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£4m newspaper office plans unveiled

Cornwall and Devon Media Ltd has unveiled plans for a new £4m headquarters. The company, which produces the Cornish Guardian, the Cornishman, the West Briton and is part of the Northcliffe Group, is seeking planning permission for the proposed three-storey

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After reading of his crime in the Cornish Guardian, a thief with a conscience returned £100 of child benefits that he stole from a young mother of three.Police in St Austell received an envelope containing the money – and an

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After months of campaigning by the Northern Echo for improvements to be made to crumbling road crash barriers on railway bridges, a £1.5m project on a bridge which provides a key traffic link has been announced.The Echo began the campaign

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A 32-page supplement to celebrate the success of the Eden Project in Cornwall has been published by the Western Daily Press.It looks at the history of the popular tourist attraction near St Austell, its origins, and explores what makes it

Journalist celebrates 40 years service

A journalist who has worked for The West Briton and sister paper the Cornish Guardian for 40 years has had his stalwart service recognised. During his years on the Cornish papers, many as a motor writer, Nigel Salmon has reported

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Norwich Evening News editor David Bourn is becoming a more familiar face to his readership.He’s secured a regular slot on the Anglia TV news quiz What’s the Story. He took part in a pilot show which proved such a hit

On the move

Bristol United Press finance director Andrew Calvert is to fill a newly-created Northcliffe group position of corporate development director. His new role will be to advise the board on mergers and acquisition strategy, competition compliance issues and risk management. Chief

Readers show support for tragic family

Readers of the Cornish Guardian have been showing their support for three small children who were left motherless after fire ripped through their home a week before Christmas. The newspaper launched the Lorraine Appeal – in memory of mum Lorraine

Two papers team up to expose scam

An investigation by two Scottish papers into a bogus homeworking scam has triggered a move to change the law. The Cornish Guardian teamed up with the Aberdeen Press and Journal to expose a company operating out of Bodmin. The firm

Centenary celebration

As the Cornish Guardian celebrates its 100th birthday this week, staff and readers are looking to the future. The area is set for major economic development and the newspaper will be playing a full role in the process. Editor Alan

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Readers can now get their Evening Post in ‘Paradise’. How? Well, the BBC has drafted in former pitman Adrian Loftus to add an authentic touch to the one-off show Paradise being partly filmed on location in Nottingham.The producers called on

Cornish paper to be displayed at Holland museum

A copy of the Cornish Guardian is to go on display at a museum in Holland. It will remind future generations of the heroism shown by British Paras who fought to capture the country’s Arnhem Bridge during World War Two.

It's a pantomime for Cornish papers!

Cornwall and Devon Media has stepped forward to sponsor a Truro pantomime this Christmas. The company, which publishes The West Briton, The Cornishman and The Cornish Guardian, will bring Aladdin to the stage in a production at the Hall For

Snapper's scoop for Guardian

The Cornish Guardian is claiming a picture exclusive with the first shot of Euan Blair and his new ‘girlfriend’. The picture was taken as the Blair family visited Fowey on the British leg of their much-publicised summer holiday. The paper

A century of news captured in 24-page special

A 24-page special has been produced by the Cornish Guardian to mark its 100th anniversary. The supplement celebrates a century of news, views and pictures from the newspaper, popular with both locals and tourists alike. It describes how the Cornishman

Cornish claim on Ronnie Biggs

The Cornish Guardian has stylishly laid claim to the train robber Ronnie Biggs, interviewing locals who remember him as a resident of Delabole in north Cornwall. Confused? You won’t be – Biggs was sent there as an evacuee during the