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Fractured skull in Liskeard assault

Detectives are investigating an unprovoked assault in Liskeard which left a man with a fractured skull.

The 49-year-old man was assaulted during a fight involving three other men in the Cornish Ivy pub around 12.30am on Sunday 6 July.

The fight then continued five minutes later near to the Fountain Hotel when the victim was approached by two of the offenders. He was head-butted by one man and fell to the floor where he was kicked in the head.

The victim was taken to hospital where he is recovering from a fractured skull. A 22-year-old man from Liskeard has been arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm. He has been bailed until 22 September.

The pub that went pink overnight

The Albion in Liskeard has been painted pink as a prank Credit: ITV News West Country

A Cornish pub has turned pink overnight. Four regulars at The Albion in Liskeard carried out the prank while the landlord was away on holiday. He left his son in charge. It was white when he locked up, and this shocking pink when he woke in the morning.

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Fixers: Finding a job when you're disabled

Now, for many young people finding a job after leaving school or college is a tough proposition. But imagine the additional barriers for those who are disabled.

We've been talking to Tommy Gundry from Liskeard who has made it his mission to tackle those barriers - and make local employers recognise that disabled workers are as good as anyone else.

He enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to make his point.

Liskeard man talks of issues disabled jobseekers face

For many young people finding a job after leaving school or college is a tough proposition. But imagine the additional barriers for those who are disabled.

We've been talking to a young man from Liskeard who has made it his mission to tackle those barriers - and make local employers recognise that disabled workers are as good as anyone else.

He enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to make his point.

12 year old assaulted in Liskeard

A 12 year old boy has had a tooth knocked out and been left with bruising to his face after he was assaulted in Liskeard.

Police say he was punched and kicked by a group of three boys on the pathway between Park View and Castle Park around 5.30pm.

They want to speak to anyone who can help them find out more about the incident.

Body found in Liskeard

A body has been found under a bridge in Liskeard. Police have confirmed they are investigating an unexplained death. They were called to Lake Lane around 3pm after a member of public found the body.

A post mortem is due to take place tomorrow (Sat 22nd March) and enquiries are being made to trace the person's family.

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Cornish man finishes 52 job challenge

Cornish man finishes 52 job challenge Credit: ITV News West Country

A man from Cornwall has just completed a run of doing a different job for every week of the year for charity. We first met Matt Frost, from Liskeard, back in March when he was working as a blacksmith.

Since then he's done fifty-two different jobs including stunt man, pizza delivery man and university lecturer. He devised the challenge while recovering from an accident at his old job at an electronics store.

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