Pirate FM News

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

Cornwall's Top News Stories Of 2014

Cornwall News
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

6:02am 1st January 2015

2014 was a busy year across Cornwall with major national news stories breaking regularly - not least because of the battering the Duchy took from the winter storms.

We have been having a look back at some of our 'most read' articles from the year. Perhaps not surprisingly the stormms and the trail of damage they left dominated:

1. Winter Storms. After a Christmas of wind and rain and the onslaught of 'Hercules' in January Cornwall thought it was over the worst. Then February arrived.

2. Valentine's Day Storms. Valentine's Day was the culmination of the extreme weather, wreaking damage from Looe to Penzance to Bude.

3. Mawgan Porth Tragedy. Tragedy strikes in October. Three people lost their lives in Mawgan Porth after dashing into the waves to try and help four surfers caught in a rip.    


4. Looe Coach Crash. In May, two pensioners lose their lives after a coach crash near Looe. The day-trippers were on their way to the harbour for fish and chips when it happened.

5. Giant Spiders. With September comes a warning of giant spiders invading our homes.

6:02am 1st January 2015

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
butter hole beach

Dog rescued after cliff fall in north Cornwall

Coastguard rescuers and lifeboat got the call

police line

BREAKING: One cut free after Cornwall crash

Paramedics were called to back road near Helston

Most read
newbridge crash

Woman has 'life-changing injuries' after crash

18-year-old was airlifted near Penzance

missing john hurst 4

Body found on popular Cornish beach identified

Missing John Hurst discovered at Watergate Bay

Top articles

BREAKING: Woman airlifted after 'serious' A30 crash

Cornwall News: Police think her injuries could be "life-changing"

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.

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood's wife 'saddened and shocked'

National News: The wife of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood has said she is "saddened and shocked" by his actions.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

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

Goodbye? Adele says she may never tour again

Showbiz News: She may have sold tens of millions of albums and filled arenas around the world, but Adele says she may never tour again.

Cyclone Debbie: 'Howling' storm batters Australia's northeast coast

World News: Thousands of homes are without power and buildings have been damaged as a powerful storm has begun to batter Australia's northeast coast.

Scottish Muay Thai boxer Jordan Coe found dead in Thailand

Sports News: A Scottish boxer has died in Thailand of suspected heatstroke.

Newer article

New Year Ambulance Boost

Cornwall News: South Western Ambulance Service brings in extra staff

Older article

Extra New Year Police Patrols

Cornwall News: More officers on the streets as Cornwall celebrates

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.