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Minack Theatre funds greenfield roadbuilding plan in Cornwall clifftop AONB
Controversial theatre Charity with £4m cash and six-figure profits funds new greenfield road plans, suggests finance by major housing development    Read more...


Boy falls down 80ft Cornish coastal blowhole
There have been calls for safety signs and fencing near the blowholes on Cornwall's north coast.    Read more...



Cornwall fairy festival 'unicorns' in Guinness world record bid first
Organisers of the "unique and magical" event were "very confident" about setting a new world record.    Read more...



Rare ancient writing found on medieval Cornish stone
The slate is on display at Tintagel Castle where archaeologists are unearthing more of the site's secrets.    Read more...



Sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston had appendicitis on world voyage
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is marking 50 years since starting the first solo circumnavigation of the world.    Read more...



Truro fire: 'Suspicious' blaze destroys social homes
Elderly and disabled residents are evacuated as flames destroyed a housing complex in a "suspicious" blaze.    Read more...



Poldark's Aidan Turner: 'I've never felt objectified'
Aidan Turner says he's "never felt objectified" on the show.    Read more...



Gary Barlow apologises for confetti use at Eden Project
The singer was criticised by environmental campaigners for using single use plastic as ticker tape.    Read more...



H-bomb programme pilot calls for recognition of service
Former pilot Brian Allen said those involved "should have been rewarded".    Read more...



Leatherback turtle entangled in fishing gear freed
The "vulnerable" leatherback would have died had it not been cut free, conservationists said.    Read more...



Shirtless Poldark gets everyone talking in series four
The 18th century drama returned to BBC One and reviewers had one scene on their minds.    Read more...




Source: BBC News
News headlines from around Cornwall and Penwith today.