Sophie Smith

Manchester and Cornwall: A tale of two lockdowns

Sophie Smith details how both Manchester and Cornwall present two different COVID stories. Read more

Cornish organisation reaches out to sexual trauma survivors

Peer-led organisation in Cornwall offers female survivors of sexual trauma support and a safe space to share stories. Sophie Smith reports. Read more

Make Cornwall safer – Sexual offences increase in Duchy

Sophie Smith examines the calls to make Cornwall a safer space for women have formed part of the ongoing conversation surrounding female safety across the UK, instigated by the murder of Sarah Everard. Read more

Falmouth family spreads joy to students with sunflowers

Local family spreading joy through sunflowers in an effort to show kindness and raise money for Macmillan Truro. Sophie Smith spoke to the father about their efforts. Read more

It’s time to dream of where the Boris road map may lead us…

With lockdown restrictions set to ease, Sophie Smith dares to imagine what life in and around Falmouth might soon be like if the restrictions are lifted in the ways the Government has promised... Read more

Cornish hoteliers anticipating record summer season in 2021

The term 'holiday', right now may mean little more than pictures on postcards from trips long gone - but businesses in Cornwall are expecting a surge in visitors this year once travel restrictions ease, as tourists plan their next long-awaited getaway. Sophie Smith finds out more... Read more

Live Blog Newsday 13/2/2020

A warm welcome from drizzly Falmouth, where the rain is pouring the the caffeine is flowing in the Newsroom. Stay tuned for all the latest updates: from Falmouth's Sexhibition to Boris Johnson's Cabinet Reshuffle, Sophie Smith will be covering everything you need to know in Cornwall and beyond. Read more