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The real New Statesman: a magazine poor in facts but rich in anecdotes about Camborne-Redruth

In the evening Carmelite Street in London is a quiet place, its narrow streets bereft of life. But wait. A lone figure staggers out of the nearby Blackfriars tube station and heads back to the New Statesman office. Having spent … Continue reading

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7: From bonkers targets to quite sensible ones. CPR gets its houses.

Another new entry at number 7 in Cornwall’s top ten growth spots for the period to 2030. Realising the Camborne-Redruth area, thankfully renamed by the social engineers as the much less old-fashioned CPIR or CPR, was woefully underperforming, Cornwall Council … Continue reading

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Camborne-Redruth: Regeneration, rejuvenation or just ramping up population?

As I wend my increasingly weary way westwards, Carn Brea looms into sight. Icon of Cornwall for those who hail from the west, Carn Brea stares over a landscape in the throes of ‘regeneration’, no doubt silently pondering WTF is … Continue reading

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