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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...


Ship explosion: Three crew members airlifted to hospital
The crew members have suffered "significant" injuries and have been taken to specialist burns units.    Read more...



Bodmin Moor fires: Crews tackle four blazes over two miles
Officials suspect the fires across two miles of Bodmin Moor were started deliberately.    Read more...



Thomas Orchard: Judge not sure belt caused custody death
Thomas Orchard died seven days after he had an emergency response belt placed across his face.    Read more...



Frankie Macritchie: Family pay tribute to 'cheeky boy'
Frankie Macritchie's family say the "wonderful" nine-year-old boy "will be so very missed".    Read more...



Mother and daughter letting agents jailed for £266k frauds
A judge says Angela and Elizabeth Treneer carried out "dishonesty on an industrial scale".    Read more...



Cornwall caravan dog attack boy 'happy and laid-back'
His head teacher calls the attack "terrible" as pupils are helped by psychologists.    Read more...



'My son's jawbone is all I have left of him'
Is the way in which the small fishing vessel industry regulated letting down our fishermen?    Read more...



'I paid £160 for limited edition nappies'
How collecting colourful washable nappies can become a costly and even somewhat addictive hobby.    Read more...



Rhodri Davies: Dragons scrum-half to join Cornish Pirates on two-year deal
Former Wales sevens scrum-half Rhodri Davies will join Championship side Cornish Pirates from Pro14 Dragons in the summer.    Read more...



Sam Matavesi: Toulouse sign Cornish Pirates hooker on loan until end of season
Sam Matavesi swaps Championship side Cornish Pirates for Top 14 leaders and Champions Cup semi-finalists Toulouse.    Read more...




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