What's in the press?
Check out the latest news in the press relating to Falmouth and Penryn (including surrounding areas), in relation to their development and future. ​​
Link to newspaper articles:
18/9/2017 The West Briton article links are temporarily unavailable, hopefully they will be re-instated soon.

Falmouth Packet - Fish Strand Hill development opposed by councillors, but declared an appropriate site for students

West Briton - Falmouth University refuses to answer questions in a petition calling for transparency

West Briton - More than 120 object to five storey student flats plan for Fish Strand Hill in Falmouth town centre

West Briton - Students found living in unregistered flats above Falmouth shops by fire brigade

West Briton - Fire which destroyed the Four Winds pub in Falmouth was 'most likely' arson

Falmouth Packet - Gas threat as fire raged at Four Winds in Falmouth: UPDATE

Falmouth Packet - Penryn councillor asks if Cornwall Council puts developer profit ahead of local need

Falmouth Packet - Penryn Councillor: Does highways plan show university transport policy is failing?

West Briton - Plans for a student village scheme for Treluswell at Penryn submitted to Cornwall Council planning

West Briton - Falmouth's Neighbourhood plan needs local people to have their say about future development

Falmouth Packet - Developers could pay communities for every square foot of land

Falmouth Packet - Parking plans would "kill" Falmouth's town centre

Falmouth Packet - Mabe councillors to discuss two large student developments and campus parking improvements

Falmouth Packet - Town councillors unanimously oppose Rosslyn Hotel scheme

Falmouth Packet - Opposition to conversion of Falmouth B&B into HMO

Falmouth Packet - Application submitted for 2,000 unit student village at Penryn

Falmouth Packet - Plans unveiled for 132 student beds at former Falmouth Coachworks

West Briton - The decision on plans to increase student numbers in Falmouth by thousands has been postponed

Falmouth Packet - Cornwall Council says it is 'reviewing' student car policy as planning officer tells one developer to reduce parking spaces

Falmouth Packet - Cornwall Councillors defer student cap decision following two hour meeting

Falmouth Packet - Revised Rosslyn Hotel scheme to go before councillors next week

Falmouth Packet - Who can stop this juggernaut?

Falmouth Packet - Have your say on the future of Falmouth

West Briton - Increased student numbers at Falmouth and Exeter Universities set to be approved by Cornwall Council

Falmouth Packet - Student accommodation on Granite Planet 'may be acceptable' if businesses helped to relocate

Falmouth Packet - Falmouth University cap decision to be made at Cornwall Council on Thursday

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West Briton - Premier Inn launches third plan for new hotel at Discovery Quay in Falmouth

Falmouth Packet - Premier Inn hope it's fourth time lucky as plans for new hotel in Falmouth are revealed

Falmouth Packet - Mabe resident verbally abused by campus-goers over parking problems

Falmouth Packet - Ocean Bowl manager 'gutted' to be closing after 14 years

Falmouth Packet -  Smaller Cornish hospitals face closure as NHS cuts plan is published

Falmouth Packet -  Could student housing replace Cornwall's only climbing centre?

West Briton -  Falmouth student housing applications total 3,736 rooms on 12 sites as university expands

West Briton - Renowned sculptor Tim Shaw has launched a scathing attack on Falmouth University

Falmouth Packet - Student accommodation turned down at Ocean Bowl but approved at Packsaddle

West Briton -  Falmouth's Ocean Bowl student scheme refused by Cornwall Council planners

Falmouth Packet -  Falmouth councillors object to 'unneighbourly' Four Winds accommodation

Falmouth Packet -  Councillors question student flats developers over space for Rebel Brewery

Falmouth Packet -  Controversial plans for Ocean Bowl, Middlepoint and Packsaddle are being recommended for approval

Falmouth Packet -  Your chance to influence Falmouth’s future as neighbourhood plan goes out for second consultation

Falmouth Packet - University communications chief cancellation causes consternation at council

Falmouth Packet - Farmer fears university expansion could overrun his Penryn business

West Briton - Cornwall councillors being urged to support plans for student flats at Ocean Bowl site

Falmouth Packet -  Falmouth councillors refuse to reconsider their opposition to plans to bring in another 2,500 students

Falmouth Packet - Plans for Penryn Campus accommodation expansion revealed

West Briton -  Cornwall Council claims the Falmouth university campus has exceeding its limit on student numbers

West Briton - Student homes scheme at Falmouth Ocean Bowl site is Russian prison-like "massive over-development"

Falmouth Packet -  Proposed student complex on Ocean Bowl site likened to a "Russian prison camp" and the Berlin Wall as dozens of residents attend public meeting

West Briton - Public consultation on Penryn Campus accommodation to be held tomorrow

Falmouth Packet - Plans for Treluswell student village to be submitted before the end of the year

Falmouth Packet -  Further Ocean Bowl development objections from A&P Falmouth and Historic England

Falmouth Packet -  Plans revealed for 152 student beds on the Fourwinds site in Falmouth

Falmouth Packet -  Campaigners outside Falmouth University lunch to protest raising of student cap

Daily Mail -  Driven out! Poet, 79, who is the only non-student on her street says she can no longer cope ....

Falmouth Packet -  Falmouth campaigner wants to bring planning power back to local people

Falmouth Packet -  Loss of green fields tops concerns over Treluswell student village

West Briton -  Could bats scupper plans for Falmouth's Rosslyn Hotel to be turned into 128 student flats?

Tom Stockley -  An Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor and Higher Management of Falmouth University

West Briton -  Public consultations planned for 2,000 bed Treluswell student village scheme

West Briton -  "Ocean Bowl student complex could jeopardise future of Falmouth docks"

Falmouth Packet -  Could Ocean Bowl site be listed after underground bunker discovery?

West Briton -  Plans for 2,000 bed student village and park and ride in the pipeline for Treluswell

Falmouth Packet -  Residents fear impact of plans for student accommodation on Ocean Bowl site

Plymouth Herald -  New plan for students to live on a cruise liner


West Briton -  Falmouth set for £15 million student accommodation investment

Falmouth Packet -  Falmouth councillors reject plans for student housing on the Rosslyn Hotel site

The Independent -  Protests grow over plans to increase Falmouth University student numbers

Daily Mail-  Furious residents protest over fears two Cornish towns are being swamped by students who...

Falmouth Packet -  Demonstrators gather on The Moor in Falmouth to demonstrate against rise in student numbers at
​                                  Falmouth and Exeter universities

West Briton -  Protest against Falmouth University expansion plans

Falmouth Packet -  Saturday protest planned as locals and students ask universities to 'Keep the Cap'

West Briton -  Why has Falmouth University pulled out of the Combined Universities in Cornwall?

West Briton -  Demo planned against Falmouth University student number increase

West Briton -  Falmouth University staff on the picket lines over pay

West Briton -  Falmouth University lecturer pens open letter about discontent

The Telegraph -  University vice-chancellors see 6.1 per cent pay rise as academics prepare strike

Falmouth Packet -  Plans for six storey container tower for students at Kernick Industrial Estate

Falmouth Packet -  Lifting cap would raise student numbers to same as 'indigenous population' of Penryn

West Briton -  Cornwall Council figures reveal over £1m lost in Falmouth to student council tax exemptions

Falmouth Packet -  Application for 2,500 extra students at Penryn Campus submitted to Cornwall Council

West Briton -  Residents claim that families are turfed from their homes to make way for students

Falmouth Packet -  Residents' anger at meeting over new student accommodation