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.


UPDATE: Cornwall's Flood And Weather Warnings

Flood warnings out for the north Cornwall coast and south Cornwall coast at Mount's Bay as Storm Imogen bears down

VIDEO: Portreath Flood Victim: "It Was Frightening"

Woman describes flood waters racing down her drive and lapping at the porch

VIDEO: More Seal Pups Could Soon Be Released In Cornwall

The first rescued ones of the season have been set free at Gwithian

VIDEO: Promises Cornwall Will Get Better Water Quality

Bosses say millions of pounds of investment will go into the Duchy

VIDEO: Panning for Plastic

Locals head to Marazion beach to tackle millions of tiny pieces of plastic which have washed up

RUGBY: Cornish Pirates Go For 6th Win In A Row

They travel to Yorkshire this weekend

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 6th January 2016

Over 350 jobs in the south-west are being axed at the UK's biggest boat builder, Princess Yachts.

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 5th January 2016

Thousands of plastic bottles have washed up on the Lizard… and experts are advising us to keep children and dogs away.

Monday's National Newspaper Front Pages


Duchess Calls For Emotional Support In Schools

The Duchess of Cambridge has called for more children to have better mental health support in schools to stop problems developing later in life.

Storm Imogen Set To Batter UK With 80mph Winds

Large parts of Britain are set to be battered by 80mph winds and heavy rain as Storm Imogen sweeps in overnight.

India Becomes World's Fastest Growing Economy

India has become the fastest growing large economy in the world, surpassing that of China.

Russian Bombing Takes Its Toll On Syrians

The border from Syria to Turkey may be officially open - but in reality, only the injured are able to cross and always in the back of an ambulance.

Boy Dangles From Beam After Truck Crash

A child has been rescued from a truck which overturned on a busy junction in Israel - leaving him dangling over a massive drop.

Strange News

Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop Arrested

A Wisconsin man whose unusual name became fodder for US late-night comedians is in trouble with the law again.

College Student Listed Dorm Room On Airbnb

A US student is facing disciplinary action from his college after he rented his dorm room through Airbnb.

Britons Arrested As Army Raids Bridge Club

Twelve British bridge players have been arrested after police and the army raided their club as part of a gambling crackdown in Thailand.

Watch: London Bus Blown Up For Jackie Chan Film

A double decker bus has been blown up in the heart of London as part of a stunt for an action film.

Revenant Director Win Boosts Oscar Chances

Hollywood film The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, has received a boost ahead of the Oscars after its director won the top prize at the Directors Guild of America awards.

Coldplay To Join Beyonce For Super Bowl Show

British band Coldplay will be among some of music's biggest names when they make their Super Bowl debut at the half-time stage in front of a 100-million strong audience tonight.

Reds' Coach Lijnders: Walkout Didn't Affect Us

Liverpool coach Pep Lijnders said a supporter protest did not contribute to the team's late collapse against Sunderland at Anfield on Saturday.

Panther Newton Is Voted The NFL's MVP

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was named the National Football League's Most Valuable Player at the NFL Honours Show on Saturday.

Comfortable England Take 2-0 ODI Lead

Alex Hales' 99 fired England to a five-wicket win over South Africa in Port Elizabeth and a 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series.

Business Cornwall News

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

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.

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