Amy Porter

Health Secretary announces new pandemic-focussed security body

Amy Porter reports that Health Secretary Matt Hancock has made the announcement that a new body will be formed to better prepare the country for future health threats. Read more

Councillors promise £4m funding for revitalising Cornish towns

Cornwall council has confirmed that a long-anticipated government fund to revitalise struggling town centres has been made available. Amy Porter offers us the latest development from this week's council meeting. Read more
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Newquay airport due £7.8m in government funds for G7 upgrades

Newquay airport has received £7.8m from the public purse to facilitate large aircraft ahead of the G7 summit this June. Read more

United Downs geothermal project ‘in the balance’ because of Brexit

Cornwall councillor reveals in last meeting before elections that the drilling team needed to finish the flagship geothermal power project near Redruth are being denied permission to work in the UK. Read more

Kill the bill: A story of the Truro protests in pictures

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts bill is stirring up resistance all across the country. In Truro, Amy Porter reveals the story of the day in photos. Read more

Left behind by vaccine rollout: asthmatics and diabetics speak out

Amy Porter speaks to more Covid-vulnerable people across the country struggling with their healthcare providers for vaccine priority. Read more

Damning report is just another sign of Cornwall’s care crisis

Achieve Together has been publicly shamed in a recent report by the regulator. But, as Amy Porter argues, the problems in the county's care sector run more deeply than the shortcomings of one provider... Read more

Falifornia: Launch of student radio station in Falmouth

Truthfal's Amy Porter, sits down to discuss the future of Falifornia, the new student radio station based at Falmouth University, on their opening night. Read more

Dr Robin Lenman on Cornwall’s underrated photographer Serena Wadham

“She was gay, she was a feminist, she got caught up with the movements of the sixties and it was quite a turbulent time in British history.” Dr Robin Lenman comments on Cornwall's most underrated photographer Serena Wadham. Read more

Over 1500 pounds raised for doggy distress

Cornwall and South Devon Boxer Rescue recently held a ‘doggy’s day’ at the beach with a raffle and donation. Read more