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Laurence Reed - the Voice of Cornwall

You can contact Laurence via Twitter @laurencereed, via email at laurence.reed@indyonline.co.uk or in writing at Indy House, Lighterage Hill, Newham, Truro TR1 2XR

Food for thought for the G7 summit

Forget climate change, coronavirus or scientific discoveries. The manager of one Cornish foodbank wants world leaders to concentrate on poverty.

Let’s talk – again – about the big issues

Former Radio Cornwall stalwart Laurence Reed pens his first column for the Voice. It’s been six months since I moved on from BBC Radio Cornwall. Have you missed me? I have certainly missed you.

Lockdown end could be harmful to our pets

Have we been suckered into paying way over the odds for dogs during the covid lockdown restrictions? Such has been the demand for four-legged friends that prices have soared, imports have rocketed and unscrupulous breeders have been cashing in.

Me, mum and covid: Andrew’s sad story

A little over a year ago, a Cornish gardener’s life was ripped apart when his mother became one of the first in Cornwall to die of a disease that was about to claim millions worldwide.

We’re full of tourists and full of optimism!

Don’t get me wrong – I love the tourists as much as the next man – but can Cornwall really cope with the expected surge of visitors this year? Some locals, as we know, call them Emmets...