Star McFarlane

ONS report exposes the inequalities of the COVID-19 pandemic

A recent ONS report has revealed the worrying impacts the pandemic has had on people with disabilities, Star McFarlane reports. Read more

New data reveals Falmouth could be underwater by 2030

The realities of the climate emergency in Cornwall hit home as new data reveals the extent of rising sea levels, Star McFarlane reports. Read more

‘Pub Passports’ could mean unnecessary stress for local landlords

The new system of vaccine certification proposed by Boris Johnson for the re-opening of pubs has received serious backlash from backbench Tory MPs and publicans alike. Star McFarlane has the latest. Read more

The Humans of Covid: A reflection on the past year of lockdown

As we reach the anniversary of one year since the coronavirus pandemic began, Star McFarlane looks at some of the heroes from our local community who have tried to spread a little bit of joy among these dark times. Read more

Summer 2021 is back on! Reading Festival announces comeback

Star Mcfarlane has the latest on festivals, after Monday's government announcement that large events can resume from June 21st. Read more

The Tories must start paying the price for breaking the law

This week's High Court ruling that the Health Secretary acted unlawfully over Covid contracts was just the latest in a series of aberrations by the Conservative government. But, asks Star McFarlane, when will the electorate start holding them to account? Read more

University students campaign for Covid-19 relief funding

Nationwide, university students are launching a campaign to alleviate the adverse effects the pandemic has had on their education experience, asking for more emergency government funding to be diverted to students. Star MrFarlane investigates... Read more