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Tesco third store reports

TESCO is understood to be looking at opening a new supermarket at a Newquay pub site, the Voice can reveal.

The company is eyeing a potential move to launch a supermarket at the Brook House site on Henver Road. Enterprise, which owns the Brook House, says it is “reviewing its options” for the future of the pub following its closure last week.

Tesco already has two Express stores in Newquay, at Narrowcliff and East Street, but has designs on opening a larger store in the town whose population is expanding rapidly due to several new housing developments. The store giant previously planned to build...

Council proposes huge cuts

Council proposes huge cuts

CORNWALL is set to face the biggest funding cut-back in its history as the county’s unitary authority announces plans to save nearly £200 million from its budget.

Cornwall Council released its 160-page consultation document on Monday detailing the proposed cuts which would help it start to save £196 million over the next four years.

Among them are making a 15% reduction in staff across four departments – with the aim of cutting the council’s pay bill by £31 million – and selling some of its assets...


Newquay cricket legend retires

Newquay cricket legend retires

WHEN Newquay Cricket Club re-entered league cricket in 1972 at the newly built Newquay Sports Centre, few would have thought that one of that team would still be playing cricket for Newquay 43 seasons and 834 games later.  

One of only two people to have played competitive sport at the Sports Centre every year since it opened, at 67 years old and with a personal record never likely to be matched, Tony Roberts has decided to call it a day.

With no league cricket in Newquay, Tony first played at nearby St Newlyn East where...

Fish Festival events tickets on sale

Fish Festival events tickets on sale

Newquay’s historic fishing industry is to be centre stage the weekend after next as the annual Fish Festival makes a return to the harbour.

Taking place between Friday, September 12, and Sunday, September 14, the event will be jam-packed with cookery demonstrations, talks and entertainment. Swamp Circus will also be joining the line-up this year with their fast-moving acrobatic comedy show.

Performing at the Killacourt at 1.30pm and 3.30pm on Saturday and Sunday, there...

Plane in engine failure drama

A flight from Newquay Cornwall Airport returned soon after take-off on Saturday after one of its two engines reportedly stopped working.

The twin propeller Dash 8 Q400 plane en route to Manchester, carrying 68 people, departed at 2.45pm and landed around 40 minutes later with emergency services on standby.

The BE354 Newquay to Manchester service developed a “technical issue” 10 minutes into the flight. Passengers heard a “pop and a mad revving sound from the left engine”...

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