Cornish food producers are welcoming a campaign encouraging shoppers and businesses to buy local.
The future of Truro City Football Club has been put on hold at London's High Court for two weeks.
Plan to reinstate a colony of red squirrels on a country estate in Cornwall
A 21-year-old man's been jailed for killing his baby son. Stephen Coukham admitted manslaughter at Truro Crown Court today. He's been sentenced to 3 years 8 months in prison. It follows a two year police investigation. The Investigating Officer, DS Andy Warne says:
"This was a violent act committed against a defenceless 10-week-old baby who sustained terrible injuries at the hands of the very person who should have been caring for him".
DS Warne also acknowledges the work of staff at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust in the case. He adds:
"Undoubtedly, their expertise, coupled with the use of the very latest technology, helped us to bring Coukham to justice.”
Christmas is traditionally a time when families put their differences aside and try to get on. But, by now, we may all be harbouring the bruises!
In our regular update from Fixers, the campaign that gives young people a voice, a group of young women in Truro, who have experience of family breakdown, aim to improve the way parents and teenagers talk, so that they can avoid crisis point.
Workers at the Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) offices in the region are joining colleagues across the country in a 24-hour strike today.
It's a dispute over closures and job losses at a number of sites across the country, which could include the Exeter and Truro offices.
The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) is campaigning against planned office closures across the country, arguing it signals the end of a "highly prized" face-to-face service to motorists.
The union has delivered a 72,000 name petition opposing the closures, to the Department for Transport.
– Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) spokesman
Our petition was signed by members of the public, motor traders, representatives of motor trade federations and haulage and bus companies, and representatives of historic vehicle clubs.
We're very concerned about the lack of awareness among people that the offices are set to close or even that a consultation has been carried out.
– Stephen Hammond, Roads Minister
The DVLA has been serving motorists for more than 40 years but times and customers' needs change.
These changes - developed after carefully listening to views expressed at consultation - will ensure that the agency delivers a smarter service to bring real benefits for the motor industry and every motorist in this country.
Truro has been ranked among the top 10 postcode areas in the country for drink-driving. Data never seen before also revealed that across Britain.
Men in their twenties are the main drink drive offenders, with scaffolders and roofers topping the list of professionals most likely to be convicted.
A 19-year-old man from Taunton has been sentenced to 4 years imprisonment after being convicted of raping a 17-year-old girl at a party in Truro.
Following the hearing at Truro Crown Court, DS Ian Pengelly commented:
“We welcome today’s sentence which followed the conviction of George Gray of what was an extremely serious sexual assault on this young student.
“The fact that Gray put his victim through the ordeal of giving evidence added to her distress and we would like to acknowledge her courage throughout the investigation and subsequent trial.
“The victim’s strength of character has shone throughout this entire process and she is extremely satisfied and relieved with the jury’s verdict. It has been a very traumatic time for her and her family and hopefully this result will help to bring closure for them all.
“This result is the culmination of 14 months dedicated work by the investigation team and prosecution.
“We hope this outcome will give confidence to any victim of a sexual assault that their case will be investigated with equal sensitivity, commitment and support through the criminal justice process.”
Experts have been working through the night to try to stop toxic water flooding out of a disused mine near Truro.
Pumps are at full capacity at Wheal Jane, but levels there are still rising following heavy rain. It could mean polluted water leaks into the nearby river and Fal Estuary, a marine special area of conservation. The fire brigade has also been called in to help.
In 1992 flooding from the mine turned the estuary into a polluted swamp.
A record 35,000 people turned out for Truro's annual City of Lights parade last night.Organisers say the unusually mild weather attracted an extra 10,000 spectators to the event compared to previous years.
Thousands lined the streets of Truro last night for the annual City of Lights festival.
Giant lanterns paraded through the city centre to mark the start of the festive season.
More than 750 local school children spent weeks making the spectacular creations, this year with a royal theme. Kathy Wardle reports.
Thousands lined the streets of Truro tonight for the annual City of Lights festival.
The event sees giant lanterns paraded through the city centre to mark the start of the festive season.
More than 750 local school children spent weeks making the spectacular creations, this year with a royal theme.
Thousands of people are expected in Truro tonight for the annual City of Lights festival. Paper and withy lanterns - designed around the theme Kings and Queens - will be paraded through the town. School children, students and artists from across the county spend months making them.