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22nd June 2021

Over 2, 000 jobseekers helped thanks to Work Routes Cornwall

More than 2,000 unemployed people from all across Cornwall have started work thanks to the free support they received from Work Routes. Since 2016, the service co-funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and the European Social Fund as part of the Growth Programme...

By Ian Houston

10th June 2021

Our Man in America

The G7 Leaders’ Summit starts Friday in Cornwall, and will snarl traffic and create local logistical challenges. Devon and Cornwall Police and local volunteers will work extra hours, and do a superb job.

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9th June 2021

Funding helps innovative marine business to grow

Naval architect Bob Colclough has a passion for marine renewable energy and has spent his career exploring the use of new technologies to help create a better and more sustainable future. 18 months ago he set up his own company – Morek Engineering...

By Natasha Swift

26th May 2021

Emotional reunion for brother and sister after 60 years apart

A brother and sister who didn’t know each other existed until earlier this year had an emotional reunion in Charlestown on Friday night after nearly 60 years apart.

By Natasha Swift

26th May 2021

Health minister makes pledge on care integration

Patients popping into Carlyon House for their covid-19 jab on Monday received a surprise when they were greeted by the man who is front and centre of the UK’s fight against coronavirus.

By Natasha Swift

26th May 2021

Care Pledge - Minister's message on integration

Patients popping into Carlyon House for their covid-19 jab on Monday received a surprise when they were greeted by the man who is front and centre of the UK’s fight against coronavirus. Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care...

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25th May 2021

Local mental health charity helps unemployed

Mental Health Awareness Week, the national campaign which took place earlier this month, was a good reminder of the importance of good mental health for all.

By Natasha Swift

19th May 2021

School acts to tackle ‘troubling’ harm craze

A St Austell secondary school has taken quick action to stamp out “a sweeping and troubling social media trend” which involves pupils causing physical harm to their classmates using sharp objects.

By Natasha Swift

19th May 2021

‘We will never forget’: Harry’s final mission accomplished

St Austell D-Day veteran Harry Billinge has completed his “final mission” after single-handedly raising tens of thousands of pounds to help turn the British Normandy Memorial into a reality.

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18th May 2021

Signposting services provide free support to Cornish businesses and residents

Three signposting hubs are providing key information and guidance to businesses and individuals, ensuring they are able to access the fully funded support available across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

By Natasha Swift

12th May 2021

Tories take control of Cornwall

The Liberal Democrat and Independent coalition that has run Cornwall Council for the last four years suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of the Conservatives in the local elections.

By Natasha Swift

12th May 2021

‘Our care is needed more than ever after 30 years’

The man who co-founded a leading children’s charity which runs Little Harbour in St Austell is calling on people to continue to support “vital” care as Children’s Hospice South West celebrates 30 years.