Updated info for tourism/hospitality businesses

From Visit England: All guest accommodation can open for leisure stays. This includes hotels, hostels, B&Bs and other types of accommodation that rely on sharing facilities (including kitchens, sleeping areas, bathrooms and indoor communal areas such as lounges, sitting areas, and any lifts, staircases or internal corridors used to access […]

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A word about the loos in Boscastle

Yesterday, I popped to Boscastle. The weather was mixed, some visitors were dotted around, and the car parking was free (charging restarts on 17th May – thank you Cornwall Council). I had a lovely meander, but before leaving for home, decided to use the loo. The public toilets by the […]

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Hernandez re-elected as police commissioner

The role of a Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is to be the voice of the people in policing, and to hold the Chief Constable to account for how he/she discharges their functions. The aim of all PCCs is to ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient police service […]

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Some normality as PM gives green light for 17th May

The Prime Minister has urged restraint as life is set to return to some degree of normality next week, when the latest relaxation of Covid restrictions has been given the green light. The alert level has now reduced to 3. Briefly (more later), this means that from May 17th: Just […]

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Casualty airlifted from Bude breakwater

From the RNLI, Bude: On Sunday 9th May, the volunteer lifeboat crew members were finishing a training exercise on Summerleaze beach when they were alerted by a member of the public to an injured person behind the breakwater. At the scene, RNLI crew members assessed the casualty, calling for assistance […]

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Trains cancelled between London and Penzance

A number of high-speed trains due to run between Paddington and Penzance have been cancelled by Great Western Railway. The company says a number of Class 800 series Hitachi trains (they have 93 of them) in use by several train companies have been withdrawn from service for precautionary safety checks, […]

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