Local News

NHS funding announcements

Over the past week, the Government has announced a series of investments to improve our NHS on the frontline for its staff and patients.

Camelford bypass funding approved by Cornwall Council

I'd like to thank Cornwall Council's Cabinet for their approval of funding for the Camelford bypass. The £6.5m signed off today is a significant contribution to the total funding of £38m needed to make the project a reality.

Scott visits DS Packaging in Launceston

On Friday I was invited on a tour of DS Smith's packaging plant in Launceston. I was really impressed with what I saw and their plans for reducing waste and replacing plastics.

Camel Estuary designated as one of 41 new UK Marine Conservation Zones

The Camel Estuary has been designated as one of 41 new UK Marine Conservation Zones, marking the most significant expansion of England’s ‘Blue Belt’ of protected areas to date.

•Largest and most sheltered marine inlet on the north Cornwall coast, covering approximately 2 km2.