Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Comedian's Warning Over Storm 'Dangerous' Damage

PirateFM news logo wide
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

7:01am 14th April 2014

Urgent safety checks are being carried out on the Lizard - after an intervention by a TV star.

It is after David Baddiel tweeted about a hole in the sea wall at Coverack - and warned paths around the quay are dangerous.

The council says it does not have the money to fix everything after the storms - but is sending a team to check it is OK.

The comedian tweeted: "Dear @CornwallCouncil...what gives in Coverack? Huge hole in sea wall still unmended after months. Plus paths around quay dangerous."

Alex Folkes from County Hall replied: "Dear David, we know and we would love to be able to repair, but our total bill is £24m and we don't have that. We are bidding for that cash from Govt. In the meantime, all we can do is to make everything safe. But thanks for coming and please enjoy Cornwall despite our occasional imperfections."

The comedian replied insisting that parts of the area are not safe, leading to a promise from the council that a team will be sent to check the area on Monday.

7:01am 14th April 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
sunscreen

WATCH: Health warning as heatwave grips Cornwall

The Met Office has issued a level three alert

dog in car

WATCH: Heatwave warnings to Cornish pet owners

The RSPCA's launched an awareness campaign...

Most read
shortlanesend crash

UPDATE: Car flips over in Cornwall crash

One man was taken to hospital as a precaution

gorse fire 1

PHOTOS: Giant gorse fire at Cornish beauty spot

Firefighters from Penzance to Looe were called

Top articles

Family 'followed' by naked man in Cornish town

Cornwall News: Searches in Padstow after he reportedly ran off

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

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

800 Camden homes evacuated after Grenfell fire

National News: Camden Council have begun evacuating 800 households from five tower blocks amid fire safety concerns.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

The OC star Rachel Bilson is 'always open' for a reunion

Showbiz News: The OC star Rachel Bilson has reignited hopes for a show reunion by saying she is open to the idea.

Pentagon releases images of Russian jet buzzing RC-135 spy plane

World News: Photographs released by the US show a Russian SU-27 jet apparently flying within a few metres of an RC-135 spy plane.

Southampton appoint Mauricio Pellegrino as new manager

Sports News: Southampton have appointed Mauricio Pellegrino as their new manager on a three-year deal.

Top South African ultra-marathon runner Bruce Fordyce robbed of trainers at gunpoint

Strange News: A top South African athlete has been mugged at gunpoint while out on his morning run.

Newer article

Body Found in Disused Clay Pit

Cornwall News: Divers pull body from water after it was spotted by member of the public

Older article

Online Video Consultations Promised

Cornwall News: Some patients in Cornwall, Devon and Isles of Scilly set to find it easier to get an appointment

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.