Falmouth and Penzance missed out on the top awards at last night's Urbanism Awards.
Both Cornish towns made it into the final three of an event organised by The Academy of Urbanism.
Falmouth lost out to Galway in Ireland for the Great Town Award. And the Great Street Award was won by Hope Street in Liverpool, pipping Chapel Street in Penzance to the title.
More top news
Police have tasered a 63 year old race-relations worker after wrongly believing he was a wanted man.
Eight fire engines were called out to a fire in Winterbourne Abbas this morning which has destroyed 4 workshops and garages.
The RSPCA is investigating after a pet cat was fatally injured after being shot by someone using an airgun on Christmas Eve.