The latest edition of the Cornish Times is on sale now

Wednesday 20th April 2022 6:30 pm
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The front page of the Wednesday, April 20, 2022 edition of the Cornish Times
The front page of this week’s Cornish Times edition dated Wednesday, April 20. (Picture: Tindle Newspapers )

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THE latest issue of the Cornish Times is on sale now and news and features to be found inside include:

- We lead with the fact that Liskeard’s lighthouse Community Centre CIC is proving so popular with the facilities it provides for families in need and with confidence-boosting activities and workshops for people of all ages that it is appealing for donations and help with finding larger premises so it can increase the help it offers.

- This week’s Cornish Times also comes with a tribute to our late newspaper group founder, Sir Ray Tindle, who has sadly died at the age of 95.

- We have a report on a local campaign to ensure that planning rules are obeyed in future in respect of the future management of a piece of woodland between Duloe and Looe after previous owners carried out changes without getting proper permissions.

- A yacht of a type synonymous with Fowey, and which was named by a local man after his baby daughter on the day she was born 75 years ago, has won a Classic Boat Award after being rescued from the Outer Hebrides and then being restored and returned to her home waters by Polruan-based boat builder Marcus Lewis.

- This week’s Cornish Times also has a report on the suspected arson attack which took place in Liskeard town centre on Easter Sunday night and the police appeal for information.

- A couple have submitted a planning application to convert a former chocolate factor at St Veep, near Lostwithiel, into a home.

- St Cleer Ringers are hoping to raise funds to remove, recast and replace their parish church bells.

- in this weeks Westminster column, South East Cornwall MP Sheryll Murray reports on her visit to see improvements at a holiday park near the Bodinnick Ferry, and on joining local councillors in raising funds fro Liskeard in Bloom.

- This week’s In My View column by Tristan Price of South East Cornwall Labour Party discusses the thorny issue of the future of Cornwall’s swimming pools and states his belief that they ought to be regarded as essential facilities helping our children to learn to swim given that this is a maritime county.

- We have a page of pictures from Caradon Hockey Club Seniors’ Presentation Night at the St Mellion Resort.

- Our Events section features talks about future ways to maintain and safeguard the wonderful Mount Edgcumbe Country Park and its historic structures, plus there is a What’s on action listing other local events.

- This week’s Antiques and Auctions section features opportunities to buy pictures of local Cornish scenes, including several paintings by renowned Tamar Valley artist Mary Martin.

- Our packed Community page is full of news and pictures from local events and clubs and we also announce the winners of our competitions to enjoy a meal at Looe’s Sardine Factory, to attend a gig by indie popsters Keane and to win copies of Emma Stonex’s Cornwall-based novel The Lamplighters.

- in this week’s paper Ray Roberts’ Nature Watch column and superb pictures have returned to full strength as he describes the flora and fauna encountered on another of his walks.

In his latest fortnightly column for the Cornish Times, former BBC Spotlight presenter Justin Leigh looks back on the times when he has covered the Queen’s visits to the region and concludes that Her Majesty will be a hard act to follow.

- In these environmentally conscious times we have a special feature by the Carbon Saving Group on how to apply for the Government-backed Boiler Upgrade Scheme to decarbonise your home by having an Air Source heat pump installed.

- Our four pages of Farming Matters this week lead on the charity RABI launching fuel poverty grants, the Government exit scheme supporting farmers wanting to leave the industry plus details of equipment and livestock sales and making sure you have the right insurance for the people working on and using your land and premises.

- This week’s Cornish Times has three pages of Property Features plus there are other favourite sections including Family Announcements, Court reports, Wordsearch, Puzzles, Recruitment, Motoring, Homes and Gardens and Public Notices.

- The latest edition also has six pages of Sport, leading with Dan Hart’s move from Launceston Football Club to becoming manager at Buckland Athletic. We also have a picture of Caradon Hockey Club’s ladies first team celebrating winning the club’s Best Defence award, plus we have an account of how Good Friday saw Saltash United finally getting one over on Millbrook with a 2-0 victory at Jenkins Park in the Western League Premier Division.

Other Sports coverage featuring this week includes South West Peninsula League, St Piran League, East Cornwall League, Women’s and Argyle Youth Football plus Rugby Union, Hockey, Cricket, Golf and Pool.

There is all this an more in this week’s Cornish Times available in the shops now.

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