Cornwall

Polish teen found dead at school after complaining of classroom racism 'was bullied'

A 16-year-old Polish girl who took her own life at school was bullied at school, police told a coroner's court.<p>Dagmara Przybysz, who moved to Britain …

Racism

Have you been to Britain’s best beaches?

We all have our go-to beaches. Brighton, Folkestone, Blackpool, Sennen…<p>But maybe you should try branching out a bit, as there’s now a definitive list …

Beaches

Revealed: The UK's best beach

Packed with old fashioned amusements, big and sandy, and safe for swimmers - Weymouth's beach has been voted the very best in the UK.<p>Flanked by a harbour and backed by an attractive row of Georgian buildings, the Dorset town's gentle curve of golden sand was named as this year’s number one …

Beaches

The Cornwall hitman with more goals than Pele has finally notched the 2000th goal of his 36-year career

The world's most prolific striker who hit the net more times than Pele has finally bagged the 2000th and 2001st goals of his career.<p>Dead-eyed Mark …

Soccer

Brit teen set for stardom after bedroom version of 'Grease' classic racks up 6MILLION YouTube views

A Brit teen is being tipped for international stardom after a video of her singing in her bedroom racked up 6 MILLION views on YouTube - and was …

Music

BBC News

A man's body washed up at Perranporth Beach on 6 February has been identified by police as that of Stephen Lloyd Thomas, 43, from Truro.<p>A search of 279 beaches around the UK has found that almost three-quarters of them were littered with tiny plastic "nurdles".<p><b>What's the problem?</b><p>Campaigners …

BBC News

South West Water will have to pay more than £200,000 after pleading guilty to spilling raw sewage into a river near Truro.<p>At Truro Crown Court they were fined £175,000 for the spill, £10,000 for failing to maintain a faulty tank valve and ordered to pay £20,000 of costs.<p>Google<p>It happened at the …

Surfing

Young achiever scoops award in Cornwall 30 Under 30 scheme

by Mark Hardaker today at 4:41 pm 14 February 2017<p>Tamsin Mulcahy, Operations Manager at Turn to Starboard © Mark Hardaker<p><b>A talented young achiever</b> …

Sailing

Storm Doris devastation

Storm Doris officially landed in the south-west bringing with it 70mph winds, monster swell and pouring rain.<br>Despite the Met Office not officially …

Climate

BBC News

People are being warned to stay away from a beach in East Devon after a "significant" cliff fall.<p>East Devon District Council issued the warning after rocks fell from cliffs at East Beach in Sidmouth.<p>The authority said the cliffs "are very unpredictable" and urged people not to go on the beach.<p>On …

Devon

A weekend guide to Cornwall

In the southwest of the UK, Cornwall is a glittering gem of British paradise. Looking at the images of white sandy beaches and turquoise water you’d …

Travel

Forget Cornwall, move to the Kent Riviera (that's Thanet to you and me)

Move over Cornwall: there’s a newish kid on the block, with award-winning blue flag beaches, white cliffs, period piles, art galleries and its own micro climate. The Isle of Thanet is fast becoming the Kentish Riviera – with property prices at less than half the cost of its celebrity strewn …

Real Estate

Helicopter service between Cornwall and Scilly to resume in 2018

New heliport in Penzance will restore service that last flew between islands and mainland in 2012<p>One of the most spectacular and exciting air trips in the UK, the helicopter hop from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly, is to be restored next year.<p>The loss of the service in 2012 was devastating for the …

UK News

Manhunt for escaped sex offender ends with arrest in Cornwall, Ont.

An Ontario man convicted of repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl in the late 1990s is back in police custody after a four-day manhunt.<p>David Maracle …

Crime

Escaped rapist David Maracle arrested in Cornwall, Ont.

Maracle, 51, is a convicted rapist and long-term offender<p>Police in Cornwall, Ont., have arrested convicted rapist David Maracle, who escaped earlier …

Crime

​Review: Has a Hall For Cornwall audience cried as much before?

<b>Ghost The Musical</b><p><b>Hall For Cornwall</b><p><b>Runs until Saturday, January 28</b><p><b>Review by Lee Trewhela</b><p>The surreptitious wiping of eyes swept through Hall For …

Entertainment

Mining firm hopes to extract lithium from Cornwall's hot springs

Plan by Cornish Lithium to explore metal deposits in saline waters raises hopes of mining revival in English county<p>It is known across the world for its proud tin mining tradition but plans have been announced to try to extract a different metal from beneath Cornwall’s craggy landscape – lithium.<p>The …

UK News

Canada's Strongbow's UK partner to explore for lithium in Cornwall

| LONDON<p>British company Cornish Lithium said on Thursday it had reached a mineral rights agreement with Canada's Strongbow Exploration (SBW.V) to explore for lithium in Cornwall, southwest England, stoking hopes for a British mining revival.<p>Cornwall historically was a mining hub for metals such as …

European Union

Starbucks Sets Records with Opening of Cornwall Store

<b>Cornwall Ontario</b> - Starbucks will celebrate the opening of their first store in Cornwall with an official ribbon cutting Saturday Morning.<p>Local …

Coffee

A homeless man is murdered, and the Tory MP reacts by trying to close the hostel that supported him

A Conservative MP has used the murder of a homeless man to blame the management of the hostel where he was staying. He’s now using the murder as a …

Homelessness

Cornwall sisters see footage they did not know existed for 60 years

Two sisters have been shown footage of their performance at a world-famous theatre more than 60 years ago.<p>Philippa Kendall-Carpenter, 86, and Vivianne Ollerearnshaw, 84, did not know the British Pathe footage existed.<p>The pair starred in a performance of Macbeth at the Minack Theatre in 1955.<p>The …

Why a mini break to Cornwall is a perfect his and hers winter weekend escape

<b>There comes a point when you get so cold while surfing in the North Atlantic in winter that you swear you actually feel hot.</b><p>With icy water sloshing …

Travel

A Long Weekend in Cornwall, England—Pets Included - Condé Nast Traveler

Contributor Amanda Brooks spent a weekend writing, eating, and hiking with her dog Ginger along England's southern coast.<p>I had a deadline for my upcoming book just before the holidays, and the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas always passes so quickly, so I thought best to get all of my …

Travel (UK)

Health And Safety Gone Nuts After Stretch Of Trees Are Chopped Down – Because Of Squirrels Gnawing On Bark

January 5, 2017 | by SWNS Reporter | 0 Comments<p>Damage caused by squirrels has been blamed for the need to chop down a mile-long stretch of trees …

13 Romance Novels Set in Cornwall

Out of the many reasons to watch the latest BBC production of <i>Poldark</i>, I am sucker for the pretty, pretty scenery. Sure Aidan Turner and Eleanor …

New York Public Library

Cornwall Wooden Home

Husband and wife Tom and Danielle Raffield had already set up a successful business using steam to bend wood into beautiful furniture. Now they have …

Design

Original Watercolour :: Yellow Boat, Mevagissey, Cornwall

I love Cornwall. There are so many stunning places to paint. I spotted this yellow boat in the harbour at Mevagissey and I made a quick sketch and …

tom raffield's steam-bent wooden home in cornwall

tom raffield's steam-bent wooden home is an ambitious adaptation of his furniture designs<p><b>serving as an extension to an existing gamekeeper’s lodge,</b> …

Furniture

Cornwall refugee group raises thousands to help resettle Syrian families

Seaside resort of Bude wants to be one of the earliest adopters of the community sponsorship scheme to resettle refugees<p>A refugee support group in a small Cornwall town hopes to welcome two Syrian families after raising thousands of pounds.<p>Bude Welcomes Refugees, a 30-person group based in the …

UK News

LDV’s Top Twelve of 2016: #9 +++Breaking News THREE, no, actually FOUR Lib Dem by-election gains

<i>Over the next few days, we will be publishing our twelve most read posts of 2016. Many thanks to the 533,000 people who have visited the site over</i> …

UK Politics