1. Anger over location of latest Newquay ‘tremendous surgical procedure’ which merges GP practices
Locals are offended over plans to interchange two medical doctors surgical procedures in a Cornwall city with one new medical centre. The proposals would merge Newquay Well being Centre and Narrowcliff Surgical procedure to kind a single, bigger surgical procedure.
The brand new facility can be situated off Trevenson Street in Nansledan, which is 1.2 miles from Newquay’s centre. Many residents have expressed concern that that is too removed from the city and would render the brand new surgical procedure inaccessible for a lot of sufferers.
The plans come as the present surgical procedures wrestle to cater for the city’s rising inhabitants, regardless of enhancements to their present buildings. The necessity for the mission has been supported by NHS Kernow Commissioning Group (CCG) for a few years.
2. Penzance mum dwelling in caravan park after landlord evicts her and places dwelling again on marketplace for a whole lot extra in hire
A Cornwall mum has advised of her housing disaster ordeal on nationwide radio, after being evicted by her landlord solely to see her former dwelling be re-rented for £450 extra. Laura Williams, from Newlyn, referred to as into Radio 4’s At the moment present and defined her scenario.
Mum-of-four Laura advised Plymouth-based host Simon Jack how she had rented a three-bedroom home in Newlyn for years up till final summer time. In mid-2021, Mrs Williams mentioned, she requested her landlord for some repairs achieved as the home was “trying fairly drained.”
She recalled that, not lengthy after, she was handed a section 21 notice and has now lived in a caravan park for 5 months. Part 21s are no-blame eviction notices which give tenants three months to vacate the home and require no clarification.
3. Two extra parked vehicles go up in flames in troubled Liskeard
Police have issued a second enchantment after a spate of prison exercise in a city centre over the Easter Financial institution Vacation weekend left residents uneasy. Numerous locals mentioned they had been turning into more and more anxious after a collection of automotive thefts, prison injury and three automobile fires in Liskeard.
Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed yesterday (April 21) that it made an arrest in connection to a series of crimes that occurred in Liskeard on Sunday night (April 17) together with arson, housebreaking, prison injury and automobile interference. The drive has now issued an extra enchantment for info referring to separate crimes two days prior, on Friday (April 15).
Talking of the occasions on Sunday, Jodie Lunn, who lives close to Effectively Lane, the place one van went up in flames, described listening to “load bangs outdoors” at round 11.30pm. She advised CornwallLive : ” I initially thought it was gunshots, which quite a lot of different individuals who had been outdoors after thought too, however then I regarded out the window and noticed the hearth.”
4. Motorist charged with loss of life of two bikers in A39 Bude crash
A Cornwall man in his 50s has been charged with inflicting the deaths of two individuals after a deadly crash on the A39 earlier this week. On Monday, April 18, a van and a motorcycle collided at Collamoor Head, close to Wainhouse Nook at Bude.
The motorcycle rider, a person in his 60s, and his passenger, a lady additionally in her 60s, had been each pronounced useless on the scene from their accidents. They had been each from the Truro space.
Glynn Arthur Thomas, 58, of Collamoor Head, Camelford, seems in the present day (April 21) at Truro Magistartes’ Courtroom charged with two counts of inflicting loss of life by driving with out due care and a spotlight while unfit via drink.
5. Police hit out at Cornwall drivers over utilizing cellphones behind the wheel
The police have hit out at drivers in Cornwall after a spate of motorists had been discovered to be committing harmful acts behind the wheel. Devon and Cornwall’s Road Policing Team (DCP RPT) posted on Twitter that ‘a quantity’ of drivers within the county had been seen both utilizing their cellphones behind the wheel or not sporting seatbelts.
A disgruntled officer wrote: “We stopped and reported a lot of drivers in the present day who had been committing #Fatal5 offences together with #NoSeatBelt + #MobilePhone use. Come on individuals the legislation has modified re Mobilehhones and effectively publicised! # Truro # Falmouth.”
The “deadly 5” they consult with are the 5 acts most statistically more likely to trigger a deadly crash on the roads. These are driving whereas below the affect of medicine or alcohol, utilizing a cell phone, being careless, not sporting a seatbelt, or rushing.
6. A390 at Threemilestone partially blocked and lengthy queues after automotive crashes into lamppost
A key street close to Truro has been blocked after a automotive struck a lamppost earlier this morning. Simply after 11am in the present day (April 21), the automotive hit a lamppost alongside the A390 at Threemilestone.
The collision reportedly occurred at Langarth Park and Ride roundabout, one of many key in-and-out roads between Truro and Threemilestone. The primary street has now been ‘partially blocked’ based on site visitors monitoring website Inrix, with site visitors constructing.
As of 11.35am, Inrix reported that there are nonetheless site visitors issues due to the crash. Devon and Cornwall Police has been contacted for additional info. There isn’t a phrase on any casualties at this stage.