Isles of Scilly tap into seabed cables to get superfast internet
A plan to bring fibre broadband to the Isles of Scilly for the first time by pressing a disused subsea fibre optic cable into service is nearing completion.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Ambulances 'could save local buses'
English councils should join forces with ambulance and school bus services to restore public transport to cut-off areas, says a committee of MPs.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The best private island resorts
This is one for spa-lovers. Technically this is two islands, but they are linked by a footbridge and the resort is spread over both.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Airport runway work delays reopening
The reopening of an airfield in Cornwall has been delayed for more than week because of problems with resurfacing runways, managers say.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
This is The West Country
Shoplifting soars as crime broadly falls across Cornwall
Crime across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly has fallen in the last year, however shoplifting has soared by nearly 20 per cent, according to Devon and Cornwall Police.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
On This Day in Aviation History
1927 - Ernie Smith and Emory Bronte complete the first civilian non-stop flight from North America to the Hawaiian Islands when their Travel Air monoplane, the City of Oakland, crashes on Molokai after a flight from Oakland, Calif.; they survive the crash.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
True cost of teenage pregnancy problem more than 4m per year
The rate of abortion among young people and teenage pregnancy in Cornwall have fallen in 2013, with the most rapid decline in younger women.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Spaceport could boldly go to Newquay
Newquay Airport is aiming for the stars as it hopes to be chosen as the UK's spaceport for satellite launches and space tourism.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Mid Devon Star
Royal Navy Flagship HMS Bulwark sails to Isles of Scilly for...
THE last of just over 400 Armed Forces Community Covenants in the UK will be signed whilst the Landing Platform Dock is at anchor off St Mary's.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Rye and Battle Observer
Giant flowers invade Northiam
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
198m 'Growth Deal' from Government aims to create 4,000 jobs and 6,000 new homes
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership , Cornwall Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly have secured a A 198m Growth Deal from Government that aims to create 4,000 jobs and 6,000 new homes.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Former Stroud councillor Molly Scott Cato makes first appearance in European Parliament
FORMER Stroud District Councillor Molly Scott Cato has wasted no time in getting stuck into her new job as a Member of European Parliament.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
This Is Lancashire
146m rail package for Cornwall
A hard-to-reach area is to get a A 146 million rail improvement package, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Weather: A fine and bright day for most of the UK today
There will be more cloud across the far southwest of England with some rain possible for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.