall.
Police are treating the death as unexplained and making are making further inquiries.
Skin cancer rates are now five times higher than in the 1970s, according to Cancer Research UK and the South West has the most cases of all.
Jenny Parnwell from Fowey lost her daughter Julie Anne to the disease within weeks of her diagnosis. She now wants to make others more aware of the dangers.
The Fowey Festival has opened this weekend with events taking place across the town for the first time. The event - previously known as the Daphne Du Maurier Festival - will run over the next week.
It's a celebration of words and music. This year's festival will see events taking place in community buildings such as the town hall due to funding changes.
This year's highlights include a 'wind in the willows' river cruise and a Michael Caines talk and lunch.
The A3082 Polvillion Road is closed due to a serious accident around Langurtho Road.
Police on the scene say the road closure is likely to be on-going for some time.
All sailings are cancelled on the Fowey to Mevagissey ferry in Cornwall today due to forecast sea conditions.
Fowey Royal Regatta is well underway and thanks to the glorious weather we've been having, this year's competition has seen a record number of boats on the water.
It's great news for the town after last year's washout and despite the lack of wind - competitors aren't complaining.
Francesca Carpenter reports: