NEWQUAY faces losing millions in tourism income as a holiday park is making preparations to stage its music festivals outside of the county due to licensing regulations imposed by Cornwall Council.
Trevelgue Holiday Park is in negotiation with other areas to stage its money-spinning range of events after Bang Face music festival organisers decided to cancel their planned event between September 13 and 15.Promoters decided to pull the plug on the popular music festival, which attracts
A NEWQUAY man died last week after his car went over an 80ft cliff at the Tea Caverns near Towan Head.
Police, coastguard, fire crews, ambulance crews and the RNLI were scrambled to the scene at around 7.15am on Friday when police first received reports from witnesses saying a car had fallen over the cliff.
The Search and Rescue helicopter was also briefly deployed.With the tide on its way out, the car landed
THE police are looking to go into partnership with the council to crack down on bar tour businesses in Newquay, which they claim are being operated badly.
Inspector Dave Meredith is calling for Newquay Town Council to adopt a bar crawl by-law to give officers more powers following several alleged breaches of the voluntary code of conduct.But Dirk Parker, who runs Newquay’s Biggest Bar Tour, the only bar crawl
ONE of Newquay’s most photographed boats, The Sanu, is to be dismantled and removed.
The Sanu is a former Admiralty boat with nautical and literary history and has been lying in the Gannel Estuary for more than a decade.Despite attempts by successive owners to re-float and remove her, none have been successful. The area where she lies is in the ownership of the Duchy
A YOUNG shop assistant was put through a terrifying ordeal on Monday afternoon when a hooded man held up a Newquay convenience store at knifepoint.
Hollie Badcock, aged 19, was threatened by the knife-wielding robber at Linden Stores in Linden Avenue at about 2.45pm. The assailant, who is in his early twenties, grabbed Hollie’s shoulder from behind the counter and pointed a knife at her head after she opened the till.The robber made off with an undisclosed amount of money
TWO local companies have stressed their continued commitment to one of Newquay’s most important annual festivals.
Newquay estate agents Start & Co, and this newspaper, will once again be the headline sponsors of the Newquay Fish Festival which marks its 11th year this September 6-8 at Newquay Harbour.MasterChef winner James Nathan will join the line-up of cookery
CORNWALL Council has been urged to get tough on derelict hotels in Newquay after being accused of acting “a bit wet” by a Government minister.Newquay Conservative councillors last week met with the Government minister for Planning, MP Nick Boles, who said that under the new powers of the Localism Act, Cornwall Council has “all the necessary legal powers to deal with the problem”, and they should be “prodded” into taking a more robust approach.
Arranged and hosted by the Conservative Prospective
A NEWQUAY fundraiser has been presented with a special award for his dedication and commitment to the RNLI.
Norman Bailey has received a Gold Badge as part of the RNLI’s Annual Presentation of Awards in London.Fundraisers within the charity are rewarded for their dedication with a series of badges, starting with bronze, progressing through to gold, and then a bar
THE long-term future of Newquay Cornwall Airport has been thrown into doubt after losing its vital air link to London.
Its main carrier Flybe will pull out from operating its Gatwick route on March 29 of next year after selling its take-off and landing slots due to rising charges at the London airport.Mike Rutter, managing director of Flybe’s outsourcing solutions, believes Newquay airport has “little future” as it has a challenged business model following the airline’s
CRIME levels at this year’s Run to the Sun (RTTS) event have fallen by nearly half.
The event – which was the last ever to be held at Trevelgue Holiday Park – ran from Friday through to Bank Holiday Monday.Newquay police’s Inspector Dave Meredith has reported a “considerable reduction” in crime with 34 crimes compared with 64 last year, giving an overall reduction in