The Cornwall News Centre

Pirate FM are proud to be at the heart of everything that happens in Cornwall.
Our dedicated local news team are committed to bringing you the very latest news that matters, both on-air and online every day.

If you have a story you think we should be covering, please get in contact with the News Centre on 01209 314 314.


VIDEO: Warning Issued As 60mph Winds Hit Cornwall

The Met Office has put out a yellow weather warning for the Duchy

Climber Plunges 50 Feet From Cliffs

A man has been airlifted to hospital after falling near Porthcurno

Bodyboarder Rescued From Whirlpool

Newquay lifeboat pulls man in his twenties to safety at Newquay harbour

VIDEO: Cornwall's Answer To Fifty Shades Of Grey Released

Author says steamy ideas for What Is The Point Without Love came from conversations overheard in cafes

100 Miles Of Mobile Not Spots In Cornwall

Researchers we would not be able to phone for help after an accident on 100 miles of Cornish roads

Burst Pipe Leaves Families Without Water

South West Water apologises after admitting engineers are having problems finding the problem

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 23rd November 2015

Truro's sixty thousand pound bus lane has been scrapped. We can use the lane again from today – but it won’t be removed till next year.

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 20th November 2015

Warnings signs go up at a Cornish beach, as a mystery substance started washing up at Longrock near Penzance.

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 17th November 2015

It’s been revealed that the people who murdered a Camborne sex offender laughed when they killed him.

Fortnum & Mason Website Drives Record Profits

Fortnum & Mason has reported record sales and profits for its last financial year - driven by its new website.

Feldman Under Pressure Ahead Of Tory Meeting

Pressure is growing on Lord Feldman to quit as Conservative chairman ahead of a meeting of the party's board that will address the Tory bullying scandal.

HS2 Trains Due To Arrive At Crewe 6 Years Early

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the new high speed rail network HS2 will reach Crewe by 2027 - six years earlier than originally planned.

Jewish Youths Guilty Of Palestinian Teen Murder

Two Jewish youths have been found guilty of murdering a Palestinian teenager in revenge for the killing of three Israeli youths.

Suspected Burglar Dies In Chimney After Fire Lit

A suspected burglar who tried to enter a house through the chimney has died after the homeowner lit a fire without realising the man was inside.

Obama Lays Rose In Tribute To Paris Victims

Barack Obama has paid tribute to the victims of the Paris terror attacks - laying a single white rose outside the Bataclan theatre.

Strange News

Driverless Cars To Race At Up To 150mph In UK

The organisers of the first all-electric race series has announced plans to ditch the drivers and hold the first fully-autonomous championship as well.

'Monster' Brussels Sprouts As Big As Golf Balls

Brussels sprouts as big as golf balls are hitting supermarket shelves thanks to higher temperatures this year in the UK.

Tiger Hunted Near Mexico Holiday Resort

The hunt is on for a Bengal tiger which has been on the run in Mexico for a month after escaping from a restaurant zoo on the country's southern Pacific coast.

Adele's New Album Makes UK Chart History

Adele's third album, 25, has become the fastest selling record in British history.

Poland Will Not Extradite Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski is free to live and work in Poland after prosecutors declined to challenge a ruling that he would not be extradited to the US over a 1977 child sex conviction.

Jack Garratt Named Brits 2016 Critics' Choice

Jack Garratt has followed in Adele, Sam Smith and Ellie Goulding's steps after winning the Brits 2016 critics' choice award.

New Champ Fury Unhappy With Performance

Tyson Fury claims the world only got to see around "65 per cent" of his ability as he dethroned former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in Germany.

Murray Talks Of His Davis Cup Emotions

Andy Murray said winning the Davis Cup was more emotional than winning Wimbledon after he guided Great Britain to the team trophy for the first time since 1936.

Business Cornwall News

Business Cornwall News - Friday 20th November 2015

Penzance based Merlin Cinemas has taken over the running of Thurso Cinema, the most northerly cinema on the UK mainland.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 23rd October 2015

Cornwall is “unlikely” to have an air link with Heathrow, even if a third runway is built.

Business Show Stalls Sell Quick

Early signs the 2016 event will be a hit


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