Stobart Air unveils new routes from Exeter and Newquay

New flights to Dublin and Belfast announced

Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional routes, has today (Tuesday, 20 April) added two new routes to its network, connecting England’s southwestern coast with the island of Ireland.

The new Exeter Airport (EXT) to Dublin Airport (DUB) route will initially operate four times weekly, on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, commencing...

Flybe pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk before take off at Newquay

A pilot working for Exeter-based airline Flybe was arrested on suspicion of being drunk before take off after a fellow crew member raised the alarm.

He was due to fly from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick yesterday morning.

Passengers faced a five-hour delay as a resuilt of the incident.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said: "A 48-year-old man from Crediton,...

Body identified after six-year search

The body of a man found in a clay pit in Cornwall has been identified as that of man missing since 2007.

Mr Nicolas Prouse was reported missing from his home in St Dennis, Cornwall, on 30 November 2007. An extensive missing person enquiry was undertaken at the time but he was never located. No reason for his disappearance was ever established.

A member of the public contacted...

Newquay man charged following counter terrorism arrest

Officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit have charged a 43-year-old man on suspicion of possession of material for a terrorist purpose.

Lyes Outiren, from Newquay, was arrested on Wednesday 13 November. He remains in custody and will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 14 November.

Superintendent John Green, Local Police Area Commander, said: "I...

Man killed after car plunges over cliff in Newquay

A man has been killed after his car fell off a cliff near to the Atlantic Hotel and Tea Caverns in Newquay.

Police were called at around 7.15am on Friday 7 June with reports of a car going over a cliff.

The coastguard’s search and rescue helicopter was deployed and fire and ambulance were also at the scene.

Police put a local cordon in place to allow the emergency...

Appeal to locate man following assault in Newquay

Police in Newquay are seeking to locate and arrest Frazer Rogers aged 28 years, in connection with an alleged assault which occurred in Newquay on Friday 5 April. Police say that all enquiries to date have failed to locate him.

Rogers is described as a white man, 5’11” in height, slim build, with short straight brown hair. He is known to frequent both Newquay and Truro.


Last houses available at Duchy of Cornwall site

Award-winning Dorchester-based developers C G Fry & Son Ltd, announces there are the last few new homes for sale on Phase 3 at Tregunnel Hill with the Duchy of Cornwall located on the edge of Newquay.

C G Fry & Son has received numerous regional design and quality awards throughout the South West for developments including the internationally renowned and Poundbury development...