In this week’s edition of The Cornish Times…
Major threat to leisure centres – the future of the centres themselves in Saltash and Launceston looks very uncertain, and there continue to be worries over the provision in Liskeard. We hear from the local MPs and Councillors on what the way forward should be..
Frankie MacRitchie – the result of the inquest into the tragic death of a child in a dog attack in South East Cornwall
Sailing into a brighter future – find out how the Ellen McArthur Trust has helped one young man through and beyond his cancer diagnosis
‘Looe’s an even more magical place for me now’ – the lovely story of a woman reunited with special jewellery after it was lost in the sand
Levelling up – two new reports show our area has some of the most deprived parts of the country, but levelling up funding is not looking like targeting the problems properly. Read how a detailed new study from the Salvation Army suggests ways to make investment make a real difference.
Plans and progress in your area –
Read about the plans for Highwood House in Liskeard, the former shopping arcade and discount store that’s been empty for several years
Nine houses in the Tamar Valley approved by Cornwall Council, despite objections from the AONB and local people
Footpath put in by Liskeard Town Council has turned a muddy cut-through into a smooth connection for those on foot
Cycle trails – find out how to comment on cycling and walking in and around Liskeard
We’re bringing you two fascinating historical features with lots of details and photos this week – one on Looe Island and another all about Mount Edgcumbe and how it hasn’t always been the tranquil spot it is today!
And look out for Justin Leigh’s exclusive fortnightly column - this week he talks on the subject of how to fund the BBC....
There’s also our packed 16-page Sport pull out with the top coverage in the South West for photos, match reports, results, fixtures and interviews,
As well as this look out for Magistrates Court reports, Family Annoucements, Farming News, Puzzles, Nature Watch, TV, and much much more!
Pick up your copy of The Cornish Times, it’s in the shops today!