Latest Liskeard Stories

2008-09-24 00:00:22

By Simon Parker T he centenary of a significant event in Cornish mining history is to be marked with a festival of walks, talks, exhibitions and the premiere of a new play celebrating the area's industrial heritage.

2008-07-25 00:00:36

A rubbish tip in Cornwall will close in 2010 after local communities rejected a share of pounds1 million to prolong its life. Cornwall County Council yesterday confirmed that the United Mines landfill site, near Redruth, will shut in two years' time, as planned.

2008-07-17 00:00:20

The River Tamar's reputation for big conger in the shore category has been further enhanced by the capture of a 43lb eel by Roving Rods member Rob Yorke. The bait was a fillet of mullet saved from a fish he weighed in the second round of the Plymouth Shore League.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.