News Archive

By Warren Wilkins

12th May 2021

Road signs are rubbing residents up wrong way

Poor signage in Newquay has led to motorists driving the wrong way down a one-way street. That’s the view of Matt Corbett, who owns the Breakers Guest House.

By Warren Wilkins

12th May 2021

‘Tired and dirty town a turn-off’

A leading Newquay businessman says retailers are being put off opening a business in the town centre because it looks so tired and dirty. John Weller, who has a substantial interest

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11th May 2021

Digital Skills Support available for SMES across Cornwall

Did you know DPN Training help small and medium businesses in Cornwall with their online sales and marketing? Find out more about the funded courses they offer...

By Warren Wilkins

5th May 2021

Traffic at a standstill in climate call rebellion

A protester brought traffic to a standstill in Newquay town centre on Saturday afternoon in a call for more action to combat climate change. Abigail Hubbucks, 24, sat in the road...

By Warren Wilkins

5th May 2021

Former mayor leads campaign to improve children’s crossing

A campaign has been launched to make it safer for families with young children to walk to a primary school. Former Newquay mayor Rachel Craze is appealing...

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30th April 2021

BIG Productivity supports RAM Gasket Solutions

From enabling a charitable enterprise to develop their offer to an engineering technology company looking to purchase new machinery, the BIG Productivity programme is helping boost the productivity, growth and sustainability of a wide range of businesses across Cornwall.

By Warren Wilkins

28th April 2021

Sea pool bid makes a splash

The campaign to restore the sea pool on Towan Beach has been given a welcome boost from a popular open water sea swimming group. Newquay Bluetits has pledged to support the effort...

By Warren Wilkins

28th April 2021

Beach lands starring role in Game of Thrones prequel

Fans of the hit fantasy drama series Game of Thrones have been flocking to Holywell Bay following speculation the eagerly anticipated prequel is being filmed in the village.

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24th February 2021

EU funding continues to support Cornish businesses until 2023

From providing support programmes to developing high quality workspaces and investing in research and innovation projects – new and existing businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are continuing to benefit from European funding through the €600 million Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Programme.

By Warren Wilkins

14th April 2021

Killacourt open after £900,000 project

The newly-enhanced Killacourt opened to the public on Monday following a controversial £900,000 scheme to improve the green space.

By Warren Wilkins

14th April 2021

Boris sees airport’s £7.8m lift-off

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Cornwall Airport Newquay to see first-hand how £7.8million in Government funding will be spent to upgrade the facility ahead of the G7 Summit in June.

By Warren Wilkins

11th April 2021

‘Thanks for rescuing me’, says woman saved from quicksand

A Newquay woman has thanked emergency services for saving her life after she became stuck in quicksand at the Gannel. Sammy Siggery feared the worst...