Cornwall

Near U.S. border, residents of Cornwall, Ont. want answers on arrival of Haitian asylum seekers

<b>By Mike Blanchfield</b><p>CORNWALL, Ont. — Municipal politicians in this eastern Ontario community said Monday they were frustrated at the paucity of …

Canadian News

Cornwall officials seek answers on arrivals

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/7512931-cornwall-officials-seek-answers-on-arrivals/<p>Cornwall officials seek answers on arrival of Haitian asylum …

Canadian News

Teenage girl sexually assaulted twice on train home from Cornwall music festival

The girl was approached by the first offender, who was wearing a novelty shark hat, at Newquay station.<p>A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted …

Music Festivals

Cornwall residents say they're ready to help flood of asylum seekers

'It's like everyone else, they're going to be welcome,' Cornwall resident says<p>The city of Cornwall woke up Sunday with 294 recently settled asylum …

Refugees

Cornwall tourist caught in rip current 'inspirational'

<b>An "inspirational" man who died after being caught in a rip current while on holiday had planned to move to London to pursue his "passion" for music, his brother said.</b><p>Oneil Din, 27, from Coventry, was swept out to sea while swimming at Crantock near Newquay, Cornwall, on 15 August.<p>Older bother …

With tent city in place, Cornwall's asylum-seeker capacity is about 900

CORNWALL — Within hours of Transportation Minister Marc Garneau announcing they were coming, asylum seekers began arriving on Thursday evening at the …

Canadian News

'Round Here' With Cornwall's Seb Smart - Wavelength - Europe's First Surf Magazine

“We’ve known Seb for a few years now.” say the fine folk at Wasted Talent.<p>“We road tripped through northern Spain and explored abandoned mansions. …

Surfing

Coastguard battered by waves as he tries to save stranded man in Cornwall – video

Dramatic footage has emerged of a man being rescued after he was cut off by the tide and left clinging to rocks at the Cornish resort of Bude at the weekend. Coastguards were hampered by strong winds and high waves, but managed to winch the man to safety.

Coast Guard

Tourist areas need investment in jobs, not just better roads

GDP will never rise when little income ends up in the pockets of locals<p>Elizabeth Becker (“Only governments can stem the tide of tourism sweeping the globe”, Comment) does not have to look as far as Cambodia, Afghanistan or Thailand. Just look at the tourist regions of the UK.<p>Cornwall is a major …

Business

Germans who flock to south west confused over difference between Devon and Cornwall (there's plenty!)

For centuries Devon and Cornwall have been split by an intense rivalry over their distinctive charms, their inhabitants arguing over anything from whether jam or clotted cream goes first on a scone to which one invented the pastie.<p>And that’s before they move on to who has the best coastline or the …

England

'Uncharted territory': P.E.I. town asks residents to conserve water

Town of Cornwall sees spike in water usage between 6 and 9 p.m., warns reservoir is being depleted<p>People living in Cornwall, P.E.I. are being asked …

Water

'Exceptional' British record shark caught off Cornwall

<b>The biggest blue shark ever caught in British waters has been reeled in, smashing a 58-year-old record.</b><p>John Dines, from Essex, caught the 8.8ft (2.7m) creature, which weighed 256.5lb (113kg), on board a charter boat 10 miles off Cornwall in July.<p>Skipper Robin 'Chippy' Chapman called it "just an …

Fish

Sunny Shetland outshone Cornwall in July

The islands recorded 192.9 hours of sunshine between 1 July and 29 July, according to early Met Office statistics.<p>Cornwall in southwest England, some …

UK News

Shetland is having a sunnier summer than Cornwall

*Books staycation immediately*<p>August may be upon us but it sort of feels more like autumn, huh? With a heap of unimpressed Brits talking about (yes, …

Scotland

Best part of holiday is looking in estate agents’ windows

UK holidaymakers have confirmed that looking in estate agents’ windows to see what they could afford in the area is the highlight of every trip.

British Humour

Shetland has sunnier July than Cornwall

<b>The Shetland Islands had more sunshine than Cornwall in July - only the eighth time this has happened since records began in 1929.</b><p>Met Office statistics showed the Shetland area had 192.9 hours of sunshine from 1-29 July, while Cornwall had 153.5 hours.<p>Shetland lies about 700 miles (1,130 km) to the …

Scotland

St. John's man faces multiple charges after car crashes into front yard

A damaged fence and scarred tree at the scene of an accident on Cornwall Avenue where a car smashed through a fence and hit a tree.<p>©Joe Gibbons<p>The …

Canadian News

The Ferry Boat Inn: 15 Ideas to Steal from a Seaside Pub in Cornwall

Everything about The Ferry Boat Inn in Cornwall, England, is charmingly faded, as if it’s seen many summers on the salty coast—even the photographs …

Houses

'They were just streaming': Resident raising concerns about traffic on Cornwall roundabouts

Luella Bredin says she has heard complaints from others<p>A Clyde River resident is raising her concerns about heavy traffic making roundabouts …

Transportation

Why staycations will always beat holidays abroad

For the third time that day, I saw someone’s mouth set itself into a supportive smile when I told them I was going on holiday to Wales.<p>“Oh,” said my …

Travel

Old Carport Transformed into Luxury Vacation Rental

Unique Home Stays' new property in Cornwall, UK is booking up fast.

Hotels

Hitting the road for great summer getaway this weekend? Times and roads to avoid

Motorists are being warned to expect delays this weekend as almost nine million vehicles embark on the start of the summer getaway.

Manchester

Cornwall crackles in the summer sun

Trevone to Padstow, Cornwall From higher land the ocean appears even more azure, like the sky now streaked with cirrus<p>Beneath the clearing sky, people gravitate from car park and cafe towards the life-guarded beach. By Roundhole Point, kayakers paddle and huddle around their instructor, and further …

Nature

Warning of more storms across UK as flash floods hit village in Cornwall

Thunderstorms are continuing to affect parts of Britain, with lightning and heavy downpours expected to hit both the morning and evening rush …

Weather

Video of Cornwall flash floods

Royal Family

'Groundbreaking': Cornwall geothermal project seeks funds

The UK’s first commercial geothermal plant could come online as soon as 2020 – research suggests the technology generate a fifth of the nation’s power<p>A pioneering project to produce power from hot rocks several kilometres under the ground in Cornwall will begin drilling early next year, if a …

Energy

Kneehigh launches storytelling app for exploring Cornwall

Theatre company Kneehigh has launched a free app that will allow people to listen to stories while exploring Cornwall. The stories will

Storytelling

Moonlit Rock Art Revealed in Southern England

CORNWALL, ENGLAND—According to a report in <i>The Telegraph</i>, Andy Jones of the Cornwall Archaeological Unit says he has found more than 100 additional …

Archaeology

Multiple car crash in Cornwall leaves three dead and nine injured

Three people have died and nine are injured following a crash between five cars in Cornwall.<p>A woman and a child from one car sustained fatal injuries …

Car Crash

Human rights complaint targets Cornwall's pool policy on female toplessness

An eastern Ontario city is facing a human rights complaint over its policy prohibiting women and girls 10 and older from being topless in municipal …

Rights & Freedoms