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: Camelford House Explosion Treated As Suspicious

Residents reveal pensioner was pulled from the rubble in the 'nick of time'

40 Firefighters Tackle St Ives Blaze

Teams from across west Cornwall have been scrambled to the centre of St Ives

VIDEO: Jerry Springer Wanted Part In Doc Martin

But Martin Clunes reveals a garbled phone message meant he didn't get a chance

Truro Man Sentenced Over Indecent Images

41 year old Tim Butterfield handed a four month suspended sentence

UPDATE: Carbon Monoxide Alarm Prompts 999 Call

Cornwall Fire and Rescue issues advice potentially deadly gas swept through a home at Polruan

Newquay MP Calls Surf Tax 'Wrong Decision'

Cornwall Council says private beaches already charge and it's coming into line

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 3rd September 2015

See a Blue Whale spotted in British waters for the first time ever - off the coast of Cornwall!

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 2nd September 2015 

An explosion rips through a house in Camelford - leaving one man in hospital.

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 1st September 2015 

It’s been revealed that Cornwall’s cash-strapped NHS is paying thousands for horse-riding trips, pedalo rides and aromatherapy for patients.

Thousands Of Britons Demand UK Helps Refugees

Tens of thousands of Britons are demanding the Government does more to help the victims of Europe's migration crisis.

Lightning Blasted Man Into Air And Melted Shirt

A walker has told how he saw his friend killed by lightning in one of two deadly strikes on the Brecon Beacons this summer.

Islamic State Fighter From Cardiff Killed

The family of a Cardiff man who left the UK to fight with Islamic State has confirmed to Sky News that he has died.

'Cat And Mouse' For Migrants At German Town

It is pitch dark and just after 5am. The blackness of night is lit up by the blue flash of a police car warning traffic of the impending checkpoint ahead.

Drowned Boys' Father Tells How Boat Capsized

The father of a three-year-old boy photographed lying dead on a beach has said all he wants to do is "lie in a grave" with his children.

Kentucky Clerk In Court For Defying Gay Unions

A Kentucky county clerk who refuses to grant marriage licences in protest at the US Supreme Court's legalisation of gay nuptials is due to appear before a judge.

Strange News

Giant Tarantula Sent In Parcel To Bristol Home

A new homeowner had a shock when one of the world's largest spiders arrived in a box in the post.

Giant Sea Scorpion Found During Iowa Dig

Scientists have discovered the fossilised remains of a giant sea scorpion which lived 467 million years ago during a dig in north-east Iowa.

Found $20 Bill Leads To $1m Lottery Jackpot

A California man has won $1m on a scratch-off ticket bought with a $20 bill he found on the street.

VIDEO: McBusted Singer's Baby Announcement

Tom Fletcher reveals he and wife Giovanna are expecting their second child on YouTube

No Charges For Mel Gibson Over Abuse Claim

Mel Gibson will not be charged over a claim he shoved and abused a photographer who took photos of him and his new girlfriend.

Avril Lavigne Splits From Husband Chad Kroeger

Avril Lavigne has announced that she has split from her husband of two years, the Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger.

Wales Overtake England In FIFA Rankings

England are below Wales in the FIFA rankings for the first time, after falling two places to 10th.

Sky's Chris Froome Out Of Vuelta A Espana

Chris Froome has withdrawn from the Vuelta a Espana after scans confirmed he broke his foot in a crash on stage 11.

Troubled Lotus Expected To Race At Monza

Lotus are setting up their cars as normal in the Monza paddock ahead of this weekend’s Italian GP as speculation about their future continues to swirl.

Business Cornwall News

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 28th August 2015

Countrywide Famers is to acquire the trading business of Cornwall Farmers in a deal worth £6 million.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 21st August 2015

The voluntary sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is fearing for its financial future, according to a survey.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 14th August 2015

According to caravan enthusiasts, Cornwall is the most romantic travel destination. Find out more, and watch the rest of Cornwall's Business headlines with Business Cornwall Magazine​...




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