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City of Lights procession hits the streets of Truro

Thousands of people are getting ready to come out onto the streets of Truro for one of the most colourful events in the West Country calendar - the City of Lights Festival. A dazzling array of lanterns will light up the streets.

Steve Hardy joined a crowd of 800 school children as they prepare for the festivities.


Work to start on new stadium for Cornwall

Work to start on new stadium for Cornwall

Work will start on a new Stadium for Cornwall after the Secretary of State decided not to call in a planning application for the site at Langarth, near Truro.

It's expected building will start next summer on the site, which will provide a new stadium for rugby side, the Cornish Pirates as well as other sporting facilities and retail.

Man dies after crash on A39, near Truro

Man dies after crash on A39, near Truro Credit: ITV News

One man has died following a collision between two cars yesterday on the A39 at Perranarworthal near Truro. The collision involving a Vauxhall Astra and an Audi A4 happened shortly before 4.50am. The road was closed until just before midday.

The passenger of the Vauxhall Astra, a 20-year-old man from the Birmingham area was pronounced dead at the scene and his next of kin has been informed.

The driver of the Vauxhall Astra, a 31-year old man also from the Birmingham area is currently in Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, where his condition is described as critical but stable.

The driver of the Audi A4, a 52-year-old man from Falmouth, is currently at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske, where his condition is described as serious but not life threatening.

A39 reopens after serious crash

Police have confirmed that the A39 at Perranarworthal has reopened after serious accident this morning.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to come forward.

The road was closed for most of the morning while police investigated the crash Credit: ITV West Country

Three men seriously injured in crash near Truro

The crash happened at Perranarworthal, between the Norway Inn and Devoran. Credit: ITV West Country

Three men have been seriously injured in a collision between two cars on the A39 near Truro.

The crash happened at around 4.50am on Wednesday 4 November at Perranarworthal, between the Norway Inn and Devoran.

Fire and ambulance crews attended, two of the men have been taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske.

The road has been closed and is not expected to reopen until midday.

Police are asking anyone who saw the crash to call 101 quoting reference 74 of the 4th of November.


A39 will be closed until midday after crash

The A39 in Cornwall is closed in both directions between Penryn and Devoran.

The closure comes into effect at the B3292 (Treluswell Roundabout) and is causing congestion on the A39 to the A394.

It's after an accident involving two vehicles early this morning (4 November). The road closure is expected to last until midday.

Man arrested after Truro fire

A 28-year-old has been arrested and bailed on suspicion of arson after a fire in Truro over the weekend.

Fire crews from across Cornwall were called to help when the three storey building began to burn.

Cafe Cleopatra's on New Bridge Street, Truro Credit: ITV News

No-one was injured in the blaze but many roads around New Bridge Street in the city centre were closed off for most of the day.

The fire was particularly difficult to tackle because of the nature of the building.

Police say a mam from Truro had been arrested and bailed to appear at Camborne station in January.

Fire crews tackle huge fire in Truro

Firefighters have ben tackling a major fire at a cafe in the centre of Truro this morning. The fire broke out around 5am at The Cleopatra Cafe in New Bridge Street.

Ten firefighter teams from across Cornwall have been on site.

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