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    • Road traffic collision Lifton
      At approximately 1244 Hrs on Saturday 6th March 2021 a two-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the westbound A30 dual carriageway. The collision involved an Iveco Daily recovery vehicle and a tractor. As a result of the collision, the driver of the Iveco Daily was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The front seat passenger sustained […]
    • Barn fire, Torpoint
      UPDATE 7.30pm: Barn fire, Torpoint The fire has now been brought under control and the emergency service response is being scaled back.  Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service will be remaining at the scene to dampen down the fire. The cause of the fire is not thought to be suspicious at this time. There is no ongoing […]
    • UPDATE: Serious collision, Paignton
      A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a collision between a male pedestrian and a car on Foxhole Road, Paignton, yesterday morning, Tuesday 2 March. The incident occurred at around 11.40am and the car involved, believed to be a dark blue BMW, did not stop and drove off in the direction […]
    • Fuel theft, Bodmin
      Police are appealing for information after £30,000 worth of diesel was stolen from a business premises at Bodmin Business Park. The theft occurred sometime between midnight and 4am on Friday 26 February. The targeted business backs on to A30 Callywith slip road. A light coloured, six or eight-wheel box lorry with a wind deflector over […]
    • Man sentenced for attempted murder
      A Plymouth man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of attempted murder. Parry Williams, aged 54, of no fixed abode, was sentenced by HHJ Garnham this afternoon [Monday 1 March] following a trial at Plymouth Crown Court. Police were called to reports of a serious incident outside […]
    • County Lines warrants, Plymouth
      Fifty Devon & Cornwall Police officers conducted seven warrants at addresses across Plymouth yesterday, Thursday, 25 February, as part of the ongoing crackdown on County Lines drugs supply into the South West. A total of 14 men were arrested following the warrants, which also took place in Merseyside and Morecombe, and a significant amount of […]
    • UPDATE: WW2 bomb detonation, Exeter
      Residents who were evacuated from their homes in Exeter while the detonation of a World War Two bomb took place, can return home. Those who live within the 100-metre cordon/exclusion zone however, cannot return home this evening. All other residents who had been evacuated within the 400-metre cordon can return as of 6pm, this evening, […]
    • Fatal RTC A39 Kilkhampton Bude
      At approximately 5.55pm on Wednesday 24th February 2021 Police were informed of a two vehicle road traffic collision on the A39 between Bude and Kilkhampton between a black Mini Cooper and a grey VW Passatt. One driver sustained minor injuries and attended North Devon District Hospital. A 60 year old male driver was conveyed to […]
    • Car theft, Tiverton
      Police investigating an alleged car theft which resulted in a pursuit around Tiverton are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage. The incident involving a blue BMW 1 Series happened between 1.30pm and 1.45pm on Wednesday 17 February. It involved a police pursuit of the vehicle on roads around the town including Heathcoat Way; Blundells Road; […]
    • UPDATE: House Fire, Exeter
      Police have been informed that the seven-year-old girl who was left critically ill after a house fire in Exeter, has sadly died from injuries sustained.  The family members who tragically lost their lives in the fire on Clayton Road, Sunday 21 February, were Kaylie Rudge, 28, and Daniel Rudge, 29, and their four-year-old daughter, Lillie-Rose […]

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    • Cornwall Council asks residents to avoid unnecessary trips to HWRCs
      Residents across Cornwall are being urged to avoid unnecessary trips to Household Waste and Recycling Centres following long queues at many sites. At some centres waiting times have reached over an hour in recent days. Drivers are being urged not to obstruct roads and to return at a later time if there are long queues. […]
    • Spread the word this St Piran’s Day that the Cornish can identify as Cornish on the 2021 Census
      This St Piran’s Day as we celebrate all things Cornish, the Council is urging everyone who identifies as Cornish to say it on the 2021 Census survey, which launched on 1 March ahead of Census Day on 21 March.    People here in Cornwall and beyond who want to identify as Cornish on the Census will […]
    • Landlord banned from lettings in landmark case
      A landlord who persistently broke residential lettings rules has been banned from operating in a landmark legal ruling. Julie Stoddern, of North Roskear, Camborne, is the first person in Cornwall to be issued with such a Banning Order after Cornwall Council applied under new legislation following years of offending. The order, made by a tribunal […]
    • Community asked to view and comment on proposals for Looe Valley Trails
      A new online community space for the Looe Valley Trails project has been launched to give residents and businesses an opportunity to share their thoughts and ideas about proposals to create a local network of trails for walking and cycling. Cornwall Council has created Let’s Talk Looe Valley Trails to give updates and gather feedback on […]
    • Newquay project gets £65,000 boost from green fund
      A community project in Newquay is being given a boost through a grant delivered by Cornwall Council.  Newquay Community Orchard, a seven-acre space where education, training and events take place, has received £65,000 to improve access routes through the orchard and to carry out landscaping, including the planting of more than 700 new trees by the community.      It is one of 14 projects around Cornwall that have […]
    • Pub fined for breaking lockdown rules
      A pub in Cornwall has been fined £1,000 after people were found drinking alcohol inside the premises during lockdown. Cornwall Council’s Covid Enforcement Team has served a fixed penalty notice on the business after police discovered a group of men inside the pub drinking alcohol and listening to music. Under the current restrictions, hospitality venues […]
    • New bridges and path to create safe walking and cycle routes for Launceston residents
      Construction is due to start on Monday, March 8 on projects in Launceston to provide off-road links connecting homes with nearby employment areas.   The Ridgegrove path and parkland project will see a new path for walkers and cyclists linking Ridgegrove Lane to Newport Industrial Estate, including a new footbridge across the River Kensey. As part of the project, Cornwall Council will make […]
    • Making young people in Cornwall aware of the signs of exploitation
      Young people in Cornwall may be unaware they are being exploited, and that’s why Our Safeguarding Children Partnership for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has launched a new phase of their campaign - #CETHESIGNS. It will focus on helping young people to understand different types of exploitation; what signs to watch out for, and […]
    • How to apply for a postal vote for the May 2021 elections
      Residents who want to vote by post in the May 2021 elections are being reminded to submit their applications on time.  On Thursday, May 6, elections will be held for Cornwall Council, Town and Parish Councils, and the Devon and Cornwall Police Crime Commissioner.    Voters have a range of options for casting their ballot – in person, by post or by appointing […]
    • Statement on Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman report
      Cornwall Council accepts the findings of the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman report published today (March 2, 2021). Cornwall’s portfolio holder for adults Councillor Rob Rotchell said: “We apologise to the individuals involved in this case for the distress caused. The Ombudsman requires us to change the way we assess people’s income when they are […]