CMJohannaCarr commented REVEALED: The full transcript of Councillor Collin Brewer's...
This is Cornwall can now reveal the full transcript of an interview given by Cornwall Councillor Collin Brewer, which has prompted calls for his resignation and investigations by the police and council.
Wed May 15, 2013
CMJohannaCarr published Cornwall council investigates Collin Brewer's disability comments
Comments made by controversial councillor Collin Brewer are now being investigated by Cornwall Council to find out if he has breached the authority's code of conduct.
Tue May 14, 2013
Former housing minister Shapps talks up housebuilding during new development visit
The former housing minister Grant Shapps talked about housebuilding's "vital role" in boosting the UK economy with jobs, homes and apprenticeships, during a visit to Linden Homes' The View development in Wadebridge, Cornwall.
International Business Times
Cornwall Councillor Colin Brewer: Disabled Children Should be 'Killed Like Deformed Lambs'
A controversial Cornwall councillor who was re-elected th the council despite his controversial comments that disabled children should be put down has now compared disabled kids to deformed lambs killed by farmers.
A protest will be held in Truro against the "barbaric" comments from a councillor who compared disabled children to deformed lambs killed at birth.
Mon May 13, 2013
VIDEO: Hundreds take part in Falmouth's Race for Life for Cancer Research
Hundreds of women took the to the streets of Falmouth yesterday to take part in the annual Race for Life event, raising funds for Cancer Research.
Mid Devon Star
A huge fire at Newquay bus station has destroyed 37 buses.
At 1.05am this morning Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service received a call to a fire in a bus depot.
Sun May 12, 2013
Western Morning News published Councillor wades back into disabled costs row
Collin Brewer, the Cornwall councillor who was re-elected despite saying some disabled children "should be put down", has likened the decision to that faced by farmers with deformed lambs.
Fri May 10, 2013
CG_Oscar published Man to raise money in memory of Fisherman's Friend Trevor Grills
A man from Leeds will be travelling to Wadebridge later this month to raise money in memory in Trevor Grills, the Fisherman's Friends singer who was tragically killed last February.
Thu May 09, 2013
Charities say 'put disabled children down' councillor 'not fit to hold office'
Five Cornish disability charities have joined forces to say the councillor who resigned over comments that disabled children should be 'put down' as they cost Cornwall too much, and was then re-elected, is not fit to hold office.
A new care home for Truro?
CORNWALL's largest independent care provider is looking for land in Truro to build a new care home for older people.
Wed May 08, 2013
Demo over disabled row councillor
Campaigners have demonstrated in Cornwall following the re-election of a councillor who previously said disabled children "should be put down". A meeting had been scheduled in Truro earlier between leaders of disability groups and the councillor, but was postponed as Mr Brewer is unwell.
Electoral response to disabled slur
WINNING WAYS: Pete Skea, who has cerebral palsy and stood for election in response to comments made by Wadebridge councillor Collin Brewer about disabled children, has won a seat on Bodmin Town Council.
Mon May 06, 2013
Councillor who called for disabled children to be 'put down' is re-elected
Colin Brewer, Independent councillor for Cornwall, hit the headlines earlier this year when he suggested disabled children were costing too much and should be "put down." That's right.
Speedboat accident: family in hospital after father and daughter killed
Officials at the scene of the accident at Padstow harbour: the survivors are being treated for a range of injuries.
Padstow speedboat crash: Father and daughter killed and four more hurt
A father and his eight-year-old daughter were killed yesterday when they were thrown from a speedboat and it mowed them down.
Western morning News
'Put disabled down' councillor urged to quit
Hundreds of people have already signed an online petition calling for Colin Brewer to resign his newly won place on Cornwall Council.
Sat May 04, 2013
Western morning News
a oeI wonder if those who re- elected this man, would care to write in an explain why. ? a
Collin Brewer, the Cornwall Councillor who said disabled children should be "put down", has been elected by a narrow margin.
Fri May 03, 2013
Cornish Pirates snap up four talented Academy youngsters in loan deal
The Cornish Pirates have continued their close season recruitment drive with the signing of four highly rated Truro College prospects on two-year loan deals from Exeter Chiefs Academy, writes Dick Straughan.
Disability charity calls on councillor to resign over 'put down' disabled children comment
A councillor who stood down after saying disabled children should be "put down" as they cost Cornwall too much has won back his seat on the authority.