Category Archive: Reports and Opinion

Boscawen Street Still Thriving

August 4, 2017 - No comments

I was once asked to visit a widow who was anxious about a letter from the Dept. of Revs & Bens (DRAB!) about her Council Tax. She was determined to take possession of her life after the death of her husband. She said to me over our best-china-cup-of-tea: “I want to understand what it says, […]

What’s happening in Truro?

April 30, 2017 - Add Comment

April 2017 Pydar Street News is that the deal to secure the whole of the site occupied by Carrick DC [...]

Cornish Buildings Group debate

November 4, 2016 - Add Comment

The Cornish Buildings Group are pleased to announce further details of our 2017 conference based [...]

The Changing Face of Retailing in Truro

July 11, 2016 - 1 Comment

My first real experience in the retail trade was as a ‘Saturday boy’ in Debenhams of Northampton [...]

Carrick- the Essential Debate

February 18, 2016 - Add Comment

Across town the stasis which has embalmed the Carrick site persists. It is a large area and one [...]

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Truro & Global Warming – a solution?

January 24, 2015 - Add Comment

THE MISSING ELEPHANT A personal view by Michael Burgess   On Wednesday 7 January 2015 Roger [...]

Proposed new developments

October 4, 2014 - Add Comment

Truro Football Club Mrs Carlyon and I visited the exhibition of the proposals which will form a [...]

Spring Report

June 1, 2014 - Add Comment

We come to the end of yet another turbulent, discomforting year when loss and disappointment [...]

Truro Parking and Traffic

April 13, 2014 - Add Comment

There is a growing conflict emerging between commuters and residents over parking, which is giving [...]

The ‘Developing’ Situation

December 6, 2013 - Add Comment

‘The Battle for the land’ The current situation is complex. Following the loss of the Tolgarrick [...]

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