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One of UK’s biggest dairy firms fined £1.5m for polluting Cornwall river

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One of the UK’s biggest dairy firms has been fined £1.5m for repeatedly polluting a river near its Cornwall factory and causing local residents to suffer years of noxious smells – but the problems are continuing. Dair...

Illegal rave in Cornwall enters third day with hundreds still present

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An illegal rave on Cornish moorland has gone into its third day, with several hundred people still at the site, according to police. Thousands of partygoers arrived at the site on Friday before the jubilee weekend. Re...

Rare stone circle found at prehistoric ritual site in Cornwall

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A rare stone circle has been found at a prehistoric ritual site in Cornwall, with seven regularly spaced pits mapped by a team of archaeologists. Bracken and scrub were cleared over the winter at Castilly Henge near B...

Funeral for D-day veteran Harry Billinge held in Cornwall

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He did not like to be called a hero, but on a bright spring day the people of Cornwall turned out in force to give him a send-off fit for one. Crowds lined the streets of St Austell today to pay their respects to the ...

Surf, scones… but no homes: the battle for the soul of Cornwall

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It’s the last day of free parking at Porthtowan beach on Cornwall’s wild Atlantic coast before the summer charging season begins. Plenty of people are making the most of the sunny but cold day. The steep hills surroun...

‘This is a big moment’: Cornwall opens up new frontier for rugby league

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Very rarely will you have heard Namibian rugby union and Cornish rugby league mentioned in the same breath: but then again, very few people have a story to tell quite like Neil Kelly. The 59-year-old’s journey has tak...

Climate activists buy environment secretary’s Cornwall constituency office

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The constituency office of the environment secretary, George Eustice, has been bought by supporters of Insulate Britain, who have donated his rent to a legal fund for activists. Supporters of the group, which made hea...

Family ‘in tears’ after Cornwall hotel booking swapped for Uxbridge

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The five-star Retallack Resort near Newquay is one of Cornwall’s top watersports centres, where guests are housed in self-catering lodges with glazed frontages overlooking a lake, and Ian Tomlinson and his family were...

Cornwall tourist board urges people not to visit after Covid surge

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Tourist chiefs have urged people not to visit Cornwall unless they have pre-booked and to test themselves for Covid-19 before, during and after their stay as the county records a rise in cases. Visitors have flocked t...

Bikes, boats and Betjeman: a car-free break in Wadebridge, Cornwall

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A rocky island emerges from thick mist. Around it, cormorants are diving into grey-green waves, which are flowering with multicoloured jellyfish. The boat pitches wildly; the skipper warns us that tope, powerful shark...

Cornwall on a budget: a night in a ‘coffin bunk’ aboard a converted fishing boat

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‘How tall are you?” Toni asked as I slipped off my rucksack and prepared to follow him through a tiny hatch and down a ladder. “Six foot one and a bit,” I said. “Ah. Well, these are called coffin bunks,” he said, ind...

Cornwall: 10 small group trips offering big outdoor adventures

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There’s a fierce debate going on in Cornwall at the moment about the benefits and drawbacks of tourism for the county. On one hand, many tourism businesses have been hit hard by the recent lockdowns, while on the othe...

Promises and protests at the G7 in Cornwall – photo essay

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With more than 6,000 police deployed to Cornwall for the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, there were surreal sights everywhere: armed officers on residential streets, snipers on rooftops, marine units in St Ives harbour and b...

G7: taste of laid-back Cornwall on the menu for leaders

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Sea shanties, buttered rum and toasted marshmallows on the beach: away from the tense negotiations at this weekend’s G7 summit, Boris Johnson is hoping to give the assembled leaders a taste of Cornwall at its laid-bac...

From rule of six to 6,500 police: Cornwall hosts first Covid-era G7

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Everybody from the most junior official to the president of the United States will have to follow the rules. Take daily Covid tests, wear masks at appropriate times and respect everything from one-way systems around v...

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