Latest Hayle Stories

2013-07-25 09:52:51

New research from the University of Exeter and King's College London has shown how a population of brown trout can survive in the contaminated waters of the River Hayle in Cornwall where metal concentrations are so high they would be lethal to fish from unpolluted sites.

2009-01-01 14:00:52

A British man said a calendar he created from pictures of broken-down areas in his hometown has gained surprising popularity. Geoffrey Holman, 53, said the Hayle, England, calendar, which includes pictures of an abandoned supermarket and a garage site that has fallen into disrepair, was meant as a parting shot against the Penwith District Council, which will be dissolved in April and replaced with the Cornwall unitary authority, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. For years I have been...

2008-06-27 00:00:00

Cockerels living on West Cornwall land have been allowed to continue doing what they do best. Penwith District Council has dropped its investigation into a complaint that poultry owned by Jeff and Pam Trevaskis at Connor Downs, near Hayle, were too noisy.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.