New website allows you to explore Cornwall’s history in photos

‘Memory Lane’ is a new free online picture archive launching through lockdown, enabling people to share and celebrate historical moment


Warning as hundreds of venomous Portuguese man o’ war wash up on Cornwall beaches

The Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Marine Strandings Network has issued a warning

Hundreds of dangerous Portuguese man o’ war have washed up on beaches across Cornwall.

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Outrage as St Ives’ Christmas light switch on is branded ‘disrespectful’

The lights aim to bring festive cheer – but some think it is in bad taste

A Cornish town’s decision to turn on its Christmas lights early tonight has sparked outrage with people claiming it is “disrespectful”.

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Tourism boss’ idea on how to solve Cornwall beach litter problem

The head of tourism in Cornwall has come up with an idea which he thinks could eradicate the problem of beach littering.

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Reality of living in the sunniest and wettest places in Cornwall

Separated by just 30 miles, the two locations appear to have completely different climates

The weather for most of Cornwall is often pretty predictable – cloudy, mizzly and grey. Or so people would think.


Mayflower 400: Claims historic ship set sail from Cornwall not Plymouth

Traditional history says the pilgrims aboard the Mayflower in 1620 left Plymouth – but Cornwall is now challenging that belief

Four hundred years ago today a ship carrying around 100 colonists left the shores of England for the new world. The voyage of the pilgrims aboard the Mayflower has gone down in history as a pivotal moment for America and has become part of the country’s creation myth.

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‘I went to Cornwall over the Bank Holiday and it was insanely busy’

While it was clear restaurants, shops and pubs had all made efforts to be safe, the other visitors didn’t seem to care

With coronavirus putting a stop to many of our hopes of jetting off abroad, this summer has seen a big return of the Great British holiday.

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City of Lights parade and other Truro Christmas events cancelled

The popular City of Lights parade along with a Father Christmas parade and other festive events have been postponed this year due to the coronavirus guidelines

Details of the festive events which have been postponed due to coronavirus were presented in a report to Truro City Council.

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What is a Cornish bard and how do you become one?

Twenty two new bards have just been announced

Despite the coronavirus pandemic meaning this year’s Gorsedh Kernow has been postponed until 2021, 22 worthy Cornish people have just been announced to take their place among the 500 or so members of the College of Bards.