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WEST Country consumers are buying more local produce than this time last year, according to new research by Cornish Mutual. Support for local farmers and the quality of the produce are the main reasons people gave for choosing local food. Some 33 per cent of respondents to a survey of consumers in Dorset, Somerset, Devon …

RESIDENTS of a care home have been raising a glass after their lounge was transformed – into their very own pub. Cornwall Care’s Trevarna care home in St Austell has opened The Shamrock Inn with help from St Austell Brewery and Cornwall Signs. The pub, complete with a set of pumps from the brewery, is …

PLYMOUTH City Council will open the doors on their Central Library again this Christmas Day – providing a warm welcome to anyone who may be on their own and would like some company. Volunteers from libraries across the city and the council’s customer services team will be giving up their time to open the library …

PEOPLE living in the West Country will be able to fly direct to Heathrow from the end of March, following an announcement on Thursday. Cornish MP Steve Double confirmed that an agreement has been reached between Flybe, Heathrow and the government that will see the current flights out of Newquay to Gatwick switched to Heathrow, …

ITV have finally confirmed that Devon-based veteran broadcaster Noel Edmonds will be joining ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!’ Rumours that the 69-year-old was heading into the jungle have been circulating for a couple of weeks and now it has been made official. Edmonds has vowed to retire from television if he crowned King …

KYLIE MINOGUE has agreed to play a second Eden Session at the home of the famous biomes in Cornwall. The Eden Project announced on Tuesday that the international pop star will now play on Wednesday July 3 in addition to her show on Tuesday July 2. The second date for ‘Kylie at Eden’ was added …

TICKETS to see international pop star Kylie Minogue play at the Eden Project sold out within minutes of going on sale on Monday evening. Kylie will perform in Cornwall on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 as part of a UK tour. West Country fans reported that tickets sold out within half-an-hour of going on sale, leaving …

PLYMOUTH’S successful Invictus Games athletes have received a civic reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Councillor Sam Davey. Mark Ormrod, Nick Martin and Kelly Ganfield, along with Torpoint’s Debbie Godfrey were presented with gifts in recognition of their achievements and for representing the city on the world stage. The Lord Mayor said: “Plymouth is …