Statement from Mayor of Truro RE Wilko Stores

The Mayor of Truro is very sad to hear the news that the city’s Wilko store is to close its doors next week. This is a tragedy for the hard-working staff who will now be made redundant. The retail sector in Truro has been in decline for some time, as a result of the growth […]

Mayor joins Shopwatch meeting

Truro Mayor Carol Swain joined representatives of up to 20 Truro businesses for a Shopwatch meeting this week. Hosted by Truro BID, the meetings provide an opportunity for local businesses to share city centre crime related topics, local knowledge and issues. Also joining the Mayor at this week’s meeting were representatives from the police, Truro’s […]

Truro welcomes German visitors for Cultural Exchange Visit

13 June 2023 Truro hosted a visit by a group from the German town of Boppard last week as part of a long running cultural exchange programme between the two places. Whilst the first connection between Boppard and Truro goes back over 800 years when King Richard of Cornwall (who was also elected King of Germany and Earl of […]

Looking back on two “incredible” years as Mayor of Truro

Looking back on two “incredible” years as Mayor of Truro   On 15 May Councillor Steven Webb will hand back his civic robes and chain as he steps down as Mayor of Truro after serving a historic two consecutive years in office.   Steven had been a member of the City Council for just four […]

Press release from the Mayor of Truro – Councillor Steven Webb

As 19 July approaches and national lockdown lifts, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the businesses, organisations, and the residents of Truro for taking the health of the community seriously and complying with covid regulations. We have made great progress in fighting the virus, however as I am sure you are aware, there […]